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The Better Call Saul Character Fans Dislike The Most

The fact that "Better Call Saul" can make psychotic cartel members and ruthless drug lords seem more likable than the everyday people of Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a testament to just how incredible the writing in that series is. A great example of this is former series antagonist Chuck McGill (Michael McKean), who — despite never committing half of the atrocities that someone like Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) or Lalo Salamanca (Tony Dalton) are guilty of — was universally despised by the series' fanbase, enough so that fans created an entire subreddit solely focused on insulting him.

Perhaps it's because of the show's duality that these regular citizens seem so utterly dislikable.

We expect evil characters to crop up when the show is in full crime-thriller mode, following the brewing war between Gus Fring and the Salamanca cartel, but we assume that the courtroom drama side of the series might be a bit less sadistic. Jimmy McGill's (Bob Odenkirk) courtroom adversaries are often cruel, malicious, and utterly without remorse, which is why it's so easy to hate them. Chuck McGill may have been despised by the vast majority of fans, but many were able to see the flaws that led him to become who he was.

The same can't be said for one of the other characters, who remains the most disliked in the whole series.

Fans are very vocal about their hatred for Betsy Kettleman

Betsy Kettleman (Julie Ann Emery) was originally introduced in Season 1 of "Better Call Saul" as a potential client for up-and-coming lawyer Jimmy McGill. Her husband, Craig, had been accused of embezzling around $1.6 million from the county, and during their brief meeting with Jimmy, she dismissed him as "the type of lawyer that guilty people hire." In the end, it's revealed that not only did Craig embezzle the money, but Betsy knew he was guilty the entire time.

A Reddit post titled "The show's most hateable character. Change my mind" with a picture of Kettleman received over 1,600 upvotes, with many users sounding off in the comments about just how awful she really was.

"She's so hateable because most people have probably met someone like her," u/Magic_Medic replied. "Someone who thinks [she] is above it all, snobby, arrogant, yet dumb as f***." U/g14a referenced one of Betsy's most ridiculous arguments to Jimmy, quoting: "'We're not giving back the money, my husband worked weekends' woman f*** you."

Others took issue with her initial remark towards Jimmy about being a lawyer for guilty people, saying it was both hypocritical and blatantly offensive. "She was just being classist," wrote u/poozemusings. "To her, low-class and guilty are synonymous." The innumerable comments insulting her (and the lack of any comments defending her) make it clear Betsy Kettleman is far and away the most disliked character in all of "Better Call Saul."