The BEST Episodes of Better Call Saul

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 13, 2022

Network: Netflix

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’.

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Bad Choice Road

#1 - Bad Choice Road

Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 13, 2020

In the wake of Jimmy's traumatic misadventure, Kim takes stock of what is important. Jimmy attempts to return to business as usual, but it's more difficult than anticipated. Gus and Mike set a plan in motion.

star 8.58
2,296 votes
Directors: Thomas Schnauz
Writers: Thomas Schnauz
Something Unforgivable

#2 - Something Unforgivable

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Apr 20, 2020

Jimmy and Kim make a sideways move that takes a serious turn. Nacho gets closer to the cartel.

star 8.39
2,212 votes
Directors: Peter Gould
Writers: Ariel Levine, Peter Gould

#3 - Bagman

Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 6, 2020

When a simple errand for a client goes sideways, Jimmy is pushed to the limit. Mike takes measures to contain the wrath of the cartel. Lalo gets an unexpected visitor.

star 8.38
2,334 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Gordon Smith

#4 - 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 8.30
3,016 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#5 - 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 8.28
7,226 votes
Directors: Daniel Sackheim
Writers: Gordon Smith

#6 - 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 8.25
6,312 votes
Directors: Thomas Schnauz
Writers: Thomas Schnauz
Wexler v. Goodman

#7 - Wexler v. Goodman

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 23, 2020

Kim tries to pump the brakes on Jimmy's latest scheme, but it may be too late to stop Saul. Mike turns the heat up on Lalo. Nacho attempts to enlist support from above.

star 8.23
2,219 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#8 - 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 8.18
6,726 votes
Directors: Peter Gould
Writers: Peter Gould

#9 - 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 8.13
6,158 votes
Directors: Peter Gould
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison

#10 - 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 8.11
6,886 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Heather Marion, Vince Gilligan

#11 - 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
6,575 votes
Writers: Gordon Smith

#12 - JMM

Season 5 - Episode 7 - Aired Mar 30, 2020

Jimmy and Kim build a legal firewall with help from Huell. Kim sets things straight with her clients as Jimmy is compromised by his. Gus calms troubled waters in service of his plot to build an empire. Mike does damage control.

star 8.05
2,163 votes
Writers: Alison Tatlock
Gloves Off

#13 - 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
6,417 votes
Directors: Adam Bernstein
Writers: Gordon Smith

#14 - 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 8.01
6,945 votes
Directors: Thomas Schnauz
Writers: Jonathan Glatzer

#15 - 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 8.01
6,054 votes
Directors: Colin Bucksey
Writers: Gordon Smith

#16 - 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
2,910 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison
The Guy for This

#17 - 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 7.98
2,198 votes
Directors: Michael Morris
Writers: Ann Cherkis

#18 - 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 7.95
6,220 votes
Writers: Gennifer Hutchison

#19 - 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 7.94
6,131 votes
Directors: Terry McDonough
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#20 - 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
7,094 votes
Directors: Vince Gilligan
Writers: Thomas Schnauz

#21 - 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
6,317 votes
Directors: Minkie Spiro
Writers: Gordon Smith
Magic Man

#22 - 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 7.93
2,409 votes
Directors: Bronwen Hughes
Writers: Peter Gould
Dedicado a Max

#23 - 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 7.91
2,178 votes
Directors: Jim McKay
Writers: Heather Marion
Off Brand

#24 - 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 7.91
6,918 votes
Directors: Keith Gordon
Writers: Ann Cherkis
50% Off

#25 - 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 7.91
2,325 votes
Directors: Norberto Barba
Writers: Alison Tatlock