Early this year, when Bob Odenkirk was on the verge of passing away, there was a terrifying moment. Odenkirk fell and spent many days in the hospital after having a heart attack while on set. He remained upbeat and quickly resumed his duties. In Better Call Saul’s most recent season, Odenkirk made an appearance. The following list highlights the best Bob Odenkirk appearances not related to Better Call Saul.
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1. Dan in The Spectacular Now (2013)
Director- James Ponsoldt
Sutter Keely, a charismatic, well-intentioned high school senior who is the life of the party, makes tremendous attempts to hide himself behind a carefree but fleeting gift and a gigantic fast-food, alcohol-spiked soda cup. Sutter will, however, awaken in a random front yard where Aimee Finicky, his bookish and unpopular classmate, finds him while on her routine newspaper delivery route after a night of excessive partying and an awful breakup. Polar opposites who are still drawn to one another.
2. Various in Mr. Show With Bob and David (1995-1998)
Created By- Bob Odenkirk, David Cross
When Bob & David watch their daughter tap dance, unpleasant memories from their youth come flooding back. Operation Hell on Earth is part of the America First neo-Nazis’ plot to separate America into various ethnic factions. Carter Blanchard, a basketball recruiter for LaFonte University, and Ty Keane, a recruiter for Indiana Basin Silt University, are the recruiters. Fartin’ Gary appeared in the 1996 Blame-a-thon. In Second Wind, Rudy farts.
3. Phil Gunty in Arrested Development (2003-2019)
Created By- Mitchell Hurwitz
After his father is arrested for questionable accounting practises at the family-owned conglomerate and the Bluth family assets are frozen, causing each member of the eccentric family to panic, Michael Bluth, a widower with a 13-year-old son named George-Michael, is forced to keep his large and dysfunctional family together. In addition to having to change their lifestyles to meet their new financial situation, Michael’s two brothers, Gob and Buster, and his sister Lindsay with her husband Tobias and daughter Maeby all find themselves living alone in a penthouse without the money to maintain it.
4. Ben Bagdikian in The Post (2017)
Director- Steven Spielberg
The Pentagon Papers, a top-secret study about American involvement in the Vietnam War and decades of cover-ups, caused a national uproar in 1971 after military analyst Daniel Ellsberg leaked it to the New York Times. The rival newspaper of the Times, the Washington Post, and its owner, Kay Graham, struggle with the magnitude of a terrible choice while the Nixon administration and the former secretary of defence, Robert McNamara, attempt to bury the shocking findings.
5. Bill Oswalt in Fargo (2014)
Director- Coen Brothers
The 1987 Minnesota setting of the reality-based crime drama “Fargo” is there. A auto salesman in Minneapolis named Jerry Lundegaard has gotten into debt and is so desperate for cash that he employs two goons to abduct his own wife. Jerry will get her affluent father to pay the ransom, giving the criminals a tiny percentage and retaining the rest to settle his debts. When the criminals shoot a state trooper, the plan is foiled.
6. Hutch Mansell in Nobody (2021)
Director- Ilya Naishuller
Hutch Mansell, a melancholy, modest, and workaday suburban father who feels trapped in a routine life, is terrified when menacing robbers break into his home and threaten his wife and kids. One good deed, several broken bones, and numerous knocked-out teeth later—following this soul-scarring incident—imperfect Hutch finds the strength to defend himself, only to come under attack by the ruthless Russian drug lord Yulian Kuznetsov and his vicious goons. There are two types of individuals in this world: wolves and lambs, despite the fact that Mansell seems to have a dying wish.
7. President Chambers in Long Shot (2019)
Director- Jonathan Levine
A talented and adventurous journalist with a penchant for getting himself into trouble, Fred Flarsky. One of the most powerful women in the world, politician Charlotte Field is intelligent, cultured, and successful. Fred eventually finds that Charlotte was his former babysitter and boyhood crush when he unintentionally bumps into her. To the surprise of her trusty advisors, Charlotte hires Fred on the spur of the moment to write her campaign address when she chooses to run for president.