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The adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok: the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the saga of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes.

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Vikings: The Last Act  Season 6, Episode 20

Ubbe is forced to cleanse a grave taint to the relationship with his new friends. Ivar discovers his destiny. Hvitserk continues to evolve. Series finale.
posted by porpoise on Jan 7 at 10:13 PM - 5 comments

Vikings: The Lord Giveth...  Season 6, Episode 19

Ubbe and co make new friends in the new lands, but the way was happily paved by an old one. Alfred keeps a stiff upper lip and walks into Ivar's underhanded strategies. Harald sees an old face. Ingrid and Erik play a twisted game of house.
posted by porpoise on Jan 4 at 11:03 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: It's Only Magic  Season 6, Episode 18

Ubbe and co find paradise and its inhabitantsg. Alfred gives himself a new look, but can't run from his illness. Hvitserk, as brother, knows whenever Ivar is going to be up to something. Ingrid continues to stir up trouble in Kattegat, Erik wants retribution.
posted by porpoise on Jan 4 at 10:08 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Raft of Medusa  Season 6, Episode 17

Ivar and Harald return to return to England, but not before setting a plan in motion. King Alfred begins defense with strong offense against them. Ingrid practices some traditional pharmacology. The escapees from Iceland continue on.
posted by porpoise on Jan 2 at 9:07 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Final Straw  Season 6, Episode 16

Ivar and Hvitserk return to Kattegat, have conversations with themselves. Harald drunkenly unloads on Ivar the ashes of his 'victory.' Torvi and Ubbe are on a death ship trying to find land.
posted by porpoise on Jan 2 at 8:12 PM - 0 comments

Vikings: All at Sea  Season 6, Episode 15

Ubbe makes a choice in the face of utter insanity under the Icelandic sun. Igor returns to see his uncle. In Kattegat, Erik's ambitions become ever more apparent while Gunnhild and Ingrid's relationship becomes terminally dire.
posted by porpoise on Jan 1 at 6:42 PM - 3 comments

Vikings: Lost Souls  Season 6, Episode 14

Oleg does some religion in Kiev while Igor has his own homecoming and opens up to Ivar. Harald is an ass on his way to coronation, Erik executes a lowhanded plan. Ubbe starting to accept that Iceland be crazy.
posted by porpoise on Jan 1 at 6:28 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Signal  Season 6, Episode 13

Ivar develops feelings of jealousy towards Hvitserk. Hvitserk Hvitserks (or does he?). Gunnhild and Ingrid square off. Harald does a "how do you like me now." There's a Fat Jesus analogue thrown in for some reason.
posted by porpoise on Dec 31, 2020 at 9:00 PM - 2 comments

Vikings: All Change  Season 6, Episode 12

The Rus return to Kiev, Oleg Olegs before spinning further plans. The wheels of succession start to turn in Kattegat (and Iceland [and Kiev]). Hvitserk begins a relationship with a potential BFF. Ivar is put in a difficult situation.
posted by porpoise on Dec 31, 2020 at 7:44 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: King of Kings  Season 6, Episode 11

In Norway, the battle against the Rus has had grave consequences. Ubbe learns the truth about what happened in Iceland.
posted by porpoise on Dec 31, 2020 at 6:05 PM - 3 comments

Vikings: The Best Laid Plans  Season 6, Episode 10

The one where Ivar shanks Bjorn. Midseason finale/ cliffhanger.
posted by porpoise on Feb 8, 2020 at 9:59 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: Resurrection  Season 6, Episode 9

Ubbe and Torvi are able to inexplicably meet their unknown wanderer while in Iceland; Bjorn reconsiders who his enemies truly are after Erik's scouting mission,which prompts him to being able to inexplicably convince an old nemesis to join him; Ivar inexplicably reunites with Hvitserk.
posted by porpoise on Feb 7, 2020 at 8:26 PM - 0 comments

Vikings: Valhalla Can Wait  Season 6, Episode 8

Bjorn faces a difficult decision. Ubbe and Torvi leave Kattegat, in search of new lands and perhaps old friends. Oleg's plans for the invasion of Scandinavia are taking shape, and King Harald is baffled by the origin of a mysterious raiding party.
posted by porpoise on Jan 25, 2020 at 7:02 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Ice Maiden  Season 6, Episode 7

Bjorn returns to Kattegat; Harald gains a measure of revenge on Olaf; in Kiev, interesting news reaches Ivar and Igor about Prince Dir.
posted by porpoise on Jan 18, 2020 at 7:00 PM - 2 comments

Vikings: Death and the Serpent  Season 6, Episode 6

"Bjorn is forced to act quickly in the aftermath of the election for the King of all Norway. The bandits attack Lagertha's village again, confident of victory. But when the defense boils down to single combat with Lagertha, victory for the bandits looks less certain. Back in Kattegat, haunted and paranoid, Hvitserk continues to unravel."
posted by homunculus on Jan 9, 2020 at 4:49 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: The Key   Season 6, Episode 5

