My Roanoke Nightmare may have had a happy ending last week, but this episode, the nightmare will begin again as a familiar face returns to make a follow-up to the documentary in the form of a reality show – Big Brother AHS!
Before we get into the big reveals of the episode, let’s start with the producer who is responsible for the hit documentary My Roanoke Nightmare, Sid (portrayed by Cheyenne Jackson). Sid pitched a follow-up to the documentary, and this time, it’s a reality show titled Return to Roanoke: Three Days in Hell where he’s going to bring back everyone involved in My Roanoke Nightmare to the house, which he now owns, during the course of the blood moon.
This is a great way to kick off the second half of the season because we’ll finally see everyone in action because the actors will not be portraying the Millers anymore, instead, they’ll be joining them to see if they would be able to handle the experience which was featured on My Roanoke Nightmare.
As the episode proceeds, we saw how everybody’s life got twisted and intertwined because of My Roanoke Story.
The real Shelby and Matt split because the former had a fling with Dominic Banks, the actor who played Matt. It was revealed that Shelby didn’t want Dominic to be a part of the production, because she wants to work things out with Matt, but this didn’t happen because later in the episode, he also arrived at the house.
Agnes Mary Winstead a.k.a. Tomasyn White a.k.a. The Butcher went nuts on Hollywood Boulevard while she was on costume, which lead to a restraining order, which lead to Agnes going nuts again.
The real Lee revealed on an interview with E! that she will be returning to Roanoke In hopes of proving that she wasn’t the one who murdered Mason, and as we later find out, the actress who played Lee, Monet Tumusiime, is now an alcoholic.
Meanwhile, Audrey Tindall, who played Shelby, married Rory Monahan, who played Edward Mott, and Audrey was attacked by Agnes too.
Throughout the episode, weird things start happening as the house was being prepared for Return to Roanoke which could mean that the follow-up may not come into fruition at all.
Fetal pigs showed up near the house during the first day, which in my opinion, wasn’t as creepy as it used to, but I think it’s still a good recurring prop for the show.
The return of the Piggy Man was crazy, because now, we’re looking at the real Piggy Man, and not the reenacted Piggy Man. Unfortunately for Diana, she had to die for us to experience that horrific scene. Later in the episode, Audrey also gets a visit from the Piggy Man.
Before the episode ends, we find out why follow-ups aren’t always necessary as it was revealed that Return to Roanoke never aired, and all that we’re watching from this point onward is found footage – everyone involved in the production dies except for one. It won’t be Rory, because he’s the ‘R’ who completes Miranda and Bridget’s ‘MURDER’ as revealed in the episode.
BEST SEASON EVER! Not only are we going to watch the remainder of the season wondering who survives, we’re also watching a found footage horror reality show on a horror anthology TV show where our favorite characters die in an American Horror Story fashion one by one until we have our Sole Survivor!
Overall, I think the episode tonight was more dramatic and hilarious than it was scary. I’m a fan of reality shows, so that added touch to it made this one of my favorite AHS ideas ever. This deserves a 9 out of 10!
American Horror Story: Roanoke returns next week for its seventh episode.
You can watch the promo for next week’s episode below:
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