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* Two main cast members from Noah Hawley's previous show TheUnusuals appeared in the first season, and more will likely appear in the second. Perhaps Amber Tamblyn will play Molly's mother.

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* Two main cast members from Noah Hawley's previous show TheUnusuals Series/TheUnusuals appeared in the first season, and more will likely appear in the second. Perhaps Amber Tamblyn will play Molly's mother.


[[WMG: More cast members from TheUnusuals will appear in season 2.]]

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[[WMG: More cast members from TheUnusuals Series/TheUnusuals will appear in season 2.]]


* Confirmed. Mr. Wrench reappears in episode 7 "The Law of Inevitability", sitting next to Nikki Swango on the prison bus.

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* Confirmed. Mr. Wrench reappears in [[spoiler: episode 7 "The Law of Inevitability", sitting next to Nikki Swango on the prison bus.
bus and helping her throughout the rest of the season]].




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* Jossed. Mike Milligan is never mentioned, nor the Kansas City Mafia.




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* Jossed. The money is never found during the third season.




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* Jossed. While there certainly were a lot of [[{{Expy}} expies]] in the season, a Llewyn Davis example wasn't one of them.




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* Sort-of confirmed. While it's not a finger, [[spoiler: the sex tape Nikki and Ray make to blackmail Emmit involves some [[AssShove anal play]].]]



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* Confirmed. Mr. Wrench reappears in episode 7 "The Law of Inevitability", sitting next to Nikki Swango on the prison bus.


It looks like the season is going to feature the character, who is a writer, in violent flashbacks set in Los Angeles in TheSeventies. This storyline will have a ''Fargo''-ized remix of ''Barton Fink'' updated from TheForties.

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It looks like the season is going to feature the character, who is a writer, in violent flashbacks set in Los Angeles in TheSeventies. This storyline will have a ''Fargo''-ized remix of ''Barton Fink'' updated from TheForties.TheForties.

[[WMG:''Peter and the Wolf'']]
The characters being associated with those from ''Music/PeterAndTheWolf'' may provide clues to the season's plot. So far, Emmit (bird) and Ray (duck) have been arguing, and Nikki (cat) has been trying to eat the Emmit (bird), true to the fairy tale. Now the predictions: To protect himself, Sy (grandfather) will try to stop Gloria (Peter) from looking too deeply into the company's finances and uncovering Varga (the wolf). Soon, Ray will become a problem for Varga, who will "eat" him. Emmit will end up siding with Gloria, and she will use him to lure Varga out into the open. Yuri (the hunter's shotguns, who apparently framed another man for murder in the 1988 German prologue and is incongruously a main cast member) will be revealed to be far more than he seems (like Hanzee), and will turn on Varga and attempt to kill him but will be stopped by Gloria, who will arrest Varga and send him to prison.


The stamp itself is already a MythologyGag. They might take it even further by having it be Norm's three cent stamp from the film.

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The stamp itself is already a MythologyGag. They might take it even further by having it be Norm's three cent stamp from the film.film.

[[WMG: Thaddeus Mobley will be a reference to ''Film/BartonFink'']]
It looks like the season is going to feature the character, who is a writer, in violent flashbacks set in Los Angeles in TheSeventies. This storyline will have a ''Fargo''-ized remix of ''Barton Fink'' updated from TheForties.


* Confirmed, if Carl Showalter's stash of money counts as a character.

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* Confirmed, Sort of confirmed, if Carl Showalter's stash of money counts as a character.
* Sort of confirmed even more with Stan Grossman being namedropped in Season 3.



* One of Dodd Gerhardt's unseen younger daughters who changed her name to distance herself from association with the familiy's criminal past.

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* One of Dodd Gerhardt's unseen younger daughters who changed her name to distance herself from association with the familiy's criminal past.past.

[[WMG: Emmit Stussy's stamp was painted by Norm Gunderson]]
The stamp itself is already a MythologyGag. They might take it even further by having it be Norm's three cent stamp from the film.


Two of them appeared in season one, another two showed up in season two. Noah Hawley clearly likes to use the actors from his old show, so we can expect more in the third season.

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Two of them appeared in season one, another two showed up in season two. Noah Hawley clearly likes to use the actors from his old show, so we can expect more in the third season.season.

[[WMG: Nikki Swango will turn out to be the daughter of one of the characters from season 2]]
Season 3 is set in 2010 and Creator/MaryElizabethWinstead was 32 years old during filming, meaning that she is the right age play someone born in the late 1970s or early 1980s. Possibilities include:
* Peggy Blumquist's daughter, the result of SomeoneToRememberHimBy who changed her name to avoid the stigma of the Sioux Falls Massacre.
* One of Dodd Gerhardt's unseen younger daughters who changed her name to distance herself from association with the familiy's criminal past.


** Confirmed. Kai Lennox cameos as Kellerman, the king of the Fargo underworld who killed Dieter Gerhardt in 1951 and is killed in revenge by his son and grandson in a movie theater.

