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US drama series following a new 'true crime' story with a fresh cast of characters, entrenched in the trademark humour, murder and 'Minnesota nice' that made the film of the same name a classic

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US drama series following a new 'true crime' story with a fresh cast of characters, entrenched in the trademark humour, murder and 'Minnesota nice' that made the film of the same name a classic

Series 1 Summary

An impressive cast including Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Colin Hanks and Bob Odenkirk star in this US drama series rooted in the dark humour of the 1996 film Fargo.

  • Fargo: Lorne Malvo

    Episode 1 - The Crocodile's Dilemma

    Brow-beaten insurance salesman Lester Nygaard is set on a path of destruction after an encounter with malicious drifter Lorne Malvo.

  • Fargo: Molly Solverson and Bill Oswalt

    Episode 2 - The Rooster Prince

    Molly begins to suspect that Lester is involved in the murders, but her new boss points her in a different direction. Malvo investigates the blackmail plot against a man known as the Supermarket King.

  • Fargo: Molly Solverson

    Episode 3 - A Muddy Road

    Malvo flips the script on the blackmail operation, Molly sets a trap, and Gus debates whether he should come clean. Lester's return to work has complicated repercussions.

  • Fargo: Mr Wrench and Mr Numbers

    Episode 4 - Eating the Blame

    When Gus tries to right a wrong, Malvo embraces his alter ego. Lester finds himself in a surprising situation. Molly uncovers a promising lead.

  • Fargo: Gus Grimly

    Episode 5 - The Six Ungraspables

    When Lester has a close call, Molly makes an unorthodox decision. Gus weighs some neighbourly advice, and Malvo gets what he wants.

  • Fargo: Stavros Milos

    Episode 6 - Buridan's Ass

    Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to craft one of his own. Meanwhile, Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.

  • Fargo: Lester Nygaard

    Episode 7 - Who Shaves the Barber?

    Malvo seeks answers, while Lester finagles a few of his own. Molly and Gus try to get past a setback in the investigation.

  • Fargo: Lester Nygaard and Gina Hess

    Episode 8 - The Heap

    Molly faces increasing pressure to close the case, while Lester starts to feel like a new man.

  • Fargo: Agent Pepper, Bill Oswalt and Molly Solverson

    Episode 9 - A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage

    Lester has an unexpected encounter, Malvo changes course, and a new investigation leads Molly down a familiar path

  • Fargo: Lorne Malvo

    Episode 10 - Morton's Fork

    Molly takes the lead, while Gus pursues a hunch. Lester manipulates the situation, and Malvo finds a new target.

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US drama series following a new 'true crime' story with a fresh cast of characters, entrenched in the trademark humour, murder and 'Minnesota nice' that made the film of the same name a classic

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