Fall TV Preview

American Horror Story: Watch the First Five (Very Spooky) Minutes Now!

You thought the house in Amityville Horror was freaky deaky? Wait until you step foot inside the haunted mansion at the center of FX’s American Horror Story. 

But don’t take our word for it. Check out the following video (provided by AOL TV) featuring the first five minutes of the Oct. 5 premiere and see for yourself.

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First, a little exposition: Every episode of the show — which stars Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott and Taissa Farmiga as a family that relocates from Boston to Los Angeles — opens with a flashback to a moment in the house’s history. This one takes viewers to 1978, when two ginger-headed twin boys foolishly make their way into the creeptastic basement.

You might want to grab a pillow before you hit play.