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American Horror Story: Asylum Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

Season 2

13 Episodes 2012 - 2013

The horror unfolds within the confines of an eerie insane asylum in the second season of this acclaimed thriller. Set in 1964 (with jumps to present day), the "Asylum" season digs into the dark pasts of the hospital's patients, doctors and administrators. Jessica Lange returns to the series as Sister Jude, a troubled nun who quickly finds herself at odds with the twisted Arthur Arden (James Cromwell), a doctor with a penchant for experimental procedures. Zachary Quinto is also back as Dr. Oliver Thredson, a psychiatrist, while Sarah Paulson plays journalist Lana Winters in her return. Other familiar faces include Evan Peters and Lily Rabe, while newcomers Lizzie Brocheré, Chloe Sevigny and Joseph Fiennes provide welcome additions to the talented cast.

Episode 1

Welcome to Briarcliff

Wed, Oct 17, 2012 60 mins

In the second-season premiere, the evils of Briarcliff Manor, a notorious insane asylum, are exposed.

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Episode 2

Tricks and Treats

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 60 mins

An exorcist visits Briarcliff to help a troubled boy. Meanwhile, Sister Jude reveals a disturbing secret.

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Episode 3

Nor'easter

Wed, Oct 31, 2012 60 mins

As a storm hits Briarcliff, several patients form a plan to escape the inclement weather.

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Episode 4

I Am Anne Frank, Pt. 1

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 60 mins

Part 1 of 2. A patient exposes secrets about Arden. Meanwhile, Kit learns about Grace's past.

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Episode 5

I Am Anne Frank, Pt. 2

Wed, Nov 14, 2012 60 mins

Conclusion. Sister Jude digs up dirt on Arden. Later, Kit makes a surprising confession; and Bloody Face is unmasked.

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Episode 6

The Origins of Monstrosity

Wed, Nov 21, 2012 60 mins

A young girl is mysteriously abandoned at Briarcliff. Later, Bloody Face's past is revealed.

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Episode 7

Dark Cousin

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 60 mins

Sister Mary Eunice senses an evil presence at Briarcliff. Later, Kit attempts to reunite with Grace.

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Episode 8

Unholy Night

Wed, Dec 5, 2012 60 mins

A person dressed as Santa Claus stirs trouble at Briarcliff; Arden has a surprising encounter.

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Episode 9

The Coat Hanger

Wed, Dec 12, 2012 60 mins

Lana uncovers evidence that can exonerate Kit.

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Episode 10

The Name Game

Wed, Jan 2, 2013 60 mins

Monsignor Howard confronts the Devil; Dr. Thredson arranges a reunion for Kit.

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Episode 11

Spilt Milk

Wed, Jan 9, 2013 60 mins

Dr. Thredson receives an unexpected visitor. Meanwhile, Monsignor Howard attempts to silence Sister Jude.

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Episode 12

Continuum

Wed, Jan 16, 2013 60 mins

A new inmate creates problems for Sister Jude. Meanwhile, Grace's alien obsession becomes violent.

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Episode 13

Madness Ends

Wed, Jan 23, 2013 60 mins

Johnny aims to complete his father's work in the second-season finale. Meanwhile, Lana attempts to shut down Briarcliff.

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