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For a show that doesn't feature superheroes, dragons or zombies, AMC's Better Call Saul has amassed a healthy and hearty fandom that cannot get enough of Bob Odenkirk's life-worn Jimmy McGill. (Or Jonathan Banks' Mike or Rhea Seehorn's Kim, and so on.) Such is the show's popularity that it made its big debut at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, where a brand new trailer debuted, giving fans a bigger and better idea of what we can expect to see in Season 4.
Obviously, a big part of Season 4 will have to be Jimmy dealing with the fiery suicide of his brother, Chuck. And, the early moments of the trailer make that apparent as Jimmy and quite a crowd of folks attend his unstable brother's funeral. Jimmy is also clearly looking for work, and instead of seeing the possibility of a new job as a chance at a new start after tragedy, Jimmy regards it as much more of a thing that he just needs to get done so he can move on. Aw, Jimmy, you're going to make this grieving thing way harder than it was already going to be, aren't you?
Meanwhile, the connections between Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul will continue to get stronger in Season 4, as we see Mike continue to get drawn deeper and deeper into the inner circle of notorious drug kingpin Gus Fring. Unfortunately, it looks like Mike might be trying to get too big for his "security consultant" britches in his gig for Madrigal Electromotive, as he's clearly being told to tread lightly so as not to lose the respect of a very dangerous man.
To top all this emotion and potentially very dangerous goodness off, Jimmy seems hell bent on pulling Mike into something super shady that he thinks will be "beautiful" and make them a "bundle" of "free money." Since we all know there is simply no such thing (and we also get hints that Gus will be at least tangentially involved in this beautiful-free-money thing), you can pretty much bet that everyone's going to be in for a world of hurt before too long if they follow through with Jimmy's plan. And, sure enough, before the trailer ends, we get some quick snippets to show us just how intense things will get for our favorite not-exactly-good guys.
Better Call Saul will finally return to our lives when Season 4 hits AMC on Monday, August 6, at 9:00 p.m. ET. Check out which storyline is now most exciting for co-creator Vince Gilligan, and then head to our summer premiere schedule to see what new and returning shows are on the way in the next few weeks.