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Spooky Little Girl 

One of history's most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance discovers more of Tate's bad behavior.


John Scott


Ryan Murphy (created by), Brad Falchuk (created by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Connie Britton ... Vivien Harmon
Dylan McDermott ... Dr. Ben Harmon
Evan Peters ... Tate Langdon
Taissa Farmiga ... Violet Harmon (credit only)
Denis O'Hare ... Larry Harvey
Jessica Lange ... Constance Langdon
Kate Mara ... Hayden McClaine
Frances Conroy ... Moira O'Hara
Alexandra Breckenridge ... Young Moira O'Hara
Matt Ross ... Dr. Charles Montgomery
Sarah Paulson ... Billie Dean Howard
Michael Graziadei ... Travis Wanderly
Joshua Malina ... Dr. David Curan
Eve Gordon ... Dr. Hall
Geoffrey Rivas ... Detective Jack Colquitt


One of history's most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance discovers more of Tate's bad behavior.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller


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Release Date:

30 November 2011 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


The carton of cigarettes that Travis (Michael Graziadei) buys for Constance (Jessica Lange) and is seen on her kitchen table has the red packaging and overall branding look of classic "Pall Mall" cigarettes. But the name actually shown on the package is "Pell Mell", a phrase meaning "in a confused, rushed, or disorderly manner" or "helter-skelter". See more »


Elizabeth Short comes to the house to be seen to by shrink Dr. Ben Harmon, yet he does not recognize her and refuses her offer of sex in exchange for therapy. Later on we find out, from the only 21 year old Hayden, that Elizabeth Short's death from 1947 was front cover news for 2 months and is a much publicized murder case. How does Hayden recognize Elizabeth Short and the well-educated Dr. Harmon doesn't? See more »


Elizabeth Short: That's how they found me - naked, on display for the whole world to see.
Hayden McClaine: You were the front page news of every paper for two months.
Elizabeth Short: I really did become somebody.
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Written by Artie Shaw
Performed by Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
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15 April 2017 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Moira unsuccessfully tries to seduce Ben again. A police detective visits Ben with Hayden's sister Marla that accuses Ben of killing her sister. Out of the blue, Hayden appears in the room and tells that she is living with Ben. A woman called Elizabeth Short comes to a session with Ben and he asks her to make an appointment for the next day. Elizabeth proposes to pay with sex but Ben refuses the offer. Vivien's doctor calls Ben and tells that each twin is from a different father in a rare medical case. Ben tells Hayden that he does not love her and she poisons Ben telling that Luke had an affair with Vivien. Ben visits Vivien to insult her of betraying him. Constance learns that Tate raped Vivien and she confronts her son. Travis has sex with Hayden and when he says the he loves Constance, she stabs him and he becomes a ghost. Constance visits Vivien in the mental institution and then she calls Billy Dean. She asks what would a ghost conception and she receives a scary answer. Ben confronts Luke about having an affair with his wife and Luke tells that he is sterile. When he sees Moira, she is holding the rubber mask and Ben sees her older and she tells that he is finally seeing the truth.

"Spooky Little Girl" is an episode where Ben finally seems to be aware that the poor Vivien is a victim. The evilness of Hayden is out of control and now she kills Constance's lover Travis. Will her action have a consequence? But the best part is the revelation of Billy Dean about The Antichrist. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Spooky Little Girl"

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