Critic Consensus: "The Coat Hanger" boasts controversial themes, effective scares, well-played justification of the illogical, and noteworthy performances all around.
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
as Leigh Emerson
as Moira, Woman
as Mother Superior Claudia
as Nurse Hicks
as Nurse Braxton
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Critic reviews for The Coat Hanger
Perpetual man-baby Thredson is back on the loose, so mommies, padlock your chastity belts.
I have to say, this was probably the most delightfully sacrilegious episode of AHS yet. We had a baptism after fairly graphic abortion and, just to wrap things up, a live crucifixion.
The performances on American Horror Story are so well done across the board, but Jessica Lange and Sarah Paulson stood out tonight.
Per usual, The Coat Hanger was an episode that featured fantastic performances (welcome back Mr. McDermott!) and demented subject matter that never reaches excessive amount, because in American Horror Story: Asylum, there is no such thing as excess.
The main surprise continues to simply just be this show's trashy audacity, and "The Coat Hanger" found new and gross (and wonderful) ways to keep us gasping.
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