Buckle up! The final chapter of Better Call Saul is debuting earlier on Netflix US than you had anticipated. Continue reading to
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Attention readers! We know that interest has been at an all-time high, as there are roughly two weeks until Better Call Saul’s US fans eventually get to watch the series’ concluding chapter on Netflix. So, if you are one of those who want to get clarity about the last season, then look no further! As we’ve compiled all of the relevant information about the release date, plot, cast, trailer, and other details right here for you to help you prepare before streaming this legal crime drama on Netflix.
Continue reading to learn more about Better Call Saul Season 6.
Better Call Saul Season 6: When will the last season premiere on Netflix?
After months of waiting, US fans have finally got reasons to be more cheerful than ever as the much-awaited final season is now confirmed to release on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, on Netflix. It will have the same time slot of 12:00 a.m. (PT) or 3:00 a.m. (ET) as other series on the streaming service.
These episodes will premiere months after the final episode, “Saul Gone,” aired on AMC and AMC+ on August 15, 2022. In order to receive alerts when Better Call Saul Season 6 premieres on Netflix, interested viewers can also enable notifications on the streaming platform to get all the latest updates.
Moreover, the official Netflix Twitter handle also confirmed the official premiere date, by sharing the announcement with new stills from the show, quoting, “The sixth and final season of Better Call Saul premieres April 18 on Netflix (in The US)” Take a look at the official announcement below:
The sixth and final season of Better Call Saul premieres April 18 on Netflix (in The US) pic.twitter.com/phmCw1Atih
— Netflix (@netflix) March 20, 2023
Better Call Saul Season 6: What to expect in the final season?
The sixth season received universal acclaim; on Rotten Tomatoes, it has an approval rating of 99% based on 179 reviews, with an average rating of 9.4/10. On Metacritic, the season has a score of 94 out of 100 based on 20 critics, indicating “universal acclaim.” It is a spin-off, prequel, and sequel to Breaking Bad, created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. Additionally, the sixth season picks up where the fifth left off.
The first nine episodes mainly take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in 2004—four years before Jimmy McGill (Odenkirk) begins his association with meth cooks Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). The season also shows the further evolution of Jimmy into the eponymous character, criminal defense lawyer “Saul Goodman”, as he and his wife Kim Wexler (Seehorn) execute their plan to ruin the career of Howard Hamlin (Fabian) to force a resolution of the Sandpiper case.
Simultaneously, it depicts the drug cartel’s reactions to the assassination attempt on Lalo Salamanca (Dalton). Later in the season, as the second half of the series, which includes the remaining episodes, mainly takes place in 2010, after the events of Breaking Bad, and shows Saul living in Omaha, Nebraska, under the alias “Gene Takavic”, hiding from the authorities after the demise of Walter.
As mentioned above, the last season has a total of 13 episodes with an average runtime of 41 to 69 minutes per episode in order to conclude the overall storyline. To make it easier for you to visualize the storyline and understand the episode order before you start streaming the season, we have provided a list of the official episode titles for each episode below:
- Season 6 Episode 1: Wine and Roses
- Season 6 Episode 2: Carrot and Stick
- Season 6 Episode 3: Rock and Hard Place
- Season 6 Episode 4: Hit and Run
- Season 6 Episode 5: Black and Blue
- Season 6 Episode 6: Axe and Grind
- Season 6 Episode 7: Plan and Execution
- Season 6 Episode 8: Point and Shoot
- Season 6 Episode 9: Fun and Games
- Season 6 Episode 10: Nippy
- Season 6 Episode 11: Breaking Bad
- Season 6 Episode 12: Waterworks
- Season 6 Episode 13: Saul Gone
This season also received praise for its acting, characters, writing, direction, and cinematography. Many reviewers considered it a worthy successor to Breaking Bad—some deeming it superior to its predecessor—and one of the greatest television series of all time. The first half received four nominations at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards, including for Outstanding Drama Series while the second half is eligible for the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards.
The main cast members include Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman, Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut, Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler, Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin, Michael Mando as Nacho Varga, Tony Dalton as Lalo Salamanca, and Giancarlo Esposito as Gus Fring. The series can also be streamed on Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, iTunes, and Vudu, with a wide variety of membership plans based on viewers’ locations and preferences.
The series is Produced by Sony Pictures Television, Better Call Saul stars Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian, Michael Mando, Tony Dalton, and Giancarlo Esposito and is executive produced by Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock, Diane Mercer, and Michael Morris.
Take a look at the official trailer of 1:54 minutes for Better Call Saul Season 6 which is jam-packed with suspense and drama and showcases, “Whatever happens next, it’s not going to go down the way you think it will.” As, the final season concludes the complicated journey and transformation of its compromised hero, Jimmy McGill, into criminal lawyer Saul Goodman.
From the cartel to the courthouse, from Albuquerque to Omaha, season six tracks Jimmy, Saul, and Gene as well as Jimmy’s complex relationship with Kim (Rhea Seehorn), who is in the midst of her own existential crisis. Meanwhile, Mike (Jonathan Banks), Gus (Giancarlo Esposito), Nacho (Michael Mando) and Lalo (Tony Dalton) are locked into a game of cat and mouse with mortal stakes.
Catch up on the previous season before Better Call Saul Season 6 premieres on Netflix.