‘Better Call Saul’ Found the Perfect Way to Make ‘Breaking Bad’ Part of Its Goodbye

Better Call Saul” had all the means to relitigate “Breaking Bad.” There was a courtroom and witnesses and the eager attention of every viewer keen on seeing where Saul Goodman’s (Bob Odenkirk) fate would end up in relation to his former clients’.

But as it did, time and again over the course of its six-season run, the “Better Call Saul” finale opted for a road of its own choosing.At the same time, “Better Call Saul” was never going to be able to ignore its fellow Albuquerque show completely.

Doing so would fall somewhere between foolishness and hubris.

The idea that Jimmy McGill’s own turn for the worse could come fully independently of another six-season arc in recent memory, involving some of the same key players, just wasn’t feasible.So co-creators Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan helped fashion a show that was less a sibling living in

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