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Synopsis: Zoe, a troubled girl with exceptional powers, is sent to live in a witches coven in New Orleans.

Episodes: 13

TV Parental Rating: TV-MA

IMDb: 8.1/10  Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Netflix (US): Yes

Jump Scares:  12 (0 major, 12 minor)

Average Jump Scares Per Episode: 0.9

Jump Scare Rating: Probably the least jumpy season of American Horror Story with just a handful of jump scares throughout the 13 episodes.
One Star

WARNING: The jump scare descriptions listed below may contain minor spoilers
Show Descriptions

Jump Scare Times

Netflix reverse time-stamps in brackets.

— Episode 2 —

1:56 (41:14) – An apparently dead alligator suddenly attacks a man.

 

— Episode 3 —

40:49 (12:17) – The beast suddenly covers Queenie’s mouth with its hand.

 

— Episode 5 —

12:38 (29:29) – Fiona walks into some surgical instruments.

12:52 (29:13) – A patient grabs Fiona as she walks down the hospital hallway.

19:12 (22:55) – Delphine’s daughter (Borquita) suddenly grabs her in a choke hold.

22:58 (19:09) – A zombie puts a hand on Zoe’s shoulder.

 

— Episode 6 —

24:21 (18:17) – A hand appears behind Misty.

 

— Episode 9 —

26:36 (16:41) – Hank’s hand is suddenly and forcefully pinned to the table by an unseen force.

 

— Episode 10 —

1:46 (45:36) – A camera pans around a room before quickly zooming in on Papa Legba’s face.

 

— Episode 12 —

27:52 (17:19) – Misty suddenly gasps and sits up in the coffin.

37:18 (8:03) – The Axeman suddenly attacks Fiona.

 

— Episode 13 —

24:56 (23:34) – Kyle grabs Madison by the throat.