Vikings (2020): S06E06 – Death and the Serpent


Introduction

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.

Outline

White Hair and his bandits attack the village again. The villagers win after a hard battle, which culminates with Lagertha killing White Hair in single combat. Seriously wounded, Lagertha rides back to Kattegat to meet Bjorn. In Kiev, Oleg and Katia are married; later, they torment Ivar by having sex in front of him. In Vestfold, Harald wins the election and is crowned King of All Norway; Harald and Kjetill campaigned for Harald’s victory with promises to the various kings and earls, Kjetill being promised kingship of Iceland. Kjetill realises Harald, distrustful, will have Bjorn killed, so he tells Bjorn. Bjorn and Kjetill are cornered by Harald’s men, but are saved by the outlaw Erik, who takes them to his ship. Lagertha arrives in Kattegat; while dragging herself toward the great hall, she has a vision of the Seer. Hvitserk, in a state of delirium, hallucinates Ivar as a serpent and attacks it. As he comes to his senses, he realises he has actually stabbed Lagertha to death.

Vikings Series

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

You can find a full index of Vikings Series 06 here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): David Frazee.
  • Writer(s): Michael Hirst.
  • Release Date: 08 January 2020.
  • Running time: 45 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 18.
  • Country: US
  • Language: English.

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