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Better Call Saul

  1. close read
    The Winds Have Shifted for Jimmy and Kim on Better Call SaulVisual cues and callbacks illuminate the dark implications of that shocking ending.
  2. summer preview
    What Summer TV Experience Are You Looking for?Return to the ’80s, fly alongside a dragon, or travel to the cosmos — your couch plans are set with summer’s new and returning series.
  3. chat room
    Patrick Fabian on Walking Into the Violent Half of Better Call Saul“It took my breath away on the page.”
  4. overnights
    Better Call Saul Mid-Season Finale Recap: The Beginning of the EndBetter Call Saul conned us just as brilliantly as Kim and Jimmy conned Howard.
  5. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: No Easy MarksAn all-craft episode sets the table for more moves, countermoves, and surprising contingencies of worthy adversaries.
  6. best of 2022
    The Best TV of the Year (So Far)A freshman series firing on all cylinders, an auteurist comedy returning in peak form, and a highly original thriller are among 2022’s best offerings.
  7. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Best Things in LifeHow long can Jimmy and Kim’s personal relationship survive their professional departure?
  8. chat room
    Better Call Saul’s Michael Mando on Nacho’s ‘Story of Emancipation’“It has elements of Greek tragedy in it, and it has elements of Shakespeare. And it’s poetic, like Orpheus Descending.”
  9. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Good DeathOnce Saul Goodman stops being a role that he’s playing, what will be left of the Jimmy who Kim cares about?
  10. citizen saul
    A Deep Dive Into Better Call Saul’s Colorful Cold OpenCo-creator and writer Peter Gould and director Michael Morris break down the Easter egg–packed scene that kicks off the final season in style.
  11. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Scamming SeasonWe’re starting to see a crucial wedge between Kim and Jimmy, whose partnership we know will not survive the season.
  12. refresher course
    What to Remember Before Better Call Saul’s Final SeasonIt’s been two years since we last saw these characters in action, so let’s review where we left off with Jimmy, Kim, Mike, and the rest.
  13. better call saul
    The Methmen Prophecies: Walt and Jesse Confirmed for Better Call Saul Season 6While Giancarlo Esposito and Rhea Seehorn both get to direct episodes in the final season.
  14. he’s ok folks
    Bob Odenkirk Is Back at Bob Oden-workAfter receiving treatment for a small heart attack, the Better Call Saul actor is back on set.
  15. he’s okay folks
    The World Sighs in Relief As Bob Odenkirk Recovers From ‘Small Heart Attack’Okay, phew!
  16. hospitalizations
    Bob Odenkirk Hospitalized After Collapsing on Better Call Saul SetHe is currently receiving medical care.
  17. going full keanu
    How Bob Odenkirk Actually Transformed Into a Badass for NobodyThe Better Call Saul star spent nearly two years training with the John Wick team to go full Keanu.
  18. best of 2020
    The 10 Best TV Needle Drops of 2020From Queen’s Gambit’s “Venus” to I May Destroy You’s “Something About Us,” these musical moments helped push their series to new heights.
  19. emmy insider
    13 Emmy-Worthy Performances That Shouldn’t Be OverlookedAkili McDowell in David Makes Man, Shira Haas in Unorthodox, Hunter Schafer in Euphoria, and more of the year’s best TV acting.
  20. easter eggs
    Every Breaking Bad Crossover Character in Better Call SaulFrom fan favorites to bit-parters, Better Call Saul is packed with cameos from Breaking Bad.
  21. spoilers
    Better Call Saul’s Showrunner Teases ‘Big Trouble Ahead’ for Kim and Jimmy“‘Tragedy’ is a big word, and sometimes it can be big things like death, but there are other things that tragedy can mean.”
  22. spoilers
    Better Call Saul Just Showed Us Who Kim Wexler Has Been All AlongThe ponytail is down, the gloves are off, and Kim’s finally unleashed her inner scrapper.
  23. overnights
    Better Call Saul Season Finale Recap: Lalo the LeaderFed up with undeserving overlords, Kim and Lalo each opt for their respective version of the scorched-earth approach.
