The adventures of a 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.
The Storm Is Coming
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Did You Know?
Gustaf Skarsgård was the only actor to travel to Iceland. The rest of the cast shoot their scenes in a quarry and against green screens. See more
When the characters speak Old East Slavic, the name Oleg is pronounced as "Oleh" which is how the name would be pronounced in modern Ukrainian. In Old East Slavic the name would have been pronounced as "Oleg". See more
We've been to Hel and back!
In the U.S. all episodes were censored for violence, nudity, profanity, and time restrains for their broadcast on the History Channel. However, the uncensored versions of the episodes can be found on the U.S. Blu-rays. Each episode is presented as an "Original Version" (censored) or "Extended Version" (uncensored). See more