Jerome and Kevin say farewell to Omaha, Albuquerque, and everywhere in between with the final episode of Reel Bad.
In covering the back half of the final season of Better Call Saul, the duo discusses the choices made regarding characters’ fates, new cast members and re-cast characters, whether the finale was satisfying, and their overall thoughts on the Series.
There’s also talks of the current state of television now versus when the show started, and much more, as The Reel World closes the book on the Breaking Bad universe.
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The fifth season of Better Call Saul may be the best yet, and Jerome and Kevin break down why.
A long discussion of the characters and stories leads to some gushing over some of the series’ top episodes, and bellyaching over the Emmy snubs of Bob Odenkirk and especially Rhea Seehorn. Some old Breaking Bad characters make some first time appearances as well, and we see some characters going down the darker paths that will lead them to their Breaking Bad destination.
With the show’s final season in abeyance, Kevin and Jerome lay down some Season 6 predictions to end the episode, and reveal their next project. Don’t worry, Reel Bad will wrap up whenever Season 6 is released!
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As “Reel Bad” enters double digit episodes, Jerome and Kevin explore the most robust season of Better Call Saul to date.
The return of a beloved Breaking Bad character shakes up things in the Albuquerque drug scene, causing problems with the Salamanca family and causing Nacho to make some difficult choices when Hector’s orders begin to affect his family. Jimmy’s relationship with his brother Chuck turns ugly in the wake of Jimmy learning Chuck taped their encounter at the end of Season 2.
This leads to a battle in court, and one of the hosts favorite episodes of the entire series. Meanwhile, Kim is burning the candle at both ends to make her solo career work. Finally, as Jimmy looks to help make ends meet, we see him inch ever closer to his Breaking Bad fate.
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What started as an idea for brief epilogue to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “Breaking Bad” turned into a feature length Netflix film. “El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” serves as a coda to the hit television series that revolves around Jesse Pinkman, including flashbacks of his treatment under hostage to Todd and his crew of nazis, and how the collection of his experiences taught him how to handle life after meth.
Jerome and Kevin discuss their thoughts on the movie, where it falls in terms of importance in the Breaking Bad universe, and show some love for the late Robert Forster. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast – Episode 7: El Camino
Ben Phillips & Matt Waters continue to present 25 of their favourite movies from a given decade, this time with 2010 – 2019.
Coming off the back of changing Matt’s mind dramatically about Black Swan, can Ben make it two in a row? There’s certainly plenty to praise in terms of the soundtrack and visual style, but will that be enough to convince Matt to buy a scorpion jacket?
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Jerome and Kevin are back to discuss the final season of Breaking Bad, but it’s definitely not the last episode of this podcast series.
Find out Jerome’s thoughts as he watched one of the most acclaimed television series of all time end its run with a tremendous slew of episodes for the very first time. Kevin and Jerome give a breakdown of each episode and discuss the major developments thoroughly. Just remember, when you listen to this podcast, everybody wins. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 6
Much like AMC, Jerome and Kevin knew the final season of Breaking Bad was so big it needed to be consumed in two chunks.
This month, the first eight episodes of Season 5 are discussed. We say hello to some new bad guys, goodbye to a fan favorite, enjoy some of the most iconic show moments, and end on an all timer of a cliffhanger. First time viewer Jerome even gives some predictions on how the show will conclude. Join us as we begin the final stretch of our Breaking Bad coverage! Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 5
It’s another month and another discussion of a Breaking Bad, this time season four. Jerome and Kevin break down all the twists and turns, the mostly highs and very few lows, the tension filled and the darkly comedic. Feel like you yourself won and listen to this episode. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 4
Jerome and Kevin return to cover the halfway point of Breaking Bad‘s television run. Fittingly, the halfway mark sees a shift in tone and for some of the key characters. Discussed are the nature of these changes, the growth of characters such as Jesse and Skylar, the incredible episode “One Minute”, why the episode “Fly” is so polarizing, and a whole lot more. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 3
After finishing their duties in Neptune, CA, Jerome and Kevin now travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico to cover the smash hit television series Breaking Bad!
Jerome and Kevin break down the second season of Breaking Bad, a huge step above the first season. This podcast contains a lot of hot takes, so be sure to have an ice cold beverage next to you as you listen. Continue reading Reel Bad – A Breaking Bad Podcast: Episode 2