Better Call Saul the prequel series to the acclaimed drama Breaking Bad is in the midst of its 6th and final season with its midseason finale having aired on May 23 2022. The series will return for its final six episodes. on July 11. This likely seems like a long way away for fans following the major cliffhanger at the end of Season 6 Episode 7 Plan and Execution.
At the end of the episode Howard Hamlin Patrick Fabian who has had his reputation tarnished by Jimmy McGillSaul Goodman Bob Odenkirk and Kim Wexler Rhea Seehorn shows up at their apartment to confront them. Due to incredibly poor timing Lalo Salamanca Tony Dalton shows up shortly after seeking out Jimmy and Kim who he refers to as his lawyers. With Howard in his way Lalo shoots and kills him much to the horrified shock of Jimmy and Kim and the viewers.
The unexpected death will definitely take a toll on Jimmy and Kim in the upcoming episodes — after all theyre now indirectly responsible for someones death. Plus with Kim missing throughout the events of Breaking Bad fans have already been wondering about her fate fearing that she may not make it out alive.Naturally fans have a lot of opinions about the matter — heres what fans say is the ideal ending for Jimmy and Kim.
A few months ago notably prior to the events of the recent midseason finale one Better Call Saul fan uiowntoomanynotebooks took to Reddit to lay out a possible theory for Kims fate — and declaring how much they love Jimmy and Kims relationship in the process. They wrote I feel like it is grounded and real and I really admire how true the writing has been to these characters the whole time. In their theory Kim is planning to leave Jimmy after getting half of his Sandpiper money.
However this was quickly disputed by another fan u1aftermagnacarta who disagreed with the idea but was in complete agreement about the couples relationship. They wrote I agree with you I LOVE their relationship. In a followup comment u1aftermagnacarta laid out their ideal scenario for the shows ending Id like to think Kim & Jimmy stay together the entire time but realistically it probably wont … Of course I m hoping for a KimGene reunion at the end like everyone else. I dont want a super tragic ending my heart cant take it!
Interesting uManhattanWriter posted a similar theory about Kim planning to take the money and leave Jimmy on the day that the midseason finale aired speculating that Kim may have never gotten over Jimmy keeping her in the dark during the scheme against Kevin Wachtel Rex Linn. However fans jumped in once again to lay out the evidence that Kim really loves Jimmy with the most notable evidence being how distraught Kim was when Jimmy was missing in the desert. She also put her own life in danger to seek out information from Lalo about Jimmys whereabouts.
A few weeks ago one fan uBetaCuckoo posted a theory that Kim is somehow connected to Jeff Don Harvey the taxi driver that recognizes Gene Takavic as Jimmy McGillSaul Goodman in the Omaha flashforwards. Theyve made the connection because Jeff and Kims mother Beth Hoyt who we have seen in flashbacks are shown having similar mannerisms and even say the exact same line What I couldnt even hear that Plus theres the fact that we know Kim is from Nebraska the same state that Gene ends up in.
In the comments of this post fans were quick to explore the theory. Another fan uWrite416 added on to the theory writing Lets say that by the end of the Jimmy storyline Kim has had to fake her own death or shes otherwise fled in order to protect Jimmy from Salamancas. Maybe she with or without Jimmys knowledge has set it up so that if Jimmy ever has to flee Albuquerque HVAC Ed will bring him to Omaha knowing that she has a brother there who will be able to find Jimmy and help them reunite. Another fan uNoTap9767 added that if Kim has to disappear via the vacuum man first then maybe she arranged for Jimmy to be placed in Nebraska without his knowledge if he ever needed to disappear too.