The BEST episodes of Norsemen

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

An epic sitcom set in the Viking Age. The residents of an 8th-century Viking village experience political rivalry, social change and innovations that upend their culture and way of life.

Last Updated: 5/9/2024Network: NRK1Status: Ended
223 votes

#1 - Vengeance

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/3/2017

A murderous plot against the Law Speaker returns Orm and Rufus to prominence in Norheim. Peasant farmers object to Arvid's new "protection money" tax.

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The Duel
268 votes

#2 - The Duel

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/25/2016

Earl Varg is on revenge and storms Norheim. A fate match will decide who keeps the village, if there can be peace in Norheim, and who are left on the chief throne.

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The Last Domino
216 votes

#3 - The Last Domino

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/2017

After Jarl Varg gets revenge and confiscates the map to the west, Norheim comes up with a plan for the future that doesn't include Orm, Liv or Rufus.

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236 votes

#4 - Slavebound

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/3/2017

It is called for a seminar at Jarl Varg. His leadership style is up for discussion and new values ​​are to be staggered. The romance flourishes between Arvid and Frøya, but an old flame pops up and sticks into the wheels for the relationship. The dissension of the trelleleir grows, and Kark is forced to choose the side between the new and the old trellis. Jarl Varg walks new ways to get the map to West. Arvid finds a new source of income in the concept of protection costs.

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The Raid
284 votes

#5 - The Raid

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/11/2016

The Vikings are going out on a raid to find metal to the new art project in Norheim. The slave Rufus will be responsible for the village while they're gone and gets a new title "Creative leader."

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Scrotum Whipping
144 votes

#6 - Scrotum Whipping

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/13/2020

Orm is tricked into freeing Bjørn and pays a humiliating price — but he stays alive by trading information about a map of a land to the west.

Hand Job
221 votes

#7 - Hand Job

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/3/2017

Jarl Varg demands a new pair of hands but finds that metalworking has advanced only so far by the year 791. The other slaves hurt Orm's feelings.

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The Thing
217 votes

#8 - The Thing

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/3/2017

A peasant revolt is short-lived. Arvid is a fugitive after violating the peace of the Thing. Frøya suspects Orm and Rufus of plotting with Jarl Varg.

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The Siege
282 votes

#9 - The Siege

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/18/2016

The Vikings return from the mission in the west, while Rufus wake covered in feathers and tar. It is ready for the unveiling of the art project in Norheim and the village's first theater.

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East vs West
245 votes

#10 - East vs West

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/3/2017

Arvid and the Vikings from Norheim come home with a big change from another trip to the west, while handless Jarl Varg and his soldiers struggle to find something to rob in the east. The conflict between them reflects when they meet in the market, and the tankers cook at the earl. Orm, Rufus and Liv are heading for Rome, but on the journey they meet on an old reputation that gives them a new course. The soldiers of Jarl Varg struggle with aftermaths from the raid in Norheim, and want changes in Vargnes.

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The Escape
366 votes

#11 - The Escape

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/28/2016

Rufus from Rome is struggling to present himself in his new role as slave and do not thrive with his life situation in Norheim. The positive Kark is institutionalized and try to add life to facilitate Rufus. The new life as a farm owner and husband are not quite as Arvid imagined. The search for an escaped slave reveals great magic, awaken interest in innovation in the village and forms new friendships. An event on the toilet pole takes the village to a new dramatic turn.

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The Funeral
313 votes

#12 - The Funeral

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/4/2016

Chief Olav is badly hurt and seeks advice of the shaman. The power struggle is heating up in Norheim and the feckless brother Orm sees an opportunity to lead the village in an entirely new direction.

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Thin Up Top
169 votes

#13 - Thin Up Top

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/21/2020

Sensitive about his hair loss, Varg reacts badly to a slight. In Norheim, Olav tries to make a man out of his brother Orm by betrothing him to Frøya.

Bachelor Party
159 votes

#14 - Bachelor Party

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/21/2020

Frøya strikes a bargain, leaving Orm to find a best man. Hildur is alarmed when Kark makes a lost family connection. Liv moves up in the Viking world.

Wedding and Sacrifice
147 votes

#15 - Wedding and Sacrifice

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 2/28/2020

The wedding day of Orm and Frøya arrives, but the inexperienced groom needs some premarital education. Varg discovers that an old enemy is still alive.

The Homecoming
458 votes

#16 - The Homecoming

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/21/2016

Premiere! Viking is an epic and humorous drama series set in the Viking Age. The year is 790 and we follow the everyday life of the Vikings in the village Norheim. Between power struggle, raids and battles in a tough time offers life of good friendship, celebration and love, while being challenged by new modern trends with the introduction of soft values ​​and art, bickering and jealousy, relationship problems and troublesome sibling relationship we know from modern times.

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Do You Believe in Dragons?
146 votes

#17 - Do You Believe in Dragons?

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/6/2020

The final showdown between the armies of Varg and Bjørn has a few hiccups thanks to a dragon that can't tell time and Orm's poor sense of direction.

War Table
147 votes

#18 - War Table

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/6/2020

Technical problems undermine Varg's war council strategy session. Liv plans to run off to Iceland with her ex, but a gift of jewelry changes her mind.