Cosmopolitan (USA)

Here’s how the dots connect

From the clearly intentiona­l stuff to the “Okay, that’s a stretch.”

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SCREAM

QUEENS

Chanel makes an Obama joke in Scream Queens, and Obama had just left office in Cult.

AMERICAN HORROR

STORY: CULT

The Mott family wreaks havoc in both of these.

AMERICAN HORROR

STORY: ROANOKE

Lady Gaga’s Scáthach is one of the Supremes from Coven.

The fictional Lana Waters talk show connects these two.

POSE

Donald Trump is the newly elected president in Cult, and Trump Tower shows up in

Pose.

Three words: Twisty the Clown.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY:

FREAK SHOW AMERICAN HORROR

STORY: COVEN

All hail Billie Dean Howard (and her wig) in Hotel and Murder House.

Naomi Grossman’s Pepper appears (and is spooky) in Asylum and Freak Show.

AMERICAN HORROR

STORY: 1984

Richard Ramirez. That’s it!

They didn’t even change Gabourey Sidibe’s character!

AMERICAN HORROR

STORY: HOTEL

Evan Peters’ and Connie Britton’s demon spawn from Murder House turns into Cody Fern in

Apocalypse.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: APOCALYPSE

Hotel Cortez is actually a purgatory that held the witches from Asylum, which we learn in Apocalypse.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ASYLUM

Briarcliff = one of Margaret’s creepy tourist traps in 1984.

Michael Langdon was the one to rescue Madison and Queenie in Coven, and they were trapped in the infamous Hotel Cortez.

These two things actually happened at the same time IRL.

AMERICAN CRIME STORY: PEOPLE VS. O. J.

The O. J. Simpson trial (the basis for this entire show) is mentioned in

Murder House.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY: MURDER HOUSE

AMERICAN CRIME STORY: GIANNI VERSACE

GLEE

Both of these have Michael Jackson references.

NIP/ TUCK

Another Obama reference, natch.

Characters in both sing covers of Joni Mitchell’s “River.”

Rachel Berry idolizes Joan Crawford.

FEUD

THE POLITICIAN

HOLLYWOOD

Feud is what would happen if Hollywood didn’t have a happy ending.

Jack from Hollywood and Nurse Ratched both served in WWII.

RATCHED

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