The BEST episodes of Lilyhammer

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

Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was intrigued by Lillehammer when he saw television images of the Winter Olympics in 1994, and therefore chooses to start his new life there. The transition from being a feared and respected gangster in New York, to become an unemployed immigrant in Norway, is not simple. Frank discovers that to get up and in the Norwegian rural society, he must resort to the old, ruthless methods.

Last Updated: 1/1/1970Network: NRK1Status: Ended
188 votes

#1 - Ghosts

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/11/2013

A familiar face from the old days shows up in Norway, forcing Frank to return to his New York roots for two very different types of family reunions.

Loose Ends
131 votes

#2 - Loose Ends

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/17/2014

Frank needs to put a stop to Tommy with help from the Family. Torgeir decides to retire, and Jan's past is coming after him.

229 votes

#3 - Trolls

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 3/14/2012

Frank's attempt to rescue Sigrid's son leads to a spectacular shoot out and a series of shocking revelations that change both his old and new lives.

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Pack Your Lederhosen
243 votes

#4 - Pack Your Lederhosen

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/29/2012

Flush with cash, Frank buys a new penthouse and invites Sigrid to move in, while Geir's colleagues get bad news and Mafia hitmen arrive

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Out of Africa
227 votes

#5 - Out of Africa

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/30/2013

Frank finds out some interesting facts about the swim instructor. He illegally acquires two more crew members. Both the police and some British criminals take a special interest in the Ferrari.

Directors: Simen Alsvik
The Babysitter
234 votes

#6 - The Babysitter

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 3/7/2012

The police chief suspects Frank is the link between a murder and a mysterious beating; Frank beefs up security when he learns he's in jeopardy.

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The Midwife
288 votes

#7 - The Midwife

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/15/2012

Sigrid learns some surprising news, Frank's deal sours when his partner's son converts to Islam, and Geir stumbles on a clue to Frank's identity.

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The Flamingo
336 votes

#8 - The Flamingo

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/1/2012

Frank falls for his language teacher Sigrid and opens a nightclub that's a big hit, but he draws unwanted attention from the police and a biker gang.

Directors: Simen Alsvik
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Guantanamo Blues
298 votes

#9 - Guantanamo Blues

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/8/2012

Now a successful local businessman, Frank joins a lucrative real estate deal but his plans are thwarted by the police, who believe he's a terrorist.

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My Kind of Town
265 votes

#10 - My Kind of Town

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/22/2012

Frank has a fight over a baby carriage but makes a deal to exit his real estate investment; Frank's enemies get an unexpected lead on his location.

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The Black Toe
197 votes

#11 - The Black Toe

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/13/2013

Frank will be chosen as this year's enthusiast and get "Flame prize" - which opens new doors in Lillehammer districts. But there are dark clouds on the horizon when someone finds out about Frank's true identity.

Directors: Ole Endresen
Milwall Brick
234 votes

#12 - Milwall Brick

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/23/2013

Frank has to find a way to rename his twins before they are baptized. Meanwhile, Torgeir and the boys find themselves facing serious consequences after they wreck a Ferrari. Sigrid appears to have a new love interest.

Directors: Simen Alsvik
The Freezer
181 votes

#13 - The Freezer

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/4/2013

A farmer's debt is paid with the deed to a reindeer herd, giving Frank a business idea; Frank meets a new love interest; Jan must flee the country.

Reality Check
417 votes

#14 - Reality Check

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/25/2012

Frank becomes Norwegian citizen "Giovanni Henriksen," meets his neighbor the chief of police, and clashes with his new country's bureaucratic culture.

Directors: Simen Alsvik
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Fiddler's Green
208 votes

#15 - Fiddler's Green

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/6/2013

The Brits want revenge and make several attempts to get it. Johnny is left watching the kids and decides he wants to have them start kindergarten early. The police are in the market for a new chief.

Directors: Ole Endresen
The Homecoming
121 votes

#16 - The Homecoming

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/12/2014

Frank and Torgeir have managed to free Roar from the Brazilian jail but, back in Lillehammer, the Lithuanian gang is causing trouble.

Special Education
182 votes

#17 - Special Education

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/27/2013

Torgeir and Roar uncover some unpleasant truths about their mother's fiancee. Frank approaches Tommy to give him the location of his accomplices so that they can be dealt with. Complications arise at the twins' school prompting Frank to take action. Meanwhile the sheriff and Frank seem to reach an amicable agreement. Jan encounters Randi and the consequences are severe.

Foreign Affairs
119 votes

#18 - Foreign Affairs

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/5/2014

Roar is in trouble in Brazil. Frank and Torgeir get involved and both the Norwegian diplomacy and the Brazilian judiciary system have a new unfamiliar force to contend with.

The Island
192 votes

#19 - The Island

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/20/2013

Frank and the PST agent travel to Oslo to visit Tommy in prison and ask for his help in recovering personal information. The new sheriff who knows the agent spots them together and it gets her attention. While Johnny is away, Jan gets caught with a lady by Randi who picks up her old habits. Torgeir and Roar wake up to a visit from their mother and her new man causing friction between the two brothers. Frank returns to The Flamingo and is somewhat surprised by the events that took place in his absence. The gang and a few new faces track down what Frank has been looking for but discover that is is not easily attainable.

Directors: Ole Endresen
119 votes

#20 - Tommy

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/26/2014

An American mobster on a book tour in Scandinavia is at risk of assassination. Trouble knocks on Frank's door.

The Funeral
122 votes

#21 - The Funeral

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/10/2014

Tommy has broken away from Frank and started his own operation. In the meanwhile, Sigfrid's father is killed. Frank will need to handle both problems

The Mind Is Like A Monkey
117 votes

#22 - The Mind Is Like A Monkey

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/19/2014

The 20th anniversary of the Lillehammer Olympics is coming up. Will Torgeir get his childhood dream fullfilled?

The Minstrel Boy
122 votes

#23 - The Minstrel Boy

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/3/2014

Frank sees the value in having a mobster such as Tommy in the gang. However, Tommy is struggling to cope with Norway's high costs and goes behind Frank's back to earn a living. Roar is in trouble again in Brazil.

Tiger Boy
152 votes

#24 - Tiger Boy

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/29/2014

It's New Year's Eve in Lillehammer. Frank is getting ready to party when, through the window, he sees a young woman in distress and decides to rescue her. But soon it's Frank who needs rescue.