Carnivàle (2003–2005)
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Outskirts, Damascus, NE 

Ben and Samson have a heated argument over some bad news that Ben tells him about the death of Management, and Samson learns from Ruthie about seeing Stroud abduct Scudder. Ben suggests ... See full summary »

Director:

Tim Hunter

Writers:

Daniel Knauf (creator), Daniel Knauf
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael J. Anderson ... Samson
Adrienne Barbeau ... Ruthie
Clancy Brown ... Brother Justin Crowe
Debra Christofferson ... Lila
Tim DeKay ... Clayton 'Jonesy' Jones
Clea DuVall ... Sofie
Cynthia Ettinger ... Rita Sue Dreifuss
Carla Gallo ... Libby Dreifuss
Toby Huss ... Felix 'Stumpy' Dreifuss
Amy Madigan ... Iris Crowe
Nick Stahl ... Ben Hawkins
Brian Turk ... Gabriel
Ralph Waite ... Reverend Norman Balthus
Paul Hipp ... Bert Hagenbeck
John Carroll Lynch ... Varlyn Stroud
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Ben and Samson have a heated argument over some bad news that Ben tells him about the death of Management, and Samson learns from Ruthie about seeing Stroud abduct Scudder. Ben suggests that they must track down Stroud at once so he will lead them to Brother Justin. Meanwhile, Iris and Justin back a local politician while Justin reveals his evil side to Reverend Balthus. Back at Carnivale, Rita Sue tries to play hardball with Bud, Stumpy's debt collector, by showing him who's the boss. Libby shocks her parents by revealing that she and Jonesy got married after a drunken night out, which prompts Stumpy to stage a dinner with them. In New Canaan, Wilfred Talbot Smith arrives with more bad news that he's interpreted a bad sign for Justin that his enemy has the power to destroy him with an anointed dagger. Lila offers to support Ruthie over her recent emotional status. At Carnivale, Jones is blamed for an accident when a car on the Ferris wheel collapses, and Ben resorts to draining the ... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 February 2005 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Stumpy invites Jonesy to dinner as the talk next to the Colossus Wheel. Near the end of the conversation, Jonesy's hair parts to the other side. See more »

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Carnivale End Title (Ben's Theme)
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Written by Jeff Beal
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