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Queenie attempts to contact Papa Legba to find out what has happened to Marie, and he informs her that Delphine gained the upper hand over her tormentor. Meanwhile, Zoe and Kyle return, Cordelia and Queenie unearth Misty, and Fiona says her goodbyes to the Axeman.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x12
Production Number: 3ATS12
Airdate: Wednesday January 22nd, 2014

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Jan 27, 2014
UK (FOX) Jan 28, 2014

  • Currently 7.9/10
7.9/10 (7 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Angela Bassett
As Marie Laveau
Danny Huston
As The Axeman / Joe
Gabourey Sidibe
As Queenie

Guest Stars
Lance Reddick
As Papa Legba

Co-Guest Stars
Maureen Brennan
As Tour Guide
Raeden Greer
As Pauline LaLaurie
Ashlynn Ross
As Marie Jeanne LaLaurie
Jennifer Lynn Warren
As Borquita LaLaurie
Cheeky Blakk
As Hungry Woman
Danny Cosmo
As Stinky Man
Sharon Garrison
As Demure Tourist
Lara Grice
As Female Tourist
Choppy Guillotte
As Male Tourist
Lucky Johnson
As Walter
Jaren Mitchell
As Customer #1
Main Cast
Sarah Paulson
As Lana Winters (S2) / Cordelia Foxx (S3)
Evan Peters
As Tate Langdon (S1) / Kit Walker (S2) / Kyle Spencer (S3)
Lily Rabe
As Sister Mary Eunice (S2) / Misty Day (S3)
Emma Roberts
As Madison Montgomery
Taissa Farmiga
As Violet Harmon (S1) / Zoe Benson (S3)
Frances Conroy
As Myrtle Snow
Kathy Bates
As Madame Delphine LaLaurie
Jessica Lange
As Constance Langdon (S1) / Sister Jude (S2) / Fiona Goode (S3)


The witches test their supreme with seven tests, the Seven Wonders: telekinesis, concilium, transmutation, divination, vitalum vitalis, descensum, and pyrokinesis. As Fiona warns Queenie, the tests can be fatal. Queenie figures that Fiona wants to find and kill the next Supreme, but Fiona tells her that she's tired. When the girl asks where Marie is, Fiona says that it's not their business and uses her power on Queenie, forcing her to show her respect. She releases her telekinetic grip and tells Queenie that her trial begins Saturday morning, and she will perform the Seven Wonders or die trying...

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Episode Quotes
Delphine: The elegant and universally admired Madame Delphine LaLaurie was not only a brilliant hostess for high society soirees, but she was also renowned for her remarkable equestrian abilities and her tireless charitable works.
Male Tourist: It says here she was a serial killer.
Delphine: That's a misprint.

Delphine: You made me weep. But not as you would have it for my supposed sins. I wept for the state of this world. A world of lies. A world that makes promises it cannot keep. To tell a colored man that he can be equal to a white man. There's the real cruelty.

Myrtle: That's deadly nightshade you're about to ingest through your nostrils. I wouldn't sniff around unless you're looking for a bout of delirium.
Madison: Sounds like every Saturday night since I was 15.

The Axeman: I made you die those little deaths for the first time in your sorry life. I made you sing when you had no tunes left in you.

Misty: Well, that's it then. Even I can't bring somebody back once they're gator shit.

Papa Legba: Congratulations, Madame Delphine LaLaurie. You have been granted your sweet release from de world of de mortal. And as punishment for your crimes of murder, torture, passion, fashion, and being an all-round no-good, miserable bitch, you will spend all of eternity here... in my home.
Delphine: It's my home.
Papa Legba: No, it's mine... welcome to Hell.

Cultural References
Fiona: She's probably off in some unholy nether realm cavorting with that half-baked Beetlejuice.

Other Episode Crew

CreatorBrad Falchuk  |  Ryan Murphy
Executive ProducerTim Minear  |  Ryan Murphy  |  Brad Falchuk  |  Dante DiLoreto  |  Bradley Buecker  |  James Wong (1)  |  Jennifer Salt
Co-Executive ProducerAlfonso Gomez-Rejon  |  Jessica Sharzer  |  Douglas Petrie
ProducerJoe Incaprera  |  Alexis Martin
Co-ProducerJames Williams (2)
Consulting ProducerMichael Cedar
Production DesignerMark Worthington
EditorFabienne Bouville
CastingRobert J. Ulrich  |  Eric Dawson  |  Carol Kritzer  |  Meagan Lewis
Unit Production ManagerJoe Incaprera
First Assistant DirectorEric Henriquez
Second Assistant DirectorGeorge Bott
Staff WriterJohn J. Gray
Music EditorDavid Klotz
Music SupervisorP.J. Bloom
Costume DesignerLou Eyrich
Key GripKenny King
Camera OperatorAndrea Rossotto  |  James Reid (3)
Set DesignerAdele Plauche
Set DecoratorEllen Brill
Location ManagerVirginia McCollam
Transportation CoordinatorRandy Kinyon
Property MasterLuci Leary  |  Beau Harrison
Construction CoordinatorJerry Henery
Production Sound MixerBruce Litecky
Script SupervisorChristine Lalande
Production CoordinatorChris D. Menke
Script CoordinatorCrystal Liu
Assistant EditorSarah C. Reeves
Post Production SupervisorTodd Nenninger
Supervising Sound EditorGary Megregian
Re-Recording MixerJoe Earle
GafferJohn M. Magallon
Director of PhotographyMichael Goi
Stunt CoordinatorJim Henry (1)
Art DirectorAndrew Murdock
Main Title ThemeCharlie Clouser  |  Cesar Davila-irizarry
Production AccountantScott Cohn
ScoreJames S. Levine
Department Head HairMonte C. Haught
Casting AssociateEric Souliere
Department Head Make-upEryn Krueger Mekash
Assistant To The ProducerJessica Meyer  |  Devon Quinn  |  Matt Solik  |  Sara Stelwagen
Special Effects Make-upChristien Tinsley
Prosthetic EffectsMike Mekash
Producers' CoordinatorJennifer Wright (1)
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