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Did Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 1 Confirm A Major Kim Wexler Theory?

Rhea Seehorn's performance as Kim Wexler on "Better Call Saul" has helped the character grow into one of the series' most beloved. That's quite a feat on a spin-off series that already incorporates many "Breaking Bad" fan favorites, including Bob Odenkirk's Jimmy McGill, aka Saul Goodman, Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), and Gustavo Fring (Giancarlo Esposito). In the past, co-creators Peter Gould and Vince Gilligan said that they didn't entirely know who Kim would be when they initially wrote the character (via Vulture). But she soon proves to be Jimmy's most reliable friend, confidant, and, eventually, romantic partner as she, too, rises through the ranks of Albuquerque's judicial system.

Kim is also reeled into Jimmy's schemes from time to time in early seasons — something she disapproves of making a habit of but seems to enjoy at the moment. In Season 5, the lawyer-schemer duo marries so Kim can make good use of spousal privilege, which would allow her to not testify against Jimmy if the law were to catch up to him. Life grows more and more dangerous for the couple when Lalo Salamanca (Tony Dalton) enlists Jimmy's services. All of this raises the dramatic question overshadowing Kim's arc throughout the series: If she and Jimmy are romantically and legally bonded after he starts practicing law as Saul Goodman, then where is she for the entirety of "Breaking Bad?"

Kim's future after "Better Call Saul" has always been left up in the air, but the Season 6 premiere may have dropped two major hints regarding her whereabouts.

The Season 6 premiere teases the possibility that Kim and Jimmy live together during Breaking Bad

The "Better Call Saul" Season 6 premiere, "Wine and Roses," breaks an ongoing tradition by not opening with a flash-forward to Jimmy's life in Omaha, Nebraska, as Gene Takovic. Instead, the show pivots to a different moment in his life. We're taken to the luxurious home he lives in at the end of "Breaking Bad" as it's combed through by the police. Presumably, law enforcement has seized Jimmy's possessions as part of a larger investigation into the laundry list of crimes he helps Walter White (Bryan Cranston) and Jesse Pinkman (Aaron Paul) commit while working as Saul Goodman. Jimmy's home does not appear to be occupied by just one person. When the camera swoops through his bathroom, it briefly shows two bathroom sinks — a notable feature of Jimmy and Kim's bathroom at their apartment on "Better Call Saul."

Shared sinks don't seem like too much of a smoking gun when it comes to proving Kim is still with Jimmy post-"Breaking Bad." But, as an investigator loads a box of items from the house into a truck, another small item "Better Call Saul" fans should recognize falls out: the tequila bottle cap Kim keeps from her first scam with Jimmy back at a hotel bar in Season 2's "Switch." Audiences last saw this fancy bottle cap in Season 5's penultimate episode, "Bad Choice Road." In that episode, Kim makes sure to take it with her when she quits her job at Schweikart and Cokely. So, we know that's Kim's bottle cap, not Jimmy's, which means if that item was at the house, then she was, too. This whole time.