Breaking Bad fans may have started out watching Better Call Saul eager for character cameos, but over the past five seasons, the show has gradually begun to stand on its own two feet. Most recently, the spinoff prequel is rumored to potentially pass its predecessor in terms of popularity during the final season.
But even with fans fixated on the fates of Jimmy/Saul, Kim,
Nacho, Lalo, and the rest, it hasn’t stopped the conversation about whether Walt
and Jesse will make
an appearance in the last episodes. Showrunner Peter Gould addressed the
popular question in an interview, basically saying he feels no obligation to
include the duo.
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Plenty of ‘Breaking Bad’ characters already appeared on ‘Better
Better Call Saul explains the backstory of con man criminal lawyer Saul Goodman. When Gould and Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan first conceived of the series, they saw it as more of a comedy. But over time Jimmy’s story of becoming Saul has revealed that it’s just as tragic as Walter White turning from Mr. Chips into Scarface.
The prequel introduces new characters that fans have become fully invested in. But along the way, familiar faces such as Mike Ehrmantraut, Gus Fring, Lydia Rodarte-Quayle, Huell Babineaux, and so many others have made their appearances on Better Call Saul. The highly anticipated return of DEA agents Hank Schrader and Steve Gomez occurred during season 5.
Peter Gould doesn’t think ‘Better Call Saul’ needs a Walt and Jesse cameo
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Gould is remaining tight-lipped regarding details of season
6, which may or may not be split into two parts. But he did admit that a Walt
and Jesse cameo doesn’t feel necessary.
“I like to think that we don’t have as much of an obligation
to have Walt and Jesse back in Better Call Saul because they’re such a
great appearance in El Camino,” he told Collider.
He would, however, consider having them on set for different
“But having said …
Source:: Showbiz Cheat Sheet