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American Horror Story 5 Seasons 2011

All twelve episodes from the first season of the American horror drama that follows the events that befall a family when they unwittingly relocate to a haunted house.

Starring:
Dylan Mcdermott, Connie Britton

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1. Pilot

A therapist moves his wife and teenage daughter across the country to escape their troubled past.

AGES-18-AND-OVER Subtitles Runtime: 51 minutes Release date: 1 January 2011
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2. Home Invasion

Vivien and Violet find themselves in a dangerous situation eerily similar to a past event. Ben goes back to Boston to fix a mistake.

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3. Murder House

After putting the house back on the market, Vivien learns about its first residents. Ben's visitor causes him to further unravel. Constance and Moira's history is revealed.

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4. Halloween, Pt. 1

The line between the living and the dead blurs on Halloween. Two of the house's previous residents give the Harmons decorating advice.

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5. Halloween, Pt. 2

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.

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6. Piggy, Piggy

Constance enlists Violet's assistance with Tate. Ben helps a new patient confront his fears.

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7. Open House

Moira persuades a prospective buyer to make an offer. Constance and Larry work against her efforts. Vivien and Luke grow closer.

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8. Rubber Man

The man in the rubber suit is revealed.

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9. Spooky Little Girl

One of history's most famous murder victims pays the house a visit. Constance discovers more of Tate's bad behavior.

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10. Smoldering Children

Violet learns about the rules of the house. The truth about Larry's condition is explained. Constance is interrogated by the police.

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11. Birth

Vivien gives birth. Tate and Violet attempt to rid the house of some of its ghosts for good.

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12. Afterbirth

Constance schemes to raise Tate's baby as her own.

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Bonus: American Horror Story Sneak Peek

From the creator of Nip/Tuck and co-creators of Glee, American Horror Story is a psychosexual thriller that revolves around The Harmons, a family of three who move from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish.

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Product Details

Genres Drama, Thriller
Director Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk
Starring Dylan Mcdermott, Connie Britton
Supporting actors Jessica Lange, Taissa Farmiga, Evan Peters, Frances Conroy, Denis O'Hare
Season year 2011
Network Twentieth Century Fox
Purchase rights Stream instantly Details
Format Amazon Video (streaming online video)

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Format: DVD
I watched this on sky recently and was hooked from the very first epsiode. From the trailers I had seen it looked scary but it was better than I expected it to be.
The opening credits are very creepy and two minutes into the first episode I knew I was going to love the series.
Ben and Vivien Harmon move into a new home with their teenage daughter Violet to try and rebuild their marriage after Ben has an affair. They get the house cheap as the previous owners were the victims of a bizarre murder/suicide but the Harmon's don't believe in ghosts and don't let this put them off.
The house has a history. Nearly all of it's previous owners have died within it's walls. Some were murdered and some committed suicide and if you die in the house your spirit stays in the house.
Each episode starts by showing a previous death that occured in the house and through this by the 12th and final episode we are shown a complete history of the house.
This series has shocks and twists and will keep you hooked. I don't want to give too much away but this is the best tv show I have seen in a long time.
I loved all of the series but my favourite was episode 11.
I can't to wait to see what series 2 brings and I just hope it's as good as the first.
I just wish the dvd's were coming sooner as I'm desperate to watch this again.
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American Horror Story takes the familiar haunted house tale and refreshes it in unexpectedly original fashion. To understand just what makes this series so unique it needs to be experienced first-hand, but to those venturing into the strange and twisted world of the series expect plenty of sex, violence, body horror, and a healthy dose of shock and gore. Perhaps the only real disappointments of the series are its unnecessarily stretched-out length of 13 episodes (a 6 or 8 part mini series would have been more effective) and the constant exaggerated domestic disputes between the lead characters becomes grating after a few episodes. Nonetheless, not one to be missed for horror fans. Non-horror fans, just know what you're getting into.
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By katy TOP 500 REVIEWER on 2 Mar. 2016
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Seriously twisted, I binge watched the whole of season 1 over three days, and found myself sad but relieved when it ended. It had run its course, there was no more they could give but at least it went out with a bit of a bang.

Without giving away too much, a family move in to a haunted house and start to discover its secrets. It reminded me of a mixture of horror films, and even the TV series of shows Eerie Indiana aired around 20 years ago!

There are plenty of 'hiding behind the couch' and nail biting moments in this series, it really keeps you guessing and I think I will be subscribing to series 2 next even though it's a different context. You do have to have a tolerance to horror to be able to watch this series, there is a lot of blood and gore in it.

The characters in season 1 are intriguing and flashbacks enable the full story to be told. I think the thumbnail photo is a bit weird but it makes sense when you see the programme. There are 12 episodes in series 1, some are better than others but they all continue the story to a peak of explosion at the end. This series is from 2011.
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Despite my one star which I will go on say about in a minute this has to be one of the recent triumphs of television drama. Pure undiluted Gothic horror laced with dark humor, credible performances and just the right amount of kinkiness makes American Horror Story a 'cult' classic before it's time - in my humblest opinion .

Now for the sad bit , our censors have cut this although what they have cut has been shown intact when screened by the FX channel on Digital Broadcasting - go figure. I also have noticed since FX showed the uncut pilot episode there hasn't been a surfeit of suicides in the UK either.

And some of you thought it was just the 'visuals' that take a snipping.

Details as follows :

American Horror Story (Pilot Episode) is a USA drama horror mystery by Ryan Murphy.
With Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott and Evan Peters. See IMDb

UK: Passed 18 for strong horror and self-harm images after 5s of BBFC cuts for:

UK 2012 20th Century Fox Season 1 RB Blu-ray at UK Amazon released on 15th October 2012
UK 2012 20th Century Fox Season 1 R2 DVD at UK Amazon released on 15th October 2012

The BBFC commented:

Cut required to remove potentially harmful dialogue describing a particular suicide technique.

The bit in question is when Tate is telling Violet she is not doing it the more 'successful' way with a razor blade.
As mentioned the pilot(or episode 1 for those who like a smidgeon of continuity) episode has been broadcast numerous times on TV in its uncut form.

There is also an uncut US release

So if you want to enjoy this show then the USA Blu Ray or DVD is the one to plump for.

Such ridiculousness censorship has to bring this down to a one star rating - the rest 5/5 !!

Vote with your wallets folks and support the region 1 release !!
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By pete VINE VOICE on 23 Dec. 2011
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This show is nuttier than a box of frogs!! There's a big haunted house full of ghosts who don't know they're dead all out for revenge on whoever they can kill first. A family with a very hunky but unfaithful psychiatrist husband move in just as the previous owners an unhappy gay couple are being sodomised to death at their Halloween party. The poor family who can't walk into a room without some ectoplasmic nutcase whoooaaaaaing at them with a bedsheet start to fear for their lives but by this point you know it's already too late. It's brilliant, with lots of great references of everything from Rosemary's Baby to Psycho to Amytiville and Jessica Lange is brilliant, brilliant, brilliant! It's nuts but you'll love it!!
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