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Critic Consensus: Classic characters returning, along with a peek back at Murder House and a Roanoke Easter egg, make "Boy Wonder" an episode of heightened returns -- not to mention fantastical gore and camp.

Episode Info

Beset by visions of a terrifying future, Cordelia lets Michael attempt the Seven Wonders; a wealthy new student joins the coven; John Henry's suspicions are short lived; Michael's test brings back a familiar face along with a chorus of warnings.

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Critic Reviews for Boy Wonder

Coven fans will get a bit of a warm feeling seeing that they brought back the old movie picture frames to explain the coven's history.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

Carefully crafting within the episode through deconstructed time, "Boy Wonder" is the episode American Horror Story: Coven fans have been waiting for, setting up the perfect return for Murder House.

Nov 1, 2018 | Full Review…

American Horror Story: Apocalypse's brewing battle of the hexes -- sorry, sexes -- reached new heights.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

"Boy Wonder" written by John J. Gray set up the final wheels that when in motion let the Coven transcend back to American Horror Story Season 1: Murder House seamlessly.

Oct 11, 2018 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

Flash cut to one breathtaking shot of the Murder House (that sound you hear is every hardcore AHS fan in the universe, squealing in ecstatic unison).

Oct 11, 2018 | Rating: B | Full Review…

The Roanoke Easter egg leaves only three cycles left for Apocalypse to cross over with: Asylum, Freak Show and Cult.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

Respectable levels of gore.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

It's a welcome relief from the heaviness of the season so far, and more of a tonal callback than any of the witchy resurrections.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Even for a season all about intertwined references, this week went above and beyond when it came to fan service - but its campy tone ensured that everything landed just right.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…

It's still unclear who will ultimately end up on top, but things are starting to get real for the witches, warlocks, and demons alike in Boy Wonder.

Oct 11, 2018 | Full Review…