Therapist Ben Harmon, his wife, Vivien, and their daughter, Violet, move across the country to Los Angeles to escape their troubled past.
Serial killer enthusiasts reenact the brutal murders of two nursing students, while Ben returns to Boston to fix a mistake involving an old flame.
Ben confronts Moira about recent strange behavior, while Vivien learns about the house's first resident.
Two of the house's previous residents, interior designers Chad and Patrick, give the Harmons decorating advice.
While on a date with Violet, Tate is harassed by a group of bloody teens. Ben and Vivien are haunted by one of the house's newest guests.
Ben sees a new patient who is terrified by the legend of a man who slaughters those who repeat a specific mantra into a mirror.
Vivien and the real estate agent Marcy may have someone interested in the house but Vivien insists on being completely honest about the history of murders there. The buyer doesn't seem to ...
The man in the rubber suit is revealed.
One of history's most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance discovers more of Tate's bad behavior.
In 1994, Larry gets burned. In the present, Ben begins to understand what happened to cause Vivien's institutionalization. Constance is questioned by the police in Travis' death. Violet learns something about herself that she doesn't know.
Vivien gives birth. Violet learns who fathered one of her new siblings.
The aftermath of Vivien's difficult labour is revealed and Ben makes plans to get out of the house. Some of the spirits have other plans and the family has to pull together to make it through these very tough changes.
After a life-changing experience, a young man is admitted into a notorious insane asylum, while a local reporter is determined to get the full story.
An exorcist is summoned to Briarcliff to help save a troubled farm boy. Sister Jude's darkest secret is revealed.
A group of patients plan an escape from the asylum during a violent storm.
A new patient claiming to be Anne Frank exposes Arden's past. Kit learns why Grace was admitted to Briarcliff.
Sister Jude digs up dirt on Arden. Kit makes a surprising confession. Bloody Face is unmasked.
A mysterious little girl is abandoned at Briarcliff. The Monsignor makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden. The origin of Bloody Face is revealed.
Sister Mary Eunice is terrified to discover a dark angel has descended on Briarcliff. Kit makes a bold move to be reunited with Grace.
A murderous Santa wrecks havoc on the asylum. Sister Jude faces off with the Devil. Arden has a shocking encounter in the Death Chute.
The Monsignor takes on an unlikely convert. Lana secures a new piece of evidence that can exonerate Kit. Arden witnesses a miraculous return.
The Monsignor confronts the Devil. Arden's experiments reach a shocking conclusion. Dr. Thredson facilitates a surprising reunion for Kit.
Grace brings Kit devastating news about the aliens' experiments on Alma. Dr. Thredson receives an unexpected visitor. The Monsignor goes to extreme lengths to silence Jude.
A deadly new inmate threatens Sister Jude's chance of release from Briarcliff. Grace's obsession with the aliens turns violent.
Johnny sets out to complete his father's work. Lana leads the charge to finally shut down Briarcliff.
After discovering her unique bloodline, a young girl is whisked away to a special academy for girls who share the same lineage.
Fiona threatens a long-standing peace when she delves into Madame LaLaurie's past, while Zoe and Madison must deal with a horrible tragedy.
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, a new neighbor.
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.
Zoe reveals a new power during the zombie army siege. Meanwhile, Fiona exacts revenge on Myrtle when an attack leaves Cordelia blinded.
When Zoe, Queenie and Nan use a ouija board to find out what happened to Madison, they awaken the spirit of a long-dead serial killer, the Axeman.
Fiona finds new purpose in a dangerous love affair. A night out with LaLaurie leads Queenie to question her place in the Coven. Cordelia makes a fateful decision about her mother.
With Fiona struggling to cope with the effects of her medication, the rest of the coven undertake a ritual known as the "sacred taking" to prepare for the next supreme. However Fiona must take her own life if the ritual is to be a success.
Cordelia's attacker is revealed. Fiona looks to form an alliance with Marie Laveau. Nan learns a disturbing truth about Luke's past.
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.
Fiona and Laveau have a deadly face off with The Corporation. Cordelia makes a desperate sacrifice to protect the Coven.
Cordelia's latest vision puts the Coven's future in question. With the end of Fiona's reign approaching, the girls manifest powerful new gifts. Queenie's search for Marie Laveau leads her to Hell and back.
Zoe, Madison, Misty and Queenie undergo the test of the Seven Wonders, seven magical challenges that will determine the coven's next Supreme.
After their mother's murder, conjoined twins Bette and Dot are hired by struggling freak show owner Elsa Mars.
With a killer on the loose, police impose a curfew on Jupiter. Elsa hires a strongman, unaware of his dark past with Ethel.
Elsa defies superstition to rehearse on Halloween, summoning the spirit of Edward Mordrake and his ghostly band of freaks.
Mordrake hunts for a freak soul to add to his ghost troupe. Jimmy and Maggie have a run-in with Twisty the clown.
Stanley makes a plan to abduct and kill the Tattlers. However, Elsa has her own plan for getting rid of the sisters. Meanwhile, Dandy selects his first victim.
Elsa prepares for her television show by bringing out a new act. Meanwhile, Paul pursues romance and the twins settle in to their new home.
After Dell attacks one of their own, the women of the camp plan revenge. Stanley tries to blackmail one of the freaks, and Penny confronts her father.
The freaks mourn the death of one of their own, while Elsa welcomes a new performer. Penny and her new friends get revenge on her father.
Jimmy wallows in self-pity, and Dandy sets out to destroy the man who deprived him of the twins. Meanwhile, Desiree meets an old flame, and Elsa and Stanley track the Tattlers.
A death at the camp causes Elsa to seek out a new home for Pepper. Meanwhile, Desiree has enough of Dell's failure as a husband, and Stanley lends Jimmy a hand.
A traveling salesman named Chester convinces Elsa to hire him as a magician for the show. The twins set their sights on the newcomer, while Dell and Eve help Jimmy escape.
The freaks exact poetic justice after learning of Stanley's sins. Maggie tries to make amends with Jimmy, and Dandy tells the Tattlers some troubling information about Chester.
Dandy prepares for his debut performance. The Tattlers contemplate marriage, while in Hollywood, Elsa discovers she's further from love than ever before.
A pair of foreign sisters check into the Hotel Cortez, while an L.A. detective investigates a brutal murder.
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.
John deals with marital issues. Donovan is targeted by a dangerous rival of the Countess.
John receives an invitation to attend an exclusive Devil's Night Soiree. Alex tries to diagnose Holden's strange condition.
Alex uses an unconventional treatment to save a dying patient; a Halloween-hating couple tests Iris's limits.
Ramona and Donovan enact their plan for revenge; Liz Taylor finds true love; the resident of Room 33 is revealed.
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.
Ramona draws vitality from an unlikely source. Sally uses her past to negotiate her future. Scarlett learns the truth of her family's affliction.
Lee Harris, the lone survivor of Return to Roanoke: Three Days in Hell, agrees to an interview live on television, the Lana Winters Special.