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Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Vikings'  

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This list features the best seasons of Vikings, listed from best to worst with pictures of season posters when available. Fans may debate which season of Vikings is the best, but each installment of the historical drama series features memorable episodes. Some Vikings seasons focus on Ragnar's rise to power and other good seasons feature more of his family.

This list of Vikings seasons has been voted on by fans from all over the world, helping to decide once and for all which collection of episodes starring Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick, and Clive Standen are the best. Season One introduced viewers to Viking Ragnar Lothbrok and his crew while later seasons focus on the adventures of his sons.

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Vikings - Season 1 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Vikings'
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The first season of Vikings premiered on March 3, 2013, and contains 9 episodes. This season focuses on Viking chieftain Ragnar Lothbrok and his crew.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Rites of Passage," "A King's Ransom," and "All Change."

Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

  • Ragnar and Rollo return from battle.
  • Ragnar battles Earl Haraldson.
  • Aslaug seduces Ragnar.
A great season?
Vikings - Season 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Vikings'
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The second season of Vikings premiered on February 27, 2014, and contains 10 episodes. This season focuses on Ragnar's rise to power.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Brother's War," "Answers in Blood," and "Unforgiven."

Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

  • Borg takes control of Kattegat.
  • Aslaug gives birth to Ragnar's son.
  • Ragnar defeats Horik.
A great season?
Vikings - Season 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Vikings'
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The fourth season of Vikings premiered on February 18, 2016, and contains 20 episodes. This season continues to focus on battles, invasions, and raids.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Kill the Queen," "What Might Have Been," and "All His Angels."

Memorable moments from Season 4 include:

  • The Vikings invade England.
  • Ragnar is punished with a pit of snakes.
  • Bjorn and Ivar contemplate next moves.
A great season?
Vikings - Season 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ranking the Best Seasons of 'Vikings'
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The third season of Vikings premiered on February 19, 2015, and contains 10 episodes. This season focuses on Ragnar and his family.

This season contains several memorable episodes including: "Scarred," "To the Gates!," and "The Dead."

Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

A great season?