We’re less than a week away from the return of American Horror Story on FX; the 7th season, Cult, takes place in the immediate aftermath of the 2016 presidential election and will include more tie-ins with previous seasons, strengthening a shared universe.
As we wait on pins and needles for Ryan Murphy’s seminal anthology series to recommence, it seemed like the perfect time to celebrate some of the series’ most profound, shocking, and terrifying moments. Enter our friends at WatchMojo, purveyors of quality video lists and essays; their latest offering is right up our alley: The Top 10 American Horror Story Moments!
Have a watch and let us know what you think in the Comments section! Did your favorite American Horror Story moment make the list? What are some other powerful moments that deserve some recognition? Let’s discuss!
Personally, I can’t believe the paranormal investigators’ implements and emulation from Roanoke (Season 7) didn’t make the list!
If you can’t stream, the 10 AHS moments are listed below the video. Enjoy!
Warning: Below There Be Spoilers!
Official Synopsis: American Horror Story has had some terrifying and shocking moments, including when Tate kills students, when Cordelia rips her eyes, when Sister Judge sings the Name Game song, and Violet’s death. Murder House, Asylum, Freak Show, Coven, Hotel, Roanoke- what’s your favorite season of American Horror Story? Join WatchMojo as we count down our picks for the top 10 American Horror Story moments.
Devil’s Night Dinner (Season 5: Hotel)
Elsa’s Snuff Film (Season 4: Freak Show)
Rubber Man (Season 1: Murder House)
Dr. Thredson Is Bloody Face (Season 2: Asylum)
Cordelia Stabs Her Eyes (Season 3: Coven)
Lana Escapes Briarcliff (Season 2: Asylum)
School Shooting (Season 1: Murder House)
Twisty’s Face (Season 4: Freak Show)
The Name Game (Season 2: Asylum)
Violet’s Death (Season 1: Murder House)
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American Horror Story: Cult hits FX next week on September 5th! Check out the latest trailer below.
American Horror Story: Cult confirmed cast members are: Emma Roberts, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Billie Lourd, Leslie Grossman, Adina Porter, Cheyenne Jackson, Billy Eichner, Colton Haynes, Alison Pill, John Carroll Lynch, Lena Dunham, Frances Conroy, and Mare Winningham.