Relive the Wildest Moments from Ryan Murphy's TV Shows

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Ryan Murphy is the begetter of modern TV.

The TV legend, who is receiving the Carol Burnett Award astatine the 2023 Golden Globes Jan. 10, is liable for creating respective critically-acclaimed shows implicit the past 2 decades, including Nip/Tuck, Glee, American Horror Story, Scream Queens, Pose and 9-1-1. And his shows are ne'er abbreviated connected memorable moments. Who could hide New Directions yet winning Nationals connected play 3 of Glee or the Red Devil uncover astatine the extremity of Scream Queens' archetypal season? We surely haven't.

Most recently, Murphy is down a brace of smash hits for Netflix: The Watcher, starring Naomi Watts and Bobby Cannavale, and DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, which saw predominant Murphy collaborator Evan Peters as the titular serial killer.

In fact, DAHMER is up for 4 awards astatine the grant show. Not lone are Peters, Niecy Nash-Betts and Richard Jenkins up for acting accolades, but the anthology series—which was renewed by Netflix successful November—has been nominated successful the Best Television Limited Series, Anthology Series oregon Motion Picture Made for Television category.

So, it's harmless to accidental Jan. 10 volition beryllium a large nighttime for Murphy and company.

Ahead of Murphy's large grant astatine the Globes, we invitation you to instrumentality a person look astatine immoderate of the wilder TV moments he's overseen:

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Scream Queens: Chanel #2's Death

We each knew Ariana Grande's quality successful play 1 of Ryan Murphy's short-lived Fox horror-comedy wasn't agelong for this world, but we had nary thought she'd get specified a ridiculous death. Watching her text backmost and distant with the Red Devil arsenic helium stood close successful beforehand of her—"I'm going to termination you now." "Wait whaaaaat???"—before composing a tweet astir being murdered (and popping up aft being delivered a fatal stab to deed send) alternatively of, you know, trying to get distant was genuinely the silliest happening we've ever seen. 

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Glee: The Britney Spears Episode

In the 2nd play of Glee, immoderate of the members of New Directions (all of whom were minors) began visiting John Stamos' dentist Carl truthful that they whitethorn person anesthesia-induced hallucinations of Britney Spears. Yes, really.


American Horror Story: Myrtle's Execution

AHS moments don't person to beryllium terrifying oregon disgusting to spell down arsenic crazy. Case successful point? Myrtle Snow's (Frances Conroy) decease by immolation (she was burnt astatine the stake) successful the show's 3rd installment, Coven. As the flames swallowed the fashionable witch whole, she shouted (what we thought) were her past words: "Balenciaga!" Can you accidental iconic?


Nip/Tuck: The Impromptu Amputation

In 1 peculiar occurrence of Murphy's integrative country play Nip/Tuck, which ran for six seasons connected FX, Christian Troy (played by Julian McMahon) refused to execute a mastectomy connected a diligent who feared a household past of bosom cancer. So she returned to the McNamara/Troy offices with a motorized saw, removed her shirt, and proceeded to instrumentality matters into her ain hands close determination successful the waiting room, hacking distant astatine her ain flesh.

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Popular: Mary Cherry's Daddy

In the 2nd (and, ultimately, last) play finale of Murphy's archetypal series, Popular connected the WB, Leslie Grossman's breakout villain Mary Cherry was sent to an orphanage contempt astir being a ineligible big (where she articulator syncs to the Annie-sampling intro to Jay Z's "Hard Knock Life" portion dressed similar the iconic orphan) wherever she finds retired that her begetter is simply a resistance queen going by the sanction of Sweet Honey Child, played by nary different than RuPaul.


Nip/Tuck: The Hot Tub Brownout

After the amusement moved Sean (Dylan Walsh) and Christian to Los Angeles successful play five, we were treated to a disturbing country successful which Sean's caller histrion woman Kate (played by Paula Marshall) took excessively galore laxatives successful her quest to beryllium camera-ready and wholly evacuated her bowels portion the 2 were getting romanticist successful his blistery tub. Be grateful we didn't connect the aerial changeable of the h2o becoming brownish each astir them due to the fact that it's thing that we've ne'er been capable to shake.

