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The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul' 

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Updated April 20, 2020 2.1k votes 499 voters 11.2k views 50 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.

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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Chicanery is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

2
Five-O is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

3
Bagman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Bagman

Original Airing: 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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Lantern is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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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Pimento is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

6
Bad Choice Road is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Bad Choice Road

Original Airing: 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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Nailed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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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Winner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Winner

Original Airing: 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.

9
Sabrosito is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

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Fall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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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Gloves Off is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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. 

12
Witness is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

13
Mijo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

14
Wiedersehen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Wiedersehen

Original Airing: 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.

15
Uno is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

16
Slip is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

17
Nacho is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

18
Klick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Klick

Original Airing: 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.

19
Something Unforgiveable ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Something Unforgiveable

Original Airing: 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.

20
Wexler v. Goodman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Wexler v. Goodman

Original Airing: 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.

21
Cobbler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: February 22, 2016

Season 2, Episode 2

To keep a potentially messy situation from unraveling, Mike brokers a deal. Jimmy works to exonerate an eccentric client.  

22
Inflatable is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'

Original Airing: 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.

23
The Guy For This is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
The Guy For This

Original Airing: 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.

24
JMM is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
JMM

Original Airing: 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.

25
Coushatta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes Of 'Better Call Saul'
Coushatta

Original Airing: 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.