Related AMC Documents the Odd and Sometimes Curious Characters of the Venice Beach Freakshow You know what they say about a girl who can swallow three swords at once, don’t you? That she has an almost cavalier disregard for her own safety. What did you think we were going to say?
AMC’s latest foray into the people-with-exceedingly-weird-jobs reality subgenre is Freakshow—which should be familiar to those who experienced the short-lived Freaks at O’Sheas. While it’s a milieu that should lend itself to breezy high camp, it sometimes feels like spackle in the network’s schedule around The Walking Dead airings while we all wait for a new season of Mad Men.