Better Call Saul

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  1. Otis

    Otis Well-Known Member

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    Thoughts, anyone?
     
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    Not seen it yet.
     
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    I'm half way through.

    I am really enjoying it. He is such a great character. Had doubts when they announced the show, but the reviews are very good and from what I have seen so far, I think it is going to be a worthy addition to the collection.
     
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    Now on episode 2 and am loving it.
     
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    Perhaps SISU should Lawyer up and call Saul... Get Mike into to dissappear AL
     
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    Really enjoyed it, the return of Tuco!
     
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    I love that scene in the desert where they are negotiating on what punishment should be dealt out to the twins. The drugs boss wanted them both dead, cut up and ripped to pieces and Saul was suggesting two sprained ankles. :laugh:
     
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    seen all 3 episodes, its brilliant.

    slotted right into the breaking bad flow.
     
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    Just finished watching series 2

    I like Jimmy, he's a fighter but his fuckin brother is a snake :blackalien:
     
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    It's really well done because all Chuck is actually guilty of is jealousy whereas Saul is committing actual criminal acts throughout, yet he's impossible to side with despite being right at every turn.
     
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    Like it, some may say a little slow at times, as was Breaking Bad, but I really enjoyed it.

    Think I actually enjoyed the development of the Michael Ehrmantraut story more than that of Jimmy.
     
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    Watched both series
    Found it a little bit ponderous in the first series but the evolution into Saul and the back story to Mike is very interesting
     
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    I'm going to push the boat out and say that I've enjoyed it more than Breaking Bad.....and I thought that Breaking Bad was the best series ever!
     
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    Great programme and thoroughly enjoyed it.
    But I agree with Daz it's a little slow in places.
    I would like to have seen a lot more of Mike in it.
    Looks like a Mike Ehrmantraut spin off is what's needed, that would be something!!
     
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    Deliberately slow and all the better for it I would say.
     
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    Hector was a welcome addition
     
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    Breaking Bad took a while to warm up to the top level, Better Call Saul hit top level straight away and hasn't stopped.
     
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    The pace is perfect. I don't care how quick a show gets somewhere, just how they do it. My only slight reservation is that you can't feel a great tension the times Mike and Saul get into bother as you know they're in no real danger, but then that's unavoidable and doesn't really come up much anyway.
     
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    No spoilers please, half way through series 2 & enjoying it immensely.
     
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    Renewed for a Third season, can't wait!
     
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    It's more of a spin off show for Mike. He's a great character and completely steals the show. Saul is a good side story though
     
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    Better Call Saul: Season 3, Episode 1 is out on AMC in the States! ~cough~ and by other means.
     
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    And on Netflix over here. Cracking first episode.
     
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    I tried watching this but couldn't get into it , might give it another go. Took about 3 goes for breaking bad!

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    I watched it yesterday
    Really enjoyed it
     
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    Have to agree with Nick here. I tried watching the first one or two episodes, expecting terrific things (after BB) but felt seriously let down. I just couldn't get into it. Maybe give it another go if you lot say it gets better!
     
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    It's just a slow-burner imo, great characters, storylines. Defo give it another go!
     
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    Stuck with it up and I'm up to Ep 10 series 1.

    Enjoying it a bit more now, took a while to get used to the switching of times etc. Some of the scams are quite clever too.
     
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    I'm on series 2 Nick. Episode 3 or 4 (can't remember which), but it gets better. It was a bit slow at first but now really enjoying it. Trouble is, the missus hijacks Kodi to watch The Originals, a vampire thingy, which doesn't interest me one bit, so hence me being on here at the mo!
     
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    The new series has started well, I could watch an entire episode of Mike meticulously going about his business without a single word being spoken. It's beautifully shot as ever too

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    I'd like to see Mike given his own spin-off series. Great character!
     
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    Just finished my Walking Dead up to series 7. Waiting for my mate to download series 7. Have Saul to get stuck into. Was a little apprehensive as I loved Breaking Bad, so I am now looking forward to this
     
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    Just watched episode 3 of series 3 and it's true, Mike needs his own show, clever man.
     
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    Don't say anymore! I've only got half way through Series 2 so far!
     
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    no worries, but you have seen Breaking Bad, right?
     

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