Blu-ray, DVD Release: Better Call Saul: Season One

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Nov. 10, 2015
Price: DVD $55.99, Blu-ray $59.99, Collector’s Blu-ray $69.99
Studio: Sony

The first season of the crime drama-comedy Better Call Saul, the hit prequel to the award-winning Breaking Bad series, arrives as a Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, along with a standalone Blu-ray and DVD.

Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul

Bob Odenkirk in Better Call Saul

This first season, set six years before Albuquerque’s most notorious “criminal” attorney Saul Goodman  becomes Walter White’s lawyer, stars Breaking Bad’s Bob Odenkirk (The Spectacular Now) and Jonathan Banks (Side Effects), along with Michael McKean (Best in Show), Rhea Seehorn (TV’s Franklin & Bash), Patrick Fabian (The Last Exorcism) and Michael Mando (TV’s Orphan Black).

As seen in the series, before Saul Goodman met Walter White, he was struggling attorney Jimmy McGill, a struggling attorney who teams up with “fixer” Mike Ehrmantraut (Banks) and begins his transformation from optimistic underdog into Albuquerque’s most notorious legal legend.

The Season One release contains all ten episodes in three-disc Blu-ray and DVD sets. The Limited Collector’s Edition, which includes a collectible postcard vinyl featuring the original song “Better Call Saul” performed by Junior Brown, with lyrics by show creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould and music by Dave Porter and Mocean Worker.

Here’s the features breakdown for the discs:

Limited Collector’s Edition Blu-ray™ includes:
·         Postcard Vinyl of “Better Call Saul” performed by Junior Brown
·         All the special features included on the Blu-ray™ noted below

 Blu-ray and DVD Special Features include:
·         Uncensored Episodes
·         Cast & Crew Commentaries on Every Episode
·         Creating the First Season
·         Gag Reel
·         Better Call Saul:  Day One
·         Better Call Saul Music Video 

Blu-ray Exclusive Special Features include:
·         Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould and Thomas Schnauz
·         In Conversation: Bob Odenkirk & Michael McKean
·         Good Cop, Bad Cop: Becoming Mike
·         Kettle Kommentary with Craig & Betsy Kettleman
·         Jimmy in the Courtroom with Introduction by “Mijo” Director Michelle MacLaren
·         Jimmy Kaleidoscope with Introduction by Co-Creator and Executive Producer Peter Gould
·         Cast & Crew Table Read on “Uno”
·         In the Studio with Junior Brown


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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.