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'Carnivàle' recap: Introducing Benjamin St. John

Season 1 | Episode 3 | “Tipton” | Aired Sept 28, 2003

The tenuous link between Ben and Justin suggested in the previous episode continues to evolve as one runs from his destiny, while the other embraces it. 1,237 more words

Carnivale - Season 2, Episode 11 - "Outside New Canaan" - Truth Revealed

“Outside New Canaan,” is where many things come to a head and where lines are drawn for many of the characters. It is a truth revealing episode and is all the stronger for it and shows how much many of the characters have changed. 521 more words

A Farewell To Flesh: Those Who Are About to Die...(Chapter One)

By the time the coffee had set in, his stomach had taken a turn for the worst. Lack of sleep, not having anything to eat and the caffeine were currently fighting a war with his inner balance, and you can guess who was winning. 6,979 more words


Carnivale - Season 2, Episode 7 - "Damascus, NE" - Scudder's Reveal

We finally meet Scudder! This was an interesting episode if only for the fact that this guy receives character development. I wouldn’t call it great though, there was a lot of potential this episode had and most of it was squandered. 508 more words


'Carnivàle' recap: Every prophet in his house

Season 1 | Episode 2 | “After the Ball Is Over” | Originally aired Sept 21, 2003

Think Game of Thrones was the first HBO show to give us an incestuous brother-and-sister duo? 880 more words

Carnivale - Season 1, Episode 11 - "Day of the Dead" - Manipulation and Set Up

“Day of the Dead” is the episode that sets everything for the final. We get to see what is at stake as characters are getting lined up into being forced to make difficult choices that will define their characters. 436 more words


Carnivale - Season 1, Episode 9 - "Insomnia" - To Resist Power and to Embrace Power

     I’m beginning to understand better the role Ben might be meant to play for the writers. This episode showed his resistance as action contrasted by how cold Justin Crowe has become in his embracing of his power. 439 more words