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Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.
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Series cast summary:
Allison Tolman ...  Molly Solverson 11 episodes, 2014-2015
Billy Bob Thornton ...  Lorne Malvo / ... 11 episodes, 2014-2017
Colin Hanks ...  Gus Grimly 11 episodes, 2014-2015
Martin Freeman ...  Lester Nygaard / ... 11 episodes, 2014-2015
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Ewan McGregor ...  Emmit Stussy / ... 10 episodes, 2017
Patrick Wilson ...  Lou Solverson 10 episodes, 2015
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Mary Elizabeth Winstead ...  Nikki Swango 10 episodes, 2017
David Thewlis ...  V.M. Varga 10 episodes, 2017
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Bokeem Woodbine ...  Mike Milligan 10 episodes, 2015
Brad Mann ...  Gale Kitchen 10 episodes, 2015
Jean Smart ...  Floyd Gerhardt 9 episodes, 2015
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Keith Carradine ...  Lou Solverson 9 episodes, 2014-2015
Cristin Milioti ...  Betsy Solverson 9 episodes, 2015
Joey King ...  Greta Grimly 9 episodes, 2014-2015
Zahn McClarnon ...  Hanzee Dent 10 episodes, 2015
Angus Sampson ...  Bear Gerhardt 9 episodes, 2015
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Emily Haine ...  Noreen Vanderslice 8 episodes, 2015
Jeffrey Donovan ...  Dodd Gerhardt 10 episodes, 2015
Olivia Sandoval ...  Winnie Lopez 7 episodes, 2017
Rachel Keller ...  Simone Gerhardt 8 episodes, 2015
Graham Verchere ...  Nathan Burgle 7 episodes, 2017
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The all new "true crime" case of Fargo's new chapter travels back to 1979 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and Luverne, Minnesota, where a young State Police Officer Lou Solverson, recently back from Vietnam, investigates a case involving a local crime gang and a major Mob syndicate. Helping him piece things together is his father-in-law, Sheriff Hank Larsson. The investigation will lead them to a colorful cast of characters that includes Karl Weathers, the town lawyer of Luverne, Minnesota. A Korean War vet, Karl is a flowery drunk blessed with the gift of gab and the eloquence of a true con artist. Joe Bulo, the front man for the northern expansion of a Kansas City crime syndicate. The new face of corporate crime, Joe's bringing a Walmart mentality to small town America. His number two is Mike Milligan. Part enforcer, part detective, Mike is always smiling - but the joke is usually on you. Bulo and his crew have their sights set on the Gerhardt crime family in Fargo, currently led by ... Written by FX Networks

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fargo See more »

Filming Locations:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

During season 2, Peggy Blumquist (Kirsten Dunst) is very eager to participate in a Lifespring seminar. Lifespring was a real organization founded in the mid-1970s and was an offshoot of the so-called "human potential" movement that began in the late 1960s. Starting in the late 1970s until Lifespring disbanded in the mid-1990s, dozens of lawsuits levied a wide variety of complaints against Lifespring, ranging from characterizing it as a fraudulent pyramid scheme to holding it responsible for over two dozen participants' deaths. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of each episode it is stated that the events took place in 2006, yet the last 2.5 episodes actually take place in 2007. See more »

Quotes

Lorne Malvo: Aces!
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Connections

Referenced in Hello World, I'm Batty (2016) See more »

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Outstanding! Must watch.
15 December 2015 | by akhilshady2See all my reviews

Six months ago I finished watching Breaking Bad and I really think that's the best thing I've ever watched and I always felt it is nonpareil in terms of excitement. From then on I couldn't forget it, I missed it. I started watching several shows later, but nothing came close to BB. I went on a search for such exciting crime dramas and then I saw few people on reddit talk about Narcos and Fargo (most of them) to experience something similar. At first, I googled them and decided to watch Narcos as Google knowledge graph mentions Fargo as a comedy series. So, yeah Narcos was enthralling, but didn't really feel 10/10 especially with too much Spanish. Then I decided to give a try on Fargo and boy oh boy! It's simply sensational.

Season 1: The first episode itself left me exuberant. This Martin Freeman guy, right from the day I saw him as Bilbao Baggins, everything he does impresses me and in Fargo there's nothing less. And the others were excellent too, especially Billy Bob Throtton, that man is really one hell of an actor. He is an assassin, every scene of him is jaw dropping with some chills. All in all, Season 1 of Fargo was really the one I was waiting for these whole 6 months and I didn't want to end this beautiful experience, so I immediately decided to watch Season 2.

Season 2: Everyone who watched season 1 will have some idea about how season 2 will go on. It opened off very well and the first episode here too ends dramatically. The next 2 episodes were slow-paced and I thought this might turn out like True Detective Season 2 as it couldn't really recreate the magic of the first season (just my opinion). So, right when I thought it's sinking, it just gets better and better from episode 4. There won't be a moment you could take your eyes off till the last minute of the season finale. I'm glad they renewed it for the next season and I really can't wait for that.

The music utilized over the two seasons is absolutely mind blowing, the way it relates to each and every scenario is just spectacular. Along with this awesome music, the outstanding piece of poetry depicts the ongoing lives of the people in Fargo. The direction part is really masterful and you can clearly see that in the second season". Even though it was quite extraordinary I wouldn't rate it higher than Breaking Bad as this one has little flaws and I didn't really like the ending of the second season(Although some people loved it) but if you're just looking for some real piece of art then Fargo is a must watch.


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