Vikings (2013– )
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The Most Terrible Thing 

An unexpected turn among the settlers leaves Floki powerless. King Alfred confronts Judith. Bjorn must strike a deal with Harald. Wessex is once again threatened by a Viking force, but who will lead the Saxon army to defend the Realm?


Helen Shaver


Michael Hirst (created by), Michael Hirst





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Gustaf Skarsgård ... Floki
Alexander Ludwig ... Bjorn Lothbrok
Peter Franzén ... King Harald Finehair
Alex Høgh Andersen ... Ivar (as Alex Høgh)
Marco Ilsø ... Hvitserk
Jordan Patrick Smith ... Ubbe
Adam Copeland ... Kjetill Flatnose
Kris Holden-Ried ... Eyvind
Ferdia Walsh-Peelo ... Alfred the Great
Georgia Hirst ... Torvi
Jennie Jacques ... Judith
Roisin Murphy ... Elsewith (as Róisín Murphy)
Ragga Ragnars ... Gunnhild
Dean Ridge ... Magnus
Simon Boyle Simon Boyle ... Priest


In Wessex, Alfred learns that his brother died and later Judith tells him that she poisoned her son Aethelred. Alfred wants to lead his army, but Ubbe tries to persuade him to command the Saxon army instead. In Iceland, Floki witnesses what he has built with his madness and a family is slaughtered in a betrayal. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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9 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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The waterfall featured in this episode is Gullfors, close to Thingvellir where Iceland's first parliament was located. See more »


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Not entertaining.
25 January 2019 | by gregtowers1337See all my reviews

Flokis storyline in my opinion is the worst story line in the shows history.

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