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The Origins of Monstrosity 

A mysterious little girl is abandoned at Briarcliff. The Monsignor makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden. The origin of Bloody Face is revealed.

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Dr. Oliver Thredson
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Lana Winters
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Kit Walker
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Grace Bertrand (credit only)
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Sister Jude Martin
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Shelley
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Teresa Morrison
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Spivey
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Sam Goodman
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Mrs. Reynolds
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Harry Kirkland
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Monsignor Howard is called out to a local hospital to tend to the creature that was found in the schoolyard - and he obviously knows who she is. Sister Jude receives a call from Mr. Goodman confirming that Dr. Arden is a former Nazi who escaped at the end of the war. He needs just one more piece of evidence to make a final confirmation. Someone is out to protect the evil doctor however. Flashbacks reveal how he came to stay on at Briarcliff when it was taken over by the church. A woman is convinced her daughter is evil and desperately wants to leave her young daughter Jenny at Briarcliff. Bloody Face tells Lana about his childhood - and the plans he has for her. Written by garykmcd

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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21 November 2012 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Lizzie Brochere is credited but doesn't appear. Chloe Sevigny is credited as Special Guest Star. See more »

Goofs

The 911 system was not conceived until 1967 and officially implemented in 1968. This season of the show is set in 1964. See more »

Quotes

Monsignor Timothy Howard: Jude was right about you. You're a monster.
Dr. Arthur Arden: Why do you look for the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own?
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American Horror Story Theme
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Written by Cesar Davila-Irizarry and Charlie Clouser
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