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Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1



Critic Consensus: Though stagnant at times, "Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1" gets into the Halloween spirit introducing new characters including the first supernatural element of the season.

Episode Info

Part 1 of 2. Jimmy is captivated by a woman claiming to be a fortuneteller. Meanwhile, Ethel receives surprising news.


Critic reviews for Edward Mordrake, Pt. 1

This season can rightly be characterized as "Creepy Glee," what with all the musical numbers.

June 8, 2018 | Full Review…

I'd rather be watching this than half the crap I see on TV, so more power to Murphy for letting his freak flag fly.

January 20, 2015 | Full Review…

American Horror Story gets into the spooky spirit this week with the start of its annual Halloween two-parter.

January 21, 2015 | Full Review…

Halloween is obviously a time for telling spooky stories about ghosts and goblins, and for its part, American Horror Story: Freak Show wants to take part in the tradition.

January 21, 2015 | Full Review…

Ethel and Elsa are the big reasons to see "Edward Mordrake (Part 1)", but there are a lot of other engaging strands of incident and stylistic detail.

January 20, 2015 | Full Review…

That seems to be the problem with this season so far: There is nothing to unify it and push the action forward.

January 20, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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