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Steve De Young
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Posted: 26 April 2020 at 11:59am | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Or—Urgh!—an eventual remake/reboot.
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Well, we did have Metastasis. 
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Steve De Young
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Posted: 26 April 2020 at 12:02pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

I love how Dalton just swept in with Lalo and became such a natural element of the show in just a few episodes - but he mainly works because he's such a good foil for the rest of the characters. A spinoff of his own would not have that value. 
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My immediate response to this was to think that someone could have said the same about Saul Goodman based on his Breaking Bad appearances.  Then that made me think about how much Lalo is like Saul Goodman.  Flashy, glib, a glad-hander....which is a comparison that hadn't occurred to me before.
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Posted: 26 April 2020 at 12:42pm | IP Logged | 3 post reply

I thought of the comparison as well - but the question of "How did a regular guy become Saul Goodman?" sounds more compelling than "How did Lalo become a heavy-hitter of the Salamanca family?"

And yeah, that's one thing I liked - Lalo actually LIKED Saul! He saw him as a kindred spirit, in a way.

I'll be curious to know if Lalo will still have that feeling in Season 6. He knows that he's been betrayed, but he may not even bother messing with Saul over it - because the root problem was higher up the chain.
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Greg Kirkman
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Posted: 26 April 2020 at 1:15pm | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Or—Urgh!—an eventual remake/reboot.
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Well, we did have Metastasis. 
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Technically a foreign adaptation instead of a remake, though!
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Steve De Young
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Posted: 27 April 2020 at 8:06am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Technically a foreign adaptation instead of a remake, though!
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But it raises the question, is this next:  LINK 
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Greg Kirkman
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Posted: 27 April 2020 at 3:19pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Technically a foreign adaptation instead of a remake, though!

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But it raises the question, is this next: LINK
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That would be cool, wouldn't it?
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