Critic Consensus: "Afterbirth" is an enjoyable season finale that manages to deliver a few last minute scares as it ties up loose ends.
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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.
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.
Jessica Lange kicked this episode/season/show's entire ass from top to bottom, and her final episode was typically chill-inducing.
"Afterbirth" focused on the afterlife this week, as American Horror Story wrapped up an enjoyable, scary, bizarre first season with a relatively calm finale.
And so ends season one of American Horror Story! I gotta admit, this last episode was pretty awesome.
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