Vikings (2013– )

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The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok: the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the saga of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes... See full summary »

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 Ragnar Lothbrok / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Rollo (25 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Siggy / ... (25 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Floki (25 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Lagertha (24 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Athelstan (24 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Torstein (19 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Helga (14 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Princess Aslaug / ... (13 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 The Seer (13 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 King Horik (12 episodes, 2013-2014)
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The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok: the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the saga of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods: legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors. Written by History Channel

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The runic inscription on king Horik's sword is a mix between the Elder Futhark (proto-norse writing system) and the Younger Futhark (old norse writing system). The inscription reads: "Shard af Kings". See more »

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At the time the series takes place, Hedeby would have been protected by a large wall, known as Danavirki, to the south. See more »

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King Horik: Forgive me Floki. I know I should trust you but I need proof.
Floki: Proof?
King Horik: Yes, prove to me I can trust you. Prove to me you are on my side.
Floki: How can I prove it?
King Horik: Kill someone. Someone who matters.
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Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.196 (2012) See more »

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If I Had A Heart
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Courtesy by Rabid
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Great entertainment
6 March 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As usual on IMDb fictional dramas set in a particular period in history attract the bores that insist on bleating 'its not historically accurate'. Well just ignore them as this is a fantastic and exciting look at the relatively unexplored Viking world. In the same vein as other fictional historical dramas such as Spartacus or Rome the plot centres around a single character and their family. We then take a brief look into their world and are shown how dangerous a place the world was at this time. The show has a quality feel to it not like some of the more poorly made historical drama around today (sorry but Camelot was just awful!). The sets are impressive and believable and the direction and framing of each scene is obviously set by a skilled hand. The characters are all interesting and likable and the acting is top notch. The only negative I could draw on was that there could have been a bit more action in the first episode but what action there was was very well done. My advice to you, just watch and enjoy it for what it is and don't be out off by the history buffs. If we insisted on only ever watching historical drama that was 100% accurate I'm pretty sure we would be watching none at all. Great show, a solid nine out of ten.


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