This is a very popular TV show. It shows us the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok, a hero of his time, his battles and his success! Although many people are watching it, it is not recommended for children, because many blood and sex scenes. It can be categorized as, drama, action and history, but there is a small part of sci-fi elements.
This TV show is created by Michael Hirst. The main actors are: Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Jessalyn Gilsig, Gustaf Skarsgård, Katheryn Winnick, George Blagden and Alyssa Sutherland. The broadcasting started in March, 3rd in 2013, and now is broadcasting 3rd season. According to statistics, the first episode in the US, was seen by 6 million viewers, in Canada, 1.1 million. Roughly 950.000 viewers watch every episode. The Vikings is Canadian-Irish TV show. The filming was started in Ireland, but many episodes were filmed in Norway. The interesting fact is that 70% of an episode is filmed outside. On the IMDB, the rating of this TV show is 8.6 (from 106.374 users). The reviews are very positive, and it is expected that this TV show becomes even more popular. Some fans claim that it will be more popular than Game of thrones! I must say, that this is my favorite show. The best part is action, which sometimes can be extremely ‘’bloody’’.
Although, in this TV show, the Vikings are presented as cruel, and dirty, in reality they were completely different. They are known for great personal hygiene, and the main occupation was farming. Other similarities between TV show Vikings and Vikings history facts are the same.