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Better Call Saul is too good to be a spinoff

The airwaves are littered with the rival successors to TV’s so-called “golden age,” but only one has spawned a straight-up spin-off. Better Call Saul, which premieres Sunday on AMC, focuses on the early life of “criminal lawyer” Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) when he was struggling lawyer Jimmy McGill, six years before the events of Breaking Bad. And spoiler alert — ...

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This 3-minute teaser for ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff ‘Better Call Saul’ is pretty much just two scenes and weird country music

Anyone who stayed up to the end of AMC’s Breaking Bad marathon on Sunday got a big surprise: a three-minute Better Call Saul teaser featuring country music icon Junior Brown and a flailing demonic airdancer. The big news is the theme song, a darkly hokey country tune that doubles as Saul’s official jingle, telling tales of murder, kidnapping and arson. ...

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