A strong series of events that never coalesces into a strong whole. But changing viewing practices may render the issue of episode construction moot.
New characters and new situations hamper season finale.
Unsettling but powerful episode.
Episode about culture clash shows strong character development.
Out with the old, in with the new.
Strong episode depicts events leading up to a showdown between Ragnar and Earl Haraldson.
The series finds its groove as the conflict between Ragnar and Earl Haraldson escalates.
Episode provides filler between major story developments.
Series still suffers from trite writing, but episode is a great improvement over the pilot.
An awful beginning for a good series.