Fargo: Season 1

Fargo: Season 1

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In January 2006, Lorne Malvo passes through Bemidji, Minnesota and influences put-upon insurance salesman Lester Nygaard with malice and violence. Meanwhile, Deputy Molly Solverson and Duluth police officer Gus Grimly team up to solve a series of murders they believe may be linked to Malvo and Nygaard.

2014Rating: 16USAFX
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Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

The Crocodile's Dilemma

A meek, mild insurance salesman meets a rootless, manipulative stranger... More in the hospital, which initiates terrible and gruesome events that will change the salesman's life forever.

EPISODE 1.2

The Rooster Prince

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

EPISODE 1.3

A Muddy Road

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

EPISODE 1.4

Eating the Blame

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

EPISODE 1.5

The Six Ungraspables

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

EPISODE 1.6

Buridan's Ass

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

EPISODE 1.7

Who Shaves the Barber?

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

EPISODE 1.8

The Heap

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

EPISODE 1.9

A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage

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

EPISODE 1.10

Morton's Fork

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

Fargo: Season 1 | Reviews

97%140 reviews

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Clever, fun, twisted, and wildly entertaining...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Fargo commands one’s attention in the tradition of a pretty good yet ultimately impersonal beach read...

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Time Magazine

Time Magazine

Fargo feels not just like an adaptation of one Coen brothers movie but many...

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Fargo confidently stretches in a direction that is uniquely satisfying.

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Salon

Salon

A knock-off that's almost as good as the original.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Even with the flaws, "Fargo" is as solid as a Minnesota snowpack.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

It’s pretty, and at times quite funny—but it doesn’t offer a lot to chew on afterwards.

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Fargo: Season 1 | Release Details

Fargo: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.