A period of time lasting a few days, normally spanning over a weekend, when two individuals (Sparrow and Wad) are reunited. Wad and Sparrow sequester themselves in Wad's room when Wad is not in class or studio. When Wad does go to class or studio, Sparrow follows faithfully. Carnivale also refers to Sparrow's presence in class or studio.
Sparrow is in Studio, so I say to Marcus, "Hey, it's Carnivale!"
HBO drama set during the Great Depression which follows a travelling carnival throughout the southwestern US. Also focuses on a demonic preacher in California. with whom one carnie will eventually meet in the final battle of good v. evil. Five-stars for intelligent storyline, cinematography and creepitude.
I watch Carnivale every week because I'm ever so special.