Norway's Kings and Jarls arrive at Harald's territory for the election of the King of all Norway, while King Olaf is confident of the result, the election may not run as smoothly as he thinks.
posted by porpoise on Jan 8, 2020 at 8:50 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: All the Prisoners   Season 6, Episode 4

Lagertha leads her village's response to the recent attacks but despite her best efforts, when the inevitable attack comes, the consequences are tragic. Olaf has a bold new plan for the future of Norway. In Kiev, although Ivar discusses Oleg's ambitions for Scandinavia, he's actually more interested in the plight of Igor, the young heir who Oleg controls.
posted by porpoise on Dec 23, 2019 at 9:00 PM - 0 comments

Vikings: Ghosts, Gods and Running Dogs   Season 6, Episode 3

Lagertha is forced to take action; In Kiev, although Oleg continues to be friendly, Ivar is aware of the threat which Oleg poses to the vulnerable young heir to the throne; Bjorn has answered the call and come to the aid of an old enemy, and Hvitserk continues to fall apart.
posted by porpoise on Dec 14, 2019 at 4:31 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Prophet  Season 6, Episode 2

"Messengers arrive in Kattegat with news that presents Bjorn with a dilemma. As Bjorn attempts to do the right thing as ruler of Kattegat, Prince Oleg of Kiev seems untroubled by his conscience. Lagertha has settled into her new, peaceful life, but danger lurks nearby."
posted by homunculus on Dec 5, 2019 at 10:59 AM - 0 comments

Vikings: New Beginnings  Season 6, Episode 1

"Bjorn struggles with the responsibilities of kingship and finds he can't rely on his mother, Lagertha; she has other plans. Ivar falls into the hands of Kievan Rus, and in their ruthless and unpredictable ruler, Prince Oleg, he may finally have met his match."
posted by homunculus on Dec 5, 2019 at 10:58 AM - 4 comments

Vikings: The Revelation  Season 5, Episode 11

Ivar is crowned the new king of Kattegat just in time to welcome Rollo home; Bjorn, Lagertha and Ubbe must rely on unsteady alliances to survive. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Dec 1, 2018 at 5:38 PM - 4 comments

Vikings: A Simple Story  Season 5, Episode 10

The army leaders consider their options in the aftermath of the battle. In Floki's camp, all hopes of binding the community together are dashed as tragedy unfolds. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 26, 2018 at 2:29 PM - 13 comments

Vikings: A Simple Story  Season 5, Episode 9

The army leaders consider their options in the aftermath of the battle. In Floki's camp, all hopes of binding the community together are dashed as tragedy unfolds. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 24, 2018 at 9:13 PM - 0 comments

Vikings: The Joke   Season 5, Episode 8

The battle for Kattegat begins. As the two armies line up to fight, the Great Heathen Army must decide between a final plea for peace or all-out war. Floki faces discord amongst the settlers. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 22, 2018 at 8:29 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: Full Moon  Season 5, Episode 7

Bjorn returns to Kattegat to learn that an attack will take place during the next full moon; Ivar must decide if he can place his trust in a former enemy on the battlefield. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 21, 2018 at 6:38 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Message  Season 5, Episode 6

Lagertha is betrayed, and Bjorn must find a way to support the distraught queen; Floki and his settlers arrive in a new land, but it is far from what they expected. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 18, 2018 at 7:47 PM - 2 comments

Vikings: The Prisoner   Season 5, Episode 5

Ivar meets his match in Bishop Heahmund. Floki returns to Kattegat. Bjorn receives a lavish welcome in North Africa. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 13, 2018 at 6:40 PM - 1 comment

Vikings: The Plan   Season 5, Episode 4

Guided by Bishop Heahmund's visions, the Saxons devise a battle plan. Ivar the Boneless strategizes on his own as the Vikings undergo increasing pressure. Bjorn Ironside finds himself in a new territory and must convince the local commander he is a trader and not a raider. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 13, 2018 at 5:04 PM - 0 comments

Vikings: Homeland  Season 5, Episode 3

Celebrations are cut short in the aftermath of the battle at York; Ragnar Lothbrok's sons are pitted against each other as tensions reach an all-time high, and each one is forced to choose a side. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Jan 7, 2018 at 6:34 PM - 4 comments

Vikings: The Departed, Part 2  Season 5, Episode 2

Celebrations are cut short in the aftermath of the battle at York; Ragnar Lothbrok's sons are pitted against each other as tensions reach an all-time high, and each is forced to choose a side. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Dec 2, 2017 at 6:56 PM - 4 comments

