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American Horror Story

An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.


About American Horror Story

An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, a cult, and the apocalypse.

TV Show Information

Year of Release: 2011
Country: us
Last Updated: Saturday 15 June, 2019
Minutes per Episode: 43
Genre: drama / mystery / fantasy
Rating: 8,1/10
Season(s): 8
Network: FX (US)
TV Show Status: returning series
Releasing Episodes: Wednesday on 22:00
Likes: 16984

Episode Overview

Season: 1
Episode: 1 - Pilot
Released: 06 October 2011
Description: A therapist and his family move across the country to escape their troubled past, but quickly discover that their new home comes with its own horrific baggage.
Episode: 10 - Smoldering Children
Released: 08 December 2011
Description: Violet learns about the rules of the house. The truth about Larry's condition is explained. Constance is interrogated by the police.
Episode: 11 - Birth
Released: 15 December 2011
Description: Vivien gives birth. Tate and Violet attempt to rid the house of some of its ghosts for good.
Episode: 12 - Afterbirth
Released: 22 December 2011
Description: In the aftermath of family tragedy, Ben tries to take his child out of the Murder House. Meanwhile, Violet and Vivien accustom themselves to their new living arrangements, Constance raises Tate's child as her own and a new family buys the house.
Episode: 2 - Home Invasion
Released: 13 October 2011
Description: Vivien and Violet get themselves caught in a dangerous situation. Meanwhile, Ben goes back to Boston to fix a mistake that he made.
Episode: 3 - Murder House
Released: 20 October 2011
Description: Vivien learns the horrific truth about the house's first residents and Ben's visitor causes him to further unravel about what really happened in the haunted house. Constance and Moira have their history revealed.
Episode: 4 - Halloween (1)
Released: 27 October 2011
Description: The line between the living and the dead blurs on Halloween. Two of the house's previous residents give the Harmons decorating advice.
Episode: 5 - Halloween (2)
Released: 03 November 2011
Description: Tate comes face to face with his past, and Ben and Vivien are haunted by a new houseguest before Halloween night comes to an end.
Episode: 6 - Piggy, Piggy
Released: 10 November 2011
Description: Constance enlists Violet's assistance with Tate. Ben helps a new patient confront his fears.
Episode: 7 - Open House
Released: 17 November 2011
Description: Moira persuades a buyer to make an offer, while Constance and Larry work against her efforts.
Episode: 8 - Rubber Man
Released: 24 November 2011
Description: The man in the rubber suit is revealed.
Episode: 9 - Spooky Little Girl
Released: 01 December 2011
Description: One of history's most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance discovers more of Tate's bad behavior.
Season: 2
Episode: 1 - Welcome to Briarcliff
Released: 18 October 2012
Description: Terrifying evils blur the boundaries between reality and insanity at the Briarcliff Manor.
Episode: 10 - The Name Game
Released: 03 January 2013
Description: The Monsignor confronts the Devil; Dr. Arden’s experiments reach a shocking conclusion; Dr. Thredson facilitates a surprising reunion for Kit.
Episode: 11 - Spilt Milk
Released: 10 January 2013
Description: Grace tells Kit devastating news about Alma; Dr. Thredson receives an unexpected visitor; the Monsignor goes to extreme lengths to silence Jude.
Episode: 12 - Continuum
Released: 17 January 2013
Description: A deadly new inmate threatens Sister Jude's chance of release; Grace's obsession with the aliens turns violent.
Episode: 13 - Madness Ends
Released: 24 January 2013
Description: Johnny sets out to complete his father's work; Lana leads the charge to finally shut down Briarcliff.
Episode: 2 - Tricks and Treats
Released: 25 October 2012
Description: An exorcist is called to Briarcliff to help save a troubled farm boy; Sister Jude's darkest secret is revealed.
Episode: 3 - Nor'easter
Released: 01 November 2012
Description: A violent storm allows a group of patients to plan a daring escape; Sister Jude is haunted by her past.
Episode: 4 - I Am Anne Frank (1)
Released: 08 November 2012
Description: A new patient exposes Arden's past; Kit learns why Grace was admitted to Briarcliff.
