Better Call Saul Creator Peter Gould Reveals A Radically Shocking Alternate Ending That Thankfully Never Made It To The Season Finale

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You better call Saul the series finale ended on Monday. The finale ended with the imprisonment of Jimmy McGill. As this is the series finale, this may be the last time Jimmy McGill and Kim Wexler were seen on screen together. But actress Rhea Seehorn doesn’t think that will be the last time they see each other.

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Better Call Saul Season 6 follows the events of season 5. The season shows how Jimmy becomes a criminal defense attorney, Saul Goodman, as he and his wife Kim plan to take on Harward Hamlin.

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At the end of Season 6, Jimmy was announced to serve 86 years in prison. But when Kim visits him, he says the sentence can be reduced given his good behavior.

During a virtual press conference, Seehorn said: “I am a hopeless romantic.” Also said that Kim could continue to see each other and also try to find a way to reduce his sentence, legally.

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The series’ director and screenwriter, Peter Gould, said he wrote the scene in several ways. But in the end he kept it simple saying, “They don’t need to tell each other much.”

Peter Gould talks about an alternate ending

Many shows run perfectly but end with a bad or dissatisfied ending. Well, that wasn’t the case for Better call Saul. Fans seem pleased and happy with the series finale.

During an interview with TVLine, Peter Gould had an alternate ending that was in development but not finalized. Gould further stated that the show’s writers planned for a different ending. He said Jimmy and Kim were supposed to meet in Albuquerque before he was sent to jail. In this ending, Jimmy is shown alone in prison.

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He said he was happy with this ending and liked it better, but it seemed a bit cold. He also said that in the original ending, Jimmy was afraid of what might happen to him in prison. But in the end, everyone decided that ending the show with the two of them together would be the strongest path.

Jimmy shoots Finger Guns at Kim

Referring to the scene where Jimmy fires guns at Kim, Pete Gould said there was a version where we didn’t have that. It ended with them both smoking and Kim leaving prison. He said, “I went back and forth on this for a while.

They shot both scenes, and while watching them both, Gould said he still liked the finger pulling one and decided to keep it. The writer also said it was more fair and honest for them to be together instead of apart from each other.

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What could have been the possible ending of El Camino?

During the manufacture of the breaking Bad afterThe Camino, co-creator of Saul, Vince Gilligan suggested several possible endings for the film. Gould said that one of the proposed endings for this film was very similar to Better call Saul end.

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In The Camino, Jesse survives the compound siege and travels to Alaska as a free man. He is ready to start again. But according to the ending suggested by Gilligan, Jesse ends up in prison after confessing to all his crimes in court.

After long delays due to Covid-19, the show released its first half on April 18, 2022 and the last half premiered on July 11, 2022. Better Calls Saul season 6 had 13 episodes. It aired on AMC and the series is also available on Netflix.

Source: Movie Web

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