Critic Consensus: AHS: Asylum's characters become more fully formed in an episode that refuses to contain its gleeful insanity and wandering plot.
as Sister Jude, Sister Jude Martin
as Lana Winters
as Kit Walker
as Sister Mary Eunice, Sister Mary Eunice McKee
as Dr. Oliver Thredson
as Dr. Arthur Arden
as Monsignor Timothy Howard
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Critic reviews for Tricks and Treats
The first episode of each season of American Horror Story will be a messy, barely coherent dare to the audience to get out while we can, and then Episode 2 hooks us permanently. Because I AM HOOKED NOW.
American Horror Story: Asylum has already provided an exorcism plot that was better than every film about exorcism released this year.
The characters are more fully formed than the family at the center of last season's hijinks, which makes for a far more interesting story - but also a far more dark and disturbing one, as evidenced by "Tricks and Treats."
Even though the exorcism story felt like yet another horror genre blast out of nowhere, it actually fits the best if you consider all the supernatural stuff that American Horror Story has established so far.
Spankings! Nuns having sex! Bondage! Lots of fun for fetishists this week. Very fitting for Halloween.
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