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With Ed and Charlie in custody, the Gerhardts arrive at the police station, forcing Lou and Hank to try and prevent any more bloodshed.


Jeffrey Reiner


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Kirsten Dunst ... Peggy Blumquist
Patrick Wilson ... Lou Solverson
Jesse Plemons ... Ed Blumquist
Jean Smart ... Floyd Gerhardt
Ted Danson ... Hank Larsson
Cristin Milioti ... Betsy Solverson
Jeffrey Donovan ... Dodd Gerhardt
Bokeem Woodbine ... Mike Milligan
Nick Offerman ... Karl Weathers
Michael Hogan ... Otto Gerhardt
Rachel Keller ... Simone Gerhardt
Zahn McClarnon ... Hanzee Dent
Angus Sampson ... Bear Gerhardt
Brad Mann ... Gale Kitchen
Allan Dobrescu ... Charlie Gerhardt


The police come one step closer to connecting all the murders and motives behind them. The Gerhardts pay a visit to Ed's house only to find Peggy. Then they stop by the police station to try and grab Ed. However, the lawyer Karl Weathers convinces them to leave. Ed would wish to confess everything but first demands a lawyer. Written by Andreea D

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Crime | Drama | Thriller



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16 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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The song playing during the credits is a different version of "I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow", a song made popular in the Coen Brothers (Joel Coen & Ethan Coen) film O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000). See more »


Korean War vet Karl Weathers, when being convinced to help negotiate between Bear Gerhardt and Lou Solverson despite being completely drunk, mentions that he once "stared down Chiang Kai-Shek". Chiang Kai-Shek was an anti-communist ally of the United States and fled to Taiwan prior to the start of the Korean War, so it was either a drunken error or one of Karl's tall tales. See more »


Ed Blumquist: And I can't stop thinking about that book.
Ed Blumquist: Noreen's book. It's, like, stuck in my head.
Lou Solverson: What? What book?
Ed Blumquist: It's about this guy who, every day, he- he pushes this rock up this hill. Like a boulder. And then every night, it just rolls back down. But he doesn't stop. You know, he just- he keeps goin'. And -and he wakes up every day and starts pushin'. By which I-I-I guess I'm- I'm sayin' it doesn't matter what they throw at me. I'm gonna take care of what's mine. And...
Lou Solverson: These boys aren't gonna rest ...
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References O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) See more »


Man of Constant Sorrow
Performed by Blitzen Trapper
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call the Emmy's, we have nominations to make -- and don't dawdle
14 August 2016 | by A_Different_DrummerSee all my reviews

Will be honest -- after the incredible and mind-boggling season 1 (will any fan of the series ever forget Billy Bob Thornton's performance?) I was having some trouble "syncing" to Season 2.

Then along comes this episode and I am gob-smacked.

As a standalone episode, one of the most engrossing TV hours I have ever spent. It just builds and builds and builds. Until you get to the stage where (metaphorically) your wife says she is having a baby and you just give her cab fare because you don't want to miss the ending.

When I was a younger reviewer working for print media (dinosaurs roamed, and politicians occasionally told the truth) I used to handicap the awards shows. This one is a puzzler. There are so many superb performances I am not sure where to start? All in, Nick Offerman as the drunken lawyer whose oratory rises to the occasion will (like Billy Bob from S-1) always remain cemented in memory. The rest of the cast do not hit even one false note, but he is a stand-out.

And Jean Smart, even with limited screen time, continues to give her best performance since the Aileen Wuornos story. I think every family wishes they had someone like her in it.


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