New Behind-the-Scenes BETTER CALL SAUL Featurette and Episode Synopses

     January 29, 2015


Want more information on what life is like for Saul Goodman pre-Walter White?  AMC just unveiled a brand new Better Call Saul featurette offering up a behind-the-scenes look at the show with soundbites from Bob Odenkirk and executive producers Vince Gilligan, Melissa Bernstein and Peter Gould.  The group discusses Jimmy McGill’s (Odenkirk) approach to his career.  He’s eager to make it as an attorney, but right now, he’s at the bottom rung of the legal profession ladder and his efforts to get to the top often land him in an area of “moral greyness.”

On top of that, ScreenCrush also caught AMC’s synopses of the first five episodes of the show.  You can check those out below.  Better Call Saul is due to kick off with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, February 8th and Monday, February 9th at 10/9c. horn and Michael Mando.

Episode 1.01 – Uno
Jimmy tries an unconventional method for pursuing potential clients.


Episode 1.02 – Mijo
Jimmy’s troubles escalate, leaving him in dire straits; carelessness puts Chuck at risk.


Episode 1.03 – Nacho
Jimmy is eager to prove that his dangerous client is innocent.


Episode 1.04 – Hero
Jimmy must face consequences when his relationships become strained.


Episode 1.05 – Jello
Alarming news disrupts Jimmy’s efforts at drumming up new business.

Here’s the official synopsis for Better Call Saul:

Better Call Saul is the prequel to the award-winning series Breaking Bad, set six years before Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) became Walter White’s lawyer. When we meet him, the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and often against, Jimmy is “fixer” Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), a beloved character introduced in Breaking Bad. The series will track Jimmy’s transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer.”


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