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Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8 Recap “Point And Shoot” (Gustavo Killed Lalo!)

Don’t miss Celebrity Myxer’s recap of Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8 “Point and Shoot.” An unexpected visitor forces Jimmy and Kim to face the consequences of their actions. Here’s what you missed!

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Watch Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8 “Plan and Execution”

Previously on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 7, Jimmy and Kim’s master plan came together after nearly aborting it at the eleventh hour. They reshot the bribery photos and planted them with Howard. At the class-action meeting, Howard confronted the judge who he was manipulated into believing was taking bribes. He was also drugged to make his behavior seem irrational. Ultimately, Jimmy and Kim got their way and the case amount was lowered.

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Meanwhile, Lalo gained the information he sought and reconned Fring’s industrial laundromat. Armed with new intel, he disobeyed his uncle’s commands and visited Jimmy and Kim at their home. They were being confronted by Howard as he caught onto them finally. Unfortunately, Lalo killed Howard Harper right in front of them!

Warning… Spoilers below including another death!

On Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8, we learned what happened to Howard’s body. It was made to look like suicide as one of his shoes washed ashore, his Jaguar was parked at the beach blasting music, and his wallet and wedding ring were left behind…

A Simple Errand

Lalo forces Jimmy to kill Gustavo Fring on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8 Recap

Lalo forces Jimmy to kill Gustavo Fring on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8 Recap

Lalo demanded Jimmy drive to Gustavo’s house, shoot and kill him with the revolver he left in the glovebox, snap photo evidence, and return within an hour. Jimmy redirected that Kim do the deed since she would be less suspicious while approaching. Kim fought with Jimmy and refused yet Lalo accepted the offer and made her go while Jimmy stayed behind as insurance that she completed the task.

When Kim left, Lalo pondered what to do with Jimmy, so he tied him up and told him about an assassin team who breached his home and murdered his family, and tried to murder him. He told him that Nacho was responsible for letting them in, and Nacho introduced him to the lawyer. He gagged Jimmy and left him temporarily. Jimmy scuffled in the chair and made it tip over.

Meanwhile, Kim drove in the middle of the night and had an opportunity to signal the police yet forcefully played it cool. She arrived at Fring’s decoy house, grabbed the revolver, and rang the doorbell, when the person opened the door, Mike flanked her from behind, grabbed the gun, and pushed her inside!

Mike and his team calmed Kim while Gustavo watched and listened from the security video. She told him that Lalo was with Jimmy and told him the plan she was forced to complete. If she didn’t finish, he would kill Jimmy! She ranted at Mike because he previously told her that he had a team watching them yet they failed. Mike traversed the tunnels to confirm that Gus heard everything and to stay put.

Lalo waited until security was pulled away from the laundry and crept inside. Back at the decoy house, Gustavo called his henchmen who guarded Kim and asked why Lalo sent her, and she told him the truth. Thereafter, Gus peeled off two men and left…

Faceoff

Mike discovers Lalo's decoy on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8

Mike discovers Lalo’s decoy on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8

Mike’s team and sharpshooter covered the perimeter of Jimmy’s condo. Once secured they breached. Mike and his team found Jimmy, asking how long has Lalo been gone. Mike instantly realized it was a decoy to get his eyes off the prize.

Gustavo visited the laundry to inspect and noticed a breach. When he turned back, Lalo had executed all four men guarding him then casually approached Gustavo. Lalo stripped Gustavo of his weapons and phone and forced him to give a tour of his lab. He videotaped the whole ordeal, and to show Gus he was serious, he shot him in the vest! Fring obliged and showed him through the secret false door.

Lalo taunted and admired Gustavo for pulling off the lab. Digging a giant hole using German engineers, without disturbing the laundry upstairs, and in a town of a million people. Lalo knew Gus’ plan was to build a Meth lab and cut out his cartel bosses.

Like all villains, Lalo monologed too much and even allowed Gustavo to say his last words. Fring vented the truth that he would rid all of the Salamancas! Gustavo used the speech to position himself near the light’s plug, disconnected it, and dashed towards a hidden gun. Gustavo and Lalo shot at each other yet Gus got the best of him, shooting him in the neck and killing him. Fring was hit in the vest again, this time puncturing and revealing blood…

Cleaning Up

While Gustavo was being patched up, he still cared enough about the store that he put his number two in charge, making an excuse that he would be out all week. Mike ridiculed his boss for not informing him of his suspicions of Lalo.

