The destiny of Kim Wexler had been speculated about since “Higher Name Saul” started, with viewers uncertain if she would meet a grisly destiny or in some way get her life ruined by Jimmy/Saul, resulting in their separation. Because it tuned out, Kim’s guilt following the dying of Howard Hamlin would lead her to disbar herself in order that she may not observe regulation. Her black-and-white flash-forwards painted Kim as a shell of her former self, disenchanted in Jimmy and what he had grow to be. Nonetheless, Jimmy’s final transformation into Saul Goodman would present Kim there’s nonetheless some good-natured McGill in him.
Rhea Seehorn talked to Empire about Jimmy and Kim’s last scene and the way unexpectedly poignant it was. With hardly any dialogue, it was Bob Odenkirk’s facial expressions that spoke volumes to Seehorn throughout filming:
“I hadn’t realized the best way Bob-as-Jimmy was going to have a look at me, and it was so arresting. To me, it was a lot about him letting her know, ‘I am okay, one of the best of me that you just at all times noticed is alive and nicely,’ and I believe she’s making an attempt to let him know, ‘I see that.’ She nonetheless loves him.”
Jimmy and Kim’s relationship is pivotal to the collection, so closure is important. To Rhea Seehorn, this last scene of the collection was one final second of intimacy and authenticity between the 2 characters:
“The whole collection, these two individuals had all types of various masks they wore out on the earth, and so they solely really felt seen by one another. That is what that final second felt prefer to me.”
“Higher Name Saul” is an unbelievable collection with stellar character work to the top. It proves a fantastic collection would not want a loud, violent conclusion like “Breaking Dangerous.” As a substitute, it selected to remain true to its characters and story, delivering a nuanced and quiet but deeply emotionally-resonant conclusion.