‘Better Call Saul’ Returns With Nail-Biting Resolutions

Last night, the series returned with the first of its final seven episodes,

delivering an absolutely nail-biting resolution to the show's most urgent storylines.

And, just as reliably, the triumph of this hour of television is owed to the taught

direction of co-creator Vince Gilligan and an outstanding performance from co-star Rhea Seehorn.

Spoilers ahead for Better Call Saul's mid-season premiere, "Point and Shoot.

This is a prequel, after all, meaning that some outcomes are inevitable and some are impossible.

Their approach raises our blood pressure because we're all but certain that it means the departure of Kim Wexler, Saul's sole remaining character whose fate is a mystery.

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