Death and the Serpent is the sixth episode in the sixth season of Vikings, and seventy-fifth episode overall. It aired on January 8, 2020.


Bjorn is forced to act quickly in the aftermath of the election for the King of all Norway; the bandits attack Lagertha's village again. Hvitserk continues to unravel.


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Main Cast

Guest Starring

Additional Cast (in order of appearance)


Episode Deaths


  • The title of this episode references Hvitserk accidentally killing Lagertha after he mistook her for the serpent from his vision.
  • Althrough uncredited, Igor is present at Ivar's side at Oleg's and Katia's wedding.
  • The song sung by the choir at the church for Prince Oleg and Princess Katia's wedding is "Oche Nas." It is the Lord's Prayer, sung or chanted in Old Church Slavonic, and still performed at Eastern Orthodox weddings today.
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