Better Call Saul started airing back in 2015, and over the last seven years, the series has firmly cemented itself as one of the greatest pieces of television ever. Fans thought it would be a mere spinoff of Breaking Bad, but it turned out to be so much more. This goes without saying, but there are some major spoilers in this article, so proceed with caution.
The show ended with Bob Odenkirk’s Jimmy McGill, aka Saul Goodman getting caught by police. While it seemed as if he was going to get a light sentence, Jimmy had a conscience and decided to confess to all of his crimes.
In the end, Jimmy was sent to prison for 87 years, and the show ended with his ex-wife Kim Wexler visiting him in jail, where they smoke in the visitation room and later look at each other over the prison yard as Kim heads home.
While speaking to Newsweek, show co-creator Peter Gould revealed that their meeting was originally going to be quite different.
“When we first broke the episode this [scene] was the two of them were meeting in Albuquerque before he went to prison, and the last scene was him in prison by himself, thinking. And I liked that a lot, but it seemed a little cold.
I think ultimately, we all felt like ending with the two of them felt like the strongest way to go. And, also, in the in the original version he was fearful about what was going to happen to him in prison.
It was a lot about the fear. And this is a very different scene. It’s a scene that has connection. It’s mostly about connection and wistful connection, it seems to me.
Bob Odenkirk also sent a heartfelt message to fans after the conclusion of the show. The show has finally ended and fans are going through a lot of emotions right now. Regardless, Better Call Saul will be remembered forever.
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