  24. chat room
    Better Call Saul’s Tony Dalton Hopes That Lalo Gets a ‘Worthy Death’“That’s the whole concept of Lalo. As far as he’s concerned, he could die any second.”
  25. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Cartel and DriverThe walls are closing in around Kim and Nacho.
  26. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Game TheoryJimmy’s definitely in the game now — and he’s bringing Kim with him.
  27. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Disappearing PactAfter this episode’s courtroom theatrics, it’s easier to wrap your head around Breaking Bad–era Saul Goodman’s seeming lack of shame.
  28. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Driver’s EdAs the cartel closes in on claiming Jimmy full-time, he’s slowly setting fire to whatever might cause him to reflect on who he was in a previous life.
  29. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: A Soldier’s StoryHell-bent on evening the score, Gus pushes Mike deeper into his clash with the Salamancas, and closer toward a fate we already know is coming.
  30. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Into the FryerNo matter how precise their respective plans, the best Hank and Gus can each manage is “acceptable.”
  31. spoilers
    It Took Five Seasons, But Better Call Saul Finally Brought Back Hank and Gomie“It’s classic Hank yappin’ about ridiculous stuff. And poor Gomie has to put up with it.”
  32. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: The In CrowdWhether you’re heeding the call of Mesa Verde or Lalo Salamanca, “Once you’re in, you’re in.”
  33. character study
    How Kim Wexler Became Better Call Saul’s ‘Impending Tragedy’The slow unraveling of Saul’s Über-competent, perfectly ponytailed fan favorite.
  34. overnights
    Better Call Saul Recap: Too Clever by HalfWith Saul as his guiding hand, Jimmy’s making a killing off the lesser impulses of Albuquerque’s reliably delinquent ranks.
  35. tv review
    Better Call Saul Finally Gets to the GoodmanIn the fifth and penultimate season, there’s a sense of impending doom and decay in the air. But in a good way.
  36. overnights
    Better Call Saul Season-Premiere Recap: Who Made Who?Gene may be tired of running from himself, but Saul’s only started hitting his stride.
  37. The Essential Catch-Up Guide for Better Call SaulRead this before starting the new season.
  38. el camino
    How El Camino Fits Into the Breaking Bad TimelineThe movie sequel is packed with flashbacks to previously unseen moments from the original series.
  39. vulture lists
    Every Episode of Breaking Bad, RankedWith the release of ElCamino, we revisit the show’s highs and lows.
  40. hardest things
    The Hardest Song I Ever ChasedHollywood’s most reliable music supervisors explain how they got that song into your favorite movie or TV show.
  41. Giancarlo Esposito on Embodying the Violence of Better Call Saul’s Gus FringHe’s seen 300 500 times.
  42. Rhea Seehorn on What She’s Learned About Ethics From Better CallSaul“I do look at my own behavior. I’ve learned to at least examine that a little bit from Kim.”
  43. chat room
    Rhea Seehorn Talks Better Call Saul, Veep, and Kim Wexler’s Ponytail Secrecy“It still makes my heart beat out of my chest because I’m just like, What is happening? What is she thinking?
  44. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Musical TV Moments of 2018From The Americans to Versace, these TV needle drops belong on your playlist.
  45. best of 2018
    The 10 Best TV Scenes of 2018The year’s most memorable TV moments, from The Americans to Sharp Objects.
  46. best of 2018
    Jen Chaney’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2018Including Soviet spies, telenovela twists, and a couple of foul-mouthed cartoons.
  47. best of 2018
    Matt Zoller Seitz’s 10 Best TV Shows of 2018Headlined by a defiant tragicomedy about rap, robbery, and Teddy Perkins.
  48. chat room
    Michael McKean on His Good Place Cameo for the AgesThe comedy legend breaks down his surprise appearance as the mysterious Canadian stoner Doug Forcett.
  49. behind the scenes
    How Better Call Saul Rebuilt the Meth Superlab From Breaking BadThe “daunting” project took a team of 75 set designers, artists, and carpenters, plus advice from a structural engineer.
  50. spoilers
    Better Call Saul Showrunner on the Season-4 Finale and the End of Jimmy McGill“You might be seeing the death of Jimmy McGill as we’ve known him,” says Saul co-creator Peter Gould.
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