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.
Season 1, Episode 1
A rootless, manipulative man meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.
Season 2, Episode 8
Hanzee searches for Peggy and Ed. Dodd ends up in unfamiliar territory.
Season 3, Episode 8
Nikki struggles to survive, Emmit gets spooked and Sy joins Varga for tea.
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.
Season 1, Episode 10
Molly takes the lead, while Gus pursues a hunch. Lester manipulates a situation, and Malvo finds a new target.
Season 1, Episode 9
Lester has an unexpected encounter, Malvo changes course, and a new investigation leads Molly down a familiar path.
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.
Season 2, Episode 6
Lou and Hank try to prevent an altercation, Peggy and Ed defend their choices and the Gerhardt clan attempts to get back one of their own.
Season 2, Episode 5
Floyd takes action, and Charlie tries to prove himself. Peggy and Ed disagree about what to do next, while Lou finds himself sidelined during Ronald Reagan's campaign tour.
Season 3, Episode 6
Gloria and Winnie get closer to the truth, Emmit tries to make things right, Nikki and Ray prepare for payback and Varga cleans up a mess.
Season 2, Episode 7
Lou and Hank investigate in Fargo, The King of Breakfast visits Betsy and Molly, Floyd is summoned away and Bear questions a family member's loyalty.
Season 3, Episode 10
Gloria follows the money, Nikki plays a game and Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga.
Season 3, Episode 9
Emmit sits down with Gloria, while Nikki negotiates a deal.
East/WestNovember 14, 2020
Season 4, Episode 9
Rabbi and Satchel hit the road.
Season 1, Episode 4
When Gus tries to right a wrong, Malvo embraces his alter ego. Lester finds himself in a surprising situation, and Molly uncovers a promising lead.
Season 2, Episode 1
In 1979, an unexpected turn of events at a diner disrupts the lives of the citizens in a small Minnesota town.
Welcome to the Alternate EconomySeptember 27, 2020
Season 4, Episode 1
An uneasy peace between two Kansas City crime syndicates is threatened by an untimely death. Meanwhile, the Smutny family is caught between a rock and a hard place.
The NadirNovember 8, 2020
Season 4, Episode 8
Loy plays with fire, Josto wears his heart on his sleeve, Oraetta makes a surprising discovery and Deafy closes in on Zelmare and Swanee.
The Pretend WarOctober 11, 2020
Season 4, Episode 4
Loy retaliates, Josto asserts his leadership, Ethelrida makes a disturbing discovery and the walls begin to close in on Odis.
Camp EleganceOctober 25, 2020
Season 4, Episode 6
Loy goes on the attack, Gaetano pays the piper, Oraetta goes off the deep end, Josto challenges orders and Rabbi puts his life on the line.
Lay AwayNovember 1, 2020
Season 4, Episode 7
Josto makes a bold move, Loy battles his demons and Oraetta silences her critics.
Season 2, Episode 2
The Gerhardts get a surprising offer, and two unlikely murderers do their best to clean up their mess.
Season 1, Episode 5
When Lester has a close call, Molly makes an unorthodox decision. Gus weighs some neighborly advice, and Malvo gets what he wants.
Season 1, Episode 8
Molly faces pressure to close the case, while Lester starts to feel like a new man.
HappyNovember 22, 2020
Season 4, Episode 10
Loy forms an uneasy alliance, Odis finds peace, Josto settles the score, Ethelrida takes a risk and Oraetta gets spooked.