Better Call Saul: Season 2

February 8, 2016

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"...everything you loved about season one is back..."

Better Call Saul: Season 2

Anthony O'Connor
Year: 2016
Rating: M
Director: Thomas Schnauz

Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks

Distributor: Airs on Stan
Released: February 16
Running Time: NA
Worth: $18.00

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…everything you loved about season one is back…

The Breaking Bad spinoff, Better Call Saul, proved showrunner Vince Gilligan is no one trick pony. The first series comprised ten tightly-plotted episodes that, while tonally similar to Breaking Bad, cemented its own worth.

So how does Better Call Saul look after viewing the first episode from the second season? Short answer: very good. In fact, one could argue that the only negative of Saul season one was in the closing minutes of the tenth episode, where Saul (Bob Odenkirk) appeared to flee his new job and potential love, Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn). ‘What are you doing, Saul, you fool?’ one felt like crying at the telly. ‘This is madness! Madness, I say!’

Then the end credit block appeared and a long, soul-wrenching wait until season two began, with all the attendant internet speculation and online arguments.

The first episode seeks to explain Saul’s change of heart and spends a lot of time exploring his character and relationship with Kim. Beyond that we’d be getting into spoiler territory, but the good news is: everything you loved about season one is back, with ten brand new episodes airing over the next few months.

Bette Call Saul season 2 is not to be missed.

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