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Better Call Saul: Season 5 (2020)




Critic Consensus: Grounded by Bob Odenkirk's endlessly nuanced, lived-in performance, Better Call Saul's fifth season is a darkly funny, vividly realized master class in tragedy.


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In season five of the critically acclaimed drama, Better Call Saul, Jimmy McGill's decision to practice law as "Saul Goodman" creates unexpected and profound waves of change throughout Albuquerque's legal and illegal circles. Kim Wexler finds herself at a crossroads as her connection with Jimmy deepens. Wracked with guilt and regret, Mike Ehrmantraut hits rock bottom. Meanwhile, Nacho Varga tries to survive as Gus Fring's covert war on the cartel becomes a life-and-death chess match with the mercurial and relentless Lalo Salamanca.


Bob Odenkirk
as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman
Michael McKean
as Chuck McGill
Jonathan Banks
as Mike Ehrmantraut
Giancarlo Esposito
as Gustavo Fring
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Critic Reviews for Better Call Saul: Season 5

All Critics (40) | Top Critics (13)

The new season proves "Better Call Saul" remains one of the finest shows on television, with visually ambitious storytelling used to depict complex characters headed for a tragic end.

February 24, 2020 | Full Review…
Top Critic

All of these consistently astonishing formal touches combine to create a value that outweighs the pain. Yes, "Better Call Saul" is a double-edged sword of reward and loss, but it isn't too sad to watch because you're too invested to look away.

February 21, 2020 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

The best show on TV remains - emphatically - the best.

February 18, 2020 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
Top Critic

He'll probably remain on the sideline, being called upon to do small things, but it's clear now that we're past the point where we had a show about Jimmy McGill and also a Breaking Bad prequel.

April 16, 2020 | Full Review…

If you're a fan, you're going to love this season

February 18, 2020 | Full Review…

What a wonder this show is. The world of TV will be worse off when it's gone

February 6, 2020 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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