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Glee: The Rock Slushie

Slushies to the look were commonplace connected Glee. Slushies with rocks successful them, little so. But that's the destiny that befell Blaine successful the sesaon 3 occurrence "Michael" erstwhile rival Sebastian Smythe (played by aboriginal The Flash prima Grant Gustin) deed him with 1 afloat of stone salt, leaving him injured truthful that Darren Criss could spell prima successful How to Succeed successful Business Without Really Trying connected Broadway during the period of January 2012.


Nip/Tuck: Gina's Demise

Jessalyn Gilsig's Gina Russo was a thorn successful Christian's broadside for the archetypal 5 seasons of Nip/Tuck. Suffering from borderline property disorder, she was 1 of the show's astir volatile and unpredictable characters. That each came to an extremity successful the 5th play when, portion having enactment connected the extortion of the caller bureau successful L.A., they statesman to person sex, she climbs connected the ledge arsenic she's climaxing, and is thrown backward implicit the ledge to her death. Splat.

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American Horror Story: Twisty's Mouth

After terrorizing audiences during the archetypal 3 episodes of Freak Show, the 4th installment successful the American Horror Story franchise, Twisty the Clown (played by John Carrol Lynch) shares the tragic backstory of an aborted termination effort that lone near his little jaw mutilated. To archer the tale, helium had to instrumentality his disguise off, revealing 1 of the much repulsive sights the amusement had ever delivered. And that's saying something.


Nip/Tuck: The Gay Fantasies

The full subtext of Nip/Tuck was that Christian and Sean couldn't unrecorded without 1 another, lending a homoerotic thread to conscionable astir everything that ever happened betwixt the 2 of them. But successful play four, subtext astir became substance arsenic Christian began having enactment dreams involving Sean, astir bringing plentifulness of fanfic to life. The cheery excavation enactment imagination successful the season's sixth occurrence was particularly ridiculous.


9-1-1: The Rebar to the Head

Murphy's different instauration for Fox, the archetypal responder procedural 9-1-1, has had nary shortage of genuinely insane moments implicit the people of its six seasons, but thing has been arsenic chaotic arsenic the play 1 infinitesimal erstwhile bid regular Kenneth Choi's Chimney was critically injured successful the show's 3rd occurrence ever. A car mishap resulted successful the firefighter/paramedic taking a portion of rebar done the head, lone to past with nary a scar. We repeat, through the head.


Glee: Sue Sylvester's Wedding

Very fewer characters created by Murphy person been arsenic consistently insane arsenic Sue Sylvester, Glee's main antagonist. Played by Jane Lynch, she was a heinous bully who routinely harassed children, erstwhile sought to sprout astatine slightest 1 of them from retired of a cannon, and occasionally dressed up similar Nicki Minaj, arsenic seen here. But thing was arsenic brainsick arsenic the play 2 occurrence wherever she joined herself portion wearing a bluish Adidas way suit dress. Glee was nuts, you guys.

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American Horror Story: Violet's Shock

Much of Murder House, AHS' archetypal installment, seems tame successful examination to each the insanity that came successful consequent seasons, but the late-in-the-game find by mediocre Violet Langdon (played by Taissa Farmiga) that she'd been dormant for immoderate clip and was present a ghost, trapped successful the confines of her spooky house, remains 1 of Murphy's all-time large twists.


Nip/Tuck: The Carver Conundrum

When the play 3 finale of Nip/Tuck revealed that the masked serial rapist known arsenic The Carver who'd been haunting Miami since play 2 was nary different than caller prosecute astatine McNamara/Troy Quentin Costa (played by Bruno Campos), whose sister besides happened to beryllium the detective moving the lawsuit portion besides aiding and abetting his galore convulsive crimes. Oh, and it turned retired that helium was lacking a penis acknowledgment to a uncommon familial upset caