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'American Horror Story' recap, 'Blood Bath'
'American Horror Story' recap, 'Blood Bath'

When an episode is titled “Blood Bath,” you kind of expect a lot. You don’t necessarily expect it to be literal, though. Oh, wait. This is “American Horror Story." Parenting is hard. Gloria goes to see a shrink because she needs to talk out her feelings over the whole problem of her son being a psychotic murderer. She shares that Dandy’s always been a bit odd and scary, having tortured and killed animals and possibly the gardener’s son he was friends with in his clearly misspent youth. The shrink, who is kept out of frame, thinks it’s probably time Dandy gets committed, and urges Gloria to come up with a lie in order to get her son in to see...