Emmanuel Kehoe on TV: Odenkirk answers the Call for the last time, but in fine style

The return of Better Call Saul for its sixth and final season is a bona fide TV event, and a tour de force of magnetic acting

Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill in Better Call Saul (Netflix), one of the most sure-footed and morally complex television series ever made

What’s so good about Breaking Bad? Well, for starters, there’s its prequel Better Call Saul (Netflix), the sixth season of which has just landed on Netflix. In this final season, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) morphs early into Saul Goodman, the go-to crooked lawyer for teacher turned drug dealer Walter White (Bryan Cranston) in Breaking Bad.

It’s a far cry from the battered Suzuki Esteem and Jimmy’s tiny office in the back room of a Korean ...