Critic Consensus: The action-filled "The Name Game" raises questions, offers closure to a couple of wicked characters, and climaxes with a shocking scene.
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Critic reviews for The Name Game
Just when you think American Horror Story: Asylum can't possibly get more Baroque, it shimmies up a gilded spire and tosses a zillion putti at your head until you beg for mercy.
What a fun episode; a strong and memorable return after the holiday hiatus, and one that was fairly tightly scripted, all things considered (like that this is American Horror Story).
For all its conflicts, 'The Name Game' isn't nearly as crazy as some episodes that have come before it, but mainly that's because it's still picking up the pieces after the Lee Emerson (Ian McShane) holiday disaster at Briarcliff.
I feel like we should work "The Name Game" from final scene to first scene since the entire episode just kept getting crazier and crazier!
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