Over at Los Pollos, Gus takes a call from Juan Bolsa, who contends that the Cousins would never have shot Hank without approval. He walks past Walt and Jesse, dropping the box cutter. Later, Mike meets Gus in a parking lot and reports that Walt is physically fine but mentally "a disaster," and unlikely to return voluntarily to meth cooking. Outside moments later, Gaff and Gus stare each other down as the Cartel members depart. The fourth season consists of 10 episodes and aired on Mondays at 9:00 pm (Eastern) in the United States on AMC.A spin-off prequel of Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul was created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, both of whom also worked on Breaking Bad. Mike and Jimmy agree on a cover story for Jimmy to tell Lalo after Jimmy posts his bail. Los Pollos Hermanos co-founder, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Drug Kingpin (former) He employs a number of enforcers and has personally killed rivals and associates, making him a dangerous, cold-blooded killer. Residence Once inside, he lays a towel down and discreetly vomits into the toilet. You know [Gus] is going to meet Mike, and you know that’s going to have to happen soon, but how will he next meet Saul Goodman is the interesting question.”, RELATED: Giancarlo Esposito on what to expect this season, Gus was first seen out of focus cleaning up in the background, though he was recognizable with that trademark yellow shirt and black tie. Mike and Victor take Jesse and Wendy by surprise and whisk Jesse away to Gus's factory farm. Character information After a night in the desert, Mike kills the surviving gunman and Jimmy and he resume walking. At sunset, Gus and the Cousins meet in the desert. When the courier dispenses with his trash and leaves, Jimmy gets stuck trying to dig through the trash bin. Mike and Gus rendezvous outside Los Pollos Hermanos. But understand. Following that night's events, Walt finds himself in his car in the desert. Giancarlo Esposito Better Call Saul Season 5 will have a special two-night premiere on Sunday, February 23, with the second episode airing on Monday, February 24, in its regular timeslot at 9 p.m. on AMC. "What I don't have is my family." Spoilers ahead for Better Call Saul Season 5. Entertainment Weekly is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation All Rights Reserved. Ultimately Walter discovers and exploits this weakness, delivering an explosive device to Hector who later suicide bombs Gus with it. "I didn't do it," says Walt, flashing the GPS device. Jesse is outraged that the dealers behind Combo's murder are selling blue meth, meaning they are dealers who work for Gus. The tequila had been poisoned with a fast-acting, lethal toxin. But "this person" protecting him, Walt continues, "was playing a much deeper game." But Eladio found their approach less clever and disrespectful as they produced drugs in his territory, sold it to his men without permission and manipulated him into a meeting. On Eladio's orders, Hector Salamanca shot Max in the head as punishment for this impertinence and Eladio told Gustavo that the only reason he was not killed as well is “because I know who you are. Gus takes the left way around, visually alluding to the metaphor. Walt excuses himself. Unknown. Gus replenishes Hank's soda and offers to pay for any future meals at Los Pollos Hermanos. Gus explains that conditions with the Mexican Cartel have become intolerable and he only wishes to avert an all out war and needs Jesse's help. Outside, Gus can be seen twitching his index finger and his thumb, rather tensely ("Hermanos"). ), RELATED: Q&A with Saul creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, “He completely knows what Jimmy is doing and is just relaxed and calm about it, because before anyone even walks in the door, Gus sees what’s going on,” Esposito tells EW. Later, Gus surprises Gale at home and tells him Walt is dying of cancer. Gus orders his henchmen to allow Nacho to take the extra portion, as he is scouting a commercial laundry with Lydia Rodarte-Quayle. Despite Mike's reservations, the trio manage to acquire a truck fitted with an industrial electromagnet from junkyard owner Old Joe and drive it to the APD facility where the evidence is kept. Gus conducted his business with extreme caution, never dealing with drug addicts or those he saw as irrational or having poor judgment. Bolsa concedes that it will be delayed indefinitely, then vows to learn the truth about the assassination plot from the surviving Cousin. (Though the Breaking Bad fandom has long speculated that Max and Gus were more than co-workers, Esposito is of the mind that they weren’t romantically involved.) Meanwhile, the Cousins enter Los Pollos. Gus and Tyrus in the hospital parking garage ("End Times"). ("Hermanos") According to Gus himself, he spent his childhood living in extreme poverty and hunger, living in a shack with his siblings in the hills near a village. Gus later visits Hector to tell him that all of the Cartel's leaders are dead, and that the henchman Jesse shot during the escape was Joaquin Salamanca, Hector's grandson, and the last of Hector's relatives ("Crawl Space"). 2004 Gus asks Tio cryptically. The series has already been renewed for Season 6, which will also be its last. Unknown. When the car breaks down, Jimmy and Mike take the money and walk cross-country to avoid the surviving gunman. He plots to have Wendy poison the dealers with burgers, but as Wendy and Jesse are in Jesse's car they notice that the dealers aren't in their regular spot. We haven’t seen the moves that Gus has made to be able to research what Mike is doing and who he is, but he’s had time to suss that out. "I'm making inquiries," says Mike. Walt speculates that he was the Cousins' primary target. The other, badly injured, reaches for his gun. Without knowing what that secret was, Esposito understood the potential Gus had as a growing character, therefore rejecting offers for guest appearances and insisting on becoming a series regular. Gus recovers quickly but Mike has to stay another week before he can move, so he is left behind. Now Lalo has an ax to grind, and knows exactly where to … "Get back to work." Likely late 1950s to early 1960s. 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