Bob Odenkirk, knowing the end was nigh for his Saul Goodman, and before getting word that Saul would get his own show, got to work with The Birthday Boys. “Got to work with The Birthday Boys” isn’t a metaphor. He became the executive producer of the comedy troupe’s IFC series, and makes a sort of guest appearance in every episode.
Will it be as unanimously praised and adored as Breaking Bad? Absolutely, yes. No question whatsoever. You have my word on that.