Episode: 5 - I Am Anne Frank (2)
Released: 15 November 2012
Description: Sister Jude employs a renowned Nazi hunter to gather evidence against Arden; Kit makes a surprising confession; Bloody Face is unmasked.
Episode: 6 - The Origins of Monstrosity
Released: 22 November 2012
Description: A mysterious little girl is abandoned at Briarcliff; the Monsignor makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden; the origin of Bloody Face is revealed.
Episode: 7 - Dark Cousin
Released: 29 November 2012
Description: Sister Mary Eunice is terrified to discover a dark angel at Briarcliff; Kit makes a bold move to be reunited with Grace.
Episode: 8 - Unholy Night
Released: 06 December 2012
Description: A murderous Santa wreaks havoc on Briarcliff; Sister Jude faces off with the devil; Arden has a shocking encounter in the death chute.
Episode: 9 - The Coat Hanger
Released: 13 December 2012
Description: The Monsignor takes an unlikely convert under his wing; Lana secures a new piece of evidence that can exonerate Kit; Dr. Arden witnesses a miraculous return.
Season: 3
Episode: 1 - Bitchcraft
Released: 10 October 2013
Description: A young girl discovers she possesses a strange genetic affliction tracing back to the dark days of Salem; Fiona Goode returns to town.
Episode: 10 - The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks
Released: 09 January 2014
Description: Fiona attempts to out the new supreme with a visit from Stevie Nicks; Cordelia learns the truth about Hank and the witch hunters; Madison tries to eliminate her competition for the supremacy.
Episode: 11 - Protect the Coven
Released: 16 January 2014
Description: Fiona and Laveau have a deadly face off with The Corporation; Cordelia makes a desperate sacrifice.
Episode: 12 - Go to Hell
Released: 23 January 2014
Description: Cordelia's latest vision puts the coven's future in question; the girls manifest powerful new gifts; Queenie's search for Marie Laveau leads her to hell and back.
Episode: 13 - The Seven Wonders
Released: 30 January 2014
Description: A new Supreme rises.
Episode: 2 - Boy Parts
Released: 17 October 2013
Description: Fiona helps Zoe and Madison deal with a horrible tragedy; Delphine LaLaurie struggles to adjust to modern life; Cordelia faces a dark decision about her family.
Episode: 3 - The Replacements
Released: 24 October 2013
Description: Fiona takes on an unlikely protégé; a guilt-ridden Zoe tries to give Kyle his old life back; Madison has a fiery exchange with Joan Ramsey.
Episode: 4 - Fearful Pranks Ensue
Released: 31 October 2013
Description: Fiona's choices rattle a decades-long truce between the Salem witches and Marie Laveau; the Council of Witchcraft pays a surprise visit to the academy with disturbing allegations.
Episode: 5 - Burn, Witch. Burn!
Released: 07 November 2013
Description: Besieged by Marie Laveau's army, Zoe unleashes a new power; Fiona and Myrtle clash over control of the coven; Madame LaLaurie is confronted by old ghosts.
Episode: 6 - The Axeman Cometh
Released: 14 November 2013
Description: Zoe, Queenie and Nan make contact with a dark spirit trapped in the academy; Cordelia's new power brings on a heartbreaking revelation.
Episode: 7 - The Dead
Released: 21 November 2013
Description: Fiona finds purpose in a dangerous love affair; Queenie questions her place in the Coven; Cordelia makes a decision about her mother.
Episode: 8 - The Sacred Taking
Released: 05 December 2013
Description: Cordelia rallies the girls in the fight to stop Fiona; a dangerous new enemy puts Misty in the cross hairs; the rivalry between Marie Laveau and Delphine comes to a head.
Episode: 9 - Head
Released: 12 December 2013
Description: Cordelia’s attacker is revealed. Fiona looks to form an alliance with Marie Laveau. Nan learns a disturbing truth about Luke’s past.
Season: 4
Episode: 1 - Monsters Among Us
Released: 09 October 2014
Description: One of the only surviving sideshows in the country struggles to stay in business during the dawning era of television; police make a terrifying discovery at a local farmhouse.
