American Horror Story: Season 1, Episode 11

Birth (14 Dec. 2011)

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A flashback to 1984 shows young Tate's first encounter with ghosts in the basement. In the present day, Tate tells Nora Montgomery that she can't have one of Vivien's babies. Several of the... See full summary »

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A flashback to 1984 shows young Tate's first encounter with ghosts in the basement. In the present day, Tate tells Nora Montgomery that she can't have one of Vivien's babies. Several of the ghosts have their eye on Vivien's twins and Constance faces off against Chad. She suggests that she keep her grandchild while he take Ben's child but Chad insists he wants both children. Violet tries a spell to get rid of some of the ghosts. After Ben collects her from the hospital, Vivien goes into labor at the house but only one child survives. Violet learns who fathered one of her mother's babies. Written by garykmcd

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Violet sits at the kitchen table, clearly smoking Marlboro Gold 72's, looking pretty glum. Yet, when Constance enters, she pulls an American Spirit cigarette (known for the printed eagle above the filter) from the pack and lights up. See more »

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Nora Montgomery: Tell me, what's your name?
Young Tate: Tate.
Nora Montgomery: If Thaddeus comes back to scare you again, just shut your eyes and say GO AWAY, you understand, Tate?
Nora Montgomery: He'll mind you because I'm going to protect you.
Young Tate: I wish you were my mommy.
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References Movie Macabre (1981) See more »

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Suite No. 2 In D Minor, BMV 1008: Sarabande
by Antonio Meneses
[Vivian is playing the cello in her room]
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Another Bad One
2 January 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There is no logic to this show and events that happen in previous shows are not continued correctly in subsequent episodes.

This one we see Tate's first encounter with the house.

Everybody is having a party.

Hard to believe there's room the house is so full.

Gay Spock is back.

And Lange wants them gone.

Eventually after unbearable exposition, the baby comes.

Big whoop.

I have to say that the writing sucks on this show.

I think we continue to watch it because it's so freaking cheesy and mindless.

Don'r expect to be frightened in the slightest.


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