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An anthology series that centers on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, and an enigmatic hotel.
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 Jimmy Darling / ... (64 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Bette Tattler / ... (55 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Spalding / ... (51 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Elsa Mars / ... (51 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Gloria Mott / ... (42 episodes, 2011-2015)
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 Ethel Darling / ... (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Desiree Dupree / ... (38 episodes, 2013-2016)
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 Sister Mary Eunice McKee / ... (36 episodes, 2011-2016)
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 Madison Montgomery / ... (26 episodes, 2013-2015)
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Storyline

Both physical and psychological horrors affect a decomposing family, workers and residents of an insane asylum, a coven of witches, a cast of circus freaks, and the employees and guests at a struggling hotel in this haunting anthology series, focusing on the themes of infidelity, sanity, oppression, discrimination, and addiction.

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You're going to die in there. See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Trivia

Season 5 is confirmed to have Lady Gaga star in the main role. The series will be called, American Horror Story: Hotel. The role marks her first recurring role and her first for television in which she did not play herself (other than her brief "Sopranos" appearance as a teenager). See more »

Goofs

Frances Conroy ("Old" Moira O'Hara) is right-eye dominant. Many times you can see that she, as Moira, is focusing on the object she's looking at using her "blind" right eye instead of her left eye. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Abelism: Merry Horror Story (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

American Horror Story Theme
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Written by Cesar Davila-Irizarry and Charlie Clouser
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User Reviews

finally a good haunted house story
7 October 2011 | by (California) – See all my reviews

At last they've come up with a great haunted house story. Not too much gore, just creepy eeriness. The writing is great, the story leaves you wondering what is going on. (Spoilers) They deal with real issues like infidelity, miscarriage, teen angst, down syndrome, although that little girl is not your typical down syndrome child. However, her mother, played by Jessica Lange is fabulous. A polite, albeit pushy southern bell type, yet, "If you touch my child again, I'll break your arm". I love the house, starting in 1978 when it was decrepit, and falling apart, to present day when it has been completely refurbished. I would love to explore a house like that. The use of split second visions, leaves you wondering, what did I just see? I think this is going to be a great series, I can't wait for more!


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