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Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2003 - 20052 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: HBO Prime Video Tags: Psychology Country: America

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.Carnivàle featuring Michael J. Anderson and Adrienne Barbeau has one or more episodes streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, and 6 others. It's a drama and fantasy show with 24 episodes over 2 seasons. Carnivàle is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (40,833 votes).

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All Seasons of Carnivàle

Season 1
12 Episodes | Prime Video, HBO, & Rent or Buy

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24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video).

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24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).

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24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 4 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#615 Ranked TV Show

#24 Ranked in Psychology TV

#47 Ranked in TV on HBO

#174 Ranked in Mystery TV

Carnivàle has a high IMDb audience rating of 8.4 (40,833 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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