Fargo (season 2)

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The second season of Fargo, an American anthology black comedy–crime drama television series created by Noah Hawley. It premiered on October 12, 2015 on FX. The ten-episode season's finale aired on December 14, 2015.

Cast[change | change source]

This season stars Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart, and Ted Danson.

Cristin Milioti, Brad Garrett, Elizabeth Marvel, Jeffrey Donovan, Rachel Keller, Zahn McClarnon, Bokeem Woodbine, and Nick Offerman all make recurring appearances. Kieran Culkin guest stars.

Plot[change | change source]

This season is a prequel to the events in its first season. In season two of Fargo, it takes place in March 1979. It is about the lives of a young couple—Peggy (Dunst) and Ed Blumquist (Plemons) as they try to cover up the hit and run and homicide of Rye Gerhardt. Ray is part of the Gerhardt crime family.

During this time, Minnesota state trooper Lou Solverson (Wilson), and Rock County sheriff Hank Larsson (Danson), investigate three homicides linked to Rye.

Reception[change | change source]

Fargo was thought to among the best television shows of 2015.[1] On Rotten Tomatoes, the second season holds a 100% score based and is thought to be the best season of the Fargo series.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dietz, Jason (December 8, 2015). "Best of 2015: Television Critic Top Ten Lists". Metacritic. Archived from the original on July 6, 2016. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  2. "Fargo: Season 2 (2015)". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on April 23, 2016. Retrieved November 9, 2015.