Episode: 10 - Orphans
Released: 18 December 2014
Description: The death of a Freak sparks troubling behavior in Pepper; Elsa reveals the history of the Freak Show; Desiree grows suspicious of Maggie.
Episode: 11 - Magical Thinking
Released: 08 January 2015
Description: Elsa prepares for her move to Hollywood; the Twins grow enamored with a traveling salesman; Dell plots Jimmy’s escape from police custody.
Episode: 12 - Show Stoppers
Released: 15 January 2015
Description: Maggie tries to prove her loyalty to Jimmy; Meanwhile, the Twins receive troubling information about Chester.
Episode: 13 - Curtain Call
Released: 22 January 2015
Description: The Freaks rebel against new management; Dandy prepares for his debut performance; Elsa arrives in Tinseltown.
Episode: 2 - Massacres and Matinees
Released: 16 October 2014
Description: A citywide curfew threatens to shut down the freak show; a strongman from Ethel's troubled past arrives at camp; Gloria arranges a terrifying play date for Dandy; the Tattler Twins reveal a talent that could knock Elsa from the spotlight.
Episode: 3 - Edward Mordrake (1)
Released: 23 October 2014
Description: The freaks refuse to perform on Halloween due to an old carny superstition; Jimmy is smitten by a woman claiming to be a fortuneteller; Ethel receives life-changing news.
Episode: 4 - Edward Mordrake (2)
Released: 30 October 2014
Description: Edward Mordrake continues his search for a Freak to add to his ghostly coterie; Elsa tells the grisly story of her days in Germany; Jimmy and Maggie have a run-in with the Twisted Clown.
Episode: 5 - Pink Cupcakes
Released: 06 November 2014
Description: Stanley and Maggie hatch a plan to murder the Freaks; Gloria hides the evidence of Dandy's gruesome new hobby; a health scare reveals Desiree may not be the oddity she once thought.
Episode: 6 - Bullseye
Released: 13 November 2014
Description: Elsa unveils a dangerous new act; Stanley puts pressure on Maggie to murder Jimmy; Paul indulges in a secret romance.
Episode: 7 - Test of Strength
Released: 20 November 2014
Description: The women of the Freak Show rally against Dell after his latest act of violence; a strange encounter with Dandy raises Jimmy’s suspicion about the clown murders.
Episode: 8 - Blood Bath
Released: 04 December 2014
Description: Recent disappearances around camp raise Ethel’s suspicion of Elsa; Gloria makes a last ditch effort to contain Dandy’s bloodlust.
Episode: 9 - Tupperware Party Massacre
Released: 11 December 2014
Description: In the wake of a tragic loss, Jimmy sinks into a drunken despair; a reading from Maggie spurs Dandy to action; Stanley and Elsa track down the Twins.
Season: 5
Episode: 1 - Checking In
Released: 08 October 2015
Description: Detective and family man John Lowe investigates a chain of gruesome murders in Los Angeles. A mysterious tip points him to the enigmatic Hotel Cortez.
Episode: 10 - She Gets Revenge
Released: 17 December 2015
Description: Alex enlists John's help to contain an outbreak. Donovan learns the Countess' true intentions. Liz and Iris plan to leave the hotel for good.
Episode: 11 - Battle Royale
Released: 07 January 2016
Description: Ramona draws vitality from an unlikely source. Sally uses her past to negotiate her future. Scarlett learns the truth of her family’s affliction.
Episode: 12 - Be Our Guest
Released: 14 January 2016
Description: Iris and Liz oversee a new era at the Cortez. John and Alex struggle to adapt to life outside the hotel.
Episode: 2 - Chutes and Ladders
Released: 15 October 2015
Description: Fashion mogul Will Drake brings couture to the Hotel Cortez. A model catches The Countess' eye. John learns about the hotel's sadistic first owner.
Episode: 3 - Mommy
Released: 22 October 2015
Description: Alex is pushed to her breaking point after Scarlett stirs up memories of Holden. Donovan is targeted by a dangerous rival of The Countess.
