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The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Updated June 8, 2020 3.6k votes 662 voters 14.0k views47 items

There are so many good episodes of Better Call Saul, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Chicanery" the best, or is "Gloves Off" your favorite episode of Better Call Saul? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Better Call Saul are, let's rank every Better Call Saul episode from best to worst. If you're all caught up on these episodes, be sure to also check out more shows like Better Call Saul!

Starring Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman, Better Call Saul is a spinoff of Breaking Bad, as well as a prequel series that tells the story of James Morgan "Jimmy" McGill before he became Saul. Better Call Saul, which also airs on AMC, is set six years before Saul first appears on Breaking Bad. The series, which premiered on February 8, 2015, has been recognized by numerous awards organizations, especially for its writing. Better Call Saul also stars Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, and Michael McKean as Saul's older brother, Charles L. "Chuck" McGill, Jr.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Better Call Saul, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Better Call Saul episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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    Bagman

    April 6, 2020

    Season 5, Episode 8

    When a simple errand for a client goes sideways, Jimmy is pushed to the limit. Mike takes measures to contain the wrath of the cartel. Lalo gets an unexpected visitor.

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    47

    Chicanery

    May 8, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 5

    Kim and Jimmy face off with an adversary. Jimmy looks to Chuck's past to secure his future. Jimmy loses an ally and gains another.

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    8

    Bad Choice Road

    April 13, 2020

    Season 5, Episode 9

    In the wake of Jimmy's traumatic misadventure, Kim takes stock of what is important. Jimmy attempts to return to business as usual, but it's more difficult than anticipated. Gus and Mike set a plan in motion.

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    Five-O

    March 9, 2015

    Season 1, Episode 6

    Mike's tragic past comes back to haunt him, and he's forced to seek help from an unusual source. Jimmy's moral compass is put to the test.

  • 5
    123
    12

    Winner

    October 8, 2018

    Season 4, Episode 10

    Jimmy turns the page on his reputation. Lalo tracks a loose end in Gus' operation. Mike is forced to make a difficult decision.

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    Lantern

    June 19, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 10

    Kim takes time off. Jimmy tries to make amends. Nacho gambles with his future. Hamlin pushes Chuck to make a decision.

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    137
    40

    Pimento

    March 30, 2015

    Season 1, Episode 9

    Chuck urges Jimmy to accept a harsh truth. Meanwhile, a deal threatens to go off the rails when Mike's ability to complete a job is called into question.

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    11

    Something Unforgiveable

    April 20, 2020

    Season 5, Episode 10

    Jimmy and Kim make a sideways move that takes a serious turn. Nacho gets closer to the cartel than he'd like.

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    34

    Nailed

    April 11, 2016

    Season 2, Episode 9

    Mike is methodical in his mission; and Chuck's capabilities are called into question. Meanwhile, Jimmy is suddenly faced with a very personal dilemma.

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    Sabrosito

    May 1, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 4

    Jimmy asks a favor of Mike; new complications disrupt Salamancas' business. Chuck and Jimmy struggle with a compromise.

  • 11
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    13

    Wexler v. Goodman

    March 23, 2020

    Season 5, Episode 6

    Kim tries to pump the brakes on Jimmy's latest scheme, but it may be too late to stop Saul. Mike turns the heat up on Lalo. Nacho attempts to enlist support from above.

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    46
    12

    JMM

    March 30, 2020

    Season 5, Episode 7

    Jimmy and Kim build a legal firewall with help from Huell. Kim sets things straight with her clients as Jimmy is compromised by his. Gus, at war on all fronts, calms troubled waters in service of his plot to build an empire. Mike does damage control.

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    8

    Wiedersehen

    October 1, 2018

    Season 4, Episode 9

    Jimmy and Kim unburden themselves, risking their relationship in the process. Nacho is forced to make the rounds with Lalo. Mike has cause to worry.

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    Fall

    June 12, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 9

    Jimmy visits an old friend and takes up a new pastime. Chuck and Hamlin spar over the future of the firm. Kim faces challenges at work.

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    17

    Witness

    April 17, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 2

    Jimmy and Kim hire an assistant. Mike seeks out a mysterious acquaintance. Chuck uses the law to gain an advantage over Jimmy.

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    Gloves Off

    March 7, 2016

    Season 2, Episode 4

    Jimmy actions unexpectedly create waves for Kim. Mike cautiously weighs a lucrative proposal that might bring about dire consequences. 

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    13

    Slip

    June 5, 2017

    Season 3, Episode 8

    Jimmy is pushed to desperate measures. Nacho picks up a new skill. Mike explores an alliance. Kim stands up to Hamlin.

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    Nacho

    February 16, 2015

    Season 1, Episode 3

    Jimmy pulls out all the stops to prove that his dangerous client is innocent, even though it causes some friction with Kim.

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    14

    Klick

    April 18, 2016

    Season 2 Episode 10

    In the second-season finale, Jimmy is forced to make a hard choice; and Mike takes matters into his own hands. Elsewhere, Hamlin relays shocking news while Chuck's condition continues to evolve.

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    8

    Coushatta

    September 24, 2018

    Season 4, Episode 8

    Jimmy goes to great lengths to right a wrong, as Kim pulls out all the stops for a case. Mike lets his team blow off steam. Nacho receives a visitor.

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    36

    Mijo

    February 9, 2015

    Season 1, Episode 2

    As his troubles escalate to a boiling point, Jimmy finds himself in dire straits. An act of carelessness puts Chuck at risk.

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    29
    9

    The Guy For This

    March 3, 2020

    Sason 5, Episode 3

    Jimmy's business enters uncharted territory. Kim's confidence is tested when she's faced with a legal problem only she can solve. Nacho navigates increased pressure from Gus. Mike continues to spiral.

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    Uno

    February 8, 2015

    Season 1, Episode 1

    Jimmy works his magic in the courtroom. Unexpected inspiration leads him to an unconventional pursuit of potential clients.

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    Something Stupid

    September 17, 2018

    Season 4, Episode 7

    Jimmy expands his business, but runs into a problem that only Kim can solve. Gus intervenes in Hector's medical care. Mike deals with a setback.

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    Inflatable

    March 28, 2016

    Season 2, Episode 7

    Mike's growing frustration shows when his hand is forced, but with Jimmy's help, he works to keep the peace. Meanwhile, Jimmy boldly forges a new path forward.