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Critic Consensus: "Afterbirth" is an enjoyable season finale that manages to deliver a few last minute scares as it ties up loose ends.

Episode Info

Constance schemes to raise Tate's baby as her own in the Season 1 finale.


Connie Britton
as Vivien Harmon
Dylan McDermott
as Ben Harmon
Jessica Lange
as Constance
Denis O'Hare
as Larry Harvey
Taissa Farmiga
as Violet Harmon
Evan Peters
as Tate Langdon
Alexandra Breckenridge
as Moira (Junior)
Kate Mara
as Hayden
Charles S. Dutton
as Det. Granger
Malaya Rivera Drew
as Det. Barrios
Kyle Davis
as Dallas
Jamie Brewer
as Adelaide
Jamie Brewer
as Adelaide
Mena Suvari
as Beth Short
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Critic reviews for Afterbirth

It's been fun folks. We laughed. We cried. We watched Connie Britton eat brains or saw Ben Harmon get laid more than any man that annoying should.

August 9, 2016 | Full Review…

We got, for good or for ill, a complete story this season, from beginning to end. Very few shows manage to do that, especially in their inaugural season.

June 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Jessica Lange kicked this episode/season/show's entire ass from top to bottom, and her final episode was typically chill-inducing.

August 9, 2016 | Full Review…

"Afterbirth" focused on the afterlife this week, as American Horror Story wrapped up an enjoyable, scary, bizarre first season with a relatively calm finale.

August 9, 2016 | Full Review…

And so ends season one of American Horror Story! I gotta admit, this last episode was pretty awesome.

August 9, 2016 | Full Review…

I enjoyed this finale a lot, but I'm still not sure if it fully worked. If that makes any sense.

August 9, 2016 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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