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American Horror Story: I Am Anne Frank (2)

Sister Jude goes to a Nazi hunter for help, but soon learns that "Anne Frank" isn't what she claims. Meanwhile, Thredson convinces Kit to confess so that he can help him, and Lana makes plans to escape.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x5
Production Number: 2ATS05
Airdate: Wednesday November 14th, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) Nov 27, 2012
AU (Eleven) Feb 18, 2013
NZ (FOUR) Aug 04, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Chloë SevignyChloë Sevigny
As Shelley

Guest Stars
Fredric LehneFredric Lehne
As Frank McCann
Britne OldfordBritne Oldford
As Alma
Mark MargolisMark Margolis
As Sam Goodman
Matthew John ArmstrongMatthew John Armstrong
As Detective Byers
Joel McKinnon MillerJoel McKinnon Miller
As Detective Connors
Franka PotenteFranka Potente
As Anne Frank / Catherine Brown
David ChisumDavid Chisum
As Jim Brown

Co-Guest Stars
Ted MattisonTed Mattison
As Stranger
Valorie HubbardValorie Hubbard
As Mrs. Hindsman
Abby DonnellyAbby Donnelly
As Peggy Cartwright
Main Cast
Sarah PaulsonSarah Paulson
As Lana Winters (S2) / Cordelia Foxx (S3) / Bette and Dot Tattler (S4) / Hypodermic Sally (S5)
Evan PetersEvan Peters
As Tate Langdon (S1) / Kit Walker (S2) / Kyle Spencer (S3) / Jimmy Darling (S4) / James March (S5)
Jessica LangeJessica Lange
As Constance Langdon (S1) / Sister Jude (S2) / Fiona Goode (S3) / Elsa Mars (S4)
Zachary QuintoZachary Quinto
As Dr. Oliver Thredson
Lily RabeLily Rabe
As Sister Mary Eunice (S2) / Misty Day (S3)
Lizzie BrocheréLizzie Brocheré
As Grace Bertrand
James CromwellJames Cromwell
As Dr. Arthur Arden


Sister Jude drives into town and meets with Sam Goodman. He assures her that confidentiality is important to his work and Sister Jude assures him that the mother superior, Sister Claudia, is the only one that knows she is there. Sam assures her that what he does is a calling and she asks if he lost someone. In response, the man reveals the concentration camp tattoo on his arm and says that he lost everyone. Sister Jude gives him the file that she has on Arden and explains that he may have been a SS doctor, Gruber. After reviewing what little there is, Sam explains that after the war, the intelligence agencies recruited the best Nazi scientists and created false biographies to get around Truman's orders. He asks if Sister Jude has seen Arden without his shirt on. When she says she hasn't, Sam explains that SS officers have a tattoo of their blood type on their arm. He tells Sister Jude not to do anything for fear it might alert him...

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Episode Quotes
Jim Brown: Are you sure that this is safe?
Dr. Arden: Not only safe, but highly effective. In my hands, the transorbital lobotomy has become as routine as... filling a cavity.

Sister Jude: My mother was pouring herself a whiskey--the Martin family cure for everything. She looked at me and laughed. "God always answers our prayers, Judy. It's just rarely... the answer we're looking for."

Thredson: We're going to continue our therapy now, Lana. You can begin... by kissing her cold lips. don't worry. She won't bite. I took her teeth.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRyan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk
Executive ProducerDante DiLoreto  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Ryan Murphy  |  Tim Minear
Co-Executive ProducerJennifer Salt  |  James Wong (1)  |  Jessica Sharzer  |  Bradley Buecker
ProducerChip Vucelich  |  Alexis Martin
Associate ProducerMark Douglas (1)
Production DesignerMark Worthington
EditorAdam Penn
CastingRobert J. Ulrich  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Eric Dawson
Unit Production ManagerChip Vucelich
First Assistant DirectorRon Rapiel
Second Assistant DirectorFrank Tignini
Music EditorDavid Klotz
Music SupervisorP.J. Bloom
Costume DesignerLou Eyrich
Key GripKenny King
Camera OperatorJames Reid (3)  |  Charles Schner
Set DesignerPhilip Dagort
Set DecoratorEllen Brill
Location ManagerJohn Agoglia
Transportation CoordinatorThomas A. Gordon (1)
Property MasterScott Bauer
Construction CoordinatorTed Wilson (2)
Production Sound MixerSean Rush
Script SupervisorGabi Endicott
Production CoordinatorEric Kovtun
Script CoordinatorCrystal Liu
Assistant EditorJohn Petaja
Supervising Sound EditorGary Megregian
Re-Recording MixerDoug Andham  |  Joe Earle
GafferJohn M. Magallon
Director of PhotographyMichael Goi
Stunt CoordinatorTim A. Davison
Production SupervisorJames Williams (2)
Art DirectorAndrew Murdock
Assistant Production CoordinatorMatt Woodall
Key Makeup ArtistKim Ayers
Art Department CoordinatorKrystal Pertsch
Main Title ThemeCharlie Clouser  |  Cesar Davila-Irizarry
Production AccountantScott Cohn
ScoreJames S. Levine
Department Head HairMonte C. Haught
Casting AssociateEric Souliere
Key HairstylistNatalie Driscoll
Department Head Make-upEryn Krueger Mekash
Assistant To The Executive ProducerDevon Quinn  |  Sara Stelwagen  |  Jessica Meyer
Special Effects CoordinatorSteve Galich
Special Effects Make-upChristien Tinsley
Assistant To The Line ProducerJennifer Wright (1)
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