Better Call Saul: Season 2 (2016)


Season 2
Better Call Saul

Critics Consensus

Better Call Saul continues to tighten its hold on viewers with a batch of episodes that inject a surge of dramatic energy while showcasing the charms of its talented lead.



Critic Ratings: 31


Audience Score

User Ratings: 2084
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Air date: Feb 15, 2016
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Season 2 of the drama series opens with Jimmy (Bob Odenkirk) declining Davis & May's job offer and deciding to leave the practice of law. As Kim (Rhea Seehorn) tries to make him change his mind, she gets a taste of Jimmy's line of work and, thrilled by the experience, takes their relationship to a new level. Meanwhile, Pryce (Mark Proksch) fires Mike (Jonathan Banks) as his bodyguard; and Nacho (Michale Mando) manages to steal information from him. In the end, Jimmy accepts the job offer, but doesn't give up his unorthodox methods of practicing law: This jeopardizes his relationship with Kim and the one with his brother Chuck (Michael McKean), partner at another firm.


Bob Odenkirk
as Jimmy McGill
Michael McKean
as Chuck McGill
Jonathan Banks
as Mike Ehrmantraut
Rhea Seehorn
as Kim Wexler
Michael Mando
as Nacho Varga
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Critic Reviews for Better Call Saul Season 2

All Critics (31) | Top Critics (17)

In the first two episodes of Season 2, there's every indication that they'll be able to keep a good thing going.

Jan 28, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

All of which is to say that Better Call Saul season two is not yet as gripping as season one's best episodes were. But there's plenty of reasons to bet it soon could be.

Feb 15, 2016 | Full Review…

The writing on Better Call Saul is as tight as any show on television, with every scene feeling like it has thematic or narrative purpose without being overwritten.

Feb 12, 2016 | Full Review…

One of TV's best gets better.

Feb 12, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Odenkirk is fantastic as Jimmy, both unctuous and charming, slovenly and sexy, able to project pathos and, a rare quality in a human or an actor, fun.

Feb 12, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Better Call Saul is still avoiding the pitfalls of simply running in place. Instead, great expectations remain intact for a Season 2 that so far continues to make its mark by delivering just a little at a time.

Feb 12, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…
Top Critic

Better Call Saul points the way to a new sort of TV drama-one that takes flawed characters as a given, but uses those flaws to challenge our assumptions about what "good" and "bad" even mean.

Sep 21, 2017 | Full Review…

We already know where Jimmy eventually ends up, but as Better Call Saul charts his path deeper into corruption, Gilligan's spinoff is only bound to get more addictive.

Jun 18, 2018 | Full Review…

After one mouth-watering instalment, promises to be as much fun as the first one.

Oct 16, 2017 | Full Review…

There are no lazy shortcuts here. The writing is excellent and the plot is great - all held together by a compelling array of characters.

Apr 19, 2017 | Full Review…

The new season has proven to be even stronger, funnier, and more focused than the first.

Mar 28, 2017 | Full Review…

It's Jimmy's thorny relationships... that made up the most involving elements of Better Call Saul's sorrowful, emotionally knotty, fantastic follow-up season.

Apr 20, 2016 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Better Call Saul: Season 2

  • Oct 04, 2019
    Better Call Saul continues to wonderfully master the art of entertainment with flying colors.
  • Aug 27, 2019
    Just as good as the last season, however the link between Jimmy's and Mike's stories weaken significantly, and it's especially frustrating when it focuses too much on Mike's, which is (in my opinion) less interesting than that of Jimmy; however it does get more exciting near the end. Easily the best part of the show is the dynamic between Jimmy and Chuck, whose once brotherly relationship has been strained by Chuck's revealed lack of respect for his brother, which, despite being a rather cold betrayal (especially at the end of season 1 when he purposefully prevented Jimmy from getting a job) is actually quite understandable. By this point I think this show would be better off if they just cut Mike out completely, or at least incorporate him into the story in a way that's more in conjunction with the A plot (which at points feels like a B plot when Mike's taking up so much screentime). Overall, the show is still good even when some episodes begin to lose my interest, and I would recommend this to anyone who's seen the first season. P.S - When I watched the first three seasons I never even noticed that there was a change in openings between season one and two. Even though the imagery and music are the same, the ones in season 2 (and 3) alternate the screen's colours between black-and-white and the oversaturated film of the openings in season 1, which is a pretty clever metaphor for the show. You'll know what I mean if you watch it.
  • Aug 11, 2019
    An injection of tension and uncertainty, as well as an anticipated raise in the stakes fuels an engrossing sophomore season for BCS; with a kick-ass ensemble setting the stage for what's shaping up to be a rocky-ride!
  • Aug 01, 2019
    It's one of the best shows I have ever seen. Saul character is so special and lovely that make you more attached to the series. the relation between Kim and Saul is gorgeous with no sexual scenes or anything. It's a relation with so many hidden feelings. Saul and his relation with his brother and hate that he hides for Saul and director reveals it every episode with flash backs is wonderful
  • Jul 17, 2019
    Better Call Saul Season 2 continues the stories of its amazing characters, while also starting to introduce other major players from its fantastic predecessor.
  • Jul 08, 2019
    this season is a bit more dramatic good moments from mike saul and chuck
  • Jun 29, 2019
    While my least favorite season in the series, season 2 of Better Call Saul still has plenty of great character moments, laughs, and is filmed with great style.
  • Nov 02, 2018
    A couple of episodes can be seen as "fillers", but it's not true. It's a different approach to this spin-off, with a slower pace than usual tv series and clever music montages
  • Sep 26, 2018
    Better Call Saul continues to grow into something more than a simple spinoff thank to a compelling story about a feud between two brothers.
  • Aug 09, 2018
    An excellent continuation from season 1, 'Better Call Saul' is really starting to pick up, with the back end of this season delivering the show's best stuff to date.

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