History Series / AmericanHorrorStory

24th Nov '17 1:07:47 PM dlchen145
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* Creator/LadyGaga (''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')

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* Creator/LadyGaga Music/LadyGaga (''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
25th Oct '17 5:37:00 AM smasll_lordvoice
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* [[FemaleGaze Gay Gaze]]: Let's just say that if you didn't know Creator/RyanMurphy was gay before watching the show, you certainly will afterwards.
6th Oct '17 12:22:22 AM KingClark
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Eighth and ninth seasons for the show have also been ordered.
16th Sep '17 5:29:42 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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* AuthorAppeal: Judging by Dylan [=McDermott=], Creator/ZacharyQuinto, Creator/JosephFiennes, Creator/WesBentley, Finn Wittrock, Creator/MattBomer, and Cheyenne Jackson, the show's creator Creator/RyanMurphy, like ''Hotel'''s Countess, has a thing for tall, dark, handsome men with "jawlines for days."

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* AuthorAppeal: Judging by Dylan [=McDermott=], Creator/ZacharyQuinto, Creator/JosephFiennes, Creator/WesBentley, Finn Wittrock, Creator/MattBomer, and Cheyenne Jackson, and Creator/BillyEichner, the show's creator Creator/RyanMurphy, like ''Hotel'''s Countess, has a thing for tall, dark, handsome men with stubble and "jawlines for days."
12th Sep '17 9:01:34 PM pepsimax
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''American Horror Story'' is a {{Horror}} anthology series created by Creator/RyanMurphy (creator of ''Series/NipTuck'') and Brad Falchuk (who are also two of the ''Series/{{Glee}}'' co-creators) for Creator/{{FX}}.

The series is known as a "movie buff's delight", as its plots, soundtrack and visual style thrive on numerous classic movies and horror stories (including, but not limited to, ''Film/TheShining'', ''Franchise/{{Frankenstein}}'', ''Film/BramStokersDracula'', ''Film/TheSixthSense'', ''Twisted Nerve'', ''Film/TaxiDriver'', ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'', and ''Film/{{Carrie}}'', with some elements of SupernaturalSoapOpera series such as ''Series/TwinPeaks'') as well as pay homages to American urban legends and folklore.

! The seasons of ''American Horror Story'' to date have been:

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''American Horror Story'' is a {{Horror}} {{horror}} anthology series created by Creator/RyanMurphy (creator of ''Series/NipTuck'') (''Series/NipTuck'') and Brad Falchuk (who are also two of the co-created ''Series/{{Glee}}'' co-creators) for with Murphy) airing on Creator/{{FX}}.

The series is known Described as a "movie buff's delight", as its plots, soundtrack soundtracks, and visual style thrive on numerous classic movies and horror stories (including, but not limited to, to: ''Film/TheShining'', ''Franchise/{{Frankenstein}}'', ''Film/BramStokersDracula'', ''Film/TheSixthSense'', ''Twisted Nerve'', ''Film/TaxiDriver'', ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'', and ''Film/{{Carrie}}'', ''Film/{{Carrie}}''), with some elements of SupernaturalSoapOpera series such as ''Series/TwinPeaks'') {{supernatural soap opera}}s (like ''Series/TwinPeaks''), as well as pay homages to American urban legends and folklore.

! The There have been seven seasons of ''American Horror Story'' to date have been:date:

[[folder:''American Horror Story'' seasons]]



* ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryMurderHouse'' (2011) [[note]]The title is retrospective. As this was the first season, nobody knew if there would be any more. Thus, it was titled simply ''American Horror Story''[[/note]]

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* ''Series/AmericanHorrorStoryMurderHouse'' (2011) [[note]]The title is retrospective.retroactive. As this was the first season, nobody knew if there would be any more. Thus, it was titled simply ''American Horror Story''[[/note]]



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''American Horror Story'' is also known for employing a rotating cast of repertory actors, some of whom have appeared in every season to date as different (and in some cases, [[SharedUniverse the same]]) characters:

[[folder: ''American Horror Story'' repertory cast]]
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* Creator/AngelaBassett (''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/KathyBates (''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/WesBentley (''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/MattBomer (''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'')
* Creator/AlexandraBreckenridge (''Murder House'', ''Coven'')
* Creator/TaissaFarmiga (''Murder House'', ''Coven'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/LadyGaga (''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/CheyenneJackson (''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'', ''Cult'')
* Creator/JessicaLange (''Murder House'', ''Asylum'', ''Coven'', ''Freak Show'')
* Creator/JohnCarrollLynch (''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Cult'')
* Creator/DenisOHare (''Murder House'', ''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/SarahPaulson (''Murder House'', ''Asylum'', ''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'', ''Cult'')
* Creator/EvanPeters (''Murder House'', ''Asylum'', ''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'', ''Cult'')
* Creator/AdinaPorter (''Murder House'', ''Roanoke'', ''Cult'')
* Creator/ZacharyQuinto (''Murder House'', ''Asylum'')
* Creator/LilyRabe (''Murder House'', ''Asylum'', ''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'', ''Roanoke'')
* Creator/EmmaRoberts (''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Cult'')
* Creator/ChloeSevigny (''Asylum'', ''Hotel'')
* Creator/GaboureySidibe (''Coven'', ''Freak Show'', ''Hotel'')
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!! General tropes

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!! General tropes
''American Horror Story'' generally provides examples of the following tropes:
9th Sep '17 12:10:16 AM DrSteveBrule
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{{Foreshadowing}}: The Main Titles use cryptic imagery to foreshadow the entire Season.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: The Main Titles use cryptic imagery to foreshadow the entire Season.
9th Sep '17 12:06:44 AM DrSteveBrule
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{{Foreshadowing}}: The Main Titles use cryptic imagery to foreshadow the entire Season.
6th Sep '17 4:51:27 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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** ''Cult'' connects to ''Freak Show'' (Twisty reappears).

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** ''Cult'' connects to ''Freak Show'' (Twisty reappears).reappears) and ''Hotel'' (Charles Manson, previously mentioned as a disciple of James Patrick March, will appear).
6th Sep '17 4:48:56 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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** ''Cult'' is confirmed to have one already with ''Freak Show'' (Twisty the Clown will make an appearance).

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** ''Cult'' is connects to ''Freak Show'' (Twisty reappears).
confirmed to have one already with ''Freak Show'' (Twisty the Clown will make an appearance).
9th Aug '17 9:42:07 PM PaulA
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The series is known as a "movie buff's delight", as its plots, soundtrack and visual style thrive on numerous classic movies and horror stories (including, but not limited to, ''Film/TheShining'', ''Franchise/{{Frankenstein}}'', ''Film/BramStokersDracula'', ''Film/TheSixthSense'', ''Twisted Nerve'', ''Film/TaxiDriver'', ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'', and ''Film/{{Carrie}}'', with some elements of SupernaturalSoapOpera series such as ''Series/TwinPeaks'') as well as pay homages to American urban legends and folklore.

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The series is known as a "movie buff's delight", as its plots, soundtrack and visual style thrive on numerous classic movies and horror stories (including, but not limited to, ''Film/TheShining'', ''Franchise/{{Frankenstein}}'', ''Film/BramStokersDracula'', ''Film/TheSixthSense'', ''Twisted Nerve'', ''Film/TaxiDriver'', ''Literature/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'', ''Film/OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest'', and ''Film/{{Carrie}}'', with some elements of SupernaturalSoapOpera series such as ''Series/TwinPeaks'') as well as pay homages to American urban legends and folklore.
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