Better Call Saul - Season 3, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

Sunk Costs



Critic Consensus: "Sunk Costs" edges Better Call Saul toward a narrative crossroads, foreshadowing events familiar to Breaking Bad fans while serving up gripping drama in its own right.

Episode Info

Jimmy decides to represent a new client, much to Kim's dismay. Meanwhile, Mike meets a formidable ally who presents an enticing offer.


Bob Odenkirk
as Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman
Michael McKean
as Chuck McGill
Jonathan Banks
as Mike Ehrmantraut
Giancarlo Esposito
as Gustavo Fring
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Critic reviews for Sunk Costs

This is still Better Call Saul ... and even the BB-esque Mike half of the episode maintains the current series' unique rhythms.

April 25, 2017 | Full Review…

It feels like we've been saying this a lot this year, but it's always thrilling to get to watch Mike at work -- the way the show reveals its faith in the viewer, by letting his plans slowly reveal themselves without explanation.

April 25, 2017 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

We've past the point of no return on the path from Jimmy to Saul, and the pall it casts over the show is palpable, not to mention painful.

December 8, 2017 | Full Review…

The introduction of Gus Fring seems to be a trigger for another long-awaited plot point: Jimmy becoming Saul.

April 25, 2017 | Rating: 8.6/10 | Full Review…

The storylines for Mike and Jimmy are both are reaching a crescendo, and it sets up for some thrilling next few episodes.

April 25, 2017 | Full Review…

Eventually, we'll know exactly how Mike helped Gus expand his empire to consume Hector's, and we'll see the moment when Saul Goodman leaves his old identity behind. But it's fun, and fascinating, watching the journey in between.

April 25, 2017 | Full Review…

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