Bob Odenkirk mixed church and state in the new teaser for his upcoming AMC series “Better Call Saul,” a prequel and a spin-off for his “Breaking Bad” character Saul Goodman.
“I bet if we were in church right now we’d get a big amen,” announced Saul to a quiet courtroom.
“Are you with me ladies and gentlemen?” he continues, after the video cuts to the AMC network logo.
Saul was a slimy, law-breaking lawyer in “Breaking Bad,” Vince Gillian’s Emmy-winning series starring Bryan Cranston as a school teacher who descends into a life of drugs, money laundering and murder. However, the upcoming spin-off takes place in 2002, long before Cranston broke bad — so it’s possible Saul was then a better man.
Gilligan, who co-created and runs this show with Peter Gould, spoke at the Television Critics Association and said he hoped “Better Call Saul” would have the same “Swiss watch” quality of “Breaking Bad,” in which every element fits together.
“Better Call Saul” also stars Michael McKean (“This Is Spinal Tap”) and Rhea Seehorn (“Franklin & Bash”).
Watch the new video above.
“Better Call Saul” will air on AMC in February 2015.