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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, ND.
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 Molly Solverson (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Lorne Malvo / ... (11 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Gus Grimly (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Lester Nygaard / ... (11 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Mr. Wrench (11 episodes, 2014-2017)
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 Peggy Blumquist (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Emmit Stussy / ... (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Lou Solverson (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Gloria Burgle (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Ed Blumquist (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Nikki Swango (10 episodes, 2017)
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 V.M. Varga (10 episodes, 2017)
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 Hank Larsson (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Mike Milligan (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Gale Kitchen (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Floyd Gerhardt (9 episodes, 2015)
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 Bill Oswalt (9 episodes, 2014)
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 Lou Solverson (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Betsy Solverson (9 episodes, 2015)
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 Greta Grimly (9 episodes, 2014-2015)
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 Hanzee Dent (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Bear Gerhardt (9 episodes, 2015)
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 Sy Feltz (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Meemo (8 episodes, 2017)
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 Noreen Vanderslice (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Dodd Gerhardt (10 episodes, 2015)
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 Winnie Lopez (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Simone Gerhardt (8 episodes, 2015)
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 Nathan Burgle (7 episodes, 2017)
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 Molly Solverson (7 episodes, 2015)
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 Yuri Gurka (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Chaz Nygaard (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Donny Mashman (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Deputy Knudsen (6 episodes, 2014)
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 Otto Gerhardt (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Native American Housekeeper (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Moe Dammick (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Mr. Numbers (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Don Chumph (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Joe Bulo (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Karl Weathers (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Constance Heck (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Ben Schmidt (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Bo Munk (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Wally Semenchko (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Kitty Nygaard (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Linda Park (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Stavros Milos (5 episodes, 2014)
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 Madeline (5 episodes, 2017)
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 Charlie Gerhardt (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Sonny Greer (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Wayne Kitchen (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Gina Hess (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Larue Dollard (4 episodes, 2017)
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 Stella Stussy (4 episodes, 2017)
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 Ruby Goldfarb (4 episodes, 2017)
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 Ida Thurman (4 episodes, 2014)
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 FBI Agent Pepper (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Ben Schmidt (4 episodes, 2014)
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 FBI Agent Budge (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Dmitri Milos (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Grace Stussy (4 episodes, 2017)
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 Gordo Nygaard (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Cindy (4 episodes, 2014)
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 Ennis Stussy (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Skip Sprang (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Ricky G (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Scotty Pullover (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Hamish Broker (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Mickey Hess (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Moe Hess (3 episodes, 2014)
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 Dennis (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Emmit Acting Double (3 episodes, 2017)
Maggie Sullivun ...
 Momma (3 episodes, 2017)
Matt Cooke ...
 Ollie Stein (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Bud Jorgenlen (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Gloria Wuddle (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Maurice LeFay (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Paul Marrane (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Chief Gibson (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Vern Thurman (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Burt Canton (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Bruce Gold (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Jemma Stalone (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Golem (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Pearl Nygaard (2 episodes, 2014)
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 Rye Gerhardt (6 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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Aw jeez, here we go again. (Season 1) See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Trivia

Bruce Campbell, who plays Ronald Reagan in season 2, also had a minor role in the original Fargo (1996). As of 2017, he's the only actor to have appeared in the film and the TV series. See more »

Goofs

In season 2, none of the phone booths have service lines to them, and while the one at the gas station could, however unlikely, have an underground feed, the one in the country would certainly not. See more »

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Lorne Malvo: Aces!
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Referenced in Call Me Charlie: My Series Addiction (2017) See more »

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Exceeded my expectations
18 April 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The premiere episode of the 10 part mini series for Fargo is off to an overwhelming start. I was filled with joy to first discover the Coen Bros. masterpiece Fargo was set to be remade with characters and setting reminiscent of its predecessor. Conversely I was a little hesitant as Fargo was notorious for encapsulating a dark, sardonic environment bursting with near bravure acting, and this mini series may taint the well known image it has created.

But I immediately put those fears to rest when Fargo shed its light onto the screen. We are drawn to a similar snow filled landscape that is covered in a perpetual array of white desolation in the first scene, which draws inspiration from the environment created by the cinematography of the original Fargo.

What really was a show stopper for me was the acting and the witty dialogue that encompassed both a dark yet humorous tone. We are introduced to Martin Freeman who plays the role of Lester, a dim witted, quirky insurance salesmen who's peculiar movements jitter across the screen. The body language and accent strongly resemble Jerry Lundegaard. Billy Bob Thornton does a fantastic job as a dark remorseless figure capable of brutal violence at any moment, just his speeches are cringe worthy.

If Fargo continues the next episodes to come as pleasing as the first, we're in for a real treat.


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