Breaking Down 'Saul' This Episode Probably Earned Jonathan Banks An Emmy Nomination

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  1. dawg

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    “I broke my boy.”

    This week’s episode of Better Call Saul, “Five-O,” took a harrowing turn when we finallygot a peek into Mike’s tragic backstory. Jonathan Banks warned us that Mike had “lost his soul” in some way when his son died, and “Five-O” showed us how.

    As per the show’s style, we start with a flashback to Mike’s arrival in Albuquerque, and meeting with his daughter-in-law Stacey. We learn quickly that Mike’s got a nasty untreated gunshot wound on his shoulder (ouch!) when he covers it with a maxi-pad in the train station bathroom. Once back at Stacey’s place and playing with his beloved granddaughter, Kaylee, he tells Stacey that he’s “better” (referencing the alcoholism that ensued after his son, Matty, was killed back in Philadelphia). Stacey tries to tell Mike that she thinks Matty was involved in something bad and she heard a suspicious phone call shortly before his death, but Mike denies knowing anything.

    http://decider.com/2015/03/10/better-call-saul-recap-episode-6-five-o/
     
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    GREAT episode!
     
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    Fucking love this show just like breaking bad...
     
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    Just finished it an hour ago, damn, that was heavy!

    Now I'm really wondering if they will show Gus's rise?


    Esposito has wanted to do it.


     
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    But why is the granddaughter the same age she was on breaking bad? :scratch:
     
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    Is anyone going to explain this?!?!?!?? :pissed:
     
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    I was wondering the same damn thing :dontknow:
     
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    Am I the crazy 1???? What a fuck up.
     
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    Who gives a shit, dickhead, it's TV.
     
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    just found this on reddit:


    Precise timeline:

    • May 2002: Better Call Saul begins.
    • June-July 2002: Current story point.
    • September 2009: Walt is diagnosed with cancer.
    • December 2009: Walt meets Saul.
    • January 2010: Walt meets Mike.
    • September 2010: We see Kaylee as a 10 year old. Mike dies.
    • September 2011: Walt dies.
    Kaylee should be a toddler. She looked about 4 or 5 on last night's episode.... :bigthink
     
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    Isn't it hard to believe that this idiot didn't like the show? His reaction to the first episode. He's a laughing stock. lol
     
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    best show of the season so far. it's sooo fucking well written. gilligan and staff know how to write for the intelligent viewer.
    i love that even when we know the outcome they keep us on the edge of our seats and wanting more.
     
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    I dont know man, I'm waiting for several episodes to air so i can binge.
     
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    Thikken Vaney What's everyone looking at?

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    Piss poor continuity... But GREAT show!
     
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    I might be alone here but I'd prefer a little less Saul and a little more Mike & ABQ 'underworld.'
     
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    It looks like they might be working in that direction. They're still establishing everything.
     
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    Hope so. I adore Odenkirk, but I think he is better when utilized a little more sparingly.
     
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    Off topic: I'm watching Nightcrawler right now. I wanna punch Gyllenhaal right in the face! He is so fucking annoying in this movie.
     
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    Hell of an episode. Mike was outstanding. Hope the series can get it going from here
     
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