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** Confirmed. Kai Lennox (Detective Eddie Alvarez) cameos as Kellerman, the king of the Fargo underworld who killed Dieter Gerhardt in 1951 and is killed in revenge by his son and grandson in a movie theater.
theater. And Terry Kinney (Sgt. Brown) appears as the police chief of Fargo.



Both as an homage to MushroomSamba scene from ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and a ShoutOut to Ewan McGregor's role in ''Film/MoulinRouge''.

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Both as an homage to MushroomSamba scene from ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and a ShoutOut to Ewan McGregor's role in ''Film/MoulinRouge''.''Film/MoulinRouge''.

[[WMG: More actors from The Unusuals will appear in season 3]]
Two of them appeared in season one, another two showed up in season two. Noah Hawley clearly likes to use the actors from his old show, so we can expect more in the third season.


* Set in the present day. It could focus on a film crew making a movie based on the events of ''Film/{{Fargo}}'', which would make for plenty of self-referential humor and, with Hollywood actors being immersed in MinnesotaNice, FishOutOfWater comedy. The season could take pieces from ''Film/BartonFink'', ''Film/TheLadykillers'', and ''Film/HailCaesar'', which all relate to the film industry in some way. It could also have nods to ''Film/KumikoTheTreasureHunter'' by having a character come looking for the money. Seeing as how Stavros Milos reburied it in 2006, it's possible that they might even find it. The only thing they know about Carl Showalter is that he's kinda funny lookin', which could lead to an audition with multiple actors who are funny looking in different ways, and ultimately casting someone who looks nothing like Steve Buscemi. This would also be a good opportunity for a cameo by one of the original characters being interviewed by their present day actor (possibly an imprisoned Gaear Grimsrud or an older Marge Gunderson).

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* Set in the present day. It could focus on a film crew making a movie based on the events of ''Film/{{Fargo}}'', which would make for plenty of self-referential humor and, with Hollywood actors being immersed in MinnesotaNice, FishOutOfWater comedy. The season could take pieces from ''Film/BartonFink'', ''Film/TheLadykillers'', and ''Film/HailCaesar'', which all relate to the film industry in some way. It could also have nods to ''Film/KumikoTheTreasureHunter'' by having a character come looking for the money. Seeing as how Stavros Milos reburied it in 2006, it's possible that they might even find it. The only thing they know about Carl Showalter is that he's kinda funny lookin', which could lead to an audition with multiple actors who are funny looking in different ways, and ultimately casting someone who looks nothing like Steve Buscemi. This would also be a good opportunity for a cameo by one of the original characters being interviewed by their present day actor (possibly an imprisoned Gaear Grimsrud or an older Marge Gunderson).Gunderson).

[[WMG: Season 3 will have a musical number.]]
Both as an homage to MushroomSamba scene from ''Film/TheBigLebowski'' and a ShoutOut to Ewan McGregor's role in ''Film/MoulinRouge''.

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[[WMG: Season 3 will have one instance of someone [[AssShove sticking a finger up another person's butt]].]]
In both prior seasons, there have been instances where somebody has stuck a finger up another person's behind (the first being Malvo and his girlfriend Jemma while Malvo was posing as a dentist, the second being when Mike Milligan and Simone Gerhardt had sex). The third season will continue the trend and involve another incident where some folks get [[AssShove anally acquainted.]]


* While she's competent enough in the crime business, her feeding Mike information will not be to her best interest. Mike has shown how DangerouslyGenreSavvy he is, and she will be gotten rid of as soon as possible. Mike remarks that her desire to become "Flower Rainblossom" would turn out to be a bad thing, since after the 60's that girl probably ended up a prostitute.

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* While she's competent enough in the crime business, her feeding Mike information will not be to her best interest. Mike has shown how DangerouslyGenreSavvy savvy he is, and she will be gotten rid of as soon as possible. Mike remarks that her desire to become "Flower Rainblossom" would turn out to be a bad thing, since after the 60's that girl probably ended up a prostitute.


* Set during Prohibition. Chief Gibson mentions that his father was deputized by Eliot Ness. Though Ness was based in Chicago, it's possible that one of his Untouchables was dispatched further north. Fargo was also where Deiter Gerhardt happened to immigrate in 1931 (the same year Capone was arrested) and proceeded to turn a shoe shine box into a front for bootleg alcohol. Also: "Tommy-Gun bloodbaths and heads rollin' in the road" would make for great television. Season 2 already did some of ''Film/MillersCrossing'', but not all of it, and it wasn't set during Prohibition.

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* Set during Prohibition. Chief Gibson mentions that his father was deputized by Eliot Ness. Though Ness was based in Chicago, it's possible that one of his Untouchables was dispatched further north. Fargo was also where Deiter Gerhardt happened to immigrate in 1931 (the same year Capone was arrested) and proceeded to turn a shoe shine box into a front for bootleg alcohol. Also: "Tommy-Gun bloodbaths and heads rollin' in the road" would make for great television. Season 2 already did some of ''Film/MillersCrossing'', but not all of it, and it wasn't set during Prohibition.Prohibition, which ended in 1933. Furthermore, Mt. Rushmore, which is undoubtedly the most famous national landmark in the Dakotas, hasn't been featured yet and began construction in 1927.



