31 Facts You Didn't Know About 'American Horror Story'

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Upvote the creepiest, most surprising facts you didn't know about FX's American Horror Story.

As much as it's known for its odd humor and gore-soaked setpieces, FX's hit horror television series American Horror Story is just as notorious for its grotesquely convoluted storytelling and shocking, soap-opera-style plot twists. Fans of AHS are definitely used to being surprised, but when it comes to behind-the-scenes trivia, even loyal viewers might not know the whole story. Regarded as one of the best horror TV series of all time, American Horror Story requires a dedicated and intelligent viewer. How much do you really know about American Horror Story? What are the most surprising BTS facts and American Horror Story Easter eggs?

Which American Horror Story characters were inspired by real people? Wasn't that song you just heard in a different movie you once saw, or are you just slowly losing your mind? What other plans to series creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have in store? Never fear - these questions are about to be answered. And plenty of other important American Horror Story facts you never knew you needed to know are also in store.

From odd facts about the cast and life on the American Horror Story set to casting choices that fell through (for better or worse) there's plenty of AHS trivia for fans of the TV show to nerd over. Read through the list and be sure to vote for the most surprising tidbits about your favorite creepy series. And make sure to check out these other shows like American Horror Story.