Critic Consensus: "Fearful Pranks Ensue" maintains the momentum of previous episodes while further developing emerging narrative threads -- and taking full advantage of an outstanding cast.
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Critic reviews for Fearful Pranks Ensue
American Horror Story have consistently been among the best of the bunch. Even though there were a bit too many cliffhangers leaving me wanting more, American Horror Story: Coven matches previous seasons' level of crazy, perhaps even exceeding it.
It seems a full on war has started, and I can't wait to see what this bewitching show has in store.
Once you've made that commitment and squeeze your eyes shut to block out some of the leaps in logic... it's a really fun ride...Tonight's episode seemed like a step in the right direction, though, and I think that's largely because Zoe was hardly in it.
"Fearful Pranks Ensue" definitely kept up the insane momentum of the previous three episodes.
There is a stark difference between a mother weeping over her lynched son and an undead Confederate soldier rising from the tomb and disemboweling a racist. One of those things is an artless callback to one of the darkest undercurrent in American history
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