A family recovering from a mother's miscarriage, and a father's infidelities make the decision to move into a creepy home with a complicated history. The family is introduced to a handful of eccentric characters including a psychopathic teen patient of the father, a mysterious housekeeper who isn't what she seems, a former resident of the home who murdered his family, and a southern actress with a disturbed daughter.moreless
While Ben returns to Boston to deal with a past mistake, Vivien and Violet must deal with danger within the house.
Ben receives a visitor who threatens to unhinge him completely. Meanwhile, Vivien investigates the house's original residents, and Constance and Moira confront each other over their shared secret.
The spirits of the Murder House become ever stronger, blurring the line between life and death. Meanwhile, the house's former residents offer some tips on decorating for Halloween to the Harmons.
While the Murder House's newest permanent resident stalks Ben and Vivien, Tate must face someone from his own dark past. Meanwhile, Chad tries to decorate the house to his satisfaction, while Constance has a heart-to-heart chat with Violet.
Ben treats a patient obsessed with the urban legend of Piggy Man. Meanwhile, Constance brings in a medium to deal with the spirits that haunt her, Vivien begins a new diet, and Violet discovers the truth about Tate.
Constance and Larry attempt to keep Moira from finding a buyer for the Murder House.
The enigmatic Rubber Man's origins are revealed as he makes his presence felt, while Hayden conspires to rob Vivien of her unborn children.
While Constance copes with her ghostly child, a famous murder victim pays the Harmons a visit.
While Violet learns more about the Murder House and her role in it, the police interrogate Constance about Travis' death. Meanwhile, Ben pays Vivien another visit and the true story of Larry's burns is presented.
While Violet and Tate try to rid the Murder House of its spectral inhabitants, Chad and Patrick make plans to adopt and Vivien gives birth to the twins.
In the aftermath of family tragedy, Ben tries to take his child out of the Murder House. Meanwhile, Violet and Vivien accustom themselves to their new living arrangements, and Constance raises a child as her own.