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A 2014 American dark comedy-crime drama television series inspired by the 1996 film of the same name written and directed by the Coen brothers, who are executive producers on the series.

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Is Ray Wise's character in Fargo Season 3 real or the character's imagination?

Ray Wise plays a recurring role in Fargo season 3, the two scenes to point out is when he meets Gloria on the plane to L.A. and when he speaks with Nikki at the bowling alley and helps her out with a ...
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Fargo season 2 episode 8: is the letter on the refrigerator anachronistic?

At about ten minutes into Fargo season 2 episode 8 ("Loplop"), Hanzee sees (and takes) from the Blumquist's refrigerator a letter from a hotel confirming Constance Heck's reservation: This ...
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Why does Odis do this?

In the episode the Nadir, having cornered the escaped prisoners Zelmare and Swanee, US Marshall Wickware asks the local detective Odis Weff to handcuff the escapees while he holds them at gunpoint -- ...
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Fargo S1 main character connected to the movie?

Is there a connection between the character, Molly Solverson and any other character of the Fargo movie? I wonder if there is a connection between Marge Gunderson and Molly Solverson, like heritage or ...
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Significance of Room 203

I've seen a couple movies/shows recently which featured events that happened in a hotel room, and it seems a little specific to be coincidental but it was room 203 in both cases. In particular Season ...
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Banker or Bunker?

During the dialogue between Emmit Stussy and V.M. Varga in Emmit's study in the Fargo season 3 episode "The Narrow Escape Problem", Varga lectures him on wealth and says something like It's a ...
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What do the Asian women in bathing suit holding fishes pictures on Molly's computer mean?

In Fargo series, episode Eating the Blame (S01E04), when getting back on her computer, Molly briefly sees Asian women in bathing suit holding fishes pictures on her computer appearing for a few ...
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What about Rye Gerhardt shoe in the tree?

I am curious about Rye Gerhardt loosing his shoe in the first episode of Season 2, and it appears in a branch of a tree. Do you know what happened? Is it possible to be related to the UFO appearance?...
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Relation between Fargo season 2 and the movie

What is the relation between the characters in Fargo Season 2 and the movie characters?
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Does Hanzee kill the boys off screen?

In the TV show Fargo season 2, Hanzee is seen pulling his knife out and walking towards two boy bullies. The scene can be seen here: Starting from 2:11 Does it suggest Hanzee actually kill those ...
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In Fargo season 2, what does The Undertaker plan to do with Mike Milligan?

In season two of the TV show Fargo, Mike has been dispatched to take care of business but he fails to deliver. The Undertaker is sent to him, this person has two companions with him. My question is: ...
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Meaning and purpose of the flying saucer in Fargo season 2

In season two of Fargo, a flying saucer appears twice (once in the first episode and once in the 9th). Its sight changes twice the way things were going to happen and I found it very weird since the ...
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A car working without fuel in the last episode of Fargo S3? [closed]

In the last episode of Fargo 3rd season, we see Emmit Stussy running out of fuel. But, after the action I won't describe to not spoil anyone, he entered his car and ... it worked again, magically. My ...
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Who is Mr. Wrench working for at the season 3 ending of Fargo?

In the episode Somebody to Love (S03E10) of Fargo, we can see that five years after the main action 5 years earlier, Nikki Swango leaves the suitcase of 2 million dollars (minus a few hundreds) to ...
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In five minutes that door is going to open, and a man... will tell me I am free to go

The following contains information about the final episode of Fargo Season 3. In the final scene of Fargo Season 3 Varga has been detained by homeland security, and is being interviewed by Burgle. ...
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What's the meaning of the first scene in Fargo S03E01?

The first episode of the third season of Fargo opens with a scene taking place in Germany in 1988. The two characters involved in that scene are never talked about again in the rest of the season. ...
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How do we know the names of the hitmen from Fargo?

Only time the names Wrench and Mr. Numbers were mentioned was by Fargo guy (season 01 episode 06) and he said that two assets named Wrench and Mr. Numbers were sent for him but does not specify which ...
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How did Lester know Malvo's name?

In episode 5 of Fargo season 1, Lester told Mr. Numbers the (possible) real name of the character played by Billy Bob, i.e. Lorne Malvo. Now I don't recall Lorne Malvo to ever reveal his name to ...
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What is this machine/instrument in Fargo?

This is from the first episode of season 1 of Fargo. At the very end of the episode Molly is having a conversation with Lou (her dad) while they are unloading some instruments from the back of their ...
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Are Ray and Emmit Stussy twin brothers?

In the Season 3 of Fargo, Ewan McGregor plays two characters, the Stussy brothers. Ray Emmit (on the right) Different sources disagree as Rolling Stone says: Ewan McGregor makes his debut in the ...
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What is Mike Milligan's new job at the end of Fargo Season 2?

This part of Fargo's episode Palindrome (S02E10) is not clear to me. The gangster enforcer Mike Milligan goes back to his base at Kansas City and a clerk boss shows him his new office and talks about ...
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Why a negative depiction of Reagan?

