‘Better Call Saul’ music video released, revealing possible storylines

Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman in a scene from "Better Call Saul," season 1.
Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman in a scene from "Better Call Saul," season 1. Ursula Coyote, AP Photo/AMC

Breaking Bad” fans have been treated to a musical preview of what’s to come when the spinoff series “Better Call Saul” premieres on AMC in February 2015. After a “Breaking Bad” marathon Sunday night, the network aired a music video, featuring country singer Junior Brown, that reveals possible plot details and a bit of footage from the show.

“Saul, Saul, you better call Saul,

He’ll fight for your rights,

when your back’s to the wall,

He’ll stick it to the man, justice for all.”

The catchy lyrics set the tone for season 1 of a series that has already been renewed for a second season.


The Emmy-award winning “Breaking Bad” was a smashing success for AMC as it became one of the most popular shows ever to air on cable TV. The series’ finale a little more than a year ago alone garnered 10.3 million viewers— ranking third for top-rated cable series’ finales, according to Variety.

Characters Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) were the show’s beloved stars at the center of a meth-cooking operation, but corrupt criminal attorney Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) — a fan favorite — is at the helm of the upcoming spinoff series. Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) will star as a private detective. “Better Call Saul” takes place a few years before the characters were living in Albuquerque, N.M., as the faces of “Breaking Bad.” Saul, then known as Jimmy McGilm, is a small-town lawyer at a time when he was “searching for his destiny,” says AMC.

The new series is created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, who together wrote the lyrics to “Better Call Saul: The Song.”

So what’s on tap when “Better Call Saul” finally airs? Here are some of the lyrical clues offered:


“You wanna tell the world you’re in love with a girl named Fran?

So you find an overpass and you say it with a spray paint can.

Blue lights start a blinkin,’ those handcuffs click,

you know who to call and you better call quick!”

“Saul, Saul, you better call Saul ...”

“Shopping at the Walmart, short just a couple of beans,

There’s a George Foreman grill down the back of your blue jeans.

They caught you at the check-out, the blue lights blink,

Only one guy to call, ‘cause the others all stink.”

“Better call Saul, Better call Saul ...”

“Your husband disappeared in a most convenient way,

Now your troubles are gone, his insurance will surely pay.

You get to the bank but the cops say, ‘Whoa!’

Who you gonna dial when they lock you down cold?”

“Saul, Saul, you better call Saul ...”

Only a couple of scenes from the show are revealed in the video, with Saul entering the courtroom with his usual steady swagger and that calculated look in his eyes — enough to give fans a glimpse of how Saul grows into his sleazy skin.

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