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Sex & Nudity

  • A character discusses virginity and masturbation with the conjoined twins, and asks if 'Anyone has tasted their cherry pie'.
  • A couple make out, the girl pulls the boy's hand to her breast. No nudity.
  • A male character hires himself out to give sexual pleasure to a group of females. No nudity is seen though it is very obvious what is happening.
  • There is a smut film being played, which shows freaks having sex with each other, and one girl is particularly stoned in the film.

Violence & Gore

  • A woman lies dead on the floor, likely from a slit throat. Quite a lot of blood.
  • A character knocks two characters out. One of them wakes up and sees the other being stabbed, very brutally in the stomach and chest. Very bloody.
  • A character is stabbed but is not shown.
  • A husband and wife are stabbed to death.
  • A character kills her mother, and is later seen stabbing herself. Bloody.
  • A character bites a live chicken's head off. Lots of blood seen.
  • A character slits a detective's throat. Blood seen.
  • Many characters hack at the detective's body. Very bloody.


  • "Bitch" is heard a few times.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

  • A character is seen multiple times smoking a cigarette.
  • A woman is drugged, and raped by a male character.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • The main villain is a psycho clown that kills people, and his costume and manner is very frightening.
  • A clown walks up to a couple whilst they're having a picnic, kills the boyfriend, and kidnaps the girlfriend.
  • The same clown sneaks into a family's home, kills the father who was awake to get a drink, kills the mother in her sleep, and kidnaps the child.
  • There is a shot of a carousel running, in the middle of the night, then a clown appears sitting on the horse, and it is very creepy and disturbing.
  • The scene building up to seeing the conjoined twins could be seen as scary, as it's quite eerily-shot.
  • A character gets upset and scare a young boy and a girl in cages. He throws things at them and jumps at their cages to frighten them.
  • "American Horror Story: Freak Show" is a very dark and scary season.

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