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“It is true that the more complicated a person is, the more intersting he is. But at the same time, the more dangerous he is.”

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'Vikings' Sets Midseason Return on New Night

History’s “Vikings” will move to Wednesdays for the back half of Season 4, with the┬ámidseason premiere set to bow Wednesday, November 30 at 9 p.m., Variety has learned. 541 more words

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'Vikings' Brawls, Stumbles Into Future With Midseason Finale (SPOILERS)

“Vikings” has been enough of a success for History that the channel not only expanded the number of episodes ordered per year but split them into “A” and “B” seasons, much like AMC’s pattern with “The Walking Dead.” But the messy, somewhat confusing midseason finale and indeed developing arc of this latest run — despite some first-rate moments — suggests that might have forced the producers to wring a little too much plunder out of the concept and characters. 572 more words

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'Vikings' Boss Talks Midseason Finale Twist, Ragnar and Rollo's Rivalry

This recap contains spoilers for the “Vikings” midseason finale, Season 4, Episode 10, titled “The Last Ship.”

After three seasons of simmering jealousy, Ragnar Lothbrok’s (Travis Fimmel) rivalry with his brother Rollo (Clive Standen) finally came to a head in a brutal battle in the April 21 epiode — but the long-awaited clash had an unexpected result, with Rollo and his Frankish forces defeating Ragnar and his Viking warriors. 1,787 more words

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