AHS: 1984 Recap: Dawn of the Dead (Plus, Get a First Look at Episode 100)

TVLine | 10/16/2019 | Andy Swift
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The sun finally rose on Wednesday’s episode of American Horror Story: 1984, and what those poor children witnessed upon arriving at Camp Redwood will scar them for life.

This week’s party got started with a flashback to 1980, the year Donna Chambers watched her father kill himself in front of her. And this wasn’t your run-of-the-mill traumatic suicide, either. Poor Donna walked in on him moments after he gutted his presumed mistress (who was still convulsing with her entrails strewn about the bed, just in case you needed a little more color to this story).

Side - Donna - Father - Papa - Chambers

“You were never supposed to know this side of me,” Donna’s father explained. It turns out that Papa Chambers had been murdering women for as far back as he could remember, something about having an insatiable hunger for evil… I don’t know, I was too distracted by the woman’s vital organs pulsing to the beat of “Knock on Wood” mere feet away from this conversation.

Poor Donna — or “DeeDee” as her serial-killer father called her — insisted that no one is born with that kind of darkness, and that she could use her psychology powers to heal him of this heinous impulse. Yet he maintained, “I was born with this, and I’ll die with it.” And he did exactly that, plunging a knife into his neck and grabbing an express elevator to ****.

Time - DeeDee - Daddy - Time - Richard

The next time DeeDee saw her daddy was in 1984. She didn’t even have time to process Richard’s apparent revival (“I was reborn — dead, then raised up by the Unholy One himself”) before her father appeared in ghostly form to lure her to the dark side. “Evil is born,” he sid. “And you are the fruit of its seed.” It wasn’t the greatest sentiment, but as far as father-daughter threats go, it was kind...
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