Vikings (2013– )

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 Ragnar Lothbrok / ... (29 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Rollo (29 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Floki (29 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Lagertha (28 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Athelstan (25 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Siggy Haraldson (24 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Helga (22 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Princess Aslaug / ... (20 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Torstein (20 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Bjorn Lothbrok (18 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 King Ecbert (16 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 The Seer (16 episodes, 2013-2015)
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 Aethelwulf (15 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Erlendur / ... (14 episodes, 2014-2015)
Cormac Melia ...
 Ubbe (14 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Porunn (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
Cathal O'Hallin ...
 Hvitserk (13 episodes, 2014-2015)
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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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"Loðbrók" is not a family name but a nickname meaning "hairy-breeches", presumably from a habit of wearing fur leggings. Vikings often acquired colorful nicknames derived from personal habits, characteristics or traits. The sagas and histories of Vikings are populated with such figures as Helgi the Lean, Ketil Trout and King Harald Finehair (formerly Harald Shag-hair). See more »

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The Viking Age government is shown to be theocratic. In reality, the government of the Viking Era was an elective monarchy. The Norse had the legal and religious right to dispose of their kings which were elected in votes. Local chieftains (such as Ragnar) however, had religious duties as well, serving both as chieftain and priest under the title of goði. See more »

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Ragnar Lothbrok: What does a man do?
Bjorn: He fights!
Ragnar Lothbrok: Good, and?
Bjorn: [Thinks] He looks after his family.
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Referenced in The Big Bang Theory: The Gorilla Dissolution (2014) See more »

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If I Had A Heart
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Performed by Fever Ray
Courtesy by Rabid
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Finally a Viking series!
15 March 2013 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I've been waiting for someone to make a good series about the vikings. I'm from Norway myself, and I'm naturally interested in our history. I've only seen two episodes so far, but I have to say - it really looks promising. The surroundings and nature in the two first episodes is exactly how it looks in "Vestlandet", the western parts of Norway. Stunnings fjords with waterfalls cascading down the sides. It really looks authentic.

The acting is mostly top notch, a few short scenes aren't that great but it's hardly mentionable. It seems like in the beginning, people are speaking an incomprehensible Norse/English mix, and then they continue speaking a modern English. It's pretty clever actually. Fun fact: When the Vikings invaded the British isles they could understand each other's languages.

The story itself is really exciting, and I just want to watch more.. I can hardly wait for the next episode to be released.

I don't know so much about the Ragnar Lodbrok character, but Rollo (Gangarolf) is a very famous character in the Norse sagas.

I highly recommend this show, and I really hope they continue making this for several seasons.


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