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The American Horror Story Character That Fans Feel Deserved More

Warning: Spoilers for "AHS: Coven" and "AHS: Apocalypse" ahead.

Every season of "American Horror Story" produces a new character for fans to add to their list of favorites. "Murder House" gave us Tate, Denis O'Hare surprised everyone with his touching portrayal of the transgender bartender Liz Taylor on "Hotel," there's Kathy Bates as The Butcher on "Roanoke," and the list goes on and on. Part of the fun of every new "AHS" season has become seeing which actors return and what they bring to their new characters. Or in some cases, when the character returns. Ryan Murphy first used this maneuver on "Freak Show," when we saw Asylum's Sister Mary Eunice McKee (Lily Rabe) in Pepper's (Naomi Grossman) backstory.

"American Horror Story: Apocalypse" saw the largest resurgence of characters from past seasons. Defeating the antichrist required the witches of "Coven" to pay a visit to where it all started, the Murder House. "Apocalypse" also saw the return of a longtime fan favorite, who could have played an important role in the season's plot. Things did not end as such, and fans were left feeling that this character deserved more.

The wonders of Misty Day

Who doesn't love Misty Day? The earthy witch first appeared on "American Horror Story: Coven" and quickly earned the love of viewers. She had the power of resurgence, the best hair, loved Stevie Nicks, and was possibly the next Supreme. So fans were heartbroken when Misty met her demise while attempting The Seven Wonders. She failed, and her soul was trapped in her own personal hell for eternity. Then Michael Langdon (Cody Fern) came along on "Apocalypse" and proved his powers by saving Misty (Rabe) and others from the underworld. Upon her return, Misty explains to Cordelia (Sarah Paulson) that her powers are weak and leaves with Stevie Nicks to heal. Unbelievably, Misty dies a third time and is finally brought back by Nan (Jamie Brewer) as a sort of gift from Papa Legba (Lance Reddick) to Cordelia. 

Misty devotees were initially excited about her return, but by her third death, they were disappointed. On a Reddit post asking "What was the point of having Misty Day in 'Apocalypse'?," many fans seemed to agree that her appearance was little more than fan service. Some fans of the actress also theorized that the season presented a scheduling conflict, but Rabe has not commented on the subject. As mentioned, Misty is last seen alive and well with the other Coven witches, so who's to say we won't see them again in an upcoming season?