The BEST Episodes of Better Call Saul

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Mar 19, 2020

Network: AMC

See the rise of Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, but hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and often against Jimmy, is ‘fixer’ Mike Erhmantraut. The series tracks Jimmy's evolution into Saul Goodman, the man who puts the word ‘criminal’ in ‘criminal lawyer’.


#1 - Winner

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Oct 8, 2018

Jimmy turns the page on his reputation; Lalo tracks a loose end in Gus' operation; Mike is forced to make a difficult decision.

star 8.29
2,591 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#2 - Chicanery

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired May 8, 2017

Kim and Jimmy face off with an adversary. Jimmy looks to Chuck's past to secure his future. Jimmy loses an ally and gains another.

star 8.27
6,863 votes
Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Writers: Gordon Smith

#3 - Pimento

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 30, 2015

Chuck urges Jimmy to accept a harsh truth. Meanwhile, a deal threatens to go off the rails when Mike's ability to complete a job is called into question.

star 8.24
5,974 votes
Directors: Thomas Schnauz
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#4 - Nailed

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 11, 2016

Mike takes a methodical approach to his mission; someone questions Chuck's capabilities; Jimmy faces a personal dilemma.

star 8.17
6,411 votes
Directors: Peter Gould
Writers: Peter Gould

#5 - Lantern

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Jun 19, 2017

Kim takes time off. Jimmy tries to make amends. Nacho gambles with his future. Hamlin pushes Chuck to make a decision.

star 8.12
5,821 votes
Directors: Peter Gould
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison

#6 - Klick

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 18, 2016

Jimmy must make a hard choice; Mike takes control of matters; Hamlin delivers shocking news.

star 8.10
6,573 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Heather Marion, Vince Gilligan
The Guy for This

#7 - The Guy for This

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 2, 2020

Jimmy's business enters uncharted territory. Kim's confidence is tested when she's faced with a legal problem only she can solve. Nacho navigates increased pressure from Gus. Mike continues to spiral.

star 8.08
960 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Ann Cherkis

#8 - Five-O

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 9, 2015

Mike's tragic past comes back to haunt him, and he's forced to seek help from an unusual source. Meanwhile, Jimmy's moral compass is put to the test.

star 8.07
6,207 votes
Writers: Gordon Smith
Gloves Off

#9 - Gloves Off

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 7, 2016

Jimmy's actions unexpectedly create waves for Kim. Mike cautiously weighs a lucrative proposal that might bring about dire consequences.

star 8.03
6,082 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Gordon Smith

#10 - RICO

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 23, 2015

Jimmy shows Chuck that he's willing to do almost anything to win a case, even if it means getting his hands dirty.

star 8.02
5,720 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Gordon Smith

#11 - Sabrosito

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired May 1, 2017

Jimmy asks a favor of Mike. New complications disrupt Salamancas' business. Chuck and Jimmy struggle with a compromise.

star 8.02
6,602 votes
Directors: Thomas Schnauz
Writers: Jonathan Glatzer

#12 - Wiedersehen

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired Oct 1, 2018

Jimmy and Kim unburden themselves, risking their relationship in the process; Nacho is forced to make the rounds with Lalo; Mike has cause to worry.

star 8.00
2,518 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison
50% Off

#13 - 50% Off

Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 24, 2020

Jimmy's promotional stunt has unintended consequences. Nacho takes extreme measures to earn Lalo's trust. Saul is a success at the courthouse but still has yet to win Kim over. Simmering with rage and self-loathing, Mike loses his temper.

star 7.98
1,127 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Alison Tatlock
Dedicado a Max

#14 - Dedicado a Max

Season 5 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 16, 2020

Mike takes an impromptu trip out of town. As she and Jimmy grow closer over their campaign to help a client, Kim makes a surprising call.

star 7.98
537 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Heather Marion
Magic Man

#15 - Magic Man

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired Feb 23, 2020

Now doing business as Saul Goodman, Jimmy unveils an unorthodox strategy for client development that tests Kim's tolerance of his new legal persona. Lalo searches for the mysterious Michael, only to discover a problem within his own operation.

star 7.98
1,235 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Peter Gould

#16 - Bingo

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 16, 2015

Jimmy meets with potential new clients. When given the opportunity to do the right thing, Jimmy cashes in a favor from an unlikely ally.

star 7.96
5,885 votes
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison

#17 - Nacho

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Feb 16, 2015

Jimmy pulls out all the stops to prove that his dangerous client is innocent, even though it causes some friction with Kim.

star 7.95
5,760 votes
Directors: Terry McDonough
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#18 - Fall

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired Jun 12, 2017

Jimmy visits a friend and takes up an old pastime. Chuck and Hamlin argue over the future of the firm. Kim faces challenges.

star 7.93
5,990 votes
Directors: Minkie Spiro
Writers: Gordon Smith

#19 - Witness

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 17, 2017

Jimmy and Kim hire an assistant. Mike seeks out a mysterious acquaintance. Chuck uses the law to gain an advantage over Jimmy.

star 7.93
6,756 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Thomas Schnauz
Off Brand

#20 - Off Brand

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired May 15, 2017

Jimmy has a new endeavor. Chuck pushes himself to the limit. Nacho finds himself in a power struggle.

star 7.92
6,584 votes
Directors: Keith Gordon
Writers: Ann Cherkis

#21 - Slip

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Jun 5, 2017

Jimmy is pushed to desperate measures. Nacho picks up a skill. Mike explores an alliance. Kim stands up to Hamlin.

star 7.91
6,126 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Heather Marion

#22 - Namaste

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 9, 2020

As Jimmy doubles down on Saul Goodman, a deeply conflicted Kim brings him an interesting proposition. Gus makes a sacrifice in order to play the long game. Mike attempts to smooth things over with his family.

star 7.90
771 votes
Directors: Gordon Smith
Writers: Gordon Smith

#23 - Mijo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 9, 2015

As his troubles escalate to a boiling point, Jimmy finds himself in dire straits. An act of carelessness puts Chuck at risk.

star 7.90
6,033 votes
Writers: Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan

#24 - Marco

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 6, 2015

In the aftermath of recent events, Jimmy seizes an opportunity to reconnect with an old friend. Chuck adjusts to a new way of life.

star 7.89
5,757 votes
Directors: Peter Gould
Writers: Peter Gould

#25 - Cobbler

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Feb 22, 2016

To keep a potentially messy situation from unraveling, Mike brokers a deal. Jimmy works to exonerate an eccentric client.

star 7.89
6,258 votes
Directors: Terry McDonough
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison