The sixth and final season of the historical drama television series Vikings premiered on 04 December 2019, 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 sixth season consists of a double order of twenty episodes, split into two parts of ten episodes; the second half will premiere in 2020.
After returning to Kiev with Igor and Ivar, Oleg has Dir attacked and imprisoned. While Ivar teaches Igor Old Norse, they discover Dir mutilated and bound like a dog. The sight amuses Igor, but troubles Ivar. In Kattegat, Bjorn is seduced by Gunnhild’s servant Ingrid. As he leaves to rescue Harald he places Ubbe in command while leaving his children Hali and Asa with Lagertha. Ubbe announces plans to send Hvitserk on a trade expedition along the Silk Road. Hvitserk is tormented by visions of his murdered lover Thora and Aslaug’s murder. Lagertha’s neighbours are attacked and raped by White Hair and the other bandits, so they seek Lagertha’s help. In Vestfold, Harald has befriended Olaf’s steward Canute and attempts to convince him to release him. Canute says that Bjorn has arrived to liberate him. Bjorn and his warriors attempt to swim into the harbour, but Olaf has put oil in the water to set the bay ablaze. Bjorn is forced to retreat.
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Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Steve Saint Leger.
- Writer(s): Michael Hirst.
- Release Date: 11 December 2019.
- Running time: 45 minutes (per episode).
- Rating: 18.
- Country: US
- Language: English.