Vikings (S04E19) “On The Eve”

It is no secret that Vikings is struggling greatly in the wake of Ragnar’s death. This show is a shadow of it’s former self without Travis Fimmel at the helm. It has to said once more that killing Ragnar off so soon was the wrong decision. His sons pale in comparison and are so uninteresting…

Vikings (S04E17) “The Great Army”

To start off, the hole that Ragnar has left is gaping. This has never been more apparent than in this episode. Travis Fimmel was incomparable in his portrayal of Ragnar Lothbrok and it is impossible for especially his younger sons to take his place and fill this huge void that has been created. This all…

Viking (S04E16) “Crossings”

The King is dead. While Ragnar’s death is only confirmed to his sons at the end of the episode the news Ivar brought with him weighs heavily on everyone in Kattegat. The news as expected profoundly affects Lagertha. Ragnar was the man she loved, the father of her children and while he may have left…

Vikings (S04E15) “All His Angels”

The demise of Ragnar Lothbrok has been on the cards ever since he returned to Kattegat after disappearing for a decade. The Ragnar we saw now was older, wiser and carried a sense of defeat with him wherever he went. His death has been looming and last week when he brokered the deal with King…

Vikings (S04E14) “In the Uncertain Hour Before the Morning”

Ragnar’s death has been looming for quite some time and in this episode we are forced to acknowledge that his death is inevitable even if we cannot fathom the show continuing without him. Over four years Travis Fimmel has ensured that Ragnar has become indispensable and even the thought of the show going forth without…

Vikings (S04E13) “Two Journeys”

After last week’s cliffhanger we find that Ragnar and Ivar survived the sinking ships, while the same can’t be said for the majority of the men who followed Ragnar. While one may expect Ragnar to be despondent suffering such a huge loss, he remains stoic and focused on returning to face King Ecbert. Ivar on…

Vikings S04E12 “The Vision”

This episode begins with Ragnar looking like a Beggar King, trying to convince his people to sail with him to England. The response as to be expected is underwhelming and results in one farmer spitting in his face. This scene is a firm reminder that Ragnar, the Viking warrior, is a far cry from the…