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Freakshow 108 Say No To Normal

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On the season one finale, the Venice Beach Freakshow brings us a “Freakshow Festival”. Todd waxes on the idea of ‘normal’ and has the notion for a festival, a freakshow family reunion of sorts. He sees it as becoming the biggest event in sideshow history. That’s a big boast, right there. Todd looks at the […]

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Freakshow 107, Freaks of Nature

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Tonight, Todd brings us more freaks with the seventh episode titled, “Freaks of Nature”. In his attempt to recreate one of the most rare pitch cards in the world, Todd has invited Jim the Armless Wonder and Jesse the Halfman to come and stay at his home. In this famous pitch card we see a […]

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Freakshow 106: Strongman Competition

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Tonight the Venice Beach Freakshow is hosting a strongman competition. It looks to be the opponents will be The Illustrated Penguin, who can lift five to ten pounds through his stretched ear lobes, and Billy Owen, Todd’s mystery character tonight. In between meeting The Illustrated Penguin and Billy Owen, we see a fellow lifting weights […]

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Freakshow 105: Meet the Family

Freakshow 105, Meet the Family

In episode five, “The Littlest Wedding”, another Freakshow sometimes member, Digger, calls Todd and asks if he can come down because he needs some money. It turns out Digger’s a hobo. He hitchhikes, hops trains, and basically lives hand-to-mouth, but nothing is mentioned of his special freakshow quality. Ali shows up with her boyfriend Matt […]

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Freakshow 104: Human Pin Cushion

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With a shocking start to episode four, “Human Pin Cushion,” we see Murrugun shoving skewers through his arm. He has agreed to do the famous human pin cushion act for the Venice Beach Freakshow. This act goes back thousands of years where people would pierce themselves in multiple locations throughout their bodies without bleeding. Murrugun […]

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Freakshow 103: The Two-Headed Baby

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The show starts with Todd who is on the hunt for the most rare specimen in a sideshow, a two-headed baby. In order to find one, he must travel to see Bobby Reynolds, also known as The King of the Sideshow, the owner of a two-headed baby boy preserved in a jar. Todd claims to […]

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Freakshow 102: Swords a Plenty

Freakshow 102 Sword Swallowing Lessons

It’s sword swallower’s day on Freakshow’s second episode, “Swords a Plenty”, and Todd’s daughter, Asia, is going to give it a shot. It turns out that sword swallowing goes back thousands of years ago, according to Todd. For the special occasion, Murrugun has a rocket powered sword he’s going to swallow that he has to […]

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Freakshow on AMC

AMC Venice Beach Freakshow

Welcome to the freak show. At the Venice Beach Freakshow, owner Todd Ray, along with his wife Danielle and son Phoenix, carries out his passion for the strange by running a revamped version of the carnival freak shows of the past. At his seemingly ordinary suburban home, there resides a not so ordinary collection of […]

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