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    These Are The Best Characters "American Horror Story" Has Given Us So Far

    Every Jessica Lange character is a legend, obvs.

    🚨Spoilers of past seaons ahead!🚨

    25. Cricket Marlowe β€” Roanoke

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    He's easily the best medium in the entire AHS series (sorry Billie Dean), plus he's got the most soothing accent.

    Best line: "Rest your pretty little heads. Cricket has all the answers you seek."

    24. Myrtle Snow β€” Coven

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    Myrtle is one of the most fashion forward characters that AHS has to offer. She's truly devoted to the Coven, but her vendetta against Fiona gets a little old.

    Best line: "Balenciaga!"

    23. Bette and Dot Tattler β€” Freak Show

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    With Bette's sweetness and Dot's wisdom you get two legendary icons rolled into one, plus the pair sure know how to put on a show.

    Best line: "There is only one law here; the bigger the star, the bigger the tent."

    22. Sally McKenna β€” Hotel

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    Hypodermic Sally's grotesque backstory makes her one of Cortez's most fascinating residents. Plus she can actually pull off crimped hair, which is pretty tough.

    Best line: "Not everyone can appreciate it here, all this lovely darkness."

    21. Shelley β€” Asylum

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    Shelley is one of Briarcliff's many wrongfully imprisoned residents, and her rebellion is against sexist double standards is impressive β€” don't forget that it's 1964.

    Best line: "You can shave me bald as a cue ball and I'll still be the hottest tamale in this joint."

    20. Cordelia Foxx β€” Coven

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    Anyone who tears out their eyes to become more powerful is a well deserving Supreme, in my opinion. Plus, she's one of the very few AHS characters who's never killed anyone, which is pretty impressive.

    Best line: "Feel the fear and the pain, let it all in, and then let it all go."

    19. The Butcher β€” Roanoke

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    Thomasin White, AKA The Butcher, is one powerful lady who you wouldn't dare to cross, and is arguably the scariest ghost in AHS.

    Best line: "I am the queen of every hive. I am the fire on every hill. I am the shield over every head. I am the spear of battle."

    18. Dandy Mott β€” Freak Show

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    Dandy's a self entitled spoilt brat with terrible hair and a murderous streak, but he's morbidly mesmerising.

    Best line: "I Hate You, I Hate You, I Hate you!"

    17. Sister Jude β€” Asylum

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    Is she a God-fearing Catholic? Is she an alcoholic singer who loves hooking up? Who knows? Sister Jude is a nun who really keeps us on our toes, and her rendition of "The Name Game" automatically gives her legend status.

    Best line: "All monsters are human... you're a monster."

    16. Winter Anderson β€” Cult

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    Winter's obsession with the macabre is pretty dodgy, and she's literally the world's worst baby sitter, but you can't help be fascinated by her.

    Best line: "We're connected. Pinky to pinky, flesh to flesh."

    15. Twisty β€” Freak Show

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    Twisty's story is a classic tale of the misunderstood outcast β€” let down by his mom, the carnival, and society. Okay, so he is a serial killer, but he's also the inspo of Twisty: The Clown Chronicles in Cult, which you can't deny is iconic.

    Best line: "I'm a good clown."

    14. Queenie β€” Coven

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    Queenie can do five of the seven wonders, gets resurrected from the dead, and she makes it onto the Witch's Council. Plus she's a human voodoo doll β€” need I say more?

    Best line: "Bitch, I will eat you!"

    13. Addie Langdon β€” Murder House

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    Addie's clearly the wisest and most underrated character in season one. If the Harmons had actually listened to her, they'd still be alive.

    Best line: "You're gonna die in here."

    12. Fiona Goode β€” Coven

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    Fiona lives her life as Supreme with indulgence, vanity, and arrogance. What she lacks in charm, she makes up in confidence, witty remarks, and style. She's the witch that we can't help but love.

    Best line: "Don't make me drop a house on you."

    11. The Countess β€” Hotel

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    The bloodsucking Elizabeth is a timely beauty, which makes sense as she's over 100-years-old. She exudes style and grace, and is one of AHS's most captivating characters. Also, dating the legendary Rudolph Valentino is pretty iconic.

    Best line: "We have two selves. One the world needs us to be, compliant, and....the shadow. Ignore it, and life is forever suffering."

    10. Madison Montgomery β€” Coven

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    Madison is basically the Millenial version of Fiona β€” from her vanity to her biting comebacks. She's kinda heartless, but she would've made a great Supreme.

    Best line: "Surprise bitch. I bet you thought you'd seen the last of me."

    9. Moira O'hara β€” Murder House

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    Moira's all seeing, and she's never one to mince her words, especially when it comes to the pervy men that set foot in the house.

    Best line: "I'm not naive to the ways of men. Their need to objectify, conquer. They see what they want to see. Women, however, see into the soul of a person."

    8. Tate Langdon β€” Murder House

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    You can't deny that Tate's a bad egg, but you can't help feeling for him. He's a complex guy, and there's just something about his teenage angst that's so enticing.

    Best line: "If you love someone, you should never hurt them."

    7. Sister Mary Eunice β€” Asylum

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    Seemingly innocent Mary Eunice keeps Briarcliff exciting by constantly stirring the pot. When she's possessed by the devil we're still rooting for her, which says a lot.

    Best line: "I know everything. I'm the devil."

    6. Liz Taylor β€” Hotel

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    As glamorous as her namesake, Liz's wisdom and advice brings a shred of normality to the Cortez.

    Best line: "You see everything when the world doesn’t see you."

    5. Michael Langdon β€” Murder House

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    Not much has been revealed about little Mike, apart from the fact that he killed his nanny and he's almost definitely the Anti-Christ. One thing we all know is that this pint-sized demon is gonna do big things in Apocalypse.

    Best line: None yet, but watch this space...

    4. Oliver Thredson β€” Asylum

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    Dr Thredson will forever go down as one of the most shocking characters in AHS. You can't deny that your jaw dropped when calm, caring Oliver turned out to be Bloody Face. Iconic.

    Best line: "I'm clearly insane!"

    3. Marie Laveau β€” Coven

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    Marie is a powerful Voodoo Queen who could give any Supreme a run for her money. Also, she's at least 200-years-old and looks amazing, which is pretty impressive.

    Best line: "If I wanted you dead, you would be."

    2. Constance Langdon β€” Murder House

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    She's a murderous, politically incorrect, cruel mother who let the Harmons move in, fully knowing that they'd be terrorised by ghosts. Iconic, definitely. Likeable, not really.

    Best line: "Don't make me kill you again."

    1. Lana Winters β€” Asylum

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    Lana Banana is quite obviously the reigning champion when it comes to AHS icons. She gets trapped in the asylum, her girlfriend is brutally murdered, she gives birth to Bloody Face Jr, and she still manages to become a bestselling author. What a legend.

    Best line: "I am tough, but I am no cookie."

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