Being an anthology series, American Horror Story can reinvent itself every single season. So while fans have come to love the series as a whole, everyone is drawn to each season differently. And each one is executed in a new way as well.
While this is a good way to keep people on their toes and not know what to expect with the series, it also means that some seasons don’t hit as well as others. Here are the three worst-rated seasons, based on Rotten Tomatoes.
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American Horror Story: Roanoke was a top-secret season. While each season is filled with mystery, this one had no promo that hinted at what it could be about. Ryan Murphy made sure to keep it top secret until the first episode dropped.
It turned out that the season focused on the Lost Colony of Roanoke, a real-life unsolved mystery from before this country was even founded. In Murder House, the very first season, this colony was mentioned when Billie Dean Howard told Violet how to get rid of a ghost (with the word “Croatoan”), which is a part of the Lost Colony’s mythology.
The season touched on a couple that moved into a house on that land, which is, of course, haunted by the murderous colony. But then it dives into a show within a show, when audiences find out that they’re watching a reality show about the couple’s paranormal encounters. And then it becomes more layered from there. Read from source….