Upcoming Episode ‘Better Call Saul’ Is Called ‘Breaking Bad’ – NBCNEWS

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When charismatic criminal defense attorney Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) first appeared over 13 years in the eighth episode of season 2 of Breaking Bad, aptly named “Better Call Saul,” who could have known that this comedic relief character would not only become the centerpiece of one of the greatest prequel series of all time, but also be the star of a series that stands with its predecessor among the greatest TV shows of all time. Now, if You better call Saul the series is reaching the end of its sixth and final season with just three episodes left, the naming conventions have been finalized as it has been revealed that the next episode to air this Monday will be called “Breaking Bad.”

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First noticed by AV clubthe name came from a canadian tv listing site called TVPassport with title confirmed by AMC when AV Club requests confirmation. Along with the episode’s name, there was also a short description on the TV listing, which read, “The partners are escalating their venture to a new level.” The name could indicate a number of different possibilities and as the series has shown, this shot of the Breaking Bad name is definitely more than a simple nod to the critically acclaimed series that started this universe in 2008.

In the previous episode, “Nippy,” Gene, the former Saul Goodman/Jimmy McGill, took part in a robbery of a clothing store in the mall where he works in Omaha, Nebraska. While he and his partners got away with items worth thousands of dollars, he decides to run away from them, even when he comes across a colorful shirt and tie that would have easily fit into his former alter ego’s wardrobe before deciding to put them on. the stretch. This referential title could imply that Gene decides to go back to his old slippin’ ways or that it will have a close connection to the original series in a thematic or plot-relevant way.

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With how the series has used time, focusing mainly on events prior to Breaking Bad but also with scenes and sequences taking place during and after the events of that series, we don’t know where this episode will actually take place, so it’s entirely possible that at least some of the episode takes place during the days of heisenberg’s meth empire . It has been confirmed that both Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will perform in the final season and reprise their roles as Breaking Bad stars Walter White and Jesse Pinkman, and where both characters end up, it would be hard for them to get into the post-Breaking Bad timeline.

With only three episodes left in the series, their appearances are imminent, especially after Gene’s reference to a certain “50-year-old chemistry teacher” in the previous episode. While it’s exciting to speculate where and what this important title could mean, right now it’s just that: speculation.

Together with Odenkirk, part 2 of the sixth and final season of You better call Saul features an all-star cast including Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks, Tony Daltonand Giancarlo Esposito. The series is produced by Sony Pictures Television. You better call Saul is executive produced by series creators and writers Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan like Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock, Diane Mercerand Michael Morris.

You better call SaulThe next episode, titled “Breaking Bad,” premieres Monday, August 1, 9 p.m. EST on AMC, with two more episodes in the next two weeks. The series finale will air on August 15, 2022. Watch a short teaser trailer for the upcoming episode below:

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