Premieres: Monday, Feb. 15 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: After being betrayed by his brother Chuck, Jimmy McGill went back to Cicero and started running cons again with his old buddy Marco. When Jimmy realized he's a changed man (and after Marco's untimely death), he headed back for an interview Kim had set up for him at a Santa Fe law firm. However, Jimmy chose not go through with it, vowing that his days of playing the game straight were over.
What's Next: Jimmy's epiphany doesn't lead to instant results. "It's not an instantaneous light switch that turns him into Saul Goodman," executive producer Peter Gould says. Instead, Jimmy will use his skills as a "natual-born problem solver" to get some new faces out of sticky situations, but he'll also get in some "me" time. "There's a certain amount of liquor and crab dip involved," Gould says. Jimmy's choice will cause some friction with Kim on top of the strained relationship between Jimmy and Chuck. "Jimmy and Chuck's relationship moves into a very different area this season," Gould says. "There's enormous pain and hurt from Jimmy, but there's also a connection between these two guys." Gould promises that Mike will go to "some very dark places" as his relationship with Jimmy blossoms, but ultimately all of the characters will have to take stock. "This season is about characters trying to have it both ways, trying to have their cake and eat it too," Gould says. "The truth is, sometimes you have to make a decision, and sometimes there's sacrifices that are very difficult to make."