The Myth Of Sisyphus



Critic Consensus: "The Myth of Sisyphus" is a tense episode of Fargo, highlighted by an especially impressive performance by Patrick Wilson.

Episode Info

The search for Rye escalates; Lou visits Fargo; and Peggy learns a new theory about the Waffle Hut shooter.


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

Yet it takes a great deal of skill for an actor to switch gears like that while maintaining consistency within the character. Wilson stealthily navigated the transition, adding sufficient confidence to courageous words, making them spark with life.

Oct 27, 2015 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Fargo is so good it will make you forget your place in the spacetime continuum.

Oct 27, 2015 | Full Review…

One of the best things about Fargo is how it works on so many levels simultaneously.

Jun 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Fargo relishes these small moments, and you should too.

Oct 27, 2015 | Full Review…

The episode's finest scene came with the showdown between Mike and the Kitchen brothers and Lou.

Oct 27, 2015 | Rating: 9.4/10 | Full Review…

It's turning out to be hugely enjoyable, the characters are engaging, and while I still think I prefer the first season, I don't really have that much to complain about regarding this one. (And the soundtrack is inspired.)

Oct 27, 2015 | Full Review…

Peggy seems to be getting a grip on being the "best me" she can be.

Nov 4, 2015 | Full Review…

With "The Myth of Sisyphus," Fargo finishes setting the table for the next course of the season.

Oct 27, 2015 | Full Review…

The scenes involving Lou and Ben Schmidt, an officer with knowledge of the Gerhardt family, are some of the strongest in the episode and they bear out this theme

Oct 27, 2015 | Full Review…

That awesome song at the beginning doesn't just set the stage - it's too coincidental to not be read as a reference.

Oct 27, 2015 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…