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Nor'easter

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Critic Consensus: "Nor'easter" tightens the focus on plot, while maintaining its trademark campy, scary thrills.

Episode Info

As a Nor'easter storm approaches, a strangely transformed Sister Mary Eunice sows discontent, and worse. As Dr Arden's strange experiments on Kit continue, another escape attempt is hatched, and Dr Thresdon makes a terrible discovery.

Cast

Jessica Lange
as Sister Jude, Sister Jude Martin
Sarah Paulson
as Lana Winters
Evan Peters
as Kit Walker
Lily Rabe
as Sister Mary Eunice, Sister Mary Eunice McKee
Zachary Quinto
as Dr. Oliver Thredson
James Cromwell
as Dr. Arthur Arden
Joseph Fiennes
as Monsignor Timothy Howard
Fredric Lehne
as Frank McGuire
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Critic reviews for Nor'easter

Overall, I enjoyed this episode, but I wasn't blown away by it. There are too few quiet moments to allow any revelations to really sink in; there's too much rushing around with multiple storylines to give any one in particular a chance to breathe.

August 8, 2016 | Full Review…

I will admit that "Nor'easter"-a terrific episode!-made me feel even more scared and anxious due to the news and images coming out of the Eastern Seaboard these days.

August 15, 2016 | Full Review…

American Horror Story: Asylum has given us the best episode of the season thus far, tightening the focus of the plot while still maintaining the trademark insanity that makes it such a rush to watch.

August 15, 2016 | Full Review…

By comparison, "Nor'easter" was a tame hour of television, spending far more time delving into the background of various characters than attempting to frighten those watching these individuals in action.

August 9, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The season is developing some interesting ideas-like the continued fascination the series as with the Venn diagram intersection between sex and horror-but the story is stuck in neutral.

August 8, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The devil made her do it, this week. One little devil and just look at all the turmoil. The devil has a way of making the past present, too, especially for Sister Jude.

August 16, 2016 | Full Review…

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