Carnivàle (2003)

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Carnivàle is an American television series 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.

Score: 8.1/10 from 200 votes
First Air Date: 2003-09-14
Last Air Date: 2005-03-27
Total Seasons: 2
Total Episodes: 24
Status: Canceled
Network: HBO

All Seasons

Season 0
First air date:
Season 1
First air date: 2003-09-14
Season 2
First air date: 2005-01-09


Michael J. Anderson
as Samson
Adrienne Barbeau
as Ruthie
Clancy Brown
as Brother Justin
Debra Christofferson
as Lila
Tim DeKay
as Clayton Jones
Clea DuVall
as Sofie
Cynthia Ettinger
as Rita Sue Dreifuss
Carla Gallo
as Libby Dreifuss
Toby Huss
as Stumpy Dreifuss
Amy Madigan
as Iris Crowe
Nick Stahl
as Ben Hawkins
Brian Turk
as Gabriel
Ralph Waite
as Norman Belthus
John Fleck
as Gecko
Blake Shields
as Osgood
John Carroll Lynch
as Varlyn Stroud


Production Howard Klein Producer
Production Ronald D. Moore Producer