In the ‘Better Call Saul’ Season 4 finale, Jimmy’s fate is so close we can almost taste it
Warning: Major spoilers ahead for the Better Call Saul Season 4 finale.
For four seasons of Better Call Saul, we’ve watched Slippin’ Jimmy slip ever closer to his Breaking Bad-ordained destiny. In the Season 4 finale, “Winner,” he took his biggest step yet.
In the last minutes of the episode, Jimmy wins back his law license and announces he’s going back into business under an assumed name. When Kim reacts in surprise and confusion, he turns back at her and grins: “S’all good, man.”
Fans know by now that that phrase is where the name “Saul Goodman” came from. So unless showrunner Peter Gould and company are seriously screwing us here, this would seem to be the moment that Jimmy McGill officially transitions into Saul Goodman. Or at least, the moment right before he does. Read more…