Fargo

The BEST episodes of Fargo

Every episode of Fargo ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Fargo!

Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, North Dakota.

Last Updated: 8/5/2022Network: FX
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Morton's Fork
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8.57
5617 votes

#1 - Morton's Fork

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/17/2014

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

Directors: Matt Shakman
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The Castle
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8.34
4238 votes

#2 - The Castle

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/7/2015

In an attempt to stop the Kansas City mob, the police decide to use Ed and Peggy as bait. Hanzee betrays the Gerhardts and takes revenge.

Directors: Adam Arkin
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Loplop
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8.27
4284 votes

#3 - Loplop

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/30/2015

Ed and Peggy hold Dodd hostage in a secluded cabin and try to strike up a deal with the Gerhardts, while Hanzee attempts to hunt them down.

Directors: Keith Gordon
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A Fox, a Rabbit and a Cabbage
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8.26
5352 votes

#4 - A Fox, a Rabbit and a Cabbage

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/10/2014

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

Directors: Matt Shakman
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Buridan's Ass
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8.20
5768 votes

#5 - Buridan's Ass

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/20/2014

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

Directors: Colin Bucksey
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The Crocodile's Dilemma
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8.19
8168 votes

#6 - The Crocodile's Dilemma

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/15/2014

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

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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Rhinoceros
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8.14
4357 votes

#7 - Rhinoceros

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/16/2015

With Ed and Charlie in custody, the Gerhardts arrive at the police station, forcing Lou and Hank to try and prevent any more bloodshed.

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
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Who Shaves the Barber?
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8.06
5670 votes

#8 - Who Shaves the Barber?

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/27/2014

Molly recuperates from her injury, while Malvo looks to dispatch a syndicate in Fargo. Lester continues his descent into darkness with the unfolding of his plan.

Directors: Scott Winant
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Did You Do This? No, You Did It!
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8.03
4191 votes

#9 - Did You Do This? No, You Did It!

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/23/2015

The police bring in Floyd for questioning, in an attempt to make her talk. Bear goes on a ride with Simone. Karl keeps an eye on Lou's family.

Directors: Keith Gordon
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Eating the Blame
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8.02
6154 votes

#10 - Eating the Blame

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/6/2014

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
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The Gift of the Magi
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8.02
4193 votes

#11 - The Gift of the Magi

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/9/2015

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

Directors: Jeffrey Reiner
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The Heap
star
7.99
5476 votes

#12 - The Heap

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/3/2014

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

Directors: Scott Winant
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Somebody to Love
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7.97
3644 votes

#13 - Somebody to Love

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 6/21/2017

Gloria follows the money. Nikki plays a game. Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga.

Directors: Keith Gordon
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A Muddy Road
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7.96
6227 votes

#14 - A Muddy Road

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/29/2014

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
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The Lord of No Mercy
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7.91
3841 votes

#15 - The Lord of No Mercy

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 5/24/2017

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
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Palindrome
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7.90
4069 votes

#16 - Palindrome

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/14/2015

In the events following the motel massacre, Hanzee goes after Ed and Peggy.

Directors: Adam Arkin
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Aporia
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7.89
3769 votes

#17 - Aporia

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 6/14/2017

Emmit sits down with Gloria. Nikki negotiates a deal.

Directors: Keith Gordon
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The Six Ungraspables
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7.88
5909 votes

#18 - The Six Ungraspables

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/13/2014

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
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The Rooster Prince
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7.88
6852 votes

#19 - The Rooster Prince

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 4/22/2014

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

Directors: Adam Bernstein
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The Law of Inevitability
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7.86
3810 votes

#20 - The Law of Inevitability

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/31/2017

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
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The Law of Vacant Places
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7.84
5179 votes

#21 - The Law of Vacant Places

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/19/2017

A twisted sibling rivalry leads to murder, mobsters and cutthroat competitive bridge in a small Midwestern town.

Directors: Noah Hawley
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Who Rules the Land of Denial?
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7.83
3779 votes

#22 - Who Rules the Land of Denial?

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/7/2017

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

Directors: Mike Barker
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The Myth of Sisyphus
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7.83
4421 votes

#23 - The Myth of Sisyphus

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/26/2015

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

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Fear and Trembling
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7.81
4412 votes

#24 - Fear and Trembling

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/2/2015

The Gerhardts respond to Kansas City's proposal, while Hanzee finds a new lead in Rye's disappearance. Lou questions Ed and Peggy.

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The House of Special Purpose
star
7.81
3889 votes

#25 - The House of Special Purpose

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 5/17/2017

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

Directors: Dearbhla Walsh
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