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Carnivàle (2003)

Into each generation is born a creature of light and a creature of darkness.


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.

  1. Daniel Knauf


Series Cast

  1. Nick Stahl

    Nick Stahl

    Ben Hawkins

    24 Episodes

  2. Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown

    Brother Justin

    24 Episodes

  3. Robert Knepper

    Robert Knepper

    24 Episodes

  4. Michael J. Anderson

    Michael J. Anderson


    24 Episodes

  5. Adrienne Barbeau

    Adrienne Barbeau


    24 Episodes

  6. Debra Christofferson

    Debra Christofferson


    24 Episodes

  7. Tim DeKay

    Tim DeKay

    Clayton Jones

    24 Episodes

  8. Clea DuVall

    Clea DuVall


    24 Episodes

  9. Cynthia Ettinger

    Cynthia Ettinger

    Rita Sue Dreifuss

    24 Episodes

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Full Cast & Crew

Last Season


Season 2

2005 | 12 Episodes

Season 2 of Carnivàle premiered on January 9, 2005.

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Status Canceled


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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