American Horror Story makes its fourth debut on FX tonight, in a special 90-minute premiere. Once the skepticism wears off and everybody decides this is going to be a good season of American Horror Story, that's when you start taking bets as to when we'll collectively flip the script again and disavow ever having enjoyed it. That moment—when you start placing bets—you'll think back to this humble roundup of preview and non-spoiler information, and start checking things off.
As any dedicated viewer of the American Horror Story anthology series knows, the credits each season provide innumerable clues to the entirety of the season. Thanks to the dedication to plot, consistency, and overall story arc that are the show's storytelling hallmarks, a viewer with a quick eye for detail can usually nail down what will happen in the show's final episodes.