There are so many great episodes of American Horror Story, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Piggy, Piggy" the best, or is "The Name Game" your favorite episode of American Horror Story? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of AHS are, let's rank every American Horror Story episode from best to worst.
American Horror Story is horror-thriller anthology series with themes that range from madhouses to sideshows, hotels to summer camp. Even as the story changes each season, there is always a solid cast who embody new roles and characters following twists that get tighter each episode. American Horror Story premiered October 5, 2011 on FX, and each season since has received mostly positive reviews (although every fan has their favorite).
Vote up your favorite episodes of American Horror Story, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one American Horror Story episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like. After you're done voting, make sure to check out these other shows like American Horror Story!
Season 1, Episode 5
Halloween night concludes with Tate coming face to face with his past. Ben and Vivien are haunted by one of the house's newest guests.Tate comes face to face with his past; Ben and Vivien are haunted by one of the house's newest guests. ...more
Season 5, Episode 4
John receives an invitation to attend an exclusive Devil's Night Soiree. Alex tries to diagnose Holden's strange condition.
Season 1, Episode 10
Violet learns about the rules of the house. The truth about Larry's condition is explained. Constance is interrogated by the police.
- November 14, 2018
Season 8, Episode 10
The surviving witches travel to Outpost 3 to stand in final battle against the Antichrist.
Season 1, Episode 2
Vivien and Violet find themselves in a dangerous situation eerily similar to a past event. Ben goes back to Boston to fix a mistake.
Season 5, Episode 8
John closes in on The Ten Commandments Killer. Sally's arrangement with March is revealed.
Season 2 Episode 8
A murderous Santa wreaks havoc on Briarcliff. Sister Jude faces off with the Devil. Arden has a shocking encounter in the Death Chute.
Season 3, Episode 10
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.
Season 1, Episode 6
Constance enlists Violet's assistance with Tate. Ben helps a new patient confront his fears.
Season 3, Episode 2
Fiona helps Zoe and Madison deal with a horrible tragedy. Delphine LaLaurie struggles to adjust to modern life. Cordelia faces a dark decision about her family.
Season 1, Episode 8
The man in the rubber suit is revealed.
Season 3, Episode 11
Fiona and Laveau have a deadly face off with The Corporation. Cordelia makes a desperate sacrifice to protect the Coven.
Season 2, Episode 6
A mysterious little girl is abandoned at Briarcliff. The Monsignor makes a Faustian pact with Dr. Arden. The origin of Bloody Face is revealed.
Season 4 Episode 4
Edward Mordrake continues his search for a Freak to add to his ghostly coterie. Elsa tells the grisly story of her days in Germany. Jimmy and Maggie have a run-in with the Twisted Clown
Season 2, Episode 13
Johnny sets out to complete his father's work. Lana leads the charge to finally shut down Briarcliff.
Season 3, Episode 9
Cordelia's attacker is revealed. Fiona looks to form an alliance with Marie Laveau. Nan learns a disturbing truth about Luke's past.
Season 3, Episode 12
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.
Season 1, Episode 11
Vivien gives birth. Tate and Violet attempt to rid the house of some of its ghosts for good.
Season 3, Episode 6
Zoe, Queenie, and Nan make contact with a dark spirit trapped in the Academy. Cordelia's new power brings on a heartbreaking revelation.
Season 5, Episode 1
Detective and family man John Lowe investigates a chain of gruesome murders in Los Angeles. A mysterious tip points him to the enigmatic Hotel Cortez.
Season 5, Episode 12
Iris and Liz oversee a new era at the Cortez. John and Alex struggle to adapt to life outside the hotel.
- October 24, 2018
Season 8, Episode 7
Cordelia takes steps to punish the traitors among the coven and stop Michael from rising to power as the Antichrist.
Season 4, Episode 2
A citywide curfew threatens to shut down the Freak Show. A strongman from Ethel's troubled past arrives at camp. Gloria arranges a terrifying play date for Dandy. The Tattler Twins reveal a talent that could knock Elsa from the spotlight.
Season 1, Episode 9
One of history's most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance discovers more of Tate's bad behavior.
Season 2, Episode 3
A group of patients attempt to escape from Briarcliff during a violent storm.