Fargo (2014– )
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Emmit sits down with Gloria; Nikki negotiates a deal.


Keith Gordon


Noah Hawley, Robert De Laurentiis (as Bob DeLaurentis) | 1 more credit »

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ewan McGregor ... Emmit Stussy
Carrie Coon ... Gloria Burgle
Mary Elizabeth Winstead ... Nikki Swango
David Thewlis ... V.M. Varga
Russell Harvard ... Mr. Wrench
Shea Whigham ... Moe Dammick
Hamish Linklater ... Larue Dollard
Olivia Sandoval ... Winnie Lopez
Mark Forward ... Donny Mashman
Mary McDonnell ... Ruby Goldfarb
Randolph West ... George Stussy (as Randolf West)
Graham Verchere ... Nathan Burgle
Andy Yu ... Meemo
Trevor Jones ... Gilroy
Peter Skagen ... Detective


Emmit sits down with Gloria; Nikki negotiates a deal.

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Release Date:

14 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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2.00 : 1
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The episode's title, "Aporia," is ancient Greek and means "an impasse, difficult of passing, lack of resources, puzzlement." It denotes in philosophy a philosophical puzzle or state of puzzlement, and in rhetoric, a rhetorically useful expression of doubt. It refers to Emmit's (Ewan McGregor) situation with Varga (David Thewlis) of selling his soul to the devil himself. See more »


V.M. Varga: You can't win this game you do realize that?
Nikki Swango: I thought you didn't play games.
V.M. Varga: I'm offering you a fortune, you're asking for a piggy bank, pourquoi?
Nikki Swango: Because I wanna hurt you... Not be your pet... I wanna look you in the face and rip out something you love.
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References The Usual Suspects (1995) See more »

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14 March 2018 | by merelyaninnuendoSee all my reviews



Fargo being critically acclaimed and buzzed at awards shows is actually worth the hype and deserves the respect for its richness in acting, execution, writing and background score department. Fargo breeds power and vulnerability two opposite sides of the coin and walks right in the middle of it attaining a perfect balance between practicality and drama.

Season 03; being nominated in Golden Globes for three awards, is witty and talkative unlike its predecessor that used to express itself more on violent tone whilst this one believes in humiliation, trickery and threats which in account of excellent execution works far better than any of it could ever have. On common terms, it still relies a lot on depiction of it hence on performance and execution on which it doesn't fail and addition to that it; as always, has amazing background score.

The bonding between two personalities being cornered in a critical situation is portrayed stunningly with fine details that is convincing to the audience and all the credit goes to the brilliant writers and the director whose execution is excellent.

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