Better Call Saul Season 6 Finale: The Future of Jimmy and Kim

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Better Call Saul Season 6 has officially ended, but it looks like it’s just the beginning of Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) and Kim Wexler’s (Rhea Seehorn) second shot at love.

In a virtual conference for the final episode of Better Call Saul Season 6, Seehorn reveals the continuation of Jimmy and Kim’s reconnection. In fact, she may help him reduce his 86-year sentence in a legal way this time.

Rhea Seehorn on Jimmy, Kim’s Reunion in Better Call Saul Season 6 Finale

As a hopeless romantic herself, Seehorn told the reporters that Jimmy and Kim would continue to see each other even if he’s already serving his sentence in the federal prison.

“I think they continue to see each other, and that there is still a bond there, and that maybe she tries to legally figure out a way to reduce his sentence,” she said, via TVLine. “But in a just way! Not a scamming way.”

The two reunited in the series' final moments, sharing a cigarette together, mirroring their first scene together in the pilot.

Odenkirk described it as the “easiest scene” they ever did.

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“It’s one of the few times that one of them isn’t trying to manipulate the moment [or] push some argument in some direction,” he stated. “They could just exist next to each other.”

Seehorn, alternatively, added Jimmy and Kim were “without artifice, and without armor, and sort of maskless to each other” in that scene, making it “best part of their relationship.”

“They were able to be that for each other,” she continued

The Different Versions of Better Call Saul Season 6 Finale

Co-showrunner Peter Gould, who wrote and directed the final episode, revealed he wrote several versions of Better Call Saul Season 6 finale.

In other versions, Jimmy and Kim were supposed to say a lot and do more catching up. However, he chose it to be shorter.

“It just kept getting leaner and leaner as I worked on it because in a weird way, they don’t have to say that much to each other,” he explained. “They’ve come to a conclusion.”

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The writers also originally thought of Jimmy and Kim’s meeting in Albuquerque before he went to prison in the finale, and the last scene would be him alone in the jail, but they found it a little cold.

“I think ultimately, we all felt like ending with the two of them felt like the strongest way to go,” Gould continued. “This is a very different scene… It’s mostly about wistful connection.”

Talking about the last scene where Jimmy shot finger guns at Kim as she left, the genius creator said he felt it was the right thing to do.

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“It felt more honest to end with the two of them apart rather than the two of them together,” he said.

A Flicker of Color in Jimmy’s World


Elsewhere, if fans noticed a glimpse of color in the black-and-white world of Jimmy in the post-Breaking Bad timeline, Gould explained it was the one bit of color in his universe.

“The relationship with Kim, such as it is… She’s the one person who sees him as he is, and as he was,” he revealed.

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