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'American Horror Story' Season Premiere: 10 Cryptic 'Coven' Teases

Are you ready for "American Horror Story: Coven"? We've given you a juicy preview from co-creator Ryan Murphy and scoop from star Kathy Bates, but there are a few other non-spoilery teases to prepare you for the premiere (Wed., Oct. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on FX).

Check out our 10 cryptic "Coven" teases from the premiere, and tell us: What are you most excited to see?

  1. Kathy Bates gets a facial like you've never seen before.

  • There's a callback to Bloody Face from last season's "Asylum."
  • Iron Butterfly might see a spike in "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida" downloads.
  • There's some real "Pushing Daisies" stuff happening with Lily Rabe's character Misty.
  • And some real "Death Becomes Her" stuff happening with Jessica Lange's character Fiona.
  • And some "Encino Man" stuff with Kathy Bates' character Madame LaLaurie.
  • Frat boys better beware.
  • Frances Conroy's character Myrtle doesn't get much screentime -- yet -- but she might be our favorite character.
  • Ryan Murphy might be a closet Harry Potter fan.
  • Nicholas Cage gets a very appropriate shout-out.
  • "American Horror Story: Coven" premieres Wed., Oct. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on FX.

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