Waiting for Dutch



Critic Consensus: "Waiting for Dutch" sets up a promising second installment of the Fargo anthology with a new cast of compelling characters and enough callbacks to reward existing fans.

Episode Info

In the second season premiere, a surprising event at a diner disrupts the citizens of a small Minnesota town.


Kirsten Dunst
as Peggy Blomquist
Patrick Wilson
as Lou Solverson
Kieran Culkin
as Rye Gerhardt
Ted Danson
as Hank Larsson
Jeffrey Donovan
as Dodd Gerhardt
Zahn McClarnon
as Hanzee Dent
Angus Sampson
as Bear Gerhardt
Jean Smart
as Floyd Gerhardt
Nick Offerman
as Karl Weathers
Brad Mann
as Gale Kitchen
Jesse Plemons
as Ed Blomquist
Cristin Milioti
as Betsy Solverson
Bokeem Woodbine
as Mike Milligan
Rachel Keller
as Simone Gerhardt
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Critic Reviews for Waiting for Dutch

Performances were universally excellent. Dunst and Danson were terrific but outshone by Wilson, who was winningly phlegmatic and wearily wise.

Oct 14, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

If this Midwestern morality play's second act is anywhere near as good as its first, aw jeez, that would be just terrific, sure.

Oct 14, 2015 | Full Review…

It's a coy play on a fictitious tale that still manages to feel real, despite some truly oddball antics and extreme scenarios. That authenticity carved out of a mad world is what we were looking for... and it's exactly what was delivered tonight.

Oct 14, 2015 | Full Review…

We think you should probably just go ahead and start watching Fargo this season because this first episode was really, really good.

Jun 21, 2018 | Full Review…

So, while it's too soon to call it just yet, it does seem like all the proper elements are in place for another great season.

Oct 14, 2015 | Full Review…

The premiere... does a great job of introducing a wide array of characters and the cast this season is incredible.

Oct 14, 2015 | Rating: 9.1/10 | Full Review…

A fantastic first episode that sets a warm tone, with a bite of darkness.

Oct 14, 2015 | Full Review…

Oozing with confidence, the Season 2 premiere kicks off what is sure to be a great new year of Fargo.

Oct 14, 2015 | Rating: 9.5/10 | Full Review…

"Waiting for Dutch" was an incredible season premiere that put to rest any concerns that the series would not be able to live up to the nearly flawless Fargo Season 1.

Oct 14, 2015 | Rating: 4.75/5 | Full Review…

So far, this season is feeling like a more muscular extension of pre-established themes, with callbacks aplenty but a fresh set of characters who aren't entirely set up as analogs to Fargo characters past.

Oct 14, 2015 | Full Review…