American Horror Story is Back!
American Horror Story: Apocalypse is finally here and I could not be more excited. Its been a few years since I’ve been able to watch AHS on the east coast so I’m so excited to watch it live and follow along online!
If you don’t already watch AHS, stop what you’re doing and go binge the first seven series because they’re the best thing to happen to television. Normally I would say just watch this season because each season is a different premise, but this season is different from the others and is actually a bit of crossover from the first season Murder House and third season Coven.
So far I think this season has a lot of potential, which is mostly due to the fact that characters from seasons 1 and 3 will make appearances. When the title was first released I was a bit underwhelmed with Apocalypse, seeing as there has been so many TV shows and movies centered around an apocalypse, but after seeing the first episode, I think I might end up liking the concept.
Nuclear missiles are launched throughout the world with an emergency alert to residents warning them they have an hour to get out before the city is hit. Unknowingly to many, except for the rich who are able to purchase tickets at $100 million a piece and a select few who are made up of the very best genetic makeup mankind has to offer, hidden underground bunkers known as Outposts have been prearranged by the Collective with 18 months worth of resources for the survivors.
To be blunt, the episode was less than satisfying but the final moments did make up for some of it. One of the heads of the Collective shows up at Outpost Three who goes by the name Michael Langdon. If this sounds familiar, it should. Michael Langdon is Vivien Harmon and Tate Langdon’s baby— the Antichrist offspring of a human and ghost that survived and was adopted by Constance Langdon. Michael makes his presence known and tells Wilhelmina Venable (Sarah Paulson), one of the leaders of Outpost Three that he is here to assess who, if any, he wants to bring with him to another outpost where there are resources for the next decade.
After a less than stimulating episode, this made for an interesting cliff hanger and I am definitely looking forward to what Ryan Murphy and the AHS creators are going to do with Michael Langdon.
If you are up to date on AHS, make sure you tune in every Wednesday at 10pm on FX and check out next week’s preview below.