Better Call Saul Season 2



Critic Ratings: 14
Critics Consensus

The effectively subtle and refined "Rebecca" sheds light on the McGill brothers' relationship while focusing on the ways Kim is affected by the fallout from Jimmy's mistakes.

Episode Info

Jimmy becomes frustrated with his restrictive work environment. Meanwhile, Kim pulls out all the stops to dig herself out of a seemingly bottomless hole at HHM.


Bob Odenkirk
as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman
Michael McKean
as Chuck McGill
Jonathan Banks
as Mike Ehrmantraut
Cara Pifko
as Paige Novick
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Critic Reviews for Rebecca

The Jimmy half of Better Call Saul is very good, sure. But the Mike half of Better Call Saul feels like the onset of a panic attack.

Mar 15, 2016 | Full Review…

The nuances that come out thanks to the show's quiet and measured approach end up truly elevating each scene, as we wait to see just how bad things are going to get.

Mar 15, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

Better Call Saul is one of the best dramas on television because it has no obvious heroes and villains, no one to really root against. (Well, Tuco is pretty much a textbook villain, but everyone else, even Nacho, defies easy categorization.)

Mar 15, 2016 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Near the end of "Rebecca" the show leaves law firms and pivots to Mike, who is eating alone at a diner. In walks none other than Hector Salamanca. What a pleasure to again meet this menacing little cretin and Juarez cartel member.

Mar 15, 2016 | Full Review…

If "Rebecca" illuminates anything, it's that Chuck wasn't always this withdrawn.

Mar 15, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The big problem is that the central storyline simply isn't going anywhere interesting and is taking too long (not) getting there.

May 11, 2016 | Full Review…

Everybody's talking past each other in "Rebecca." If they pause to listen-like Kim, like Mike-they'll know exactly where they stand. And it has very little to do with how hard they worked to get there.

Mar 15, 2016 | Rating: A | Full Review…

The focus on Kim and Chuck without Jimmy in their scenes allowed Better Call Saul to examine the impact he had on them, and made for some compelling television.

Mar 15, 2016 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

I don't expect everyone else to, but darned it, I really loved this episode of Better Call Saul... [It] cracked its knuckles and reemphasized why Better Call Saul IS one of the best programs on TV right now: its outstanding writing.

Mar 15, 2016 | Full Review…

The backstory of estranged brothers Chuck (Michael McKean) and Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) becomes a bit clearer on "Rebecca," Episode 205 of AMC's Better Call Saul.

Mar 15, 2016 | Full Review…

"Rebecca" is less about what happened and more about the reasons why it did. In a show as rich as Better Call Saul, that's more than enough for an episode to take on.

Mar 16, 2016 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Even an OK episode of Saul is akin to a first world problem: I only feel cheated because I'm simply spoiled by the show the rest of the time.

Mar 15, 2016 | Rating: 7.5/10 | Full Review…