Blogging ‘Saul’: Everyone breaks bad in ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 5 (2020) (TV review)

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ith AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” set to air its sixth and final season later this year, we’re looking back at the first five seasons of Vince Gilligan’s second masterpiece series over five Thursdays. Next up is Season 5 (2020):

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Blogging ‘Saul’: Jimmy and Mike finally reach their turning points in ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 4 (2018) (TV review)

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ith AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” set to air its sixth and final season later this year, we’re looking back at the first five seasons of Vince Gilligan’s second masterpiece series over five Thursdays. Next up is Season 4 (2018): Continue reading “Blogging ‘Saul’: Jimmy and Mike finally reach their turning points in ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 4 (2018) (TV review)”

Blogging ‘Saul’: ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 3 (2017) delivers compelling prequel stories for many ‘Breaking Bad’ characters (TV review)

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ith AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” set to air its sixth and final season later this year, we’re looking back at the first five seasons of Vince Gilligan’s second masterpiece series over five Thursdays. Next up is Season 3 (2017):

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Blogging ‘Saul’: ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 2 (2016) examines the psychological, moral costs of doing business (TV review)

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ith AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” set to air its sixth and final season later this year, we’re looking back at the first five seasons of Vince Gilligan’s second masterpiece series over five Thursdays. Next up is Season 2 (2016):

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Blogging ‘Saul’: S’all good, man, as ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 1 (2015) chronicles rise and fall – and rise – of our favorite crooked lawyer (TV review)

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ith AMC’s “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” set to air its sixth and final season later this year, we’re looking back at the first five seasons of Vince Gilligan’s second masterpiece series over five Thursdays. First up is Season 1 (2015):

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Blogging ‘Bad’: In ‘Breaking Bad’ Season 5 (2012-13), you’re god damn right Walter is Heisenberg – but at a cost (TV review)

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ver six Sundays, we’re looking back at the five seasons (and one movie) of one of the last decade’s elite TV series: AMC’s “Breaking Bad.” Next up is Season 5 (2012-13):

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Blogging ‘Bad’: ‘Breaking Bad’ Season 3 (2010) gets into the nuances of black-market economics, presents stunning moral dilemmas (TV review)

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ver six Sundays, we’re looking back at the five seasons (and one movie) of one of the last decade’s elite TV series: AMC’s “Breaking Bad.” Next up is Season 3 (2010):

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All 20 episodes of ‘The X-Files’ Season 9 (2001-02), ranked (TV review)

Although the common perception is that “The X-Files” went out with a whimper in Season 9 (2001-02, Fox), I actually found this to be a strong batch of episodes. On the downside, Annabeth Gish (as Monica Reyes) never quite materializes as a worthy partner to Robert Patrick, who by this time had made John Doggett almost as iconic as Mulder and Scully.

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