Fargo Eating the Blame: Clearing Things Up (Recap/Review)

Fargo Eating the Blame: Clearing Things Up (Recap/Review)

Last night’s episode of Fargo: Eating the Blame does a lot of clearing up with some of the more esoteric things in the show. For one, the meaning behind that framed and mounted windshield snow scraper is finally explained. For another, viewers now know what Malvo was referring to when he took over blackmailing supermarket king Stavros. The meaning of last week’s blood shower also becomes very clear. On top of that viewers also learn that Stavros believes that “God is real.”

 

Fargo Billy Bob Thornton as the Devil?

Fargo Billy Bob Thornton as the Devil?

To paraphrase Lorne Malvo, “I have two questions and one comment.” Firstly, why pick Billy Bob Thornton to play the gleefully malevolent chap who takes on an entire town in Fargo and secondly why not someone else, like Ray Wise, who is well known for playing this type of character and finally, now that the questions have been asked, it seems the reason Thornton was picked is that the role of the devil was obviously tailor-made for the actor. And friends, if that isn’t the truth, it should be.