* Set in the present day. It could focus on a film crew making a movie based on the events of ''Film/{{Fargo}}'', which would make for plenty of self-referential humor and, with Hollywood actors being immersed in MinnesotaNice, FishOutOfWater comedy. The season could take pieces from ''Film/BartonFink'', ''Film/TheLadykillers'', and ''Film/HailCaesar'', which all relate to the film industry in some way. It could also have nods to ''Film/KumikoTheTreasureHunter'' by having a character come looking for the money. Seeing as how Stavros Milos reburied it in 2006, it's possible that they might even find it. The only thing they know about Carl Showalter is that he's kinda funny lookin', which could lead to an audition with multiple actors who are funny looking in different ways, and ultimately casting someone who looks nothing like Steve Buscemi. This would also be a good opportunity for a cameo by one of the original characters being interviewed by their present day actor (possibly Gaear Grimsrud in prison or an older Marge Gunderson).

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* Set in the present day. It could focus on a film crew making a movie based on the events of ''Film/{{Fargo}}'', which would make for plenty of self-referential humor and, with Hollywood actors being immersed in MinnesotaNice, FishOutOfWater comedy. The season could take pieces from ''Film/BartonFink'', ''Film/TheLadykillers'', and ''Film/HailCaesar'', which all relate to the film industry in some way. It could also have nods to ''Film/KumikoTheTreasureHunter'' by having a character come looking for the money. Seeing as how Stavros Milos reburied it in 2006, it's possible that they might even find it. The only thing they know about Carl Showalter is that he's kinda funny lookin', which could lead to an audition with multiple actors who are funny looking in different ways, and ultimately casting someone who looks nothing like Steve Buscemi. This would also be a good opportunity for a cameo by one of the original characters being interviewed by their present day actor (possibly an imprisoned Gaear Grimsrud in prison or an older Marge Gunderson).


It's strongly implied that he's in deep with the wrong people, which is what sets the whole plot in motion. But who are the wrong people? The Kansas City syndicate took over the northwest underworld in Season 2, which takes place in 1979, and the film is set in 1987. Ronald Reagan appears in the season, and, because he was a big friend of corporate America, it's likely that the Kansas City syndicate flourished during his presidency, which ended in 1989, and was probably replaced by Moses Tripoli's Fargo-based mob sometime in the 90s.

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It's strongly implied that he's in deep with the wrong people, which is what sets the whole plot in motion. But who are the wrong people? The Kansas City syndicate took over the northwest underworld in Season 2, which takes place in 1979, and the film is set in 1987. Ronald Reagan appears in the season, and, because he was a big friend of corporate America, it's likely that the Kansas City syndicate flourished during his presidency, which ended in 1989, and was probably replaced by Moses Tripoli's Fargo-based mob sometime in the 90s.
90s. Jerry's a pathetic milquetoast, and yet he tries to defraud GMAC out of $320,000, and, when that fails, seeks the help of a parolee to put him in touch with violent criminals to hold his wife, with whom he appears to be happily married, for ransom.


* Set in the present day. It could focus on a film crew making a movie based on the events of ''Film/{{Fargo}}'', which would make for plenty of self-referential humor and, with Hollywood actors being immersed in MinnesotaNice, FishOutOfWater comedy. The season could take pieces from ''Film/BartonFink'', ''Film/TheLadykillers'', and ''Film/HailCaesar'', which all relate to the film industry in some way. It could also have nods to ''Film/KumikoTheTreasureHunter'' by having a character come looking for the money. Seeing as how Stavros Milos reburied it in 2006, it's possible that they might even find it. This would also be a good opportunity for a cameo by one of the original characters being interviewed by their present day actor (possibly Gaear Grimsrud in prison or a retired Marge Gunderson).

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* Set in the present day. It could focus on a film crew making a movie based on the events of ''Film/{{Fargo}}'', which would make for plenty of self-referential humor and, with Hollywood actors being immersed in MinnesotaNice, FishOutOfWater comedy. The season could take pieces from ''Film/BartonFink'', ''Film/TheLadykillers'', and ''Film/HailCaesar'', which all relate to the film industry in some way. It could also have nods to ''Film/KumikoTheTreasureHunter'' by having a character come looking for the money. Seeing as how Stavros Milos reburied it in 2006, it's possible that they might even find it. The only thing they know about Carl Showalter is that he's kinda funny lookin', which could lead to an audition with multiple actors who are funny looking in different ways, and ultimately casting someone who looks nothing like Steve Buscemi. This would also be a good opportunity for a cameo by one of the original characters being interviewed by their present day actor (possibly Gaear Grimsrud in prison or a retired an older Marge Gunderson).

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