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The Best Time Jimmy McGill Broke Character On Better Call Saul

"Better Call Saul," co-created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, focuses on the life of "Breaking Bad" character Saul Goodman, played by Bob Odenkirk, in the years leading up to his time working with Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul). Five years before the events of "Breaking Bad," Saul Goodman is still going by his real name, Jimmy McGill, and is a new, well-intentioned lawyer looking to move on from his past as a con artist. Of course, that doesn't stop him from relying on cons to get the outcomes that he wants for his cases, a habit that the people in Jimmy's life — namely, his by-the-books brother Chuck (Michael McKean) and his love interest Kim (Rhea Seehorn), both fellow lawyers — must contend with. Meanwhile, "Better Call Saul" also follows Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks) as he becomes increasingly involved with a drug cartel — and, eventually, Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) — to help support his granddaughter.

Superfans may know that Gilligan has stated that they initially imagined "Better Call Saul" as a sitcom. However, anyone who has seen the show knows the end result couldn't be any further from a sitcom, as "Better Call Saul" is one of the most dramatic shows on television and excels at doing so. Such high-quality drama is not achieved so easily, and each scene likely takes multiple takes to get just right.

Luckily, we have plenty of blooper reels to prove just how many takes have been needed in past seasons. Furthermore, with these blooper reels, we get to see the best time that Odenkirk, as Jimmy McGill, broke character while filming "Better Call Saul."

Odenkirk is too amused with this Jimmy and Mike script moment

"Better Call Saul" has a gag reel for each of its five seasons. The Season 2 compilation, which can be viewed on YouTube, contains an especially funny moment of Bob Odenkirk breaking character while filming a scene as Jimmy McGill. In the scene, Jimmy is talking to Mike as they wait for an elevator, in what appears to be a very serious conversation.

The blooper clip begins with Odenkirk quietly saying, "F***, one more time. There's a lot of sh** going on." After another take, Odenkirk says, "Sorry everyone! Just go again, please." In the third take, Odenkirk begins saying Jimmy's line about how Jimmy would've "done the exact same thing," before breaking character and laughing. The "Better Call Saul" star then explains why he's having trouble with the line, implying that the material is too "fun" for him to keep a straight face. Referencing the dynamic between Jimmy and Mike, he then says, "Sorry, it's so fun. It's so fun because he ... he hates me so much." At this, actor Jonathan Banks — and some of the crew off-camera — begin to laugh with him.

Viewers would definitely agree that the tense relationship between Jimmy and Mike definitely makes for some of the show's most comedic moments. We can't wait to see more of them — and another inevitable gag reel — when "Better Call Saul" Season 6 premieres this year.