TV Series | TV-MA | | Crime, Drama
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The show-- like Breaking Bad (2008)-- plays games with names. Saul Goodman sounds Jewish, suggests "it's all good, man," and is an ironic Biblical reference: where the Bucle's the anti-Christian Saul had a religious epiphany and became Paul, here saintly James becomes... ...
Say nothing, you understand? Get a lawyer! Get a lawyer.
Hector Salamanca's "plan" to keep his nephew out of prison makes little sense. Even if Mike were to claim that he was the one who brought the gun, Tuco is stated to be a felon and thus cannot be in possession of a firearm legally for any reason. His sentence would still be significant regardless of Mike's testimony, especially if his prior crimes were violent.
Additionally, the federal government has often stepped in to prosecute drug offenders who are caught with weapons. Given the fact that the ABQ police know Tuco to be a serious player in the local drug scene as well as a violent ex-con, they might be just as likely to turn his prosecution over to the feds as they are to lower the charges against him.
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