10 Best Episodes of Norsemen

Norsemen is an epic and humorous drama series set in the Viking Age. The residents of an 8th-century Viking village experience political rivalry, social change and innovations that upend their culture and way of life.

Written by Sophie and last updated on sep 06, 2022.

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#15 - The Funeral (Season 1 - Episode 3)

Chief Olav is badly hurt and seeks advice of the shaman. The power struggle is heating up in Norheim and the feckless brother Orm sees an opportunity to lead the village in an entirely new direction.

The episode was rated 7.30 from 243 votes.

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#14 - Wedding and Sacrifice (Season 3 - Episode 3)


The wedding day of Orm and Frøya arrives, but the inexperienced groom needs some premarital education. Varg discovers that an old enemy is still alive.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 92 votes.

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#13 - Thin Up Top (Season 3 - Episode 1)

Sensitive about his hair loss, Varg reacts badly to a slight. In Norheim, Olav tries to make a man out of his brother Orm by betrothing him to Frøya.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 110 votes.

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#12 - The Thing (Season 2 - Episode 5)


A peasant revolt is short-lived. Arvid is a fugitive after violating the peace of the Thing. Frøya suspects Orm and Rufus of plotting with Jarl Varg.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 163 votes.

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#11 - Hand Job (Season 2 - Episode 3)

Jarl Varg demands a new pair of hands but finds that metalworking has advanced only so far by the year 791. The other slaves hurt Orm's feelings.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 167 votes.

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#10 - The Siege (Season 1 - Episode 5)


The Vikings return from the mission in the west, while Rufus wake covered in feathers and tar. It is ready for the unveiling of the art project in Norheim and the village's first theater.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 214 votes.

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#9 - East vs West (Season 2 - Episode 1)

Arvid and the Vikings from Norheim come home with a big change from another trip to the west, while handless Jarl Varg and his soldiers struggle to find something to rob in the east. The conflict between them reflects when they meet in the market, and the tankers cook at the earl. Orm, Rufus and Liv are heading for Rome, but on the journey they meet on an old reputation that gives them a new course. The soldiers of Jarl Varg struggle with aftermaths from the raid in Norheim, and want changes in Vargnes.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 184 votes.

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#8 - Bachelor Party (Season 3 - Episode 2)


Frøya strikes a bargain, leaving Orm to find a best man. Hildur is alarmed when Kark makes a lost family connection. Liv moves up in the Viking world.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 98 votes.

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#7 - Do You Believe in Dragons? (Season 3 - Episode 5)

The final showdown between the armies of Varg and Bjørn has a few hiccups thanks to a dragon that can't tell time and Orm's poor sense of direction.

The episode was rated 7.38 from 89 votes.

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#6 - The Raid (Season 1 - Episode 4)


The Vikings are going out on a raid to find metal to the new art project in Norheim. The slave Rufus will be responsible for the village while they're gone and gets a new title "Creative leader."

The episode was rated 7.41 from 227 votes.

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#5 - Slavebound (Season 2 - Episode 2)

It is called for a seminar at Jarl Varg. His leadership style is up for discussion and new values ​​are to be staggered. The romance flourishes between Arvid and Frøya, but an old flame pops up and sticks into the wheels for the relationship. The dissension of the trelleleir grows, and Kark is forced to choose the side between the new and the old trellis. Jarl Varg walks new ways to get the map to West. Arvid finds a new source of income in the concept of protection costs.

The episode was rated 7.42 from 177 votes.

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#4 - The Duel (Season 1 - Episode 6)


Earl Varg is on revenge and storms Norheim. A fate match will decide who keeps the village, if there can be peace in Norheim, and who are left on the chief throne.

The episode was rated 7.44 from 205 votes.

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#3 - The Last Domino (Season 2 - Episode 6)

After Jarl Varg gets revenge and confiscates the map to the west, Norheim comes up with a plan for the future that doesn't include Orm, Liv or Rufus.

The episode was rated 7.46 from 163 votes.

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#2 - Scrotum Whipping (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Orm is tricked into freeing Bjørn and pays a humiliating price — but he stays alive by trading information about a map of a land to the west.

The episode was rated 7.49 from 88 votes.

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#1 - Vengeance (Season 2 - Episode 4)

A murderous plot against the Law Speaker returns Orm and Rufus to prominence in Norheim. Peasant farmers object to Arvid's new "protection money" tax.

The episode was rated 7.51 from 168 votes.

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