American Horror Story - Coven, Episode 11 - Rotten Tomatoes

Protect the Coven



Critic Consensus: "Protect the Coven" satisfyingly sets the table for the season finale with a suitably gross installment whose extra plot point makes its hard-to-follow storyline even more confusing.

Episode Info

Cordelia makes a sacrifice. Meanwhile, Fiona and Laveau face off with the Corporation.


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
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Critic reviews for Protect the Coven

If we were the types to give out letter grades, this episode - and the season overall, in fact - would get a big, fat F.

June 18, 2018 | Full Review…

When the show is operating at such a high rate of speed, it's often hard to stop and appreciate everything that's going on.

July 7, 2016 | Full Review…

After last week's boring, plodding mess of an episode, American Horror Story: Coven returned with some ultra-violence to spice up the final half of the season and make up for Stevie Nicks being Stevie Nicks.

August 10, 2016 | Full Review…

The plot at this point is generally incomprehensible, and character motivations are almost nonexistent.

August 2, 2016 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

I have to hand it to Murphy and Falchuk for never letting LaLaurie become fully rehabilitated, despite Queenie's best efforts

July 26, 2016 | Full Review…

"Protect the Coven" is not the first episode of Coven to drop a huge unwieldy plot bomb on us, but it's so disappointing this late in the game because it distances us from the characters at what should be a juncture of pivotal emotional understanding.

July 12, 2016 | Full Review…

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