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American Horror Story


American Horror Story is a dramatic television series created and produced by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. Each season, the series focuses on a different setting and story.

In the first season, a family that moves to a house Los Angeles, unaware that it is haunted. Father Ben Harmon (Dylan McDermott) is trying to deal with his wife's rejection after he has an affair with a student, and soon falls under the house's sway. Meanwhile, wife Vivien (Connie Britton) must not only try to forgive her husband but deal with the aftereffects of a miscarriage. Daughter Violet (Taissa Farmiga) is confronted with hostile girls at her new school and befriends her father's disturbed teenage patient, Tate Langdon (Evan Peters). And lurking nearby is neighbor Constance (Jessica Lange), a former actress who both hates and is oddly protective of her special-needs daughter Adelaide (Jamie Brewer), who can sense the house's evil.

In the second season, strange happenings occur at Briarcliff Manor, run by the Catholic church as a sanitarium. Sister Jude (Jessica Lange) administers the facility with a strict hand while concealing her lusts. Dr. Arthur Arden (James Cromwell) conducts strange experiments on the patients, including accused serial killer Kit Walker (Evan Peters), the infamous Bloody Face, who may or may not be innocent.

American Horror Story: Coven tells the secret history of witches and witchcraft in America. Over three hundred years have passed since the turbulent days of Salem and those who managed to escape are now facing extinction. Mysterious attacks have been escalating against their kind and young girls are being sent away to a special school in New Orleans to learn how to protect themselves. Wrapped up in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who is harboring a terrifying secret of her own. Alarmed by the recent aggression, Fiona, the long-absent Supreme, sweeps back into town, determined to protect the Coven and hell-bent on decimating anyone who gets in her way.

American Horror Story: Freak Show is set in the town of Jupiter, FL in 1952. One of the last remaining troupes of freaks arrive at the same time as a dark entity that threatens them and the townspeople alike. (Source: FX)
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Next: 4x04 -- Edward Mordrake (2) (Oct/29/2014)


Edward Mordrake continues his search for a Freak to add to his ghostly coterie. Elsa tells the grisly story of her days in Germany. Jimmy and Maggie have a run-in with the Twisted Clown.


Prev: 4x03 -- Edward Mordrake (1) (Oct/22/2014)


Elsa defies superstition to rehearse on Halloween, summoning the spirit of Edward Mordrake and his ghostly band of freak. While Edward seeks another soul to add to his coterie, Ethel discovers that she's dying, and Jimmy befriends a fortune teller who has arrived at the camp.

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Cast
Sarah PaulsonSarah Paulson
As Lana Winters (S2) / Cordelia Foxx (S3) / Bette and Dot Tattler (S4)
Evan PetersEvan Peters
As Tate Langdon (S1) / Kit Walker (S2) / Kyle Spencer (S3) / Jimmy Darling (S4)
Michael ChiklisMichael Chiklis
As Dell Toldeo (Season 4)
Frances ConroyFrances Conroy
As Myrtle Snow (S3) / Gloria Mott (S4)
Denis ODenis O'Hare
As Larry Harvey (S1) / Spalding (S3) / Stanley (S4)
Emma RobertsEmma Roberts
As Madison Montgomery (S3) / Maggie Esmerelda (S4)
Finn WittrockFinn Wittrock
As Dandy Mott (Season 4)
Angela BassettAngela Bassett
As Desiree Dupree (Season 4)
Kathy BatesKathy Bates
As Madame Delphine LaLaurie (S3) / Ethel Darling (S4)
Jessica LangeJessica Lange
As Constance Langdon (S1) / Sister Jude (S2) / Fiona Goode (S3) / Elsa Mars (S4)

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Recaps
4x3: Edward Mordrake (1) recap: At the American Morbidity Museum, Lillian Hemmings says that the freaks embraced Halloween because it meant that they didn't appear abnormal. Stanley, posing as Dr. Sylvester Mansfield, comes in with Maggie, who is posing as his lab assistant Miss Rothschild, and asks if her appraiser has looked at the specimen they're selling to the museum. Lillian brings in the appraiser and Stanley says that the Smithsonian offered him $500 for the jar holding the specimen. When Stanley boasts of his double degree from Harvard, Lillian says that they called and Harvard has no record of him. The appraiser threatens to call the police, and says that the specimen of the "baby Sasquatch" is a fetal goat with the jaw of a cat sewn on it... read more.

4x2: Massacres and Matinees recap: Morning at the camp, and the performers gather for breakfast. Jimmy turns over the radio to the news to listen to a report about the recent murder and disappearances in nearby Jupiter. Among the missing is Detective Bunch, the officer that Jimmy killed. Two police officers arrive and Paul and Eve assure Jimmy that they took care of Bunch’s body. The officers ask to talk to Elsa and Jimmy directs them to their tent... read more.

4x1: Monsters Among Us recap: Dot Tattler prepares to enter the gates of Hell, realizing that there's no way to avoid her destiny... read more.

3x13: The Seven Wonders recap: Stevie Nicks arrives at the school and sings "Seven Wonders.".. read more.

3x12: Go to Hell recap: 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... read more.
Recurring Guests

Frances Conroy as Moira O'Hara (Old) (16 eps)
Jamie Brewer as Adelaide (15 eps)
Angela Bassett as Marie Laveau (12 eps)
Gabourey Sidibe as Queenie (12 eps)
Naomi Grossman as Pepper (10 eps)
Alex Breckenridge as Moira O'Hara (Young) (8 eps)
Kate Mara as Hayden McClaine (8 eps)
Josh Hamilton as Hank Foxx (7 eps)
Fredric Lehne as Frank McCann (7 eps)
Lily Rabe as Nora Montgomery (7 eps)

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Warning: American Horror Story guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Drama | Horror/Supernatural
Status: Returning Series
Network: FX ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 10:00 pm
Runtime: 60 Minutes
Premiere: October 05, 2011
Episode Order: 13
Akas
• American Horror Story: Asylum (Season 2 Subtitle), (Used In USA)
• American Horror Story: Coven (Season 3 Subtitle), (Used In USA)
• American Horror Story: Freak Show (Season 4 Subtitle), (Used In USA)
• Американская история ужасов (Used In Russia)
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