Episode: 4 - Devil's Night
Released: 29 October 2015
Description: John receives an invitation to attend an exclusive Devil's Night soirée. Alex tries to diagnose Holden's strange condition.
Episode: 5 - Room Service
Released: 05 November 2015
Description: Alex uses an unconventional treatment to save a dying patient. A Halloween-hating couple tests Iris’s limits.
Episode: 6 - Room 33
Released: 12 November 2015
Description: Ramona and Donovan enact their plan for revenge. Liz Taylor finds true love. The resident of Room 33 is revealed.
Episode: 7 - Flicker
Released: 19 November 2015
Description: Will Drake’s renovations uncover one of the Hotel’s greatest secrets. John undergoes psychiatric evaluation. The Countess learns the fate of her first love.
Episode: 8 - The Ten Commandments Killer
Released: 03 December 2015
Description: John closes in on The Ten Commandments Killer. Sally’s arrangement with March is revealed.
Episode: 9 - She Wants Revenge
Released: 10 December 2015
Description: The Countess is reunited with her one true love. Donovan and Ramona take another stab at revenge. A careless decision lands Alex in hot water.
Season: 6
Episode: 1 - Chapter 1
Released: 15 September 2016
Description: Matt and Shelby, an interracial couple, decide to move to North Carolina and get away from the big city for peace and quiet and to start a new life, until Shelby starts seeing strange things that haunt her day and night.
Episode: 10 - Chapter 10
Released: 17 November 2016
Description: Season finale. Lana Winters is interviewing Lee Harris about what happened during the Return to Roanoke.
Episode: 2 - Chapter 2
Released: 22 September 2016
Description: Matt and Shelby find a revealing videotape in a hidden cellar. Meanwhile, Lee's daughter Flora makes a new friend, and the mysterious events continue.
Episode: 3 - Chapter 3
Released: 29 September 2016
Description: Nightmares become an inescapable reality as unique stories of people's lives in America reveal the astonishing power of the supernatural.
Episode: 4 - Chapter 4
Released: 06 October 2016
Description: Scathach presents herself for the first time and reveals what she wants. However, Tomasyn and the ghost settlers have other plans.
Episode: 5 - Chapter 5
Released: 13 October 2016
Description: The Millers attempt to escape the house with the help of an unexpected ally.
Episode: 6 - Chapter 6
Released: 20 October 2016
Description: The producer of My Roanoke Nightmare decides to follow up his huge hit with a second season... putting the actors and their real-life counterparts in the same house during the Blood Moon, and seeing if Lee confesses to Mason's murder.
Episode: 7 - Chapter 7
Released: 27 October 2016
Description: Chaos breaks out at the house as Audrey, Monet, and Lee try to escape through the secret tunnel. Meanwhile, Shelby learns why Matt came back to the house, and Agnes considers a career change.
Episode: 8 - Chapter 8
Released: 03 November 2016
Description: Lee, Audrey, and Monet try to escape the Polks. Meanwhile, Shelby and Dominic are trapped by the ghosts in the house.
Episode: 9 - Chapter 9
Released: 10 November 2016
Description: Three My Roanoke Nightmare fans pay a visit to the House, unaware that they've arrived at the worst possible time. Meanwhile, Lee and Audrey try to recover the camera, and a new visitor doesn't prove very helpful.
Season: 7
Episode: 1 - Election Night
Released: 06 September 2017
Description: After Trump is elected President, Ally Mayfair-Richards is beset by all of her old phobias... and they appear to be coming to life.
Episode: 10 - Charles (Manson) in Charge
Released: 08 November 2017
Description: Kai receives visits from Charles Manson as he begins to question everyone around him.
Episode: 11 - Great Again
Released: 15 November 2017
Description: The FBI arrest Kai, but he continues to amass power in prison. Meanwhile, Ally tries to move on with her life but decides to go into politics. Season Finale!
Episode: 2 - Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
Released: 13 September 2017
Description: Ally, Ivy and Oz meet the new neighbors. Kai runs for city council. Detective Samuels investigates a murder. A blackout terrorizes Ally.
