Vikings

Vikings, S02E01: Brother’s War; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S02E01: Brother’s War; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

A strong series of events that never coalesces into a strong whole. But changing viewing practices may render the issue of episode construction moot.

Vikings, S01E09: All Change; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E09: All Change; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

New characters and new situations hamper season finale.

Vikings, S01E08: Sacrifice; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E08: Sacrifice; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Unsettling but powerful episode.

Vikings, S01E07: A King’s Ransom; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E07: A King’s Ransom; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Episode about culture clash shows strong character development.

Vikings, S01E06: Burial of the Dead; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E06: Burial of the Dead; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Out with the old, in with the new.

Vikings, S01E05: Raid; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E05: Raid; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Strong episode depicts events leading up to a showdown between Ragnar and Earl Haraldson.

Vikings, S01E04: Trial; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E04: Trial; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

The series finds its groove as the conflict between Ragnar and Earl Haraldson escalates.

Vikings, S01E03: Dispossessed; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E03: Dispossessed; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Episode provides filler between major story developments.

Vikings, S01E02: Wrath of the Northmen; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E02: Wrath of the Northmen; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Series still suffers from trite writing, but episode is a great improvement over the pilot.

Vikings, S01E01: Rites of Passage; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Vikings, S01E01: Rites of Passage; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

An awful beginning for a good series.