The Best Episodes of Fargo

Morton's Fork

#1 - Morton's Fork 8.65

Season 1 - Episode 10

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

Directors: Matt Shakman
The Castle

#2 - The Castle 8.39

Season 2 - Episode 9

Peggy and Ed agree to follow through with their plan at the Motor Motel, Lou faces jurisdictional politics and Hanzee reports back to the Gerhardts.

Directors: Adam Arkin

#3 - Loplop 8.34

Season 2 - Episode 8

Hanzee searches for Peggy and Ed. Dodd ends up in unfamiliar territory.

Directors: Keith Gordon
A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage

#4 - A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage 8.34

Season 1 - Episode 9

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

Directors: Matt Shakman
The Crocodile's Dilemma

#5 - The Crocodile's Dilemma 8.29

Season 1 - Episode 1

A ruthless, manipulative man meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
Buridan's Ass

#6 - Buridan's Ass 8.24

Season 1 - Episode 6

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

Directors: Colin Bucksey

#7 - Rhinoceros 8.14

Season 2 - Episode 6

Lou and Hank try to prevent an altercation, Peggy and Ed defend their choices and the Gerhardt clan attempts to get back one of their own.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
Who Shaves the Barber?

#8 - Who Shaves the Barber? 8.11

Season 1 - Episode 7

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

Directors: Scott Winant
Eating the Blame

#9 - Eating the Blame 8.10

Season 1 - Episode 4

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

Directors: Randall Einhorn
Somebody to Love

#10 - Somebody to Love 8.08

Season 3 - Episode 10

In the season finale, Gloria follows the money, Nikki plays a game and Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga.

Did You Do This? No, You Did It!

#11 - Did You Do This? No, You Did It! 8.06

Season 2 - Episode 7

Lou and Hank investigate in Fargo, The King of Breakfast visits Betsy and Molly, Floyd is summoned away and Bear questions a family member’s loyalty.

Directors: Keith Gordon
The Heap

#12 - The Heap 8.05

Season 1 - Episode 8

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

Directors: Scott Winant
The Gift of the Magi

#13 - The Gift of the Magi 8.05

Season 2 - Episode 5

Floyd takes action, and Charlie tries to prove himself. Peggy and Ed disagree about what to do next, while Lou finds himself sidelined during Ronald Reagan’s campaign tour.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
A Muddy Road

#14 - A Muddy Road 8.03

Season 1 - Episode 3

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

Directors: Randall Einhorn

#15 - Aporia 7.98

Season 3 - Episode 9

Emmit sits down with Gloria while Nikki negotiates a deal.

The Lord of No Mercy

#16 - The Lord of No Mercy 7.97

Season 3 - Episode 6

Gloria and Winnie get closer to the truth. Emmit tries to make things right. Nikki and Ray prepare for payback. Varga cleans up a mess.

Directors: Dearbhla Walsh
The Six Ungraspables

#17 - The Six Ungraspables 7.94

Season 1 - Episode 5

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

Directors: Colin Bucksey

#18 - Palindrome 7.94

Season 2 - Episode 10

Peggy and Ed make a run for it.

Directors: Adam Arkin
Who Rules the Land of Denial?

#19 - Who Rules the Land of Denial? 7.92

Season 3 - Episode 8

Nikki struggles to survive. Emmit gets spooked. Sy joins Varga for tea.

Directors: Mike Barker
The Law of Vacant Places

#20 - The Law of Vacant Places 7.91

Season 3 - Episode 1

A petty sibling rivalry between two brothers escalates and brings chaos to a small Minnesotan community.

Directors: Noah Hawley
The Rooster Prince

#21 - The Rooster Prince 7.91

Season 1 - Episode 2

Molly begins to suspect that Lester is involved in the 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'.

Directors: Adam Bernstein
The Law of Inevitability

#22 - The Law of Inevitability 7.87

Season 3 - Episode 7

Gloria tries to work around the system. Nikki finds herself in a familiar place. Varga comes up with an alternative plan. Emmit goes to dinner.

Directors: Mike Barker
The Narrow Escape Problem

#23 - The Narrow Escape Problem 7.86

Season 3 - Episode 4

Emmit and Sy try to figure out what they've gotten themselves into, Nikki and Ray track down some collateral, and Gloria learns more about Maurice.

Directors: Michael Uppendahl
The House of Special Purpose

#24 - The House of Special Purpose 7.85

Season 3 - Episode 5

Nikki and Ray’s retaliation has consequences for Emmit. Gloria and Winnie start connecting the dots.

Directors: Dearbhla Walsh
The Myth of Sisyphus

#25 - The Myth of Sisyphus 7.83

Season 2 - Episode 3

The Gerhardts' search for Rye intensifies. Lou takes a trip to Fargo. Peggy overhears a new theory about the Waffle Hut shooter.

Directors: Michael Uppendahl