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Carnivàle is set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching story depicts the battle between good and evil and the struggle between free will and destiny, the storyline mixes Christian theology with Gnosticism and Masonic lore, particularly that of the Knights Templar.

Show Info

Network: United States HBO (2003 - 2005)
Schedule: Sundays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: DramaFantasyHorror
Episodes ordered: 12 episodes
Created by: Daniel Knauf

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Previous Episode

New Canaan, CA

Episode 2x12; Mar 27, 2005

Samson tries to stay a step ahead of impending chaos; Stroud does his best to protect Justin; and Ben's powers face the ultimate test.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
2x12: New Canaan, CAMar 27, 2005
2x11: Outside New CanaanMar 20, 2005
2x10: Cheyenne, WYMar 13, 2005
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Το Τσίρκο Του Μυστηρίου (Greece Greece)
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