The Best Episodes of 'Fargo'

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Episodes of 'Fargo'

There are so many good episodes of Fargo, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Loplop" the best, or is "A Fox, a Rabbit, and a Cabbage" your favorite episode of Fargo? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Fargo are, let's rank every Fargo episode from best to worst.

Inspired by the 1996 Coen Brothers film of the same name, Fargo is a black comedy-drama series on FX that reboots each season. Season one starred Billy Bob Thornton as Lorne Malvo and Allison Tolman as Deputy Molly Solverson, while season three on Fargo saw Ewan McGregor playing twin brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy. Fargo made its debut on April 15, 2014, and has been nominated for more than 130 awards, including eight Emmys its first year when it was named "Outstanding Miniseries."

Vote up your favorite episodes of Fargo, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Fargo episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • The Castle

    The Castle

    December 7, 2015
    75 votes

    Season 2, Episode 9

    Peggy and Ed agree to follow through with their plan at the Motor Motel, Lou faces jurisdictional politics and Hanzee reports back to the Gerhardts.

  • Morton's Fork

    Morton's Fork

    June 17, 2014
    56 votes

    Season 1, Episode 10

    Molly takes the lead, while Gus pursues a hunch. Lester manipulates a situation, and Malvo finds a new target.

  • The Crocodile's Dilemma

    The Crocodile's Dilemma

    April 15, 2014
    95 votes

    Season 1, Episode 1

    A rootless, manipulative man meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.

  • Loplop


    November 30, 2015
    58 votes

    Season 2, Episode 8

    Hanzee searches for Peggy and Ed. Dodd ends up in unfamiliar territory.

  • Buridan's Ass

    Buridan's Ass

    May 20, 2014
    41 votes

    Season 1, Episode 6

    Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to craft one of his own. Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.

  • Who Rules the Land of Denial?

    Who Rules the Land of Denial?

    June 7, 2017
    53 votes

    Season 3, Episode 8

    Nikki struggles to survive, Emmit gets spooked and Sy joins Varga for tea.