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The Cricket Marlowe Moment That American Horror Story Fans Love

Leslie Jordan's career is filled with quippy one-liners and iconic quotes. It isn't a surprise, then, that he brought such memorable energy to his roles on "American Horror Story: Roanoke." Jordan plays both Cricket Marlowe, a famous medium with a knack for finding missing children, and Ashley Gilbert, the actor who portrays Marlowe on the shows-within-a-show, "My Roanoke Nightmare" and "Spirit Chasers."

Jordan's signature charm has enchanted fans of the popular horror series. Recently, Reddit user u/njms9 shared a series of memorable Marlowe-centric moments to the "American Horror Story" subreddit. The thread title says it all: "Cricket Marlowe... oh how I love thee." This appreciation sparked other fans' desire to comment on the minor character's scene-stealing and share their favorite lines. Seriously, who can forget Marlowe breaking the tension by saying, "Honestly, I'd murder for a Coke Zero right now"?

One Cricket Marlowe moment stands out as the one "American Horror Story" fans love most, however — and it might not be the one you expect.

My Roanoke Nightmare: Uber

Just before he gets out of his Uber — a move that quickly comes back to bite him — Marlowe flirts with his driver, Rhett Snow (Billy Snow). "Tell me, young man," the medium coyly says, "Have you ever heard the term 'gay for pay'?" Snow slams on the brakes as Flora Harris (Simone Baker), the child Marlowe has been summoned to find, runs out in front of the car. Unable to see what is happening from the backseat, Marlowe exclaims, "It was just a question!"

Reddit users can't get enough of that particular joke. Fan u/palm-vie said, "oh lord the way I cackled at [that] line," while u/batty48 remarked, "I didn't expect this season to be so funny." Indeed, Jordan's energy introduces a much-needed sense of humor to the graphic, frightening "Roanoke" season. With his all-black wardrobe, eccentric bowl cut, and fast-talking spiritual gifts, Marlowe stands out from the rest of the cast — and fans wish they could've seen more of him.

Unfortunately, the sighting of Flora prompts him to jump out of the car and chase her. He is quickly captured by the Butcher (Kathy Bates) and brutally sacrificed to the Old Gods of the Lost Colony. While the fan-favorite medium won't be returning for Season 10 of "American Horror Story," once someone enters the Ryan Murphy Extended Universe, it's only a matter of time before they pop up again.