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"Continuum"
Series American Horror Story
Season 2, Episode 12
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Airdate January 16th, 2013
Writer Ryan Murphy
Director Craig Zisk
Producer Bradley Buecker; Dante Di Loreto; Mark Douglas; Brad Falchuk; Alexis Martin Woodall; Tim Minear; Ryan Murphy; Jennifer Salt; Jessica Sharzer; Chip Vucelich; James Wong
Starring Zachary Quinto; Joseph Fiennes; Sarah Paulson; Evan Peters; Lily Rabe; Lizzie Brocheré; James Cromwell; Jessica Lange
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"Continuum" is the twelfth episode of season two of the American television series American Horror Story and the twenty-second episode of the series overall. It was directed by Craig Zisk and written by Ryan Murphy. It first aired on the FX Network on Wednesday, January 26th, 2013 at 10:00 pm.

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  • Production code number: 2ATS12.
  • Actor James Cromwell is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance as his character was killed off in a previous episode.
  • Actress Lily Rabe is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance as her character was killed off in a previous episode.
  • The events from the Jude Martin vignette in this episode take place in early April, 1968, just days after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Final appearance of Alma Walker; dies in this episode.
  • The title of Lana's book is Maniac: One Woman's Story of Survival.

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  • Candyland is a children's racing board game that was developed by Eleanor Abbott in 1945 for the Milton Bradley Company. One of the characters in the orignal version of the game is Queen Frostine. In this episode, Jude Martin refers to herself as the "Queen of Candyland". Timothy Howard mocks Jude's title by referring to her as "Your Majesty".
  • Jude Martin is watching an episode of The Flying Nun in this episode. The Flying Nun is an American sitcom series that ran for three seasons on ABC from 1967-1970.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American clergyman, activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. He was assassinated by sniper James Earl Ray in Memphis, Tennessee on April 4th, 1968.
  • The song playing during Jude Martin's Candyland gaming session is "All Along the Watchtower" by Jimi Hendrix.

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  1. Credited, but does not appear in this episode.


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