Bob Odenkirk’s Better Call Saul is the spinoff that highlights the criminal lawyer and focused on the legal aspect of the world of Breaking Bad. The series finally came to an end in August of 2022 after a run of seven years. The spinoff focused on the protagonist’s story both before and after the events of the main series.
Bob Odenkirk got a Critics Choice Award for his role as the titular character and his speech brought his co-star, Rhea Seehorn to tears. Their entire journey together had been a long and meaningful one. Thus, when the actor stood on stage to receive his award, it brought to tears not only the fans, but even his supporting cast.
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Bob Odenkirk Brought His Better Call Saul Partner To Tears
When Bob Odenkirk was called onstage to receive his Critics Choice Award for Best Actor in a Drama Series, he was applauded with a series uproar in appreciation. Fans were overjoyed upon seeing the actor receive the award he deserved so very much. However, it was his speech that made the audience love the actor even more.
“It is ridiculous that I am standing here with this and not with you and an award for you. You led the way. You were amazing.”
The actor talked about how it was unfair as to how he was standing alone on stage when his co-star, Rhea Seehorn deserved the award just as much. This statement brought the actress to tears as Odenkirk kept complimenting her and how she was one of the most integral parts of the series. According to him, she had been brilliant throughout the show and without her, he would not have made the show as popular as it became. His statement made her cry, not out of pain but out of happiness. His words proved her worth towards the show and the love she received while being on set with Bob Odenkirk.
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Better Call Saul‘s Award Makes Fans Appreciate Both Odenkirk And Seehorn
Seeing the actor receive his well-deserved award, fans cannot stop applauding Odenkirk and his achievements. The show had been a part of many people’s lives and its end marked the end of not just Saul’s journey, but also a conclusion to the world of Breaking Bad.
He's a class act!… & she really does deserve an award for her role as Kim!
— PAULINE PLAST (@PaulinePlast) January 16, 2023
Rhea Seehorn deserves all of the praise she receives. Such a visceral performance. Every time she’s on the screen, she feels like a real person, I often forget she’s an actor playing a role. Glad Bob praised her with his time too. Well deserved for all involved
— Tasty (@TastyTheFirst) January 16, 2023
Nothing against the rest of the cast, but she was THE actor on that show.
— Jerry Smear™️ (@WLeiren) January 16, 2023
joke's on everyone else because she wins the only award that matters simply by being Rhea Seehorn
— Logan☸️Ⓥ🇺🇸🇪🇪🇺🇦🇪🇺 (@LoganBSomething) January 16, 2023
She deserved so many awards over the entire run of the show. She was robbed.
— ViolaKaur (@viola_kaur) January 16, 2023
Fans further pointed out how Bob Odenkirk was very right and that Rhea Seehorn most definitely deserves an award for her role as Kim Wexler. She had put just as much effort and love towards the show, and for the fans, there is nothing better than the amazing work that the duo brought to life so smoothly.
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Source: Critics Choice Awards