American Horror Story
American Horror Story - Season 2
Season Premiere October 17th, 2012
Season Finale January 23rd, 2012
Episode Count 13
Cast Zachary Quinto; Joseph Fiennes; Sarah Paulson; Evan Peters; Lily Rabe; Lizzie Brocheré; James Cromwell; Jessica Lange

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Season Two of American Horror Story was a thirteen-episode miniseries that was billed under the subtitle, American Horror Story: Asylum. The season began airing on the FX Network on October 17th, 2012. The show aired on Wednesday evenings at 10:00 pm EST. Season two recast many of the same actors featured in season one including Zachary Quinto, Sarah Paulson, Evan Peters, Lily Rabe and Jessica Lange. New cast members for the season include James Cromwell as the irredeemable scientist Doctor Arthur Arden, Joseph Fiennes as the pragmatic Monsignor Timothy Howard, and Lizzie Brocheré as savvy mental patient Grace Bertrand.

The setting for the series is Briarcliff Manor - a former tuberculosis hospital located in Massachusetts in the year 1964. A young man named Kit Walker bears witness to the horrific murder of his black wife, and is arrested for killing her. Accused of being a serial killer known as Bloody Face, he is sent to Briarcliff, where he falls under the watchful eye of no-nonsense nun Sister Jude Martin. Actress Sarah Paulson plays Lana Winters - a reporter who attempts to write an exposé on the asylum, but is committed herself after Sister Jude learns that she is a lesbian. Sister Jude has several adversaries at the asylum including Doctor Arden as well as a state-appointed psychiatrist named Doctor Oliver Thredson.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
2x01 Welcome to Briarcliff October 17th, 2012
2x02 Tricks and Treats October 24th, 2012
2x03 Nor'easter October 31st, 2012
2x04 I Am Anne Frank (Part 1) November 7th, 2012
2x05 I Am Anne Frank (Part 2) November 14th, 2012
206 The Origins of Monstrosity November 21st, 2012
2x07 Dark Cousin November 28th, 2012
2x08 Unholy Night December 5th, 2012
2x09 The Coat Hanger December 12th, 2012
2x10 The Name Game January 2nd, 2013
2x11 Spilt Milk January 9th, 2013
2x12 Continuum January 16th, 2013
2x13 Madness Ends January 23rd, 2013

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Principal cast Edit

Actor Role
Zachary Quinto Doctor Oliver Thredson
Joseph Fiennes Monsignor Timothy Howard
Sarah Paulson Lana Winters
Evan Peters Kit Walker
Lily Rabe Sister Mary Eunice McKee
Lizzie Brocheré Grace Bertrand
James Cromwell Doctor Arthur Arden
Jessica Lange Sister Jude Martin

Guest stars Edit

Actor Role
Chloë Sevigny Shelley
Adam Levine Leo Morrison
Jenna Dewan Tatum Teresa Morrison
Clea Duvall Wendy Peyser
Fredric Lehne Frank McCann
Devon Graye Jed Potter

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