Vikings (2016): S04E04 – Yol


Introduction

The fourth season of the historical drama television series Vikings premiered on 18 February 2016 on History in Canada.

The series broadly follows the exploits of the legendary Viking chieftain Ragnar Lothbrok and his crew, and later those of his sons. The first season of the series begins at the start of the Viking Age, marked by the Lindisfarne raid in 793.

The fourth season consists of a double order of twenty episodes, split into two parts of ten episodes; the second half premiered on 30 November 2016.

Outline

Floki visits the Seer who tells him that he has waited hundreds of years for Floki’s arrival and licks Floki’s hand instead of the other way around. Aslaug asks him to teach Ivar the way of the gods. Ragnar grows closer to Yidu, and lets her live in his private lodge. She gives Ragnar “medicine” from her native China, which leads to a night of hallucination. In the wilderness, Bjorn meets the berserker and kills him. He discovers that the berserker has King Horik’s ring. Bjorn arrives back in Hedeby and wants to leave with Erlendur’s wife, Torvi. Rollo is served divorce papers, but has by now learned the language, which impresses Gisla. He gives her his armring to show allegiance to her. In Wessex, King Aelle confronts Judith over her affair with King Ecbert. Meanwhile during the Yol celebrations in Kattegat, King Harald Finehair arrives and declares that he wants to become King of all Norway. Ragnar then arrives to see Harald sitting in his hall.

Vikings Series

You can find a full index and overview of Vikings here.

You can find a full index of Vikings Series 04 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Helen Shaver.
  • Writer(s): Michael Hirst.
  • Release Date: 10 March 2016.
  • Running time: 45 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 18.
  • Country: US
  • Language: English.

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