Vikings: The Departed, part 1  Season 5, Episode 1

Remaining sons of Ragnar plans to retain Kattegat while Bjorne travels somewhere [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Dec 2, 2017 at 5:49 PM - 3 comments

Vikings: The Reckoning  Season 4, Episode 20

The Brothers Lothbrok fulfill their vow to revenge Rangar's death, but can anything hold them together in victory? [more inside]
posted by dnash on Feb 2, 2017 at 8:54 AM - 6 comments

Vikings: On The Eve  Season 4, Episode 19

In an action-focused episode, Ragnar's sons turn their attack to King Ecbert and Aethelwulf, while Lagertha fends off an attack on Kattegat.
posted by dnash on Jan 26, 2017 at 8:43 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: Revenge  Season 4, Episode 18

Ragnar's plan comes to fruition; the Viking army lands on the coast of Northumbria.
posted by porpoise on Jan 21, 2017 at 4:17 PM - 2 comments

Vikings: The Great Army  Season 4, Episode 17

Bjorn heads home to join his brothers as they plot a grand revenge for their father's death. Tensions arise between the brothers about what to do with Lagertha. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Jan 12, 2017 at 7:55 AM - 2 comments

Vikings: Crossings  Season 4, Episode 16

Bjorn and his fleet launch an attack in Moorish Spain. Meanwhile in Kattegat, Lagertha takes up the throne in the face of threats from Ivar.
posted by dnash on Jan 5, 2017 at 8:32 AM - 5 comments

Vikings: All His Angels  Season 4, Episode 15

Ragnar is handed over to King Aelle to meet his fate. Ivar returns to Kattegat with the news.
posted by dnash on Dec 30, 2016 at 7:24 AM - 11 comments

Vikings: In the Uncertain Hour Before the Morning  Season 4, Episode 14

Lagertha and Aslaug face off over the rulership of Kattegat. Ubbe and Sigurd aren't happy with the results. Ragnar and King Ecbert meet again, and plan to fulfill what Ragnar sees as his fate.
posted by dnash on Dec 23, 2016 at 8:54 AM - 5 comments

Vikings: Two Journeys  Season 4, Episode 13

Ragnar and Ivar wash up on the shore of Wessex with only a handful of their crew. Bjorn makes a deal with Rollo for safe passage on the shores of Francia. Lagertha decides it's time to reclaim Kattegat.
posted by dnash on Dec 15, 2016 at 5:17 AM - 5 comments

Vikings: The Vision  Season 4, Episode 12

Ragnar seeks to equip his voyage to Wessex, even while being warned that the gods have deserted him. Bjorn prepares to fulfill his dream of exploring the Mediterranean.
posted by porpoise on Dec 9, 2016 at 2:24 PM - 7 comments

Vikings: The Outsider  Season 4, Episode 11

Ragnar has returned, with a plan to return to Wessex. Bjorn already has another destination in mind, with the aid of new ships from Floki. Ivar faces a test of his manhood.
posted by dnash on Dec 1, 2016 at 2:43 PM - 9 comments

Vikings: The Last Ship  Season 4, Episode 10

Ragnar and Rollo face off at last in a climactic river battle. [more inside]
posted by dnash on Apr 22, 2016 at 4:44 AM - 7 comments

Vikings: Death All 'Round  Season 4, Episode 9

The Vikings continue hauling their boats overland toward Paris. Erlender finally attempts his revenge on Bjorn. Ecbert is crowned king of Mercia, to the consternation of former ally King Aelle. Aethelwulf and Alfred arrive in Rome and meet with Pope Leo.
posted by dnash on Apr 15, 2016 at 7:53 AM - 6 comments

Vikings: Portage  Season 4, Episode 8

An increasingly unhinged Ragnar directs his raiding party on a new plan to re-attack Paris. Young Siggurd tries to expose Harbard to Aslaug. And the court intrigues of both Wessex and Paris turn bloody.
posted by dnash on Apr 8, 2016 at 10:11 AM - 6 comments

Vikings: The Profit and the Loss  Season 4, Episode 7

Ragnar and his raiding party come up against Rollo's new defenses as they attempt to head for Paris. In Wessex, Ecbert schemes to gain the crown of Mercia. Back in Kattegat, Harbard takes advantage of the men's absence.
posted by dnash on Apr 1, 2016 at 11:32 AM - 5 comments

Vikings: What Might Have Been  Season 4, Episode 6

Ragnar and the Vikings weather a storm on their way back to Paris, where Rollo awaits them. Meanwhile in Essex, King Ecbert sends his son and grandson off on a pilgrimage to Rome.
posted by dnash on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:12 PM - 8 comments

Vikings: Promised  Season 4, Episode 5

Ragnar shares confidences and finds solace with the slave girl Yidu, even as many in Kattegat seem to have thoughts of plotting against him. More court intrigues in Wessex and Paris. Bjorn finds out who sent the berserker assassin against him. Lagertha has a special wedding day....
posted by dnash on Mar 19, 2016 at 7:52 PM - 7 comments

