Release: Dec 03, 2017 - Author: Tony Montana - Translator: Tony Montana - external link: IMDB - more from this series
Compared are the TV Version and the Extended Version.
7 differences, among them
- 3 additional scenes
- 2 extended scenes
- Length difference: 198.9 sec resp. 3 min 18.9 sec (plus recap & end credits)
After the History Channel stopped producing real history documentaries and started focussing on pseudo-scientific studies (UFOs and such) as well as pseudo documentaries (Pawn Stars) which they are very successful with by the way, they also tried out actual TV shows. The drama series Vikings is one of them. In March 2016, season 5 was green-lit.
With season, the number of each has risen. While previous seasons had 10 episodes resp. season 1 had only 9 episodes, season 4 consists of 20 episodes. But the season had been split up: The episodes 1-10 aired from Febraury 2016 till April 2016 and the final 10 episodes aired from November 2016 till Febraury 2017. Similar to the previous seasons, season 4 was censored in the US.
Time index refers to the Extended Version
Recap only in the TV Version. The Extended Version only contains a small black screen.
TV Version 44 sec longer
Ecbert tells Judith about his dilemma without going into detail. She tries to cheer him up.
85.5 sec resp. 1 min 25.5 sec
As a consequence thereof, the shot of Ecbert starts earlier as well. He sits down and finishes his sentence. In the TV Version, he is already sitting down.
Ecbert longer. Only in the Extended Version, he turns his head…
…and then gets up in order to chain Ragnar. Ecbert walks up to him who then stands up.
Ragnar: "Let's not keep them waiting."
Ragnar's conversation with the Blind Driver is longer. Ragnar says his words did not have any meaning because they could be interpretated in so many different way that they cause confusion. Ragnars then explains why his so-called prophecies are dangerous and explains it with Lagertha as example. The Blind Driver says maybe it had been supposed to happen like that but Ragnar doubts it.
76 sec resp. 1 min 16 sec
End credits only in the Extended Version.
60 sec resp. 1 min