In the Fargo episode The Gift of the Magi Ronald Reagan (portrayed by Bruce Campbell) is campaigning for presidency and Lou works as his security detail. They have a conversation in the toilet where ...
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What's the common thread between Fargo and Shut Eye?

I started watching Shut Eye on hulu and I realized some actors from the Fargo series on FX are in it, Jeffrey Donovan and Angus Sampson. I don't believe in coincidences but I can't find a producer or ...
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In Fargo, why is the 180° rule broken during this scene?

In episode 3 of Fargo, titled "A Muddy Road", the 180° rule is broken during this particular scene, at about 43 minutes into the episode (according to HULU). I couldn't find a clip of the scene online....
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Where's the actual Palindrome in the season two finale of Fargo?

How did season 2 episode 10 of Fargo, titled "Palindrome," get its title? I've read | several | recaps. Only one mentions the meaning of the word (spelled the same forward as backward, such as "madam"...
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Is Peggy really to blame for all those dead people?

The second season of the excellent FX series Fargo aired its season finale last night. In a series packed with great characterizations and plot twists, there was one I was disappointed with. In the ...
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Was Hanzee at the Motor Motel before the police cavalcade arrived?

In Fargo, Season 2, Episode 9, "The Castle", the police decide to maintain Ed Blumquist's meeting with Mike Milligan at the Motor Motel. This is after Hanzee Dent has already absconded with a car and ...
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What's the meaning of the hangman game in the phone booth in Fargo?

In the latest episode of Fargo "Loplop" (S02E08), there is a hangman game in the window of the phone booth that Ed Blumquist uses to call the Gerhardt family. What is the answer to this puzzle and ...
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How did Gus solve Malvo's riddle?

In the TV series Fargo, Malvo poses the question why people see more shades of green than any other colour and you'll know who I am. During the last episode Gus is waiting to kill him and says "I ...
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Is the money meant to link Fargo the TV series and Fargo the movie?

Early in episode 4 of season 1 of the TV series Fargo we see a flashback scene explaining some of a character's history. The car of character Stavros Milos breaks down in a snow swept remote road. He ...
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Why did Lester follow Lorne Malvo?

In the TV series Fargo, why did lester go behind Lorne Malvo when they meet after 1 year in the bar at Las Vegas even after Malvo threatens him to walk away?
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In Fargo, why did the police ignore that Chumph was duct-taped to the chair?

Why was no attention made in Fargo about Malvo's accomplice, Chumph, being duct taped to a chair and a gun duct taped to his hand? This would be proof there was someone else in town, doing bad things. ...
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The meaning of the adopted African boy in Fargo?

In the TV show Fargo Police Chief Bill Oswalt (Bob Odenkirk) adopts an african boy towards the end of the series. It is mentioned in one scene where he introduces him to Molly. The boy explains that ...
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What is the significance of the wolf in last episode of the first season of "Fargo"?

In the last episode of the first season of Fargo, Gus is driving a car when he suddenly spots a wolf in the middle of the road. This makes him stop the Car and also coincidentally identify Malvo's ...
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Why Did Lester Frame His Nephew?

Why did Lester frame his nephew in Fargo? As if it wasn't sociopathic enough to frame his brother. I wonder why it was necessary to go to the extra trouble to go all the way upstairs and plant ...
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Did Malvo Kill the Car Salesman?

Near the end of the last episode of Fargo, the car salesman pleads for his life, telling Malvo that he has a little girl at home. Does he make it? The show doesn't explicitly show the outcome either ...
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Truth in advertising; Fargo claims of being a true story [duplicate]

Isn't it against the law to blatantly lie to the viewing public? If the TV series Fargo is not true then why do they say it is?
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What does Grimly's neighbor say to Lorne Malvo?

In Fargo Episode 5 of Season 1 ("The Six Ungraspables"), Grimly's strange neighbor catches Malvo sitting in his car before Grimly's house listening in on his daughter's conversation with a walky-talky....
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Why did Malvo do the things he did to Stavros Milos?

Lorne Malvo was sent to find out who was blackmailing Stavros Milos. But instead why did he end up doing the things he did: take over the blackmail scheme and torment Stavros by exploiting his extreme ...
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Why did they make Molly Single?

In the 2014 TV adaptation of the 1996 movie "Fargo" by the Coen Brothers, one of the main characters, the female police officer Molly Solverson, is investigating a strange series of crimes happening ...
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Why does FX's Fargo have a 1h13m airtime?

FX's new Fargo TV series airs from 10 PM to 11:13 PM, Eastern. Why? I'm positive they could trim enough from each episode to make it fit a normal one-hour timeslot, and I doubt it'd be too hard to ...
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Are the events depicted in FX's Fargo TV series really true?

The first episode of FX's Fargo series begins with the disclaimer- THIS IS A TRUE STORY. The events depicted took place in Minnesota in 2006. At the request of the survivors, the names have ...
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