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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #50 on: December 08, 2015, 03:27:25 PM »
Hank and Betsy  :-\ :'(

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #51 on: December 12, 2015, 01:45:50 AM »
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"It's just a UFO, Ed"



I love this show.

I kinda hope that's the end of the UFO. Only because I would love the writers if they were keeping this part simmering in the background just for that one great laugh.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #52 on: December 14, 2015, 02:38:42 PM »
Hell of a finish, unsurprisingly.  Hanzee rescuing who must have been the future Mr. Wrench and Mr. Numbers from those bullies was a delightful touch, too.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #54 on: May 22, 2016, 03:06:36 AM »
OH SHIT

http://deadline.com/2016/05/ewan-mcgregor-cast-lead-fargo-fx-1201760430/
That definitely has my interest. Also, smart move setting the next season in the present.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #56 on: July 11, 2016, 08:12:18 AM »
YES

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #57 on: September 20, 2016, 04:40:43 AM »
Scoot McNairy and Mary Elizabeth Winstead have joined the cast.

It's starting to get stacked.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #58 on: September 20, 2016, 05:25:52 AM »
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Re: Fargo: The Series
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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #60 on: February 22, 2017, 02:32:43 PM »
Season 3 premiers April 19th.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #61 on: March 22, 2017, 08:32:30 AM »



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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #62 on: May 29, 2017, 07:40:08 AM »
Nobody has commented on this season so far here, I am not sure if that is because people don't like it or if there is a falling off in activity here.  Either way, it's unfortunate.

I have really been enjoying this season, and in my personal opinion it has been more enjoyable to me than last season.  I thought the first season was pure brilliance, and although I did enjoy last season, I didn't like it nearly as much.  I know her character was meant to be annoying, but I found it hard to sit through the scenes with Kirsten Dunst's character.  SO ANNOYING. Also, I thought the whole UFO subplot and consequent payoff was goofy and kind of weak.  There were plenty of positives - Ted Danson's performance for one, but overall I didn't care as much for Season Two as I did for Season One.

I have been loving this season so far.  Every actor has nailed their part, Ewan McGregor has been better than I thought he would, Michael Stuhlbarg has been a revelation and David Thewlis steals every scene he is in.  As far as I am concerned, he has managed to equal Billy Bob Thornton in the creepy yet strangely compelling villain department.

Unfortunately, viewers don't appear to agree with me.

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It wasn’t a good week for FX’s “Fargo.”  After falling out of the Top 25 last week, the series stayed outside of the top of the night once again, taking another hit, falling one-tenth from its previous 0.3 to a 0.2 this time around.

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Now, it sounds like we won't get a fourth season:

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In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, FX Networks CEO John Landgraf says it’s possible that Fargo may not return for a fourth season on the network. Here are highlights:

On how far will Fargo continue: “There may never be another Fargo. Unless Noah has an idea for Fargo that he thinks he can make as good as the prior three. I think once people get to the end of this [season] they will find that it is thematically different. It’s really about the moment we live in now.”

It sounds like he is trying to make it sound like they are running out of stories to tell or something, but I am sure the real reason for his waning enthusiasm has a lot more to do with the lagging ratings.

This sucks.  As far as I am concerned, this has consistently been the best show on television as far as depth of writing, character development and acting.  If this show gets cancelled I am going to be pissed.
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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #63 on: May 29, 2017, 07:54:17 AM »
I've been enjoying it as well, and living in Calgary it's been cool to see so many recognizable spots in this season (to me anyway it seems like more than the previous two seasons). Was pretty surprising to see
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 Ray get offed


Will be a shame if this is the last season.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #64 on: May 29, 2017, 07:54:53 AM »
While I'm enjoying the season, I kinda understand if it's not connecting with people. This season just feels off and I can't provide an explanation to why I think this way.

I hope it doesn't get cancelled. I think the only chance to save it would be to get a big A list star to headline season 4. Fargo's casting has been nothing but home runs thus far.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #65 on: May 29, 2017, 08:04:38 AM »
I think Noah Hawley's involvement with Legion might have something to do with this show possibly being done. It does feel like he's pre occupied this season.

I've only seen three episodes so far, but the pacing feels off. The first two seasons were paced pretty briskly, but this feels so slow and I can't give a shit about either Ewan or the sci fi writer yet and the big event in the first episode felt pretty small compared to the crazy murder scenes in the previous season openers. David Thewlis seems like the clear standout so far and Carrie Coon is very likable. I'd enjoy it if Ray Wise would pop in again, but Mac from Always Sunny was distracting. He dropped his accent mid-way through his scenes and was basically just Mac during the bar scene which was kind of amusing.

I imagine the show will pull me in as I heard the fifth and sixth episodes are great. So, I bet I'll be changing my tune soon enough.

