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
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Ed Blumquist tells Lou Solverson the story of Sisyphus, a Greek mythological figure condemned to push a boulder up a hill for eternity. This is not the first time the story of Sisyphus is referenced. The third episode of season 2 is titled Fargo: The Myth of Sisyphus
(2015) and in it Noreen (the girl behind the counter in the butcher shop) can be seen reading the book of the same name by Albert Camus. Camus uses the story of Sisyphus in his book to explain the absurdity of life. 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
A whore's life is five good years, five bad years, and then some half-dick sweat stain grinds you out like a cigarette. Like a goddamn spent cigarette.
Man of Constant Sorrow
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