(Pocket-lint) – Better Call Saul fans will no doubt shed a tear when the credits roll on the final episode of the sixth and final season.
The last chapter has started airing now, so we’ll very soon get to find out what happens to much-loved conman and lawyer Jimmy McGill, AKA Saul Goodman.
Here’s everything you need to know about Better Call Saul’s sixth and final season.
Better Call Saul season 6 release date
The final season of Better Call Saul will be split into two parts, with the first now rolling out.
Episodes are being aired and added weekly to both AMC / Netflix (region depending), with the first two having premiered on Monday 18 April in the US, Tuesday 19 April in the UK.
They will be followed by episodes 3 to 7, which will be released each week.
The second batch of six episodes will start on 11 July 2022 in the States, 12 July in the UK.
The 13 episode season will be split into two parts. Eps 1+2 will arrive on 19 April, with the next 5 episodes airing weekly. After a break, the final run of 6 episodes will begin on 12 July. pic.twitter.com/3gVmxpVTY5
— Netflix UK & Ireland (@NetflixUK) February 11, 2022
How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 in the US
AMC is broadcasting Better Call Saul season 6 in the US.
How to watch Better Call Saul season 6 in the UK
As with all other seasons, Better Call Saul season 6 is exclusive to Netflix in the UK.
How many episodes will Better Call Saul season 6 have?
There will be 13 episodes in total. As we’ve mentioned above, these will be split into two batches, of seven and six episodes respectively.
Better Call Saul season 6 plot and rumours
The season charts the final events that lead to Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) finally becoming criminal lawyer Saul Goodman through and through.
We also find out the fate of his partner Kim (Rhea Seehorn) and see how Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) becomes such a powerful member of the cartel.
“In my eyes, this is our most ambitious, surprising and, yes, heartbreaking season,” said showrunner Peter Gould in a statement published by Variety.
“Even under incredibly challenging circumstances, the whole ‘Saul’ team – writers, cast, producers, directors and crew – have outdone themselves. I couldn’t be more excited to share what we’ve accomplished together.”
How to catch up on Better Call Saul
If you are in the UK (or another region outside the US that cannot access AMC), Netflix hosts all five existing seasons of Better Call Saul.
You might also want to check out Breaking Bad afterwards (even if you’ve seen it already) as it effectively carries on the story. And also make sure you watch El Camino – a feature length follow-up starring Aaron Paul as Jessy Pinkman.
Is there a Better Call Saul season 6 trailer?
You can watch the full Better Call Saul season 6 trailer below…
Will there be a Better Call Saul season 7?
Sadly, when the last episode of season 6 airs that’s all folks.
However, there will be three “short-form” spin-offs that will also debut this spring.
Slippin’ Jimmy is a six-part animated series telling the tale of McGill’s early days in Chicago.
Cooper’s Bar is also a six-part series – this time live action. It stars Rhea Seehorn as Kim and Lou Mustillo as the eponymous Cooper.
We’re yet to hear details of the third spin-off show.
Writing by Rik Henderson. Editing by Britta O’Boyle.