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Scripted
Premiered
Oct. 05, 2011
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FX TV Network
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American Horror Story

American Horror Story follows the Harmon family, Ben, Vivien and Violet, who move from Boston to Los Angeles after Ben has an affair, as a means of reconciling their past anguish. The family moves to a decrepit mansion, unaware that the once noble home is haunted.

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05x12 Be Our Guest Aired: Jan. 13, 2016

Iris and Liz oversee a new era at the Cortez. John and Alex struggle to adapt to life outside the hotel.

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9 Actual People that Inspired “American Horror Story”
When thinking of things that scare you, real life is often the more horrifying than anything ever put on film. When the fictional world incorporates elements of the real world, it can be incredibly unsettling. FX’s American Horror Story is particularly good at this. While not the most even of shows, it does have its moments and excels at its choices in casting. The nine people below have all inspired (or been adapted into) various characters in the series.

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  • Every scene involving Bette and Dot on season 4 required more than 10 hours to film, because it had to be repeated several times to film coverage and the interactions between Sarah Paulson,…
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    Every scene involving Bette and Dot on season 4 required more than 10 hours to film, because it had to be repeated several times to film coverage and the interactions between Sarah Paulson, playing each time a different role, and the other actors.
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  • In Season 4, Kathy Bates adopts a thick Baltimore accent. To do this, she listened to interviews with Barbara Ann Mikulski, a United States senator from Maryland, and consulted a…
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    In Season 4, Kathy Bates adopts a thick Baltimore accent. To do this, she listened to interviews with Barbara Ann Mikulski, a United States senator from Maryland, and consulted a "Baltimorese" website.
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  • It was reported that Eric Stonestreet was booked for a guest spot as a serial killer who shares scenes with Sarah Paulson's Lana Winters in Season 2, but the scenes were cut or left unaired…
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    It was reported that Eric Stonestreet was booked for a guest spot as a serial killer who shares scenes with Sarah Paulson's Lana Winters in Season 2, but the scenes were cut or left unaired for unknown reasons. A similar thing happened to Max Adler's role as Mr. Capshaw.
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