The Best Episodes of Lilyhammer

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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.

Ghosts

#1 - Ghosts

Season 2 - Episode 8

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.

star 8.25
188 votes
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Jadranko Mehic
Loose Ends

#2 - Loose Ends

Season 3 - Episode 8

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.

star 8.21
131 votes
Trolls

#3 - Trolls

Season 1 - Episode 8

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.

star 8.19
229 votes
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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Pack Your Lederhosen

#4 - Pack Your Lederhosen

Season 1 - Episode 6

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

star 8.16
243 votes
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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Out of Africa

#5 - Out of Africa

Season 2 - Episode 2

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.

star 8.13
227 votes
Directors: Simen Alsvik
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Jadranko Mehic
The Babysitter

#6 - The Babysitter

Season 1 - Episode 7

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.

star 8.12
234 votes
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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The Midwife

#7 - The Midwife

Season 1 - Episode 4

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.

star 8.09
288 votes
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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The Flamingo

#8 - The Flamingo

Season 1 - Episode 2

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.

star 8.06
336 votes
Directors: Simen Alsvik
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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Guantanamo Blues

#9 - Guantanamo Blues

Season 1 - Episode 3

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.

star 8.04
298 votes
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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My Kind of Town

#10 - My Kind of Town

Season 1 - Episode 5

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.

star 8.02
265 votes
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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The Black Toe

#11 - The Black Toe

Season 2 - Episode 4

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.

star 7.99
197 votes
Directors: Ole Endresen
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Jadranko Mehic
Milwall Brick

#12 - Milwall Brick

Season 2 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.93
234 votes
Directors: Simen Alsvik
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Helena Nielsen
The Freezer

#13 - The Freezer

Season 2 - Episode 7

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.

star 7.92
181 votes
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Thomas H. Solli
Reality Check

#14 - Reality Check

Season 1 - Episode 1

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

star 7.91
417 votes
Directors: Simen Alsvik
Writers: Anne Bjørnstad, Eilif Skodvin
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Fiddler's Green

#15 - Fiddler's Green

Season 2 - Episode 3

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.

star 7.85
208 votes
Directors: Ole Endresen
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Thomas H. Solli
The Homecoming

#16 - The Homecoming

Season 3 - Episode 3

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

star 7.83
121 votes
Special Education

#17 - Special Education

Season 2 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.80
182 votes
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Thomas H. Solli
Foreign Affairs

#18 - Foreign Affairs

Season 3 - Episode 2

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.

star 7.77
119 votes
The Island

#19 - The Island

Season 2 - Episode 5

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.

star 7.75
192 votes
Directors: Ole Endresen
Writers: Eilif Skodvin, Steven Van Zandt, Helena Nielsen
Tommy

#20 - Tommy

Season 3 - Episode 5

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

star 7.74
119 votes
The Funeral

#21 - The Funeral

Season 3 - Episode 7

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

star 7.73
122 votes
The Mind Is Like A Monkey

#22 - The Mind Is Like A Monkey

Season 3 - Episode 4

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

star 7.72
117 votes
The Minstrel Boy

#23 - The Minstrel Boy

Season 3 - Episode 6

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.

star 7.70
122 votes
Tiger Boy

#24 - Tiger Boy

Season 3 - Episode 1

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.

star 7.61
152 votes