Episode: 3 - Neighbors from Hell
Released: 20 September 2017
Description: The community turns on Ally after she shoots and kills a Hispanic man. At home tensions between Ally and Ivy grow worse, and Kai may be Ally's only hope.
Episode: 4 - 11/9
Released: 27 September 2017
Description: Kai gathers familiar faces to join his cult as the events surrounding 11/8/16 are explored.
Episode: 5 - Holes
Released: 04 October 2017
Description: Beverly's journalistic integrity is called into question; Kai plans to broadcast a gruesome murder committed by the cult; Ally's phobias reach a new low
Episode: 6 - Mid-Western Assassin
Released: 11 October 2017
Description: Ally takes Meadow to Rudy in the hopes that she will confirm her story about the cult. Meanwhile, an unexpected opponent runs against Kai in the city council election.
Episode: 7 - Valerie Solanas Died for Your Sins: Scumbag
Released: 18 October 2017
Description: Kai begins to solidify his grasp on power after winning the election, and a mysterious woman warns Beverly, Ivy, and Winter that Kai will soon cast them aside.
Episode: 8 - Winter of Our Discontent
Released: 25 October 2017
Description: Ally confronts Kai. Meanwhile, Winter must choose between Kai and Beverly when he makes a questionable decision.
Episode: 9 - Drink the Kool-Aid
Released: 01 November 2017
Description: Kai seeks to test the loyalty of his cult. Ally seeks revenge. Oz learns about his parentage.
Season: 8
Episode: 1 - The End
Released: 13 September 2018
Description: In the wake of the nuclear apocalypse, a select group survives in a sealed bunker dubbed Outpost Three ruled by a tyrannical matriarch. As tensions rise, the occupants question whether the real hell is outside... or locked in with them.
Episode: 10 - Apocalypse Then
Released: 15 November 2018
Description: The witches prepare for a final epic battle with Michael Langdon. An old face returns to help with the plan.
Episode: 2 - The Morning After
Released: 20 September 2018
Description: A new occupant arrives at the Outpost with alarming news, causing a domino effect of lust, betrayal, and self-destruction. Langdon meets the survivors for an inquisition. Strange signs herald something coming. Lovers unite, and loved ones turn on one another. Blood reveals mysterious truths.
Episode: 3 - Forbidden Fruit
Released: 27 September 2018
Description: As Ms. Mead grapples with her identity, Michael reveals more of his. Coco’s ex rears his ugly head. When a carriage with a box of apples arrive, Venable crafts a plan to give the residents of Outpost 3 one magical night. Three guests crash the afterparty.
Episode: 4 - Could It Be... Satan?
Released: 04 October 2018
Description: Three years before the bombs drop, Outpost Three houses the Hawthorne School for Exceptional Young Men. Its inhabitants, warlocks living in the shadow of Cordelia Goode's coven, place their hopes on a new, troubled apprentice - Michael Langdon.
Episode: 5 - Boy Wonder
Released: 11 October 2018
Description: Beset by visions of a terrifying future, Cordelia lets Michael attempt the Seven Wonders. A wealthy new student joins the coven. John Henry's suspicions are short lived. Michael's test brings back a familiar face along with a chorus of warnings.
Episode: 6 - Return to Murder House
Released: 18 October 2018
Description: Behold and Madison are sent on a mission to Murder House to uncover the truth about Michael Langdon’s past. Although revelations about their next Supreme paint a bleak picture—there may be room to set some things right.
Episode: 7 - Traitor
Released: 25 October 2018
Description: The witches recruit a clairvoyant friend to expose deceivers in their midst. Cordelia looks to make a deal with another sort of devil. A test of Mallory's powers reveal more about the Supreme-elect. Covens unite to send Michael a fiery message.
Episode: 8 - Sojourn
Released: 01 November 2018
Description: After the death of his most trusted advisors, Michael goes on a vision quest to find his place in the world. A group of followers devoted to his unholy father point him toward his destiny.
Episode: 9 - Fire and Reign
Released: 08 November 2018
Description: Lamenting the state of society, Mutt and Jeff set their sights on a "brighter" future. An emboldened Michael plummets the Coven into their darkest hour, forcing them to gamble their hopes on the abilities of one witch.