"Better Call Saul" Season 5: Jimmy Looks to Make "Saul" Legal – Kim's Not So Sure [PREVIEW]

If you're a Breaking Bad universe fan, then Sunday night was a bittersweet one for you. On one hand, there's the heartbreak that came from the amazing one-two Breaking Bad finale combo of "Felina" and El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie – reminding us again why the Vince Gilligan masterpiece sets the bar for series finales. On the upside, it also signals one week until Gilligan and Peter Gould's Better Call Saul lands back on AMC with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, February 23 (paired with the midseason return of The Walking Dead), and Monday, February 24.

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 4 – Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

In the following sneak peek released during AMC's airing of El Camino, we get a sense of just how close Better Call Saul is to the Breaking Bad timeline, as Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) tries to convince Kim (Rhea Seehorn) that being "Saul Goodman" full time is the way to go… and a "What If?" moment fans will be debating for awhile:

In season five of the critically acclaimed drama, Better Call Saul, Jimmy McGill's decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change throughout Albuquerque's legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler finds herself at a crossroads as her connection with Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut hits rock bottom. Meanwhile, Nacho Varga tries to survive as Gus Fring's covert war on the cartel becomes a life-and-death chess match with the mercurial and relentless Lalo Salamanca

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Michael Mando as Nacho Varga – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 3 – Photo Credit: Greg Lewis/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

"Better Call Saul" season 5, episode 1 "Magic Man": Now doing business as "Saul Goodman," Jimmy unveils an unorthodox strategy for client development that tests Kim's tolerance of his new legal persona. Lalo searches for the mysterious "Michael," only to discover a problem within his own operation. Written by Peter Gould and directed by Bronwen Hughes.

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Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo 'Gus' Fring – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 2 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

"Better Call Saul" season 5, episode 2 "50% Off": Jimmy's promotional stunt has unintended consequences. Nacho takes extreme measures to earn Lalo's trust. "Saul" is a success at the courthouse, but still has yet to win Kim over. Simmering with rage and self-loathing, Mike loses his temper. Written by Alison Tatlock and directed by Norberto Barba.

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Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Juliet Donenfeld as Kaylee – Better Call Saul _ Season 5, Episode 2 – Photo Credit: Warrick Page/AMC/Sony Pictures Television

About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought on board as staff in 2017.

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