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
Russell Harvard ...  Mr. Wrench 11 episodes, 2014-2017
Bokeem Woodbine ...  Mike Milligan 11 episodes, 2015-2020
Brad Mann ...  Gale Kitchen 11 episodes, 2015-2020
Kirsten Dunst ...  Peggy Blumquist 10 episodes, 2015
Ewan McGregor ...  Emmit Stussy / ... 10 episodes, 2017
Chris Rock ...  Loy Cannon 10 episodes, 2020
Patrick Wilson ...  Lou Solverson 10 episodes, 2015
Carrie Coon ...  Gloria Burgle 10 episodes, 2017
Jessie Buckley ...  Oraetta Mayflower 10 episodes, 2020
Jesse Plemons ...  Ed Blumquist 10 episodes, 2015
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ...  Nikki Swango 10 episodes, 2017
Jason Schwartzman ...  Josto Fadda 10 episodes, 2020
David Thewlis ...  V.M. Varga / ... 10 episodes, 2017
Ted Danson ...  Hank Larsson 10 episodes, 2015
Emyri Crutchfield ...  Ethelrida Pearl Smutny 10 episodes, 2020
James Vincent Meredith ...  Opal Rackley 10 episodes, 2020
Jean Smart ...  Floyd Gerhardt 9 episodes, 2015
Bob Odenkirk ...  Bill Oswalt 9 episodes, 2014
Keith Carradine ...  Lou Solverson 9 episodes, 2014-2015
Cristin Milioti ...  Betsy Solverson 9 episodes, 2015
Anji White ...  Dibrell Smutny 9 episodes, 2020
Joey King ...  Greta Grimly 9 episodes, 2014-2015
Jeremie Harris ...  Leon Bittle 9 episodes, 2020
Matthew Elam ...  Lemuel Cannon 9 episodes, 2020
Francesco Acquaroli ...  Ebal Violante 9 episodes, 2020
Zahn McClarnon ...  Hanzee Dent 9 episodes, 2015
Angus Sampson ...  Bear Gerhardt 9 episodes, 2015
Rodney L Jones III ...  Satchel Cannon 9 episodes, 2020
Jack Huston ...  Odis Weff 9 episodes, 2020
Salvatore Esposito ...  Gaetano Fadda 9 episodes, 2020
Michael Stuhlbarg ...  Sy Feltz 8 episodes, 2017
Andrew Bird ...  Thurman Smutny 8 episodes, 2020
Corey Hendrix Corey Hendrix ...  Omie Sparkman 9 episodes, 2020
Andy Yu ...  Meemo 8 episodes, 2017
Gaetano Bruno ...  Constant Calamita 9 episodes, 2020
Karen Aldridge ...  Zelmare Roulette 8 episodes, 2020
Em Haine ...  Noreen Vanderslice 8 episodes, 2015
Will Clinger ...  Snowman 8 episodes, 2020
Ben Whishaw ...  Rabbi Milligan 8 episodes, 2020
Jeffrey Donovan ...  Dodd Gerhardt 7 episodes, 2015
Olivia Sandoval ...  Winnie Lopez 7 episodes, 2017
Rachel Keller ...  Simone Gerhardt 7 episodes, 2015
Graham Verchere ...  Nathan Burgle 7 episodes, 2017
Timothy Olyphant ...  Dick 'Deafy' Wickware 9 episodes, 2020
Kelsey Asbille ...  Swanee Capps 8 episodes, 2020
Raven Stewart Raven Stewart ...  Molly Solverson 7 episodes, 2015
J. Nicole Brooks J. Nicole Brooks ...  Buel Cannon 7 episodes, 2020
Jameson Braccioforte ...  Zero Fadda 7 episodes, 2020
Sean Fortunato ...  Antoon Dumini 7 episodes, 2020
Goran Bogdan ...  Yuri Gurka 6 episodes, 2017
Joshua Close ...  Chaz Nygaard 6 episodes, 2014
Mark Forward ...  Donny Mashman 6 episodes, 2017
Gary Valentine ...  Deputy Knudsen 6 episodes, 2014
Michael Hogan ...  Otto Gerhardt 6 episodes, 2015
Stephen Spencer ...  Dr. David Harvard 6 episodes, 2020
Glynn Turman ...  Doctor Senator 7 episodes, 2020
Hannah Love Jones ...  Florine Cannon 6 episodes, 2020
Nadia Simms ...  Pessimindle Cannon 6 episodes, 2020
Wilma Pelly ...  Native American Housekeeper 6 episodes, 2015
Nick Di Brizzi Jr. ...  Paolo Endrizzi 5 episodes, 2020
Shea Whigham ...  Moe Dammick 5 episodes, 2017
Adam Goldberg ...  Mr. Numbers 5 episodes, 2014
Glenn Howerton ...  Don Chumph 5 episodes, 2014
Brad Garrett ...  Joe Bulo 5 episodes, 2015
Nick Offerman ...  Karl Weathers 5 episodes, 2015
Elizabeth Marvel ...  Constance Heck 5 episodes, 2015
Keir O'Donnell ...  Ben Schmidt 5 episodes, 2015
Tom Musgrave ...  Bo Munk 5 episodes, 2014
Barry Flatman ...  Wally Semenchko 5 episodes, 2014
Rachel Blanchard ...  Kitty Nygaard 5 episodes, 2014
Susan Park ...  Linda Park 5 episodes, 2014
Oliver Platt ...  Stavros Milos 5 episodes, 2014
Zina Lee ...  Madeline 5 episodes, 2017
Allan Dobrescu ...  Charlie Gerhardt 5 episodes, 2015
Dan Beirne ...  Sonny Greer 5 episodes, 2015
Todd Mann ...  Wayne Kitchen 5 episodes, 2015
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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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Jean Smart (Floyd Gerhardt) & Patrick Wilson (Lou Solverson) also worked together on Barry Munday (2010) as Carol Munday & Barry Munday respectively. See more »

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Season 4 has numerous dialog anachronisms throughout, just one being when Wickware offers to "come with" rather than "come with you" to Weff. "Come with" was not a phrase in use in 1950. See more »

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Lorne Malvo: Aces!
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Pitch black comedy with great characters and a decent amount of blood
4 May 2014 | by gogoschka-1See all my reviews

You don't have to have seen the original Coen film to enjoy this series, nor does it spoil anything for you if you have seen it: the new TV-show 'Fargo' is entirely its own beast. So far, the only thing the series and the film do have in common is the title and the (fake) premise that both are - allegedly - based on true events that happened somewhere in Minnesota.

The writers (and the actors!) do a great job in creating new characters that are as strange and somewhat over the top as most of the iconic Coen creations we've come to love over the years - and Billy Bob Thornton's 'Lorne Malvo' (from season 01) has the potential to reach cult status. Watching bad situations get worse as bad decisions lead to even worse ones and the lives of ordinary people spiral violently out of control is - I shamefully admit - a lot of fun to watch, and it's told here with such a wicked sense of humor that I've so far enjoyed every minute of it.

The cast so far has been outstanding (this is an anthology series, so each new season will have its own cast and a new storyline) and the production values - especially the cinematography - are fantastic. Now whether 'Fargo' will appeal to a larger audience despite its quirky characters and non-mainstream look the way a show like 'Breaking Bad' did remains to be seen, but I would strongly recommend this to anyone who enjoys black comedies in general as well as pretty much anything the Coens ever did. Great, pitch black entertainment - 9 out of 10 from me.

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