‘Breaking Bad’ prequel ‘Better Call Saul’ to make Netflix debut
New 10-part series from Breaking Bad creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould will air on video-on-demand service on 9 February, day after its airs on US cable channel AMC
Breaking Bad fans in need of a fix can get their long-awaited re-up in the UK on 9 February, when the first episode of prequel Better Call Saul will be available on Netflix.
The 10-part series will go on the video on-demand service a day after it airs on cable channel AMC in the US, with the second episode up on 10 February and every Tuesday after that for the next eight weeks. Bob Odenkirk is back as the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawer”, as is Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut.
This being a prequel, set six years before Saul Goodman met Walter White, Saul isn’t Saul at all but Jimmy McGill. And Mike is looking better than the last time we saw him .
From the team behind Breaking Bad – the great Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould – expectations are unnaturally high for the show, which Netflix describes as a “one-hour drama with comedic elements”. Catchy. Early reviews suggest it might just match them.
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