Fargo, the FX Version
My only concern is that they've created this really sad sack of a man who seems to have no back bone, and that the basis of the first episode is a strangers on a train type of concept, where BBT kills a bully who has been plaguing the main guy. There were a couple of surprises, such as two unexpected deaths, which will leave this woman cop as the main character, and the writers appear to have painted themselves into a cliffhanger, leaving the viewer to wonder, How's he going to get out of this situation? I don't know how they will sustain this past the first season--is it going to be an extended search for this one bad guy for the next five seasons? Or will it be like The Killing, where they have trouble keeping the narrative going because they eventually have to solve the murder? We'll give it a couple of more views, but it's no Breaking Bad, that's for sure.
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