Norsemen(TV show/series, 2016-)

Original title: "Vikingane" (Norwegian/NO)
| 30min per episode | Genres: Comedy, Drama

Scripted Reality in 3 seasons with 18 episodes

NorsemenRating: 3.7/5 (with 25 votes) 112
Norsemen is a Norwegian comedy television series about a group of Vikings living in the village of Norheim around the year 790. It originally premiered in Norway under the name Vikingane (Vikings) on NRK1 in October 2016. It is produced for NRK by Viafilm. The series is written and directed by Jon Iver Helgaker and Jonas Torgersen. The series is filmed in the village of Avaldsnes in Karmøy municipality, Rogaland, Norway, and it was recorded simultaneously in both Norwegian and English-language versions by filming each scene twice. The first season of the English version was made available on Netflix 's video streaming service in August 2017 under the name Norsemen, and season two was made available in October 2018.Season two was filmed in early 2017.Season 3 is named 'Season 0' as it tells the story that led up to season 1The first season won the Gullruten award in 2017 for Best Comedy Show, and it was also nominated for Best Sound Production (Peter Clausen and Erling Rein). ()
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Where to watch Norsemen (streaming/download)?

"Norsemen" is currently available on 1 providers. Norsemen can be streamed on Netflix as part of a subscription.

2 seasons: Season 1, Season 2
Duration: 31min
Netflix Original, Available to download

About Norsemen

Norsemen is an epic and humorous drama series set in the Viking Age. The residents of an 8th-century Viking village experience political rivalry, social change and innovations that upend their culture and way of life.

Trailer for Norsemen + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Norsemen (Vikingane) Season 2 Official Netflix HD Trailer(Teaser, 1:29)

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Norsemen Seasons and Episodes

02/21/2020Season 3 - 6 episodes
#1 | 02/21/2020Thin Up Top
Sensitive about his hair loss, Varg reacts badly to a slight. In Norheim, Olav tries to make a man out of his brother Orm by betrothing him to Frøya.
#2 | 02/21/2020Bachelor Party
Frøya strikes a bargain, leaving Orm to find a best man. Hildur is alarmed when Kark makes a lost family connection. Liv moves up in the Viking world.
#3 | 02/28/2020Wedding and Sacrifice
The wedding day of Orm and Frøya arrives, but the inexperienced groom needs some premarital education. Varg discovers that an old enemy is still alive.
#4 | 03/06/2020War Table
Technical problems undermine Varg's war council strategy session. Liv plans to run off to Iceland with her ex, but a gift of jewelry changes her mind.
#5 | 03/06/2020Do You Believe in Dragons?
The final showdown between the armies of Varg and Bjørn has a few hiccups thanks to a dragon that can't tell time and Orm's poor sense of direction.
#6 | 03/13/2020Scrotum Whipping
Orm is tricked into freeing Bjørn and pays a humiliating price — but he stays alive by trading information about a map of a land to the west.
11/03/2017Season 2 - 6 episodes
10/14/2016Season 1 - 6 episodes

Additional Information

Official websites:
Production country: Norway
Made by: Viafilm
Original language: Norwegian (NO)
Spoken languages: Norwegian (NO)
Translated into 16 languages: Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Returning series
First episode released on: 10/14/2016
Latest episode released on: 03/13/2020
Director: Jonas Torgersen
Screenwriter: Jon Iver Helgaker, Jonas Torgersen
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"אנשי הצפון"
Keywords: 8th century, viking
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 aspect ratio

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