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American Horror Story: The Coat Hanger

Emerson turns over a new leaf, while Lana gets some shocking news from Sister Mary Eunice. Meanwhile, Arden and Kit join forces to learn who--or what--abducted Grace's corpse.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 2x9
Production Number: 2ATS09
Airdate: Wednesday December 12th, 2012

Director: Jeremy Podeswa
Writer: Jennifer Salt

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Mar 25, 2013
NZ (FOUR) Sep 01, 2014

Special Guest Stars
Ian McShaneIan McShane
As Leigh Emerson

Guest Stars
Frances ConroyFrances Conroy
As Dark Angel
Fredric LehneFredric Lehne
As Frank McCann
Barbara TarbuckBarbara Tarbuck
As Sister Claudia
Mary-Pat GreenMary-Pat Green
As Nun #1
Cyd StrittmatterCyd Strittmatter
As Nun #2
Brooke SmithBrooke Smith
As Dr. Gardner
Rebecca MetzRebecca Metz
As Lorene
John PleshetteJohn Pleshette
As Committee Chairman

Co-Guest Stars
Mark EngelhardtMark Engelhardt
As Carl
Naomi GrossmanNaomi Grossman
As Pepper
Jim HoffmasterJim Hoffmaster
As Janitor

Dylan McDermottDylan McDermott
As Johnny Morgan
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
Joseph FiennesJoseph Fiennes
As Monsignor Timothy Howard
Lily RabeLily Rabe
As Sister Mary Eunice (S2) / Misty Day (S3)
Lizzie BrocheréLizzie Brocheré
As Grace Bertrand
James CromwellJames Cromwell
As Dr. Arthur Arden


The Present..

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Episode Quotes
Sister Jude: Make it tight, Frank.
Leigh Emerson: Make it tight. I like it tight. Just ask Sister Chastity.
Sister Jude: I'll deal with Sister Chastity.
Leigh Emerson: You might start by picking a new name for her.

Sister Jude: So you'll spend the next couple days her, reflecting on your behavior.
Leigh Emerson: How can I reflect when my hand's tied down?
Sister Jude: You're disgusting.
Leigh Emerson: We all got our crosses to bear.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorRyan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk
Executive ProducerTim Minear  |  Dante DiLoreto  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Ryan Murphy
Co-Executive ProducerJames Wong (1)  |  Jennifer Salt  |  Jessica Sharzer  |  Bradley Buecker
ProducerChip Vucelich  |  Alexis Martin
Associate ProducerMark Douglas (1)
Production DesignerMark Worthington
EditorFabienne Bouville
CastingRobert J. Ulrich  |  Eric Dawson  |  Carol Kritzer
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
Production Sound MixerSean Rush
Script SupervisorGabi Endicott
Production CoordinatorEric Kovtun
Script CoordinatorCrystal Liu
Assistant EditorSarah C. Reeves
Supervising Sound EditorGary Megregian  |  Andrew Dawson
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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