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Post by M99 on Thu 22 Jan - 4:54:45



It's getting really good reviews. Will be the best show on TV if it's half as good as Breaking Bad. Fingers crossed, work your magic Vince Gilligan. I trust all of GL Breaking Bad fans will watch this.

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Post by El Gunner on Thu 22 Jan - 10:44:04

If the writing is as half as good as it was in BB, then this will be worth watching no doubt.

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Post by El Gunner on Sun 8 Feb - 11:24:23

So how many people are on the wagon?

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by urbaNRoots on Mon 9 Feb - 18:23:15

Loved the episode.

The prologue showed Saul post-BB and it seems like he got his best case scenario he told Walt back in BB - despite that he looked more miserable than ever.

I liked the BB vibe the episode had, the foreshadowing, the location, the dialogue. Jimmy is obviously not Saul at this point, he is awkward, less confident but we saw a glimpse of Saul Goodman at the end of the episode when he went back to his hustling ways.

Better Call Saul has convinced me, it's definitely on my watch list and there's a new episode tonight which is great.
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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by M99 on Mon 9 Feb - 18:28:21

Yeah will watch the two episodes back to back tonight. My body is ready.

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Post by El Gunner on Mon 9 Feb - 18:36:07

Gonna give it a few weeks, then binge on it drinking

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Onyx on Mon 9 Feb - 20:06:31

Heard it's coming on Netflix. Are they uploading the episodes straight after they air?

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by RED on Tue 10 Feb - 1:25:33

Cracking start to the show. Loved it.

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by M99 on Tue 10 Feb - 9:04:41

Just watched the episodes back to back.

Spoiler:
Holy shit Tuco :bow: Outta nowhere :bow:

It was really sad to see Saul reject that offer from Nacho because of morals. That's exactly the type of stuff he eagerly does on Breaking Bad, he was a good man and wants to be one but hey, it's a dog eat dog world. This show will be about how Saul Goodman broke bad.

The writing, directing and acting were all on point. This is Vince Gilligan and Michelle McLaren keeping up to their high standards. The opening black and white scene with no dialogue was brilliant, how it showed Saul's fall from grace, paranoia, loneliness and regret. Reminded me of There Will Be Blood's opening. The leg breaking scene :bow: How Saul talked down Tuco was amazing, ""You're the worst lawyer ever!" "I just talked you down from a death sentence to six months probation. I'm the best lawyer ever." so true :bow: Got some legit laughs at some scenes too. Those college kids *bleep* a head rofl Mike Proud

Oh and that guy Nacho is Vaas from Far Cry 3 :bow:

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by M99 on Wed 11 Feb - 3:48:30

‘Better Call Saul’ Sets Cable-TV Ratings Record

http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/02/10/better-call-saul-sets-cable-tv-ratings-record/



"If I'm lucky, a month from now, best case scenario, I'm managing a Cinnabon in Omaha."

That's exactly what happened to him.



No Doze did not learn his lesson:

There's more. Remember Old Joe, the junkyard owner?

http://imgur.com/a/0EOuM

FML this (these) show(s) :bow:



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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Wed 11 Feb - 3:50:00

GOAT already


soon as i started watching BB and Saul came in to the picture I just knew he was a GOAT

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by M99 on Wed 11 Feb - 3:54:29

Also Tuco was so GOAT this episode.

An eye for an eye. -> "YOU WANT ME TO BLIND THEM!" rofl
They run their scam with skateboards so make it that they can't skate... -> "SO I'M CUTTING THEIR LEGS OFF!" rofl
All they did was trash-talk. -> "SO I CUT THEIR TONGUES OUT! COLUMBIAN NECKTIES! I CUT THEIR THROATS AND THEN I PULL THEIR LYING TONGUES THROUGH THE SLITS!" rofl

Instead of cooking montages, now we have lawyering montages Proud

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Wed 11 Feb - 3:57:11

looooooooooooooool Tuco ffffffs

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Onyx on Wed 11 Feb - 5:36:39

Just watched the opening 2 episodes, skateboard story/Tuco was good, rest was boring imo. Should get better though now that the intro episodes are over.
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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by urbaNRoots on Wed 11 Feb - 20:41:53

Watched the 2nd episode, Tuco Chaka

Usually prequels tend to be not be very good but Better Call Saul has started off very well. Critics who've seen the 3rd episode gave it very high ratings too.
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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Thimmy on Wed 11 Feb - 21:30:35

Take off the space blanket, Chuck!

I'm not as convinced as most of you seem to be about this show, but I'm hoping it will only get better.

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu 12 Feb - 0:49:28

It had to start off slow, it's all about the origins of saul goodman. He's just brushed up against the criminal stuff for the first time. Tbh almost any new tv show nowadays starts off slow to set the tempo. Hell I remember the pilot of breaking bad being slow as hell minus the first and last few minutes to set the backdrop to the rest of the show.

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Post by McLewis on Thu 12 Feb - 1:38:31

Really liked those first 2 episode. Almost precisely the same pace as BB.

Got some really good stuff coming up I would imagine for this show.

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Onyx on Thu 12 Feb - 1:52:42

Hope Gus is in the show. :bow:

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by urbaNRoots on Wed 18 Feb - 3:05:46

Another amazing episode with some interesting twists and turns. Mike finally gets a speaking role and gives sound advice to Jimmy. Have to say, Nacho is not nearly as intimidating as Tuco but that's how it probably should be, instead he's sly and cunning.

Loved it!
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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by M99 on Thu 19 Feb - 6:51:59

Seriously best show on TV atm. That good ol Breaking Bad cinematography, them laughs, suspense (impressive being a prequel), characters, dialogue. All it's missing is a Bryan Cranston level acting performance. Bob Odenkirk has been really good though.

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by Tomwin Lannister on Thu 19 Feb - 7:57:43

When Saul finds himself in the thick of criminal activity it's gonna be even more goat

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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by urbaNRoots on Fri 20 Feb - 21:12:16

Must say Odenkirk's acting in the first scene was not as convincing as Craston's when playing desperate and vulnerable but that's understandable.

However he has really taken the role in his grasp and was near perfect in other scenes.
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Re: Better Call Saul

Post by M99 on Wed 25 Feb - 19:02:56

Good episode but I hope shit gets real/more tense soon.

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Post by Raptorgunner on Wed 25 Feb - 19:44:19

What a great show so far. Proud

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