A Viking warrior seeks approval from his community's leader in the opener of this series chronicling the medieval adventures of a band of Norsemen.
Ragnar gathers a crew in preparation for an epic journey; the earl is overcome with paranoia.
Ragnar and his crew raid a monastery, securing a bounty of riches that impresses the earl.
The Vikings return to England; the earl plants a spy within Ragnar's crew.
A prophet predicts the earl's future; Ragnar's home and farm are destroyed.
Ragnar faces off with the Earl after learning of Rollo's torture.
Ragnar presents a proposal to King Aelle.
Ragnar attempts to cope with the death of his unborn son; Lagertha seeks answers from the gods.
Ragnar attempts to settle a land dispute; a plague breaks out.