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Hayden conspires with Tate and Nora to drive Vivien insane and take the unborn twins for herself. Meanwhile, Violet must choose whether to support her mother or not, while the full story of the deaths of Chad and Patrick, and the origin of Rubber Man, are revealed.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x8
Production Number: 1ATS07
Airdate: Wednesday November 23rd, 2011

Director: Miguel Arteta
Writer: Ryan Murphy

Alternate Airdates:

United Kingdom Feb 20, 2012

 
Special Guest Stars
Kate MaraKate Mara
As Hayden McClaine
Recurring
Zachary QuintoZachary Quinto
As Chad Warwick
Recurring
Zachary QuintoZachary Quinto
As Chad Warwick
Recurring

Guest Stars
Frances ConroyFrances Conroy
As Moira O'Hara (Old)
Recurring
Frances ConroyFrances Conroy
As Moira O'Hara (Old)
Recurring
Lily RabeLily Rabe
As Nora Montgomery
Recurring
Lily RabeLily Rabe
As Nora Montgomery
Recurring
Teddy SearsTeddy Sears
As Patrick
Recurring
Teddy SearsTeddy Sears
As Patrick
Recurring
Christine EstabrookChristine Estabrook
As Marcy
Recurring
Christine EstabrookChristine Estabrook
As Marcy
Recurring
Azura SkyeAzura Skye
As Fiona
Recurring
Azura SkyeAzura Skye
As Fiona
Recurring
Kyle DavisKyle Davis
As Dallas
Recurring
Eric CloseEric Close
As Hugo Langdon
Recurring
Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
As Luke
Recurring
Morris ChestnutMorris Chestnut
As Luke
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Tom JourdenTom Jourden
As Officer Crawford
Tom JourdenTom Jourden
As Officer Crawford
Main Cast
Evan PetersEvan Peters
As Tate Langdon (S1) / Kit Walker (S2) / Kyle Spencer (S3) / Jimmy Darling (S4) / James March (S5)
Connie BrittonConnie Britton
As Vivien Harmon
Connie BrittonConnie Britton
As Vivien Harmon
Dylan McDermottDylan McDermott
As Ben Harmon
Dylan McDermottDylan McDermott
As Ben Harmon
Taissa FarmigaTaissa Farmiga
As Violet Harmon (S1) / Zoe Benson (S3)
Taissa FarmigaTaissa Farmiga
As Violet Harmon (S1) / Zoe Benson (S3)

Recap

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Episode Quotes
Peggy: Look, Pat's obviously got some interests that he doesn't feel free sharing with you.
Chad Warwick: Ugh!
Peggy: Now, if you don't want to end up sharing him, then you need to make a preemptive strike.
Chad Warwick: What do you mean?
Peggy: I mean you have to fight. Pat's a great guy, Chad, worth fighting for. And if that means you have to fight with a cat-o'-nine-tails and some titty clamps, then brother, you better gear up.

Chad Warwick: Why are you being such an asshole? This turns you on. I know it does.
Patrick: Seriously, Chad, depressing sex is even more depressing when you try so hard.

Marcy: I wasn't here when he came back to visit. Did you tell him your ghost story? Maybe he laughed and you bit the man's head off.
Vivien: Excuse me, Marcy. I'm not crazy, I'm just pregnant.

Moira O'Hara: You want them to find you?
Tate: I'm open to suggestions.
Moira O'Hara: I think you should get over your compulsive need to please the ladies of this house.
Tate: I think I have mommy issues. You know a good therapist?



Cultural References
Patrick: Take it off, so we can watch Rachel Zoe without me without me worrying about you passing off.

The Rachel Zoe Project is a Bravo reality series about fashionista Rachel Zoe and her personal and professional life.

Hayden McClaine: "Adieu, nightingale. Thy plaintive anthem fades."

"Ode to a Nightingale" is a poem by John Keats, written in May 1819 and first published in Annals of the Fine Arts in July of that year.



Other Episode Crew

CreatorRyan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk
Executive ProducerDante DiLoreto  |  Ryan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk
Co-Executive ProducerBradley Buecker  |  Jennifer Salt  |  James Wong (1)
Supervising ProducerJessica Sharzer
ProducerAlexis Martin
Consulting ProducerTim Minear
CastingCarol Kritzer
Unit Production ManagerChip Vucelich
First Assistant DirectorMichael Amundson
Second Assistant DirectorJeremy Reisig  |  Frank Tignini
Music EditorDavid Klotz
Music SupervisorP.J. Bloom
Costume DesignerChrisi Karvonides-Dushenko
Camera OperatorStephen Collins (2)  |  James Reid (3)
Set DecoratorEllen Brill
Location ManagerJohn Agoglia
Property MasterRandy Gunter
Construction CoordinatorAnthony Lattanzio
Production Sound MixerSean Rush
Script SupervisorJoanne Small
Production CoordinatorEric Kovtun
Post Production SupervisorAshley Contino
Supervising Sound EditorGreg Megregian
Re-Recording MixerJoe Earle
GafferJarred Waldron
Stunt CoordinatorTim A. Davison
Production SupervisorJames Williams (2)
Main Title ThemeCharlie Clouser  |  Cesar Davila-Irizarry
Production AccountantScott Cohn
Department Head HairMonte C. Haught
Casting AssociateEric Souliere
Assistant To The Executive ProducerAlex P. Creasia  |  Sara Stelwagen  |  Jessica Meyer
 
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