2003 - 2012,
A carnival travels across the Oklahoma Dust Bowl of the 1930s.

Episode Guide

  • Carnivale - New Canaan, CA (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    New Canaan, CA

    Samson devises a grand plan; Justin forces Iris to face her fear of heights; Ben performs his most important healings.

  • Carnivale - New Canaan, CA (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    New Canaan, CA

    Samson devises a grand plan; Justin forces Iris to face her fear of heights; Ben performs his most important healings.

  • Carnivale - Outside New Canaan (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Outside New Canaan

    Lila challenges Samson's authority; Libby urges Jones to reveal a secret to the troupe; Sofie sees a face from her past.

  • Carnivale - Cheyenne, WY (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Cheyenne, WY

    Libby struggles to stick to her alibi; Jones goes for a ride with Ben; Talbot-Smith intercepts a near disaster for Justin and reneges on a deal with Scudder.

  • Carnivale - Lincoln Highway (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Lincoln Highway

    Ruthie's visitor leaves lipstick traces; Lila tries to reach Lodz; Sofie finds salvation in her work; Iris takes Eleanor on a picnic.

  • Carnivale - Outskirts, Damascus, NE (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Outskirts, Damascus, NE

    Ben and Samson have a heated argument; Libby shocks her parents with an announcement; Smith interprets a bad sign for Justin; Sofie finds a new job.

  • Carnivale - Damascus, NE (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Damascus, NE

    Ben follows his visions to a seedy hotel; Sabina airs her dirty laundry with Lila; Iris displays her strength to Norman; the troupe worries about Sofie.

  • Carnivale - The Road to Damascus (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Road to Damascus

    Samson makes a deal with an old friend; Iris and Justin prepare for a difficult sermon; Rita Sue goes on a charity mission; Lila makes a new friend.

  • Carnivale - Creed, OK (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Creed, OK

    Dolan pushes Justin to make a difficult decision; Ruthie shares her visions with Sofie; Stroud continues his pursuit of Ben; Justin receives a mysterious gift.

  • Carnivale - Old Cherry Blossom Road (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Old Cherry Blossom Road

    Ben's relative reveals dark secrets; Balthus bears witness to Justin's abuse of power; Lila finds clues in Lodz's trailer; Jonesy gives Sofie a new assignment.

  • Carnivale - Ingram, TX (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Ingram, TX

    Ben searches for the next link; Sofie refuses to read Ben's tarot cards; Dolan grills another arson witness; Ruthie is visited by a mysterious shadow.

  • Carnivale - Alamogordo, NM (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Alamogordo, NM

    Ben seeks out Scudder's former associate; Justin and Iris welcome a new servant into their home; Samson threatens to replace Stumpy; Sofie seeks comfort in manual labor.

  • Carnivale - Los Moscos (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Los Moscos

    Brother Justin spreads his radio message; Management urges Ben to find his father; Rev. Balthus is stricken ill; Lila worries about Lodz's whereabouts.

  • Carnivale - The Day That Was the Day (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Day That Was the Day

    Ben turns to Lodz for advice; Stumpy and Rita Sue strike a deal to save their marriage; Sofie settles a score with Libby and Jones; Balthus and Brother Justin contemplate the former's greatest evil.

  • Carnivale - Day of the Dead (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Day of the Dead

    Lodz hatches a devious plan to reach Ben; Rita Sue upstages Catalina; Sofie does not like what she learns from reading Stumpy's cards; Iris proves she will do anything to advance her brother's career.

  • Carnivale - Hot and Bothered (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Hot and Bothered

    Brother Justin returns to Mintern; Libby catches on to her mother's deception; Stumpy enlists a new dancer; Lodz and Lila wait for Ben to succumb to sleep.

  • Carnivale - Insomnia (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    Ben stays awake to keep from dreaming; Samson tries to drum up new business; Sofie worries that her mother is losing touch with reality; Iris reaches out to Brother Justin over the radio airwaves.

  • Carnivale - Lonnigan, Texas (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Lonnigan, Texas

    Samson sends Ben on a road trip to enlist a new attraction; Sofie debates defying her mother; Brother Justin receives treatments for religious excitation.

  • Carnivale - The River (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    The River

    Iris gets unexpected support from a radio reporter; Rita Sue and Stumpy argue over their family's future; Ben and Ruthie hunt for snakes; Samson goes to work on the bally.

  • Carnivale - Pick a Number (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Pick a Number

    The carnies get caught up in "Carnival Justice"; Ben's dark adventure ends; Brother Justin wanders in the wilderness, where he meets a group of hobos.

