Nailed
Better Call Saul Season 2

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Critic Ratings: 14
Critics Consensus

"Nailed" is a standout episode that brings the action to a heartbreaking head leading into the season finale.

Episode Info

Mike is methodical in his mission; and Chuck's capabilities are called into question. Meanwhile, Jimmy is suddenly faced with a very personal dilemma.

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Critic Reviews for Nailed

With tense crosscutting between Chuck's attempt to get the truth from the employee, Ernesto's pleas for McGill to leave the store and recuperate... the scene builds to a sickening climax:

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

For someone seemingly so reserved, Kim feels things so deeply, and when that passion comes out it's captivating.

Apr 12, 2016 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

How foolish to have doubted show-runners Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. After a mid season lull, Better Call Saul season two has pivoted masterfully and the big picture is coming into focus.

May 11, 2016 | Full Review…

If you have ever wondered what Shakespeare would sound like translated for a serialized television drama, circa 2016, wonder no more.

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

Best episode of the season so far.

Apr 12, 2016 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

"Nailed," written and directed by series co-creator Peter Gould, is another triumph of slick, stylish camerawork that extrapolates underlying metaphors and expounds on unspoken character developments.

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

Gilligan and Gould certainly understand people and the power of chemistry between them, and with only one more episode left this season, there are sure to be cliffhangers abound.

Dec 19, 2017 | Full Review…

Well, it turns out that, for what seems like the first time all season, "Nailed" is in a hurry to give not only answers, but plenty of action to go along with them.

Apr 14, 2016 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Overall, this episode was perfect. I can't think of one single moment I would alter.

Apr 12, 2016 | Rating: 10/10 | Full Review…

It shouldn't be surprising at this point that this show, from these creators, can build so slowly and carefully towards the kinds of devastating payoffs that we got here in "Nailed."

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

It sets up a finale that may come down to self reflections or confessions instead of shootouts and courtroom drama. But that fits right in the mold of Better Call Saul, where the real battles are inside the minds of the characters.

Apr 12, 2016 | Full Review…

Better Call Saul delivered a standout episode in "Nailed," which brought both Mike and Jimmy's storylines to key tipping points.

Apr 12, 2016 | Rating: 9.5/10 | Full Review…