10 Terrifying 'American Horror Story' Scenes

Gore, suspense and body horror – you name it and 'AHS' has scared us with it

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The Baby in the Basement

The American Horror Story pilot was packed with traumatic details, but the element that cranked our expectations to high was the terrifying old man/baby monster that Tate (Evan Peters) and Violet (Taissa Farmiga) unleashed on school bully Leah in the basement. Viewers later find out that the creature is the resembled body of Thaddeus Montgomery, but even context doesn't make seeing the Infantata's bloody lamprey mouth snarl in between strobe flashes any less scary.

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