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The Best Seasons of Fargo, Ranked

Inspired by the acclaimed Coen Brothers film and full of stars like Billy Bob Thornton and Kirsten Dunst, so for all seasons of Fargo have proved to be big hits with fans and critics alike. However, which is truly the best season of Fargo? Vote below to help decide. 

What are the criteria for deciding what makes a solid Fargo season? Certainly, a good season includes whip-smart dialogue, a complex plot, and unforgettable, often morally ambiguous characters with on point Midwestern accents. Which season's murder mystery struck  you as the most intriguing? Which season finale left you certain you'd be watching again next year?

Vote for the best Fargo season below to help decide which season was the show's high point. 

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  • Season 2: Luverne
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    Fargo: Luverne (FX, 2015) is the second season of the anthology black comedy– crime drama television series, and the prequel to the first season. In March 1979, young couple Peggy (Kirsten Dunst) and Ed (Jesse Plemons) attempt to cover up the hit and run murder of a man linked to a crime family.
    • Actors: Kirsten Dunst, Patrick Wilson, Jesse Plemons, Jean Smart, Ted Danson
  • Season 1: Bemidji
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    Fargo: Bemidji (FX, 2014) is the first season of the anthology black comedy–crime drama television series. In January 2006, drifter Lorne Malvo (Billy Bob Thornton) becomes a bad influence on mild-mannered insurance salesman Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman), setting forth a series of murders throughout the city.
    • Actors: Billy Bob Thornton, Allison Tolman, Colin Hanks, Martin Freeman
  • Season 3: St. Cloud
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    Fargo: St. Cloud (FX, 2017) is the third season of the anthology black comedy– crime drama television series. In December 2010, couple Ray (Ewan McGregor) and Nikki (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) become involved in a double murder case after a robbery attempt goes wrong.
    • Actors: Ewan McGregor, Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Goran Bogdan, David Thewlis