Fargo - Season 2, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

The Castle



Critic Consensus: With "The Castle," Fargo delivers a penultimate episode that is both explosive and contemplative, setting the stage for a humdinger of a finale.

Episode Info

Peggy and Ed follow their plan at the Motor Motel; Lou faces jurisdictional politics; and Hanzee reports to the Gerhardts.


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 Castle

There are a number of performers who deserve props for Episode 9, starting with McClarnon and running through Jean Smart... but with only one week left I've got to give some credit to Patrick Wilson.

December 8, 2015 | Rating: A- | Full Review…

If this show, to say nothing of this year in real life, has taught us anything, is it not that this is exactly how the eruption of violence in our lives feels-instantaneous, inexplicable, and overwhelming?

December 8, 2015 | Full Review…

That's why this season of Fargo has been so great: it can go as big as a UFO interrupting a massacre, and as small and intimate as young woman in the late stages of a terrible disease, and have them feel like all of a piece.

December 8, 2015 | Full Review…

The stage is set, the characters are in place - the only thing that remains is the scene. And oh, what a glorious scene it is.

December 8, 2015 | Full Review…

Hawley always manages to connect the dots back to the Coens. And that's what makes Fargo stand out in a sea of reboots, remakes, and sequels as one of the strongest stories of 2015.

December 8, 2015 | Full Review…

Enough was left unresolved that I am eagerly awaiting, on pins and needles, the final installment of this completely spectacular season.

December 8, 2015 | Rating: 4.85/5 | Full Review…

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