Spoiler Alert: this recaps every episode of American Horror Story: Apocalypse and also discusses events from previous seasons. Proceed with caution.
When American Horror Story debuted in 2011, people were as enthralled and sufficiently creeped out by the show's opening credits sequence as they were by its contents. Created by Kyle Cooper and his company Prologue - the group also responsible for the Walking Dead and Se7en title sequences - each new season of American Horror Story's opening credits tease how events will unfurl in the episodes ahead.
"The title sequence is almost like a mystery. By the time you see the ninth episode of this season, every image in that title sequence will be explained... Each time you watch it and you watch the week's episode you'll be able to say, 'Oh, that's why that's in there!'" Murphy told Entertainment Weekly of Season 1, Murder House.
AHS: Apocalypse's opening credits are no different. Combining imagery from the Murder House and Coven openings with new flashes of atomic bombs and snippets of Dante's Inferno, Apocalypse's title sequence is an eerie riddle that fans are all too eager to solve. The images from AHS Season 8's opening credits hint at what may happen to the characters and how previous seasons of the show may tie into what has been deemed the Infinity War of American Horror Story seasons.
Shoutout to Redditor /u/PrinceOfTheDam for uploading the title sequence stills.
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