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Better Call Saul Creators on How the Crew Blew Up a Los Pollos Hermanos

With Lalo on his heels, Gus has had to make major sacrifices to keep his new ventures from the rest of the cartel. The latest sacrifice being the biggest: blowing up his own Los Pollos Hermanos.

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“Who else but Gus would make a chicken an explosive device?” notes Executive Producer and Director Melissa Bernstein who was on set with the crew when they brought this scene to life.
While there are a lot of ways to blow up a building, the key here was to make it look like an accident. So Gus, being the mastermind that he is, puts together a plan that looks as though a lazy employee left the fryer on with a chicken close by.

Hear what else the cast and creators have to say about the explosive scene, as well as the major life decisions Jimmy and Mike have made. Plus, watch the full episode available now on and AMC apps for mobile and devices.

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