‘Better Call Saul’ Review: ‘Bagman’ Is About as Good as This Show Has Ever Been

[Note: The following review contains spoilers for “Better Call Saul” Season 5, Episode 8, “Bagman.”]Add this to the list of “Better Call Saul” moments as profound as they are small: Jimmy McGill, waiting on a delivery of two massive bagfuls of cash, whispering to himself, “Yo soy abogado.” It’s a bilingual spin on the psych-up sessions we’ve seen Jimmy give himself plenty of times before.

He’s a pro at rehearsing his own casualness.

Here, though, he’s not just readying to tell The Cousins that he’s a lawyer.

He’s telling himself.More from IndieWire’My Brilliant Friend’ Review: Episode 4 Sets the Stage for a Love Triangle, Italian Style’The Plot Against America’ Review: Episode 4 Thickens the Plot, But the Game Drags OnWatching Jimmy establish that line in his own conscience is made all the more poignant by the fact that the remainder of “Bagman” asks him to stray so far afield from it that

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