Kim and Jimmy must live with the lie on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8

Kim and Jimmy must live with the lie on Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8

Mike and his team moved Howard’s body and car. Mike reassured Jimmy and Kim that Lalo was never returning and gave them the story about Howard’s apparent suicide and disappearance. They had to continue telling the lie in the days ahead while they went about a normal day.

Of course, Howard or Lalo’s bodies would never be found as Mike had them buried together under the meth lab! Before tossing Howard’s body into the tomb, he removed his wallet, wedding ring, and shoe…

There are only 5 episodes left after this…

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Air Date: July 11, 2022

Top Questions

Is Walter White & Jesse Pinkman in Better Call Saul?

Yes! According to Bryan Cranston, in an interview, he explained how he and Aaron Paul (who portrays Jesse Pinkman) were whisked away in the middle of the night, kept in seclusion only to film their cameo episode back in April of 2021. Celebrity Myxer's speculation that a cameo in Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 11 titled "Breaking Bad" was right!

What did Saul say in the phone booth?

On Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 11, Gene screamed into the phone after calling to speak with Kim Wexler. The audience were not allowed to hear what Saul said on the phone.

Where does Kim Wexler work in Florida?

Kim Wexler supposedly at Palm Coast Sprinklers in Titusville, Florida.

Did Kim leave Jimmy?

Yes! On Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 9, Kim finally left Jimmy. Kim left Jimmy because she realized they were toxic together. She felt their relationship was would only survive if she was "having fun." The type of fun that ultimately ruins peoples lives.

Who is the cab driver?

We finally discover in Season 6 Episode 10, that the cab driver in Better Call Saul is Pat Healy. He was a recasted actor originally protrayed by Don Harvey.

Who died on Better Call Saul Season 6?

Did Lalo get killed on Better Call Saul?

Yes! Gustavo outsmarted Lalo and killed him in Season 6 Episode 8!

Why is Saul in Cinnabon?

Saul Goodman (formerly Jimmy McGill) took a job as a manager at a Cinnabon as part of his cover when he fled Albuquerque from the fall out of Breaking Bad. We have been shown glimpses of his character working at the mall location through the six season. In the final episodes of the sixth season, we finally get an understanding as to why is now Gene Takavic and working at Cinnabon in Omaha, Nebraska.

Will Better Call Saul have a Season 7?

Unfortunately, there won't be a Better Call Saul Season 7. Season 6 is the final season to the prequel of Breaking Bad.

Where can I watch season 6 of Better Call Saul?

You can watch season 6 of Better Call Saul on AMC and AMC+. Catch up with full recaps here.

What day does Better Call Saul air?

Better Call Saul airs on Mondays on AMC.

What time does Better Call Saul come on?

Airs Sundays at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT/6 pm PT. Streams on AMC+.

How many episodes of Better Call Saul Season 6 will there be?

There will be 13 episodes in Better Call Saul Season 6.

Is Better Call Saul the same as Breaking Bad?

Since the same franchise produces both shows, they both share many similarities. We love that they hide Easter Eggs that connect various stories from both series throughout the storytelling.

Better Call Saul Cast

  • Bob Odenkirk as Jimmy McGill
  • Rhea Seehorn as Kim Wexler
  • Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut
  • Giancarlo Esposito as Gustavo Fring
  • Tony Dalton as Eduardo “Lalo” Salamanca (alias Jorge De Guzman)
  • Mark Margolis as Hector Salamanca (alias Tío)
  • Patrick Fabian as Howard Hamlin (Posthumously)
  • Ray Campbell as Tyrus Kitt

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Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode 8 Return Date & Teaser

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Better Call Saul Season 6 Episode Guide

Season Episode Title Air Date
6 13 “Saul Gone” Better Call Saul Season 6 Season & Series Finale August 1, 2022
6 12 Waterworks August 8, 2022
6 11 Breaking Bad August 1, 2022
6 10 Nippy July 25, 2022
6 9 Fun and Games July 18, 2022
6 8 Point and Shoot July 11, 2022
6 7 Plan and Execution May 23, 2022
6 6 Axe and Grind May 16, 2022
6 5 Black and Blue May 9, 2022
6 4 Hit and Run May 2, 2022
6 3 Rock and Hard Place April 25, 2022
6 2 Six Hours April 18, 2022
6 1 Wine and Roses” Better Call Saul Season 6 Premiere April 18, 2022

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