Just about a year ago we learned that Breaking Bad creators were planning a spin-off featuring Saul Goodman, the flamboyant yet shady lawyer who represented some of the main miscreants of the show.
Now we get some details -- see 'Better Call Saul,' the 'Breaking Bad' spinoff, plots a way to bring back Walter White. The show will skip around in time so that they can use some of the Breaking Bad characters who met their ends before the series ended.
Saul became an important part of the Breaking Bad story as he provided ideas, advice, legal defense and illegal escape for some of the lead characters. And he was such a character himself. Bob Odenkirk made that store front lawyer bigger than his billboard.
Here's the treat. The new show has so much potential it has already been renewed for a second season without having aired once. That's the reputation those guys have. "It's over when I say it's over," as Walter White was fond of saying before it was over.
It should be fun to watch, however it's best not to get our hopes too high. The Executive producer Peter Gould says, "We could never dream of the kind of success that ‘Breaking Bad’ had and the love we got from the fans." Well, if they get the chemistry just right ...