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Will There Be a 'Breaking Bad' Spinoff Series?

By JACKIE WILLIS

April 10, 2013

Brace yourselves Breaking Bad fans, the Saul Show may be closer than you think! AMC is reportedly considering a spinoff series with one of Breaking Bad's more comedic characters, attorney Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk).

The wildly popular show about a chemistry teacher that becomes a big name in the dealing and cooking of methamphetamine is on its final season, with the remaining episodes set to air this summer. Deadline reports that this spinoff show is in the very early stages and has no deals in place yet.

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That being said, the idea does look promising with the trade website claiming that Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and series writer-producer Peter Gould are behind the project. These, after all, are the men who conceived Odenkirk's slippery character in the season 2 episode Better Call Saul.

Given Saul's comedic disposition, the possible spinoff show is being "eyed as a comedy, which could be one-hour, but a half-hour format also is being explored," according to sources.

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Gilligan gave a little insight in a Nov. 2012 interview with Entertainment Weekly as to what this spinoff would look like. "I would love to see a Saul Goodman spinoff show when it's all said and done. I think that would present itself pretty nicely, story-wise. While Breaking Bad is by design a show that is finite and limited in its scope-- it's a story of transformation that cannot go on forever-- I think a Saul Goodman show could have great legs. I love the idea of a lawyer who will do anything to avoid going to court. He's always going to settle on the courthouse steps."

Would you watch a Saul show? Play TV critic in the comments.

UPDATE: Breaking Bad will return to TV for the remainder of its final season on Sunday, Aug. 11.  

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