See Dayton’s connection to “American Horror” lobster boy

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Stop here if you haven’t seen the most recent  “American Horror Story ( season 4, episode 12)” and want to be completely surprised.

Keep going  if you have been keeping up. No real spoilers here for anyone following the show.

Nearly every road leads through Dayton including one traveled by one the pivotal characters from the FX Network’s American Horror Story: Freak Show.

It seems lobster boy Jimmy Darling  (Evan Peters) first hit a freak show stage  in 1946 as a performer with Elsa’s Cabinet of  Curiosities.

Jimmy flashes back to his debut as a juggler during the tense episode.

Below  are some screen grabs showing the Dayton connection.

American Horror Story airs Wednesdays at 10 p.m.


Jimmy first time on stage was with Elsa’s Cabinet Curiosities in Dayton in 1946.


Jimmy vomits as his loving mom – the bearded woman Ethel  (Kathy Bates)– introduces him.


Ethel encourages her boy.


Poor Jimmy reflects.

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