American Horror Story - Coven, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes


Critic Consensus: "Head" churns out terrific dialogue and a series of surprising plot twists, even as the sheer number of narrative arcs and political themes induce a certain amount of viewer fatigue.

Episode Info

Fiona eyes an alliance with Marie Laveau. Later, Cordelia's attacker is revealed; and Nan learns a disturbing truth about Luke's past.


Kathy Bates
as Delphine LaLaurie
Sarah Paulson
as Cordelia
Lily Rabe
as Misty Day
Denis O'Hare
as Spalding
Angela Bassett
as Marie Laveau
Patti LuPone
as Joan Ramsey
Emma Roberts
as Madison
Alexander Dreymon
as Luke Ramsey
Josh Hamilton
as Hank Foxx
Mike Colter
as David Ward
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Critic reviews for Head

This would have been so much more interesting if it had unfolded just a little more organically, rather than the fits and starts of a typical Murphy joint.

June 18, 2018 | Full Review…

Perhaps the worst part of this episode, and definitely one of the more deplorable aspects of this season in general, is the continued botching of their race material.

August 2, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

There were some satisfying twists and turns.

July 26, 2016 | Full Review…

It never ceases to shock me how much this season has crammed into each episode, but I like it. Keep shocking me, show. Keep making me cry. Keep making me feel things in general. And above all else, keep giving us the gift of Angela Bassett.

July 19, 2016 | Full Review…

This week's episode of American Horror Story: Coven steers the series into unexpected and retrospectively logical narrative and thematic directions.

July 12, 2016 | Full Review…

I know I say this basically every week, but I am always stunned by the caliber of camp Ryan Murphy manages to achieve. The last five minutes of this episode was pure insane trash.

July 20, 2016 | Full Review…

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