TIL about Medicine Shows which were touring acts that peddled “miracle cure” patent medicines between entertainments like freak shows, flea circuses, musical acts, magic tricks and story telling. by whatilearned July 23, 2022, 5:14 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medicine_show What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote actscircusescureentertainmentsfleafreakmagicMedicineMedicinesmiraclemusicalpatentpeddledshowsStorytellingTILToday I learnedtouringtricks See more Previous article what’s the difference between a rooster and a prostitute? Next article TIL that Nat Fein wasn’t supposed to work the day he took the first sports photograph to win the Pulitzer Prize 3 Comments Leave a Reply Kind of like pharmaceutical ads on TV today.. ask your physician of snake oil is right for you Log in to Reply [Excellent documentory](https://youtu.be/Co63afsjC1s) about them. I do vaguely remember hearing about them and selling “snake oil” but never really much beyond that. Log in to Reply That snake oil worked! With that much morphine and cocaine you were bound to feel better. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.