  • Carnivale - Babylon (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    The carnival arrives in Babylon; Samson treats the troupe to a night on the town; Ben falls down a mine shaft, where he encounters a familiar face.

  • Carnivale - Black Blizzard (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Black Blizzard

    Lodz tests Ben's powers; Sofie socializes with a handsome cafe owner; Samson visits an old flame; Brother Justin struggles with an ultimatum.

  • Carnivale - Tipton (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:


    The town of Tipton refuses to let the carnival set up; Brother Justin's promise to the migrants upsets his regular congregation; Ben and Sofie search for clues about his history.

  • Carnivale - After the Ball Is Over (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    After the Ball Is Over

    A practical joke leads Ben to a piece of the puzzle that is his past; Brother Justin and his sister, Iris, try to turn a brothel into a house of worship; Sofie tends to her comatose mother.

  • Carnivale - Milfay (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    A traveling carnival takes a teenage boy; an evangelical preacher receives a sign that leaves him awakened to the possibility of mysterious powers.

  • Carnivale - El Día Que Era El Día (Episode 36)
    Episode 36:

    El Día Que Era El Día

    En Minturn, Balthus y Justin se enfrentan, y tras la confrontación Justin por fin encuentra su destino.

  • Carnivale - Acalorado y Molesto (Episode 35)
    Episode 35:

    Acalorado y Molesto

    Ben y Samson descubren algo de Scudder. Justin sale del manicomio para reemprender su misión predicadora.

  • Carnivale - Ventisca Oscura (Episode 34)
    Episode 34:

    Ventisca Oscura

    Ben y Lodz quedan atrapados en un temporal. Balthus convence a Justin de atender a sus fieles.

  • Carnivale - Después del Baile (Episode 33)
    Episode 33:

    Después del Baile

    Ben y el hermano Justin tienen las mismas pesadillas.

  • Carnivale - Nueva Cana, California (Episode 32)
    Episode 32:

    Nueva Cana, California

    Ben y Justin se percatan de que son piezas clave de una batalla entre el bien y el mal.

  • Carnivale - Fuera de Caná (Episode 31)
    Episode 31:

    Fuera de Caná

  • Carnivale - Día de los Muertos (Episode 30)
    Episode 30:

    Día de los Muertos

    Lodz idea un malévolo plan para acercarse a Ben; Rita Sue eclipsa a Catalina; Sofie no le gusta lo que descubre después de leer las cartas de Stumpy; Iris prueba que hará cualquier cosa para superar la carrera de su hermano.

  • Carnivale - Outside New Canaan (Episode 29)
    Episode 29:

    Outside New Canaan

    Lila desafía la autoridad de Samson;Libby Jones insta a revelar un secreto de la compañía; Sofía enfrenta su pasado.

  • Carnivale - Cheyenne, Wyoming (Episode 28)
    Episode 28:

    Cheyenne, Wyoming

    Libby lucha para probar su coartada; Jones pasea con Ben; Talbot-Smith evita un desastre inminente a Justin e incumple un trato con Scudder.

  • Carnivale - Autopista Lincoln, Utah (Episode 27)
    Episode 27:

    Autopista Lincoln, Utah

    La visita de Ruthie deja huellas del lápiz labial, Lila trata de llegar a Lodz; Sofie encuentra la salvación en su trabajo, Iris Leonor lleva un día de campo.

  • Carnivale - Damasco, Nebraska (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:

    Damasco, Nebraska

    En la habitación de su padre Scuder, Ben sufre visiones. McNaughton decide supervisar los sermones de Justin.

  • Carnivale - Milfay (Episode 26)
    Episode 26:


    Oklahoma, 1934. Os membros de uma trupe mambembe encontram o jovem Ben Hawkins aflito tentando enterrar sua mãe; Os integrantes de trupe decidem ajudá-lo; Enquanto isso, na Califórnia, o reverendo Justin Crowe atende os paroquianos.

  • Carnivale - El Camino a Damasco (Episode 25)
    Episode 25:

    El Camino a Damasco

    Ben descubre el paradero de su padre. Justin hace que alguien inocente se declare culpable del incendio.

  • Carnivale - Credo, Está Bien (Episode 24)
    Episode 24:

    Credo, Está Bien

    Ben sigue la pista de una máscara de su padre. Justin sabe quién provocó el incendio del burdel.

