Saddle Up, The Next Episode Of ‘Better Call Saul’ Is Titled “Breaking Bad”
— 28 July 2022

Saddle Up, The Next Episode Of ‘Better Call Saul’ Is Titled “Breaking Bad”

— 28 July 2022
Garry Lu
Garry Lu

13 years ago, AMC’s Breaking Bad introduced the morally dubious criminal lawyer Saul Goodman in an episode titled ‘Better Call Saul’ (S02E08). In just a matter of days, the spin-off centred upon the beloved character portrayed by Bob Odenkirk will return the favour with its third-last episode titled ‘Breaking Bad.’

The full-circle moment in Vince Gilligan’s mythology has been something we’ve anticipated ever since Better Call Saul premiered circa 2015 due to the overall chronology; and to an extent, ever since the main series’ feature-length epilogue – El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – explored the aftermath of Breaking Bad season 5.

Earlier this year in April, the show’s official Twitter account provided solid confirmation with a brand new image indicating both Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul had reprised their roles as the iconic Walter White/Heisenberg and equally memorable Jesse Pinkman, respectively, along with the caption: “They’re coming back.”

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So what exactly can fans actually expect?

The overall blueprint is clear for anyone who’s seen the main series. The real question, however, lies in how much of a fresh perspective we’ll receive a la Saul Goodman / Jimmy McGill / Omaha Cinnabon manager Gene Takovic.

“I don’t want to spoil things for the audience, but I will say the first question we had when we started the show was: ‘Are we gonna see Walt and Jesse on the show?’ Instead of evading, I’ll just say yeah,” series co-creator Peter Gould revealed during a panel at PaleyFest Los Angeles.

“How or the circumstances or anything, you’ll just have to discover that for yourself, but I have to say that’s one of many things that I think you’ll discover this season.”

For reference, the synopsis published online for the ‘Breaking Bad’ episode of Better Call Saul season 6 simply reads: “The partners escalate their enterprise to new levels (via: AMC & AMC+).” Which has led certain individuals to believe we might even be revisiting the height of Heisenberg’s reign. Intriguing…

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During an interview with SiriusXM’s Basic! podcast, Byran Cranston himself was as tight-lipped as you’d expect, revealing nothing more than the fact he and Aaron Paul filmed a grand total of three scenes for Better Call Saul season 6.

“There’s a scene that Aaron is in without me. And there’s a scene where I’m in without him. And then there’s a scene where we’re both in,” teased Bryan Cranston.

“So there’s three scenes to come. It’s pretty cool. But to be honest with you – because we shot everything in a bubble and completely out of sequence – I don’t even know what episodes we’re in [Laughs.]. You’re gonna find out.”

Guess we really will find out soon enough, won’t we?

The final episodes of Better Call Saul season 6 are currently streaming via Stan — keep an eye out for the highly-anticipated ‘Breaking Bad’ episode, which lands here in Australia on August 2nd.

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Garry Lu
After stretching his legs with companies such as The Motley Fool and the odd marketing agency, Garry joined Boss Hunting in 2019 as a fully-fledged Content Specialist. In 2021, he was promoted to News Editor. Garry proudly retains a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, black bruises from Muay Thai, as well as a black belt in all things pop culture. Drop him a line at [email protected]


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