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Fargo

Series Summary
Lorne Malvo is a manipulative man who meets small-town insurance salesman Lester Nygaard and changes his life forever, largely by convincing Lester to get involved in the search for a killer. Leading the search is police Deputy Gus Grimly, a single father who must choose between his own safety and his police duties when the investigation comes to a head. The series is based on the 1996 Coen brothers film of the same name and features the same trademark humor and "Minnesota nice" that made the feature film popular.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Drama, Crime

Network: FX

  • Season 1, Ep. 10 : Morton's Fork Jun 17, 2014

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

  • Season 1, Ep. 9 : A Fox, a Rabbit and a Cabbage Jun 10, 2014

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

  • Season 1, Ep. 8 : The Heap Jun 3, 2014

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    Molly faces pressure to close the case; Lester starts to feel like a new man.

  • Season 1, Ep. 7 : Who Shaves the Barber? May 27, 2014

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

  • Season 1, Ep. 6 : Buridan's Ass May 20, 2014

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    Malvo executes his master plan; Lester attempts to craft a plan of his own; Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.

critic reviews ( 3 )
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  • A perfectly mixed cocktail equally parts menacing and suspenseful, washed down with surprising notes of hilarious satire and pulpy violence, FX’s version of Fargo is most certainly not a pale imitation of the gruesome dark comedy. show more

  • With an amazing ensemble driven by great performances from top to bottom, an incredibly smart writers’ room, brilliant callbacks to the original that feel more inspired than forced, and a filmmaking style that feels as cinematic as this grand Minnesotan tragedy deserves, Fargo is one of the most addictive new shows of the year. show more

  • It’s violent in ways you wouldn’t think; daring in areas you couldn’t imagine. It’s not your mother’s Fargo. But it does have the characteristics you’ve come to cherish. show more

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This Week's Episode of 'Fargo' Featured a Major Movie Crossover

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Drew Taylor on May 8th, 2014 2:00PM

If you aren't watching the new FX original series "Fargo," you're doing it wrong. A kind of parallel universe adaptation of the beloved Coen Brothers' movie of the same name, the series is deeply...

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