I am happy to say that I am back. After going on hiatus since February, I am back to writing “American Horror Story” reviews for their first season. Sadly, I made the mistake of binge-watching all the “Murder House” episodes, so I got too depressed to continue the reviews. I give my solemn promise to review episodes on at least a weekly basis from now on.
The last episode I reviewed was Rubber Man, which was episode 8, and the identity of Rubber Man was revealed. Rubber Man is Tate. It’s unclear how a ghost is able to have sex, but Tate was able to put on the rubber sex suit and do it. In episode 9, Spooky Little Girl, viewers get even more shocking news.
While Vivien is locked away in the mental hospital, tests are done to check on the twins she is carrying. It turns out that only one twin is Ben’s. That means another man had sex with Vivien during the same ovulation cycle that Ben impregnated her in. There is only one possible father for the twin that is unrelated to Ben: Tate. He is the only other person Vivien has had sex with since moving into Murder House. But how is it possible for a ghost to impregnate a living woman?
Meanwhile, it turns out that the Black Dahlia was a victim of Murder House in 1947. She was being treated by a dentist who went a little wild with the anesthesia (I’ll let you watch the episode to see what happened), and he accidentally killed her. When the dentist dragged her corpse into the basement, Charles Montgomery showed up and offered to cut her into pieces (for the sake of portability). He also cut a smile onto her face to maker her look happier. The Black Dahlia was dumped in a field and made headline news across the country. She still resides in Murder House in ghostly form.
This inspires a copycat murder in the present. After Hayden murders Travis for being a selfish lover (she didn’t get her orgasm), she realizes Ben could go to prison for her deed. The police will naturally suspect him. Luckily, Charles Montgomery turns Travis into a male version of the Black Dahlia, and Larry dumps the body near a basketball court.
After discovering from Moira that Tate is the father of Vivien’s child, Constance asks Billie Dean how something like that could happen. Billie Dean tells the tale of a special box at the Vatican that holds the secret to the description of the Anti-Christ. Rumor has it, the Anti-Christ will be half spirit and half human. It is possible that the Devil used Tate to impregnate Vivien so his evil spawn could be born, ushering in the end of the world. The episode ends with this unfortunate news.