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Fargo: Season 3 (2017)

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Critic Consensus: Thanks in part to a memorable dual performance from Ewan McGregor, Fargo mostly maintains the sly wit and off-kilter sensibility it displayed in its first two seasons.

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Air date: Apr 19, 2017
Air date: Apr 26, 2017
Air date: May 3, 2017
Air date: May 10, 2017
Air date: May 17, 2017
Air date: May 24, 2017
Air date: May 31, 2017
Air date: Jun 7, 2017
Air date: Jun 14, 2017
Air date: Jun 21, 2017

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Set in 2010, the third installment of Fargo centers on "Emmit" and his slightly younger brother "Ray Stussy" (Ewan McGregor). Emmit, the Parking Lot King of Minnesota, sees himself as an American success story, whereas Ray is more of a cautionary tale. Forever living in his more successful brother's shadow, Ray is a balding ad pot-bellied parole officer with a huge chip on his shoulder about the hand he's been dealt -- and he blames his brother. Their sibling rivalry follows a twisted path that … More

Genre: Drama
Network: FX
Premiere Date: Apr 19, 2017
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Cast

Carrie Coon
as Gloria Burgle
David Thewlis
as V.M. Vargas
Ewan McGregor
as Emmit Stussy; Ray St...
Mark Forward
as Donny Mashman
Jim Gaffigan
as Donny Mashman
Scoot McNairy
as Maurice LeFay
Shea Whigham
as Moe Dammick
Karan Soni
as Dr. Homer Gilruth
Brad Mann
as Gale Kitchen
Fred Melamed
as Howard Zimmerman
Thomas Mann
as Thaddeus Mobley
Hamish Linklater
as Larue Dollars
Olivia Sandoval
as Winnie Lopez
Goran Bogdan
as Yuri Gurka
Graham Verchere
as Nathan Burgle
Andy Yu
as Meemo
Mary McDonnell
as Ruby Goldfarb
DJ Qualls
as Golem
Ray Wise
as Paul Marrane
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Critic Reviews for Fargo: Season 3

All Critics (55) | Top Critics (25)

In this third season, two characters rise to the top as protagonists worth cheering on: Minnesotan police chief Gloria Burgle and Nikki Swango, a street-smart ex-con.

September 12, 2017 | Full Review…
Cincinnati CityBeat

It's as if Fargo is riffing on its resemblance to itself; as if the echoes between seasons and with the film are filtering into the plot, and building resonance out of the mix-ups.

August 28, 2017 | Full Review…
The Week

Season 3 seemed like it had finally, decisively broken from its predecessors on both TV and in film - particularly when Mary Elizabeth Winstead's scammer emerged as the season's complicated, gray-area-dwelling hero.

August 15, 2017 | Full Review…
The Ringer

This was a superb season and, earlier reservations swept aside, probably the Fargo I'd be most inclined to watch again.

August 7, 2017 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…
The Herald (Ireland)

It's all perfectly enjoyable in that peculiar Fargo way where you know that something kooky will inevitably be followed by something monstrous. You can also tick off a few more boxes.

July 17, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
The List

It took a while to build up steam, but once the hammer dropped midway through, some fantastic and surreal elements kicked in, characters began to feel genuine instead of flat, and some devastating sequences delivered a superb story.

June 28, 2017 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…
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Audience Reviews for Fargo: Season 3

½

Fargo completely sh**s the bed in its third season. While the show puts together an impressive cast that includes Ewan McGregor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, David Thewlis, and Carrie Coon, the characters are some of the most repugnant and despicable of the series, and no fun to watch. The story follows a parking lot mogul named Emmit Stussy who gets into a deadly feud with his twin brother over a stolen inheritance; meanwhile a mysterious businessman named V.M. Varga quietly orchestrates a hostile takeover of Stussy's company and manipulates Stussy into betraying those closest to him. There's no one to really root for, and there aren't too many laughs either. The tone is quite macabre, more so than in past seasons, with a very pessimistic outlook. Still, there are some exciting and intense scenes and twists as the criminal plots and investigations unfold. Series creator Noah Hawley has said that Season 3 of Fargo may be the last, and hopefully it is because it's slidden so far downhill that it's just not enjoyable to watch any more.

Dann Michalski
Dann Michalski

Super Reviewer

½

Maybe the best TV crime drama I will see this year. If for no other reason I urge people to see season three of Fargo for the work of David Thewlis as the sinister antagonist. But, you'll also dig the performances of Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Carrie Coon and Ewan McGregor who plays two roles.

Aldo Gandia
Aldo Gandia

Super Reviewer

½

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