  • Carnivale - Ingram, TX (Episode 23)
    Episode 23:

    Ingram, TX

    Ben es capturado. En Minturn, Justin sigue ganando adeptos alrededor del sitio donde construirá su templo.

  • Carnivale - Álamogordo, Nuevo México (Episode 22)
    Episode 22:

    Álamogordo, Nuevo México

    Siguiendo pistas, Ben llega al padre Kerrigan. El hermano Justin ayuda a Stroud a escapar.

  • Carnivale - Los Moscos (Episode 21)
    Episode 21:

    Los Moscos

    El hermano Justin da su mensaje de radio; Gerencia insta a Ben a encontrar a su padre; Lila preocupada por paradero de Lodz.

  • Carnivale - New Canaan, CA (Episode 20)
    Episode 20:

    New Canaan, CA

    Samson idea un gran plan; Justin obliga a Iris a enfrentar su miedo a las alturas; Ben realiza sus más importantes curaciones.

  • Carnivale - En las Afueras de Damasco, Nebraska (Episode 19)
    Episode 19:

    En las Afueras de Damasco, Nebraska

    Ben y Samson tienen una fuerte discusión; Libby sorprende a sus padres con una noticia; Smith le hace una seña mala a Justin; Sofie tienen un nuevo trabajo.

  • Carnivale - Ruta Vieja Flor de Cerezo (Episode 18)
    Episode 18:

    Ruta Vieja Flor de Cerezo

    Ben es llevado con una mujer que lo espera desde hace tiempo. Justin tiene una visión de Ben clavándole un cuchillo.

  • Carnivale - The Day That Was the Day (Episode 12)
    Episode 12:

    The Day That Was the Day

    Ben pide consejos a Lodz; Stumpy y Rita Sue llegan a un acuerdo para salvar su matrimonio; Sofie se relaciona con Libby y Jones; Balthus y el hermano Justin contemplan el mal más grande.

  • Carnivale - Hot and Bothered (Episode 10)
    Episode 10:

    Hot and Bothered

    El hermano Justin regresa a Mintern; Libby comprende la decepción de su madre; Stumpy recluta a una nueva bailarina; Lodz y Lila esperan que Ben se duerma.

  • Carnivale - Insomnia (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:


    Ben permanece despierto para evitar soñar; Samson intenta conseguir un nuevo negocio; Sofie teme que su madre esté perdiendo el sentido de la realidad; Iris se encuentra con el hermano Justin a través de las ondas de radio.

  • Carnivale - Lonnigan, Texas (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Lonnigan, Texas

    Samson manda de viaje a Ben para que busque una nueva atracción; Sofie habla sobre la posibilidad de desafiar a su madre; el hermano Justin recibe tratamientos por temas religiosos.

  • Carnivale - Río (Episode 7)
    Episode 7:


    Iris gets unexpected support from a radio reporter; Rita Sue and Stumpy argue over their family's future; Ben and Ruthie hunt for snakes; Samson goes to work on the bally.

  • Carnivale - Escoge un Número (Episode 6)
    Episode 6:

    Escoge un Número

    La fiesta del carnaval; la aventura oscura de Ben termina; el hermano Justin vaga por tierras salvajes, en donde conoce a un grupo de vagabundos.

  • Carnivale - Babylon (Episode 5)
    Episode 5:


    El carnaval llega a Babylon; Samson invita a la compañía a pasar una noche en la ciudad; Ben cae en una mina en la que ve una cara familiar.

  • Carnivale - Black Blizzard (Episode 4)
    Episode 4:

    Black Blizzard

    Lodz prueba los poderes de Ben; Sofie conoce al apuesto dueño de un café; Samson visita a un antiguo enamorado; el hermano Justin sufre por un ultimátum.

  • Carnivale - Tipton (Episode 3)
    Episode 3:


    El pueblo de Tipton rechaza la instalación del carnaval; la promesa del hermano Justin a los inmigrantes molesta a los miembros regulares de la congregación; Ben y Sofie buscan claves acerca de su historia.

  • Carnivale - After the Ball Is Over (Episode 2)
    Episode 2:

    After the Ball Is Over

    Una broma provoca que Ben halle una pieza del rompecabezas de su pasado; el hermano Justin y su hermana Iris intentan transformar un burdel en un lugar de culto; Sofie ayuda a su madre comatosa.

  • Carnivale - Milfay (Episode 1)
    Episode 1:


    Un chico de 18 años viaja con los integrantes de un carnaval; un sacerdote evangélico recibe una señal que podría darle poderes misteriosos.