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Vikings is a historical drama television series created and written by Michael Hirst for the History channel. Filmed in Ireland , it premiered on March 3, , in Canada. Vikings is inspired by the sagas of Viking Ragnar Lothbrok , one of the best-known legendary Norse heroes and notorious as the scourge of England and France. The show portrays Ragnar as a farmer who rises to fame by successful raids into England, and eventually becomes a Scandinavian King, with the support of his family and fellow warriors. In the later seasons, the series follows the fortunes of his sons and their adventures in England, Scandinavia and the Mediterranean. The series is inspired by the tales of the Norsemen of early medieval Scandinavia. Norse legendary sagas were partially fictional tales based in the Norse oral tradition , written down about to years after the events they describe.
Season 1 of Vikings premiered on March 3, on History in Canada and in the United States and concluded on April 28, , consisting of nine episodes. Below is a brief review of what happened in the first season of Vikings. The series introduces us to the brutal and mysterious world of Ragnar Lothbrok , a Viking warrior and farmer who yearns to explore—and raid—the distant shores across the ocean. His ambition puts him at odds with local chieftain Earl Haraldson , who insists on sending his raiders to the impoverished east rather than the uncharted west. When Ragnar teams up with his boat builder friend Floki to craft a new generation of intrepid ships capable of conquering the rough northern seas, the stage is set for conflict. But for all its warfare and bloodshed, Vikings is also a story of family and brotherhood, capturing the love and affection between Ragnar and his wife, Lagertha , a fierce Shield-maiden.