About the Show
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Episode 8 - The Heap
Molly faces increasing pressure to close the case, while Lester starts to feel like a new man
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
Episode 10 - Morton's Fork
Molly takes the lead, while Gus pursues a hunch. Lester manipulates the situation, and Malvo finds a new target.