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Apr 15 ( - A TV version of “Fargo” seems like a very bad idea until you start watching it.

Showrunner Noah Hawley has pulled off an improbable feat with FX's “Fargo,” transforming a quirky Coen brothers movie about the Great Frozen Midwest into an engaging series that channels the film's spirit without getting too bogged down recreating it.


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