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Vikings transports us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok, a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore - and raid - the distant shores across the ocean.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gustaf Skarsgård ...  Floki / ... 64 episodes, 2013-2019
Katheryn Winnick ...  Lagertha / ... 61 episodes, 2013-2018
Alexander Ludwig ...  Bjorn Lothbrok / ... 52 episodes, 2014-2019
Clive Standen ...  Rollo 46 episodes, 2013-2018
Travis Fimmel ...  Ragnar Lothbrok / ... 45 episodes, 2013-2017
Alex Høgh Andersen ...  Ivar 42 episodes, 2016-2019
Jordan Patrick Smith ...  Ubbe / ... 40 episodes, 2016-2019
Maude Hirst ...  Helga 39 episodes, 2013-2017
Georgia Hirst ...  Torvi 38 episodes, 2014-2019
Moe Dunford ...  Aethelwulf 36 episodes, 2014-2018
Alyssa Sutherland ...  Queen Aslaug / ... 35 episodes, 2013-2016
Jennie Jacques ...  Judith 34 episodes, 2015-2018
Linus Roache ...  King Ecbert 33 episodes, 2014-2017
George Blagden ...  Athelstan 30 episodes, 2013-2016
John Kavanagh ...  The Seer / ... 30 episodes, 2013-2018
Peter Franzén ...  King Harald Finehair 26 episodes, 2016-2018
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Storyline

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. Written by History Channel

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Country:

Ireland | Canada

Release Date:

3 March 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vikings See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Ivar the Boneless was a real historical figure. The Vikings had a habit of sometimes giving ironic or teasing nicknames. Ivars nickname 'Boneless' may be referring to the fact that he sailed far(England and up the Russian rivers) and therefore never walked anywhere. In Scandinavian languages the same word is used for legs and bones so the English translation of Ivars' name could be both 'legless' and 'boneless'. See more »

Goofs

Ragnar Lothbrok's sons are referred as "Bjorn Lothbrok", "Ivar Lothbrok", etc. However, Lothbrok is a nickname (meaning "shaggy breeches"), not a family name. The sons should properly be referred to as "Bjorn Ragnarsson" (i.e. son of Ragnar), etc. Family names where not used in Scandinavia at that time and did not become common until 17th century and not the standard until the 19th. See more »

Quotes

Bjorn: What are you so afraid of? It's only death!
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Alternate Versions

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 »

Connections

Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Medieval-Themed TV Shows (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

If I Had A Heart
(Opening Titles)
Performed by Fever Ray
Courtesy by Rabid
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Something a bit different and very enjoyable.
11 March 2013 | by pk1873See all my reviews

There have been one or two negative reviews posted about this show and I have to say that after 2 episodes, I really like it... nit pickers may say that there are historical inaccuracies, but there are also many myths dispelled ... and with the appearance of Valkyrie on the battlefield at the very beginning of ep1 to take fallen warriors souls, unless you are deluded and believe in that being factual it was clear from the very outset that there was always going to be some dramatic license used. Others say the show is too Hollywood, this has to be the case to some extent but by no means is this another mass produced piece of garbage, unless you want the show cancelled after the pilot it must appeal to a mass American audience as entertainment it isn't a documentary. I personally feel that the show DOES have a European feel which is absent in many historical dramas, the locations are beautiful, the cast has been well selected and act their parts fantastically well. The good guys are instantly likable where as the bad guys you just can't wait to see them get whats coming to them, that is always a good sign as far as I am concerned as i want to see what happens to them and am looking forward to the next episode. So don't be put off by the pedantic armchair historians out there give vikings a chance.. it is what it is.


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