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American Horror Story

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)

Episode Info

Next: 4x11 -- Magical Thinking (Jan/07/2015)

Elsa prepares for her move to Hollywood. The Twins grow enamored with a traveling salesman. Dell plots Jimmy's escape from police custody.

Prev: 4x10 -- Orphans (Dec/17/2014)

The death of a freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper. Elsa reveals the history of the Freak Show. Desiree grows suspicious of Maggie.

Available Episodes

The Seven Wonders
Jan 29, 2014
Season 3 episode 13

Go to Hell
Jan 22, 2014
Season 3 episode 12

Protect the Coven
Jan 15, 2014
Season 3 episode 11

The Magical Delights..
Jan 08, 2014
Season 3 episode 10

Dec 11, 2013
Season 3 episode 9

The Sacred Taking
Dec 04, 2013
Season 3 episode 8

The Dead
Nov 20, 2013
Season 3 episode 7

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)



Reviews: 23
No actual plot...Rating: 0 likes, 1 dislikes

Each season is the same: starts off with promise, then all the characters start getting killed, sometimes for dramatic effect just to be brought back to life, and then the season ends and you realize there was no real plot, no story being told -- just killings :-( Read more

Review posted on Tuesday, December 9th 2014 at 11:03 am

1 review available
4x9: Tupperware Party Massacre recap: Dandy visits the freak show and meets with Maggie. She thinks that his voice sounds familiar, and then tells her that he's hurt someone badly. The person that he's counted on for help no longer can, and Maggie figures that Dandy is worried that this time he'll have to pay. Maggie looks into her crystal ball to see Dandy's past... read more.

4x8: Blood Bath recap: Gloria meets with her psychiatrist, Dr. Feinbloom, and insists that she won't have Dandy committed. Feinbloom assures her that he isn't thinking of committing him, and Gloria talks about how she always considered Dandy a stranger. As a boy he never understood the word "no," and killed a cat when it dug up Gloria's azaleas. She never let Dandy out of her sight and let him play with Emil, the gardener's son. However, when Gloria relaxed her vigilance, Emil disappeared and was never seen again. Feinbloom says that he needs to see Dandy, and tells Gloria to lie if necessary to get Dandy there. The doctor asks if there were any recent incidents that triggered her anxiety, but Gloria lies and says that it's just intuition... read more.

4x7: Test of Strength recap: Bette and Dot are having ice cream when Dandy and Gloria escort Jimmy into the playroom. Gloria assures Jimmy that the Tattlers can leave anytime that they want, and Bette assures Jimmy that it's true. Jimmy warns the sisters that the Motts are just using them, and that at the freak show they'd have a community of people to protect them. Dandy warns that Jimmy is lying and Bette says that Dandy was the one who saved them from Twisty and killed the clown. When he suspects that Dandy is the second clown killer, he tells the Tattlers to come with him immediately. Dandy tells Dot that he won't pay for her surgery, and she realizes that he read her diary. She tells Bette that she wants to leave, and Dandy insists that he's in love with Bette. Bette finally says that she chooses her sister—always--and Jimmy escorts them out... read more.

4x6: Bullseye recap: Elsa has her carnies unpack a large spinning wheel and take it to the big top. As she contemplates it, Elsa imagines all of her people on it, and her throwing knives at them. Ethel comes in and Elsa explains that she was a master of wheel in her day. She tells Ethel that it's going to be her television show's second act mainstay, and Ethel points out that if Elsa leaves and the twins gone without a trace, they won't have a show left. Elsa claims that the twins slipped away from her when they were shopping, and says that the freaks should be grateful to her because she'll bring them to Hollywood once she's established. Ethel assures her that everyone is preparing presents for her birthday week festivities and goes... read more.

4x5: Pink Cupcakes recap: Lillian welcomes her guests to the American Morbidity Museum's Night of Discovery. Stanley and Maggie are among the audience as Lillian thanks everyone for their donations. She then calls up Dr. James Martone and thanks him for his assistance. Stanley is upset that she didn't call his name, insisting that they are the ones who made the gala what it is. As Maggie reminds him that they were well paid, Lillian reveals the first of several tanks containing exhibits... read more.
Recurring Guests

Naomi Grossman as Pepper (17 eps)
Frances Conroy as Moira O'Hara (Old) (16 eps)
Gabourey Sidibe as Queenie (15 eps)
Jamie Brewer as Adelaide (15 eps)
Angela Bassett as Marie Laveau (12 eps)
Christopher Neiman as Salty (10 eps)
Mat Fraser as Paul the Illustrated Seal (10 eps)
Erika Ervin as Amazon Eve (10 eps)
Rose Siggins as Legless Suzi (10 eps)
Jyoti Amge as Ma Petite (10 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
• 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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