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Vikings: The Last Act  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Lord Giveth...  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 1 comment

Vikings: It's Only Magic  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Raft of Medusa  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Final Straw  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 0 comments

Vikings: All at Sea  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 3 comments

Vikings: Lost Souls  Season 6, Ep 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, 2021 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Signal  Season 6, Ep 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 - 2 comments

Vikings: All Change  Season 6, Ep 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 - 1 comment

Vikings: King of Kings  Season 6, Ep 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 - 3 comments

Vikings: The Best Laid Plans  Season 6, Ep 10

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

Vikings: Resurrection  Season 6, Ep 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 - 0 comments

Vikings: Valhalla Can Wait  Season 6, Ep 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 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Ice Maiden  Season 6, Ep 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 - 2 comments

Vikings: Death and the Serpent  Season 6, Ep 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 - 7 comments

Vikings: The Key   Season 6, Ep 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 - 1 comment

Vikings: All the Prisoners   Season 6, Ep 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 - 0 comments

Vikings: Ghosts, Gods and Running Dogs   Season 6, Ep 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 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Prophet  Season 6, Ep 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 - 0 comments

Vikings: New Beginnings  Season 6, Ep 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 - 4 comments

Movie: Outlander

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.
posted by porpoise on Aug 16, 2019 - 6 comments

Vikings: The Revelation  Season 5, Ep 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 - 4 comments

Norsemen: Seasons 1 & 2, It's good to be the chieftain?  Season 1, Ep 0

Waiting for the return of Game of Thrones? Missing the awkward comedy of The Office? Check out Norsemen on Netflix! [more inside]
posted by Hermeowne Grangepurr on Oct 25, 2018 - 12 comments

Vikings: A Simple Story  Season 5, Ep 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 - 13 comments

Vikings: A Simple Story  Season 5, Ep 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 - 0 comments

Vikings: The Joke   Season 5, Ep 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 - 1 comment

Vikings: Full Moon  Season 5, Ep 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 - 1 comment

The NFL Today: AFC/NFC Championship Games  Season 44, Ep 1

Jaguaras/Patriots & Vikings/Eagles [more inside]
posted by skewed on Jan 21, 2018 - 39 comments

Vikings: The Message  Season 5, Ep 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 - 2 comments

Vikings: The Prisoner   Season 5, Ep 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 - 1 comment

Vikings: The Plan   Season 5, Ep 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 - 0 comments

Vikings: Homeland  Season 5, Ep 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 - 4 comments

Vikings: The Departed, Part 2  Season 5, Ep 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 - 4 comments

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

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

Vikings: The Reckoning  Season 4, Ep 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 - 6 comments

Vikings: On The Eve  Season 4, Ep 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 - 9 comments

Vikings: Revenge  Season 4, Ep 18

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

Vikings: The Great Army  Season 4, Ep 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 - 2 comments

Vikings: Crossings  Season 4, Ep 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 - 5 comments

Vikings: All His Angels  Season 4, Ep 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 - 11 comments

Vikings: In the Uncertain Hour Before the Morning  Season 4, Ep 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 - 5 comments

Vikings: Two Journeys  Season 4, Ep 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 - 5 comments

Vikings: The Vision  Season 4, Ep 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 - 7 comments

Vikings: The Outsider  Season 4, Ep 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 - 9 comments

Vikings: The Last Ship  Season 4, Ep 10

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

Vikings: Death All 'Round  Season 4, Ep 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 - 6 comments

Vikings: Portage  Season 4, Ep 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 - 6 comments

Vikings: The Profit and the Loss  Season 4, Ep 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 - 5 comments

Vikings: What Might Have Been  Season 4, Ep 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 - 8 comments

Vikings: Promised  Season 4, Ep 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 - 7 comments

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