Better Call Saul (2015)

Set in times before, during, and after Breaking Bad, the AMC crime drama spinoff follows the trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Saul Goodman (Odenkirk) as he looks to make a name for himself at his firm located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The show digs deeper into the events that crafted Saul and the repercussions of his actions.

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Better Call Saul

Bob Odenkirk , Rhea Seehorn , Jonathan Banks , Patrick Fabian , Michael Mando , Giancarlo Esposito
Release Date
February 8, 2015
Breaking Bad
Peter Gould , Vince Gilligan
Vince Gilligan , John Shiban , Keith Gordon
Peter Gould
Story By
Peter Gould


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