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Season 1 episodes (9)
1 Rites of Passage
Ragnar Lothbrok is no ordinary Viking. He wants to defy tradition and his Earl by raiding to the west for the first time in their history.
2 Wrath of the Northmen
Ragnar's crew prepares to set sail west, towards the shores of Britain. The Earl realizes that his insistence on tradition has lost him his hold on the warriors.
The raid on a monastery in Lindesfarne is a great success, and after seeing the incredible haul, Earl Haraldson claims the spoils for himself and sends the warriors out on a second trip.
Lagertha joins Ragnar and his men for the second raid, with one of the Earl's spies in their midst. They pay the price for Ragnar's original disobedience.
The seer warns Earl Haraldson that Ragnar seeks his death. It is not clear who the gods favour. To force the gods' hands, the Earl attempts to destroy his adversary.
6 Burial of the Dead
The injured Ragnar is lured out of hiding by the news of Rollo's torture. He now faces Earl Haraldson in single combat.
7 A King's Ransom
Three Viking ships sail towards King Aelle's land, in search of peace. King Aelle has something entirely diffent in mind for these northern heathens.
The pilgrimage to Uppsalla to give thanks to the gods tests everyone's faith - in each other and in their religion.
9 All Change
Ragnar travels to Gotaland, acting as King Horik's envoy, while Lagertha tries to hold their people together through the plague in Kattegat.
About this show
The adventures of a Ragnar Lothbrok: the greatest hero of his age. The series tells the saga of Ragnar's band of Viking brothers and his family as he rises to become King of the Viking tribes. As well as being a fearless warrior, Ragnar embodies the Norse traditions of devotion to the gods: legend has it that he was a direct descendant of Odin, the god of war and warriors.