Better Call Saul: “Something Stupid” (S4E7)

Any Better Call Saul fan is familiar with that Jimmy No™ feeling: when Jimmy is doing something so incredibly dumb and/or unnecessary that you end up either internally screaming or (if you’re like me) literally yelling “JIMMY NO” at your TV. The aptly titled “Something Stupid” (written by Alison Tatlock and directed by Deborah Chow) …

Better Call Saul S4E3: “Something Beautiful”

In “Something Beautiful” (written by Gordon Smith and directed by Daniel Sackheim—the duo that brought us the masterpiece that was “Chicanery”), there’s a lot of ugliness to be had. We see the bloody aftermath of Nacho being discovered, Jimmy getting his hands dirty, and cracks starting to form in Jimmy and Kim’s relationship. I knew …

Gimme Jimmy: Looking for Jimmy McGill in Breaking Bad’s Saul Goodman

Saul Goodman is one of the most memorable (and colorful) characters in Breaking Bad. With his Technicolor suit-and-tie combos, over-the-top office décor, ridiculous TV commercials, and more-than-questionable morals, he is the apotheosis of the sleazy lawyer trope. Saul’s scenes in Breaking Bad are almost always funny, which is a testament both to the show’s writing …