Carnivàle: Season 1, Episode 5

Babylon (12 Oct. 2003)

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The carnival finally arrives in Babylon, a tapped-out silver mining town in rural Texas with few inhabitants. Samson tries to improve the troupe's spirits with a night of revelry at the ... See full summary »

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The carnival finally arrives in Babylon, a tapped-out silver mining town in rural Texas with few inhabitants. Samson tries to improve the troupe's spirits with a night of revelry at the local bar while Sofie and Libby (one of the chooch dancers) get closer and decide to attend the local cinema. Eventually, a group of restless miners arrive in time for the chooch show, but with drastic consequences when they start a riot. Meanwhile, Ben has an enlightening experience at the bottom of a mineshaft where he has a vision of the mysterious Scudder fighting in the trenches of World War I. Written by Anonymous

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The gun that "Stumpy" gives to Samson has a Cimarron Thunderer grip. The Thunderer grip was not designed until 1990. See more »

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Rev. Norman Balthus: This? This is my greatest sin? Saving you?
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