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Buridan's Ass 

Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to craft one of his own. Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.

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Don Chumph
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Chaz Nygaard (as Josh Close)
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Wally Semenchko
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Kitty Nygaard
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Ben Schmidt
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Deputy Knudsen
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Dmitri Milos
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Gordo Nygaard
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Malvo executes his master plan, while Lester attempts to craft one of his own. Gus and Molly team up in Duluth.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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20 May 2014 (USA)  »

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Buridan's Ass refers to an old philosophical puzzle by Jean Buridan, a French philosopher in the 14th century who used the idea of a mule situated equidistantly between two bales of hay as a way of examining free will. Buridan wondered if a mule would starve if it couldn't decide between two equivalent choices, since both choices were the same and one had no more appeal than the other. If the mule did choose one of them, the question would be what factor lead to the mule's choosing, and was that actually an exercise of free will. See more »

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When Milos arrives with his car on the site of the "fish rain", he gets off his car and the car has fish all around it but none below it. Clearly the filming crew "sprayed" fish all around the car after having it in place. See more »

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Parking Lot Cashier: Ticket, please.
Stavros Milos: I changed my mind. I decided... God. He told me. He has different plans.
Parking Lot Cashier: God told you not to park here?
Stavros Milos: No, no, no. I know what I have to do now. I didn't before.
Parking Lot Cashier: Well, sir, I gotta... It's $2 for the first 30 minutes, so...
Stavros Milos: Son, you go to church?
Parking Lot Cashier: Yes, sir.
Stavros Milos: Then open the goddamn gate. Your Lord demands it.
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Litany: Litany
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Performed by Benedictine Nuns of the Abbey of Notre Dame Argentan
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That There Was Some Snowstorm!
6 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

What a wonderful episode. There are so many things going on here. First we have Don and his idiotic trust of Lorne, who takes care of him in the most awful way. The fact that he is negotiating a piece of the action is so sad. He would have been better off running for his life. As it it, Lorne gets wood screws and locks him in a closet. Maybe that was a hint. We also have the two hit men who are chasing Lorne finally confronting. We have Lester coming up with an amazing plan to avoid the authorities and further cover his tracks. He seems to be getting smarter and smarter. Then there are Molly and Gus. Molly is resourceful and Gus really wanted to be a mail carrier. But there they are, out in that blizzard, trying to figure things out. They are totally out of their depth. Finally, the religious allegory continues for Stavros as he tries to appease his angry God. This is about as good as television can get.


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