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'American Horror Story: Asylum' premiere recap, 'Welcome to Briarcliff'
'American Horror Story: Asylum' premiere recap, 'Welcome to Briarcliff'

“Patients committed here suffer not only diseases of the mind, but also of the body.” – Dr. Arthur Arden. Welcome to 1964, where Jessica Lange is no longer Constance Langdon, but Sister Jude, a badass nun with a Boston accent running the Briarcliff Manor insane asylum. Also returning is Evan Peters, no longer an angst-ridden teen ghost but an alien abductee named Kit Walker, who is detained for the murder of his wife and called “Bloody Face.” (It’s a huge role reversal for Peters, who was probably tired of constantly lubing up to fit into the “Rubber Man” costume). It’s not often writers change the course of an entire show, with more...

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