Fargo (2014– )
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Molly recuperates from her injury, while Malvo looks to dispatch a syndicate in Fargo. Lester continues his descent into darkness with the unfolding of his plan.


Scott Winant


Noah Hawley, Noah Hawley (created for television by)

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Billy Bob Thornton ... Lorne Malvo
Allison Tolman ... Molly Solverson
Colin Hanks ... Gus Grimly
Martin Freeman ... Lester Nygaard
Bob Odenkirk ... Bill Oswalt
Keith Carradine ... Lou Solverson
Joshua Close ... Chaz Nygaard (as Josh Close)
Kate Walsh ... Gina Hess
Joey King ... Greta Grimly
Russell Harvard ... Mr. Wrench
Tom Musgrave Tom Musgrave ... Bo Munk
Gary Valentine ... Deputy Knudsen
Rachel Blanchard ... Kitty Nygaard
Keegan-Michael Key ... FBI Agent Pepper (as Keegan Michael Key)
Jordan Peele ... FBI Agent Budge


Molly recuperates from her injury, while Malvo looks to dispatch a syndicate in Fargo. Lester continues his descent into darkness with the unfolding of his plan.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller



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Release Date:

27 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


Martin Freeman (Lester Nygaard) & Billy Bob Thornton (Lorne Malvo) also worked together on Love Actually (2003) as John & The US President respectively. See more »


When Molly is talking to the deaf gunman in the hospital, the view through the hospital window shows an area devoid of snow, even through the gun battle was supposed to have taken place during a blizzard with snow accumulations in excess of 18". See more »


Molly Solverson: You keep your chin up Gus Grimly. We're winning this thing. Don't you forget.
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Crazy Credits

The title credit 'Fargo' doesn't appear until 13 minutes into the episode. See more »


Referenced in Clever Girl: #1 Mom (2018) See more »


Trouble, Trouble
Performed by Betty Roche
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Lester Comes Into His Own
6 October 2015 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

Lorne has become almost a supernatural character. Perhaps this whole series is an allegory. He has now taken it upon himself to find out who set the dogs on him. He is such a killing machine. Meanwhile, Molly recovers with Gus at her side. The gunshot went through her leg. She begins to put two and two together concerning Lester, but it appears that she is the only one. When Lester left the hospital, he put evidence in his brother's hidden gun cabinet that sets him up as the killer. Everything starts when the gun he placed in the boy's backpack falls on the floor of his classroom. During an interview, Lester betrays his brother, leaving him to swing in the wind for the murder he committed. When Molly finds out, she is stunned. There are some really remarkable scenes, among them an outside shot of a building as Lorne takes his assault rifle to unleash carnage. We never see any of the murders, just glass being demolished and he shouts of the victims. Very good.

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