Vikings: Yol  Season 4, Episode 4

Bjorn faces a challenge on his return to Kattegat, and makes another stop to pick up a new companion. Ragnar spends some private time with a new slave girl. Rollo and Gisla come to a new understanding. And some more royal intrigue between Wessex and Northumbria.
posted by dnash on Mar 11, 2016 at 8:59 AM - 4 comments

Vikings: Mercy  Season 4, Episode 3

A vision leads Ragnar to release Floki. Rollo has troubles fitting in with the Franks. Bjorn continues his sojourn in the wilderness. Meanwhile in Wessex, King Ecbert and Judith re-start their affair.
posted by dnash on Mar 4, 2016 at 8:20 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: Kill The Queen  Season 4, Episode 2

As Ragnar and Floki remain at odds in Kattegat, Rollo makes great efforts in Paris to win over his new bride, Princess Gisla. Bjorn's survival skills are put to the test in the wilderness, while King Ecbert sets the task for his son Aethelwulf to rescue Queen Kwenthrith from opposing forces in Mercia.
posted by dnash on Feb 26, 2016 at 7:49 AM - 10 comments

Vikings: A Good Treason  Season 4, Episode 1

Ragnar lies at the brink of death. Bjorn orders the arrest of Floki for Athelstan's murder. Rollo adjusts to his new life as a Frankish noble, and Gisla his new wife tries to adjust to him. Kalf and Lagertha announce they will rule Hereby as co-Earls.
posted by dnash on Feb 21, 2016 at 8:43 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: The Dead  Season 3, Episode 10

Ragnar's conversion to Christianity causes unrest as the vikings return to Kattegat after the defeat in Wessex. Ragnar places his trust in those who have stayed by his side all this time. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 25, 2015 at 10:07 AM - 14 comments

Vikings: Breaking Point  Season 3, Episode 9

The Vikings hit Paris with a second, more considered, assault. Emperor Charles dithers. Rollo kicks arse. Ecbert does the dirty. [more inside]
posted by unliteral on Apr 17, 2015 at 3:50 AM - 16 comments

Vikings: To The Gates!  Season 3, Episode 8

The vikings attack the gates and storm the walls of Paris. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Apr 10, 2015 at 7:04 PM - 8 comments

Vikings: Paris  Season 3, Episode 7

The viking fleet sails up the Seine and establish camp within eyesight of the prize of Paris. Within the Parisian walls, the king of West Francia, grandson of Charlemagne, makes the decision at the urging of his daughter, to remain in the city despite the threat of attack. In Wessex, King Ecbert sends his son to Mercia to remind its ruler of its vassal state status. Also, Ragnar places Floki in charge of the attack on the city.
posted by Atreides on Apr 6, 2015 at 6:46 AM - 9 comments

Vikings: Born Again  Season 3, Episode 6

Planning for the attack on Paris is underway, and Aethelstan meets Ragnar's original source of information concerning the lands to the West. In Wessex, Lady Judith gives birth to a son named Alfred, whom King Ecbert believes may have special importance. Meanwhile, Aethelstan has a religious experience and declares himself a born again Christian, which leads to problems among the rest of the viking community, particularly Floki.
posted by Atreides on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:06 AM - 11 comments

Vikings: The Usurper  Season 3, Episode 5

The Vikings return from England to discover a surprising death and news of the visit by the Wanderer. Lagertha learns of her usurpation by Kalf and demands Ragnar take action to remove the traitor from her place of power. Back in Wessex, Aethelwulf discovers his wife has been unfaithful, while King Ecbert puts yet another plan into motion concerning the Viking settlement.
posted by Atreides on Mar 30, 2015 at 7:01 AM - 5 comments

Vikings: Scarred  Season 3, Episode 4

Ragnar and his warriors return to King Ecbert's court with the Princess Kwenthrith and her brother, leaving one battlefield for another. Ecbert requests both Athelstan and Lagertha to remain in Wessex, while Ragnar sets his eyes for home. Back in Kattegat, the Wanderer and Queen Aslaug increasingly spend more time togther, while Siggy watches with growing disapproval.
posted by Atreides on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:27 AM - 4 comments

Vikings: Warrior's Fate  Season 3, Episode 3

King Ecbert visits the developing Viking settlement as the first harvest is sown. [more inside]
posted by porpoise on Mar 6, 2015 at 9:56 PM - 7 comments

Vikings: The Wanderer  Season 3, Episode 2

The farmers settle in at Wessex, politics complicate the situation in Hedeby, and dreams trouble the women left behind in Kategat. [more inside]
posted by suelac on Feb 28, 2015 at 11:16 PM - 4 comments

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