An American black comedy–crime drama anthology television series created and primarily written by Noah Hawley. The show is inspired by the 1996 film of the same name written and directed by the Coen brothers, who serve as executive producers on the series. Each season follows an anthology format, being set in a different era along with a different story, cast and set of characters.
In 1979, an unexpected turn of events at a diner disrupts the lives of the citizens in a small Minnesota town.
The Gerhardts get a surprising offer, and two unlikely murderers do their best to clean up their mess.
The Gerhardts' search for Rye intensifies. Lou takes a trip to Fargo. Peggy overhears a new theory about the Waffle Hut shooter.
Floyd responds to Kansas City’s proposal, Hanzee takes a road trip, and Lou has a realization.
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.
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.
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.
Hanzee searches for Peggy and Ed. Dodd ends up in unfamiliar territory.
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.
A petty sibling rivalry between two brothers escalates and brings chaos to a small Minnesotan community.
Gloria deals with the aftermath of a crime, Vargas makes a move, and Ray and Nikki move on to Plan B.
Gloria revisits her stepfather's past to try and find some answers.
Emmit and Sy try to figure out what they've gotten themselves into, Nikki and Ray track down some collateral, and Gloria learns more about Maurice.
Nikki and Ray’s retaliation has consequences for Emmit. Gloria and Winnie start connecting the dots.
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.
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.
Nikki struggles to survive. Emmit gets spooked. Sy joins Varga for tea.
A ruthless, manipulative man meets a small town insurance salesman and sets him on a path of destruction.
Molly begins to suspect that Lester is involved in the murders, but her new boss points her in a different direction. Meanwhile, Malvo investigates the blackmail plot against a man known as the 'Supermarket King'.
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.
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.
When Lester has a close call, Molly makes an unorthodox decision. Gus weighs some neighborly advice and Malvo gets what he wants.
Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to craft one of his own. Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.
Malvo seeks answers, while Lester finagles a few of his own. Molly and Gus try to get past a setback in the investigation.
Molly faces pressure to close the case, while Lester starts to feel like a new man.
Lester has an unexpected encounter, Malvo changes course and a new investigation leads Molly down a familiar path.