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Vikingane 

Norsemen (original title)
TV-MA | | Comedy | TV Series (2016– )
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Viking life at the close of the 8th century.
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2020   2017  
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Series cast summary:
Kåre Conradi ...  Orm 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Nils Jørgen Kaalstad ...  Arvid 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Jon Øigarden ...  Jarl Varg 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Bjørn Myrene Bjørn Myrene ...  Torstein Hund / ... 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Silje Torp ...  Frøya 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Trond Fausa ...  Rufus 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Øystein Martinsen ...  Kark 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Marian Saastad Ottesen ...  Hildur 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Kristine Riis Kristine Riis ...  Liv 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Mikkel Bratt Silset ...  Ragnar 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Nikis Theophilakis Nikis Theophilakis ...  Olvar 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Erik Aleksander Schjerven ...  Magnus 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Richard Skog Richard Skog ...  Sturla Bonecrusher 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Egil Birkeland Egil Birkeland ...  Old Man Oddvar / ... 18 episodes, 2016-2020
Christian Skolmen Christian Skolmen ...  Håkon 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Ingar Helge Gimle ...  Nomad Leader 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Finn Schau ...  Lovgiveren / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2017
Henrik Mestad Henrik Mestad ...  Chieftain Olav / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2020
André Eriksen ...  Ørn 12 episodes, 2017-2020
Stig Frode Henriksen ...  Vebjørn 12 episodes, 2017-2020
Alexandra Gjerpen ...  Tina 12 episodes, 2017-2020
Ola Otnes Ola Otnes ...  Eigil Gamling / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2020
Karl Sundby Karl Sundby ...  Synstrell / ... 12 episodes, 2016-2020
Mads Jørgensen Mads Jørgensen ...  Viljar 6 episodes, 2016
Torunn Lødemel Torunn Lødemel ...  Lone 6 episodes, 2016
Vidar Magnussen ...  Sjamanen / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Fridtjov Såheim ...  Odd 6 episodes, 2017
Ingunn Beate Øyen ...  Nomade / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Bartek Kaminski Bartek Kaminski ...  Smed 6 episodes, 2017
Sverre Røssummoen Sverre Røssummoen ...  Old Man Eirik 6 episodes, 2016
Trond Halbo ...  Tønsbergsmed 6 episodes, 2017
Jon Iver Helgaker ...  Flink Smed 6 episodes, 2017
Jonathan Kydd ...  Charlie 6 episodes, 2016
Mathias Jin Budtz Mathias Jin Budtz ...  Mestertyv 6 episodes, 2017
Lars Sundsbø Lars Sundsbø ...  Brynjar Smed / ... 6 episodes, 2016
Roger Hilleren Roger Hilleren ...  Tingmann 6 episodes, 2017
Monica Hjelle Monica Hjelle ...  Jorunn 6 episodes, 2017
Iben Akerlie ...  Reidun 6 episodes, 2020
Amir Asgharnejad Amir Asgharnejad ...  Saladin 6 episodes, 2020
Kai Joakim Edvardsen Kai Joakim Edvardsen ...  Warrior 6 episodes, 2020
Per Christian Ellefsen ...  Tour Manager 6 episodes, 2020
Lena Kristin Ellingsen Lena Kristin Ellingsen ...  Masseuse 6 episodes, 2020
Thorbjørn Harr ...  Jarl Bjørn 6 episodes, 2020
Ellen Horn Ellen Horn ...  Shitting log stalker 6 episodes, 2020
Tom Aksel Mathisen Tom Aksel Mathisen ...  Vegard 6 episodes, 2020
Jakob Oftebro ...  Arnstein 6 episodes, 2020
Gine Cornelia Pedersen Gine Cornelia Pedersen ...  Gine 6 episodes, 2020
Siri Seljeseth Siri Seljeseth ...  Siri 6 episodes, 2020
Jan Sælid Jan Sælid ...  Vidkun 6 episodes, 2020
Pia Tjelta ...  Dragonrider 6 episodes, 2020
Eric Vorenholt ...  Nordheim Warrior 6 episodes, 2020
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Set in 790AD, Vikingane features the daily challenges of people living in a small Viking village, from power struggle, brother rivalry, gender equality, to betrayal and friendship. "It's the story of people from our time, but living during the Viking era. Of course everyday choices have far more dramatic consequences and that makes for great comedy material. Written by AT

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And Now for Something Completely Different.
4 September 2017 | by OneEyedOdinSee all my reviews

Having stumbled into this show while randomly flipping through streaming content, one may initially be slightly confused about what awaits them. However, I can assure you that if you are desperately seeking for a remake of the popular TV show "The Vikings" you have unmistakably come to the wrong place.

That parrot is no more! 'E's kicked the bucket, 'e's shuffled off 'is mortal coil, run down the curtain and joined the bleedin' choir invisible!! THIS IS AN EX-PARROT!!

Not understanding this reference to Monty Python certainly doesn't mean that you won't thoroughly enjoy this wonderful new show "Norsemen." It may just mean that you haven't yet been exposed to the type of comedy and dark humor that this amazingly well-made and acted Norwegian comedy has in store for you.

While it is definitely timely given the rise of shows such as "The Vikings" and "Game of Thrones" along with the huge fan bases they have, "Norsemen" is by no means some clone, cheap knockoff, or spoof as some others have suggested.

"Norsemen" is a story which uses the lens of 8th century viking life not only to jokingly portray the brutality of the time period but also to examine modern life in a satirical manner distanced from its place in time in order to exploit its absurdity for the viewer.

"Norsemen" is truly a well-executed show, from the writing and directing, to the staging and absolutely wonderful acting of the cast. If you have ever watched the show "Lilyhammer", and enjoyed it, then you will instantly be pleased when you recognize the presence of some of those amazing actors here. While I didn't really notice it in the former, Trond Fausa (Rufus) now definitely strikes me as a Norwegian Graham Chapman-esque sort of character. In fact, as some have stated the entire production has the sort of feel of one long Monty Python sketch. But don't let a statement like that turn you off if you aren't a huge fan of British humor. "Norsemen" is certainly something different and uniquely enjoyable.

life and comedy are inseparable and even given its ridiculous nature, a show like this can tell you more about Norse people than a simple viking drama ever could. I happily anticipate your dissent and assure you there will always be room for you in the sad ranks of the humorless and lifeless 1-star reviewers.

Enjoy! (That's something I just started saying...)


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