Second season is one of my favorite seasons of anything. Thought Dunst was terrific as was everyone in the cast and it was paced so well. The UFO stuff didn't bother me one bit.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #66 on: May 29, 2017, 08:54:45 AM »
This whole thing feels just like its been treading water for the first half of the season. I like almost all of the characters and the acting has been great, but it feels like they just keep throwing things in the way to hold things back. The sex tape, the new chief not wanting Gloria and Winnie to investigate the murder any deeper because reasons, Varga seemingly being invincible just to make something difficult for someone else.

Hopefully what happened at the end of the last episode kicks things off a bit.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #67 on: May 29, 2017, 09:25:58 AM »
This whole thing feels just like its been treading water for the first half of the season. I like almost all of the characters and the acting has been great, but it feels like they just keep throwing things in the way to hold things back. The sex tape, the new chief not wanting Gloria and Winnie to investigate the murder any deeper because reasons, Varga seemingly being invincible just to make something difficult for someone else.

Hopefully what happened at the end of the last episode kicks things off a bit.
I could see Varga suffering a similar fate Mike did last season, but among other things this isn't a show that falls under any easy predictions.

I also don't understand why they have to make the character so disgusting. Like, I wanted to change the channel when he was doing his own dentistry last week.

Michael Stuhlberg as Sy is the high point of the season for me so far. Everything he says or does is memorable ("Feminine Hygiene Deployed as a Weapon!")

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #68 on: May 29, 2017, 11:55:19 AM »
Michael Stuhlberg as Sy is the high point of the season for me so far. Everything he says or does is memorable ("Feminine Hygiene Deployed as a Weapon!")

My personal favorite is after the unfortunate incident with Varga and Sy's coffee mug:

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #69 on: June 10, 2017, 06:35:17 AM »
This whole thing feels just like its been treading water for the first half of the season. I like almost all of the characters and the acting has been great, but it feels like they just keep throwing things in the way to hold things back. The sex tape, the new chief not wanting Gloria and Winnie to investigate the murder any deeper because reasons, Varga seemingly being invincible just to make something difficult for someone else.

It's interesting to read this, because I loved the first half of the season (save for the shit with the chief, which is as cliche as cliche gets) and have been dismayed at how thoroughly things have gone off the rails since then. I couldn't even get through the last episode for how quickly and drastically it descended into trite horror movie nonsense, with all of Varga's henchmen acting like extras from The Purge instead of operatives of a multi-national conglomerate. I don't mind some element of them playing with their food - that's what makes it fun - but when you put them in animal masks for no reason and have them do run-by slashings of bound, defenseless prey, that's when I can't suspend my disbelief any longer.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #70 on: June 10, 2017, 07:33:45 AM »
I agree, the show has kind of fallen off a cliff over the past couple of episodes - which is a real shame because prior to that I was really loving this season.  There is only a couple of episodes left so I am going to see it through, but it's too bad things have taken a bit of a turn.
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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #71 on: June 10, 2017, 08:27:18 AM »
Showrunner Noah Hawley said at the ATX Television Festival yesterday that the finale of season 3 might be the last episode of the series.

http://deadline.com/2017/06/fargo-noah-hawley-series-finale-atx-1202111027/

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #72 on: June 11, 2017, 01:45:16 PM »
I thought the first half of the last episode was pretty good. I don't think the bowling alley scene really fits with what the rest of the series has been about up until this point, but I liked what was going on before that.

I just keep hoping that more season 1 characters will show up at this point.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #73 on: August 03, 2018, 05:25:39 AM »
https://variety.com/2018/tv/news/chris-rock-fargo-season-4-fx-1202894560/

Chris Rock as the head of a crime family in 1950s Kansas City sounds so bizarre that I'm extremely excited for this.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #74 on: January 10, 2020, 02:45:31 AM »


Goddamn. This has a big feel to it.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #75 on: January 10, 2020, 08:12:07 AM »
Chris Rock surviving and thriving in the fucking fifties while being cool as hell? This could be the peak of his career.


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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #76 on: January 10, 2020, 08:13:42 AM »
I think Fargo might be the best tv show of the past decade. The fact that nobody really seems to recognize its greatness makes me feel like it's the most under-appreciated at the very least.


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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #77 on: January 10, 2020, 08:30:53 AM »
Loved season one and two, could not get into season three at all. Maybe I'll give it another shot.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #78 on: January 10, 2020, 08:37:08 AM »
You probably should, the fact that this show isn't watched by everyone is a shame.

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #79 on: January 10, 2020, 08:40:02 AM »
I think 3 suffered because 1 and 2 were absolute homeruns. It got off to a slow start and if you’re calling the first two seasons 10s then it’s probably still an 8

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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #80 on: January 10, 2020, 08:43:44 AM »
I agree with that, I'd say Season 3 is closer to a 9 though. I also think Burgle is the best protagonist of all three seasons. Her character had more depth than either of the Solversons, and Carrie Coon nailed the part.


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Re: Fargo: The Series
« Reply #81 on: January 24, 2020, 10:52:01 AM »
Finished season three. Some good stuff but didn't get the "I can't wait to watch the next episode" feeling of the other two seasons. Don't think Billy Bob will be beat.