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Which of the Coen Brothers' Movies Would Work as TV Shows?

By Jordan Smith, Hollywood Staff

Copious amounts of snow? Check. 1990-something automobile? Check. Old timey tunes blaring on the radio? Check. This definitely looks something like a Fargo series. And even though FX's upcoming adaptation is only loosely based on the Coen Brothers' 1996 classic, we're beyond excited. The trailer is pretty short, only giving us a few precious seconds of Billy Bob Thornton scraping midwestern flurries off of his windshield, before giving us an icy glare, but it has to be good enough for now. Hopefully the next trailer gives us a little bit of Martin Freeman's American accent, and at least a couple you betchas (we'll even settle for a don'tcha know). Since Fargo is getting the small screen treatment, we wondered which other of the Coens' films would work on television, let's start at the top and work our way through the list.

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