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Winter of Our Discontent



Critic Consensus: Characters continue to unravel as an endgame seems to be in sight, but "Winter of Our Discontent" may prove too uncomfortable, even for hardcore fans.

Episode Info

Ally is released from the psych ward; Vincent conspires against Kai; and Samuels and Winter's loyalty is put to the test.

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Critic reviews for Winter of Our Discontent

Kai's getting less and less predictable the longer time goes on, and that doesn't bode well even for the people close to him in the cult.

October 25, 2017 | Full Review…

The shocking episode ... delved into Winter's steadfast loyalty to her brother who seems to be unraveling with each passing week.

October 25, 2017 | Full Review…

With three hours left before the Episode 11 finale, it's hard to imagine what kind of ending we're hurtling toward. Some superfans may be happy about that-but it also feels like a reflection of the season's general lack of focus.

October 25, 2017 | Full Review…

Cult offered up a cool new take on Ally this week, but the rest of it buckled under the burden of this season's trend of never showing us the truth right away.

October 25, 2017 | Rating: 6.8/10 | Full Review…

Anytime Sarah Paulson and Evan Peters share a scene, magic happens.

October 25, 2017 | Rating: 4.25/5 | Full Review…

This week there was a do-over of sorts, a beginning that again involves the shadier side of the internet

October 25, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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