A drifter named Lorne Malvo arrives in small-town Minnesota and influences the population with his malice and violence, including put-upon insurance salesman Lester Nygaard.
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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.
Josto strikes back, Ethelrida does the right thing, Loy finds himself against the ropes and Deafy shakes the tree.
Loy retaliates, Josto asserts his leadership, Ethelrida makes a disturbing discovery and the walls begin to close in on Odis.
Deafy and Odis join forces, Josto seeks revenge, Oraetta finds new employment, Gaetano makes a move and Zelmare and Swanee help the Smutnys with their debt.
The Smutnys receive unexpected guests, Josto and Gaetano reunite, Loy challenges the status quo and Oraetta is caught.
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.
Gloria follows the money; Nikki plays a game; Emmit learns a lesson about progress from Varga.
Emmit sits down with Gloria; Nikki negotiates a deal.
Nikki struggles to survive; Emmit gets spooked; Sy joins Varga for tea.
Gloria tries to work around the system; Nikki finds herself in a familiar place; Varga comes up with an alternative plan; Emmit goes to dinner.
Gloria and Winnie get closer to the truth; Emmit tries to make things right; Nikki and Ray prepare for payback; Varga cleans up a mess.
Nikki and Ray's retaliation has consequences for Emmit; Gloria and Winnie start connecting the dots.
Emmit and Sy try to sort things out; Nikki and Ray track down some collateral; Gloria learns more about Maurice
Gloria revisits her stepfather's past to try and find some answers
Gloria deals with the aftermath of the crime; Varga makes a move; Ray and Nikki move on to their next plan
A twisted sibling rivalry leads to murder, mobsters and cutthroat competitive bridge in a small Midwestern town.
Floyd takes action and Charlie tries to prove himself; Peggy and Ed disagree about what to do next; Lou finds himself sidelined during Ronald Reagan's campaign tour.
Floyd responds to Kansas City's proposal, Hanzee takes a road trip, and Lou has a realization.
The Gerhardts' search for Rye intensifies; Lou takes a trip to Fargo; Peggy overhears a new theory about the Waffle Hut shooter.
The Gerhardts get a surprising offer; two unlikely murderers do their best to clean up their mess.
An unexpected turn of events at a diner disrupts the lives of the citizens in a small Minnesota town.
Molly takes the lead, while Gus pursues a hunch. Lester manipulates a situation, and Malvo finds a new target.
Lester has an unexpected encounter, Malvo changes course, and a new investigation leads Molly down a familiar path.
Molly faces pressure to close the case, while Lester starts to feel like a new man.
Molly recuperates from her injury, while Malvo looks to dispatch a syndicate in Fargo. Lester continues his descent into darkness with the unfolding of his plan.
Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to craft one of his own. Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.
When Lester has a close call, Molly makes an unorthodox decision. Gus weighs some neighborly advice, and Malvo gets what he wants.
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.
Malvo flips the script on the blackmail operation. Molly sets a trap, and Gus debates whether he should come clean. Lester's return to work has complicated repercussions.
Molly begins to suspect that Lester is involved in the murders, but her boss points her in a different direction. Meanwhile, Malvo investigates the plot against a man known as the Supermarket King.
A rootless, manipulative man meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.