Fargo is a drama TV show that premiered on the FX network in 2014
Fargo is a black comedy and crime thriller TV series. It is inspired by the spectacular movie of the same name which was released in 1996. The writers and directors of the movie “Fargo” also serve as executive producers on this series along side Noah Hawley, the writer.
Fargo follows the anthology format having each season with a different story set in a different era and with a completely different set of characters and cast; noting that in minor cases, some characters overlap. Each story follows loosely the same timeline as with the original film.
The first season is set in the town of Bemidji, Minnesota in 2006. The story is about Lester Nygaard an insurance salesman who gets involved in a series of murders after meeting with the violent Lorne Malvo who happens to pass through this town and their paths cross. Deputy Molly Solverson teams up with a police officer from Duluth county in North Dakota to unravel the mystery behind the murders and link the suspects.
This season is set in 1979 and events take place in the county of Luverne, Minnesota. A beautician Peggy Blumquist gets involved along with her husband in crime war when she tries to cover up a hit and run accident. State trooper Lou Solverson and his father in law, Sheriff Hank Larsson connect the dots and follow the trail of the murders.
Rivalry between the Stussy brothers from Minnesota leads to an accidental murder along the way. Coupled with the appearance of a shady character V.M Varga who becomes intertwined in the murders, things go out of hand and end up in a spiral of conspiracies and homicides. Former Eden Valley police chief is on the trail of the murderers to unravel those events.
The show has received lots of critical acclaim and has earned its spot as one of the best TV shows for both of critics and viewers alike. It is now on hiatus and fans are waiting for the shows return anxiously.
This is a show that we highly recommend! You can try watching the movie first to get a feel of this TV Show
Run Dates: 2014 -present
Series Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Kirsten Dunst, Ewan McGregor, Ted Danson