"The Ten Commandments Killer"
Series American Horror Story: Hotel
Season 5, Episode 8
The Ten Commandments Killer
Airdate December 2nd, 2015
Writer Ryan Murphy
Director Loni Peristere
Producer Ned Martel; Robert M. Williams, Jr.; Alexis Martin Woodall; Bradley Buecker; James Wong; Jennifer Salt; Brad Falchuk; Ryan Murphy
Starring Kathy Bates; Sarah Paulson; Evan Peters; Wes Bentley; Matt Bomer; Chloë Sevigny; Denis O'Hare; Cheyenne Jackson; Angela Bassett; Lady Gaga
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"The Ten Commandments Killer" is the eight episode of season five of the horror anthology series, American Horror Story, which is billed under the heading of "Hotel". It is the fifty-ninth episode of the series overall. It was directed by Loni Peristere with a script written by Ryan Murphy. It first aired on the FX Network on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 pm. In this episode, the identity and origin of the Ten Commandments Killer is revealed.

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  • This is the second time that a serial killer from the past has had a successor in the future. The first instance of this was season two with Bloody Face as Oliver Thredson was the original killer in the 60s and his son Johnny Morgan took up the mantle in the present day.

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  1. Detective Andy Hahn - Stabbed in the stomach and chest by John Lowe.

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