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Actor Bob Odenkirk plays a Bemidji, Minn., sheriff’s deputy in the new television series “Fargo.”
‘Fargo’ returns Tuesday as series: Fictional Bemidji a focal point for FX original
BEMIDJI, Minn. — Crime. Corruption. Murder. Ah jeez, it’s happening in Bemidji.
A fictional Bemidji that is.
About half of “Fargo,” the 10-episode FX television adaptation of the 1996 Academy Award-winning film from the Coen brothers, takes place in a fictionalized Bemidji, according to the show’s writer and producer, Noah Hawley.
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