9 Episodes 2013 - 2013
"Vikings" is a fictional retelling of the exploits of Ragnar Lothbrok, a 9th-century Viking chieftain and hero of many Old Norse sagas. The first season dramatizes Ragnar's quest to raid the shores of England, a quest he believes Odin has tasked him to undertake. The season also explores Ragnar's relationship with his wife Lagertha, as well as his conflict with his brother Rollo and their liege lord Earl Haraldson. Travis Fimmel stars as Ragnar Lothbrok. Joining him are Katheryn Winnick as Lagertha, Clive Standen as Rollo, and Gabriel Byrne as Earl Haraldson. Playing supporting roles are Jessalyn Gilsig as Earl Haraldson's wife Siggy, George Blagden as the monk Athelstan, and Gustaf Skarsgård as the shipwright Floki.
Rites of Passage
Sun, Mar 3, 2013 45 mins
A Viking warrior seeks approval from his community's leader in the opener of this series chronicling the medieval adventures of a band of Norsemen.
Wrath of the Northmen
Sun, Mar 10, 2013 45 mins
Ragnar gathers a crew in preparation for an epic journey; the earl is overcome with paranoia.
Sun, Mar 17, 2013 45 mins
Ragnar and his crew raid a monastery, securing a bounty of riches that impresses the earl.
Sun, Mar 24, 2013 45 mins
The Vikings return to England; the earl plants a spy within Ragnar's crew.
Sun, Mar 31, 2013 45 mins
A prophet predicts the earl's future; Ragnar's home and farm are destroyed.
Burial of the Dead
Sun, Apr 7, 2013 45 mins
Ragnar faces off with the Earl after learning of Rollo's torture.
A King's Ransom
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 45 mins
Ragnar presents a proposal to King Aelle.
Sun, Apr 21, 2013 45 mins
Ragnar attempts to cope with the death of his unborn son; Lagertha seeks answers from the gods.
Sun, Apr 28, 2013 45 mins
Ragnar attempts to settle a land dispute; a plague breaks out.