Better Call Saul

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  1. Shonuff Well-Known Member

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    Better Call Saul

    Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama

    First Aired: 2015-02-08

    Overview: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when 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 Erhmantraut. The series will track Jimmy's transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer".


    http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/...happening.html

    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=yUXAgUo...%3DyUXAgUoPa3U
     
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  2. Grimmlokk Active Member

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    I was gonna make a new thread, search FTW!



    tl;dr: Source says Walt and Jesse will at least make an appearance in the show some way or other.
     
  3. Thorpe Active Member

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    AMC orders second season of 'Breaking Bad' spinoff 'Better Call Saul'
     
  4. Chukzombi Well-Known Member

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    are they even sure people will want to see it? its gonna debut almost 2 years after the final season of breaking bad. the only reason i will watch is because gilligan is involved, odenkirk and the saul character are cool enough but without cranston or even jessie (i already forgot the actor's rl name) what is my motivation for watching? granted if the show has mike and gustavo fring in it too, that changes things quite a bit. at least give us a pilot
     
  5. Grimmlokk Active Member

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    You're right, you probably shouldn't watch.
     
  6. khalid Unelected Mod DONOR

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    If Saul isn't an interesting enough character to carry the show, it will fail. Anyone watching it for anything other than that is setting themselves up for disappointment.
     
  7. cabbitcabbit Well-Known Member DONOR

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    Saul always worked very well around other characters fucking up. If that's the basis that he has a case of the week with some criminal retard then I think it will be ok. I have confidence in Odenkirk. The guy has has had his fingers in some of the funniest shit over the past 20 years (minus the Andy Dick show)
     
  8. Chukzombi Well-Known Member

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    he plays very well off other singular characters, as khalid said, him carrying this show on his own is the big question. i dont know, walt, jesse and mike basically treated him like a little bitch and his secretary seemed to have more balls than he had.
     
  9. Noodleface Delicious Noodles DONOR

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    He might not have had balls, but he knew his shit. Without Saul the boys would've never gone anywhere.
     
  10. Tarrant Well-Known Member DONOR

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    Agreed. Don't watch it, Astro.
     
  11. chaos nazi mods fuck off DONOR

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    Don't let these guys control your destiny, Astrobro. Watch it twice every week. Because fuck them.
     
  12. Ambiturner Well-Known Member DONOR

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    He's a slimy lawyer, not John fucking Rambo. What a bizarre complaint.
     
  13. Ossoi Well-Known Member

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    I can't reply to him because he's on ignore - but I agree with the sentiment, please don't watch so we can enjoy discussing this TV show without having to put up with your bullshit
     
  14. Chukzombi Well-Known Member

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    not really. name one show that you have ever watched that centers around a guy who gets pushed around every week? not expecting rambo obviously, but i dont exactly want a weasel either. we will see, hopefully saul grew a backbone when the gangsters stopped breathing down his neck.
     
  15. Chukzombi Well-Known Member

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    not really. name one show that you have ever watched that centers around a guy who gets pushed around every week? not expecting rambo obviously, but i dont exactly want a weasel either. we will see, hopefully saul grew a backbone when the gangsters stopped breathing down his neck.
     
  16. chaos nazi mods fuck off DONOR

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    Saul was pretty fucking alpha himself, but the people he was dealing with were on a whole nother level. I imagine you would be pretty easily cowed when faced with the guy who just blew up a Mexican/Chilean drug lord.
     
  17. Tuco Well-Known Member

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    No way to tell how good it is until they show it. But if the people involved already signed onto a second season then it's probably good.
     
  18. Cantatus Well-Known Member

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    It's going to more depend on what sort of supporting cast they are able to come up with. The most successful sitcoms are those that don't just rely on the main character to carry the entire show. Frasier had Niles and Martin. Alan Shore had Denny Crane. George Jefferson had Florence. Regardless of how interesting of a character Saul is, he just can't carry the show. Especially with the show being an hour long, it's going to need strong supporting characters - characters whose existence aren't contingent on Saul's acknowledgment, but ones that have their own lives and storylines. In my opinion, it's those characters that the show will live and die on, not Saul.
     
  19. Ambiturner Well-Known Member DONOR

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    He was pretty ballsy when he dealt with police/DEA. Talking shit to them the whole time. But no, he wasn't getting in the faces of people who were mass murderers. And the only time he was scared of Jesse was when Jesse was flipping out and put a gun in his face
     
  20. Chukzombi Well-Known Member

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    this is true, he was pretty ballsy when he was using the law as his shield. if one of those cops had grabbed him by the tie and punched him in the face, he would have......... sued them. yeah
     
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