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The Better Call Saul Spinoff Fans Would Like To See

"Better Call Saul" has firmly established itself as one of the best prequel spinoffs to make its way to television of all time. It's hard to live in the shadow of a behemoth like "Breaking Bad," but "Better Call Saul" did something few spinoffs would dare. It followed the footsteps of a popular secondary character from the original show and completely recontextualized what we know about them. Saul Goodman, a.k.a. Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) may have been equivalent to a court jester on "Breaking Bad," but the audience sees a dark side of him they previously didn't know was there with him leading his own series.

And rather than primarily relying on characters we're already familiar with, "Better Call Saul" introduces new faces like Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn), Nacho Varga (Michael Mando), and Lalo Salamanca (Tony Dalton). However, among all of the stellar new cast members who populate this colorful world, there's one character fans believe deserves a spinoff of her own.

Kristy Esposito lost the scholarship, but fans think she deserves her own spinoff

In Season 4, Episode 10 of "Better Call Saul," the suits at Hamlin, Hamlin & McGill decide to award a memorial scholarship for the recently departed Charles McGill (Michael McKean). There are various students up for recognition, but Jimmy takes an interest in a young girl named Kristy Esposito (Abby Quinn). Even though Jimmy thinks she deserves the money, everyone else in the meeting is against it due to her history of shoplifting. They don't think it would be in the company's best interest to give the scholarship with that kind of past. 

It's easy to see why Jimmy would connect with the student, especially considering his own shady past. The decision to award the money to someone else impacted Jimmy greatly, as evidenced by one of the greatest scenes in the entire show when he runs after Kristy to let her know she didn't get the money, but she shouldn't let that stop her from rising above people's expectations.

Redditors even have some ideas of what a spinoff centered on Kristy would look like, with u/basil_imperitor offering, "Petty and a Prior. The legal misadventures of Deputy District Attorney Bill Oakley and his new intern, former shoplifter Kristy Esposito." Then again, u/XenonVH2 suggests this character arc: "I'd double down and say she'll be the primary love interest for Walt Jr." With all that being said, the chances of a Kristy spinoff are slim to none, but it just goes to show how well-written these characters are to the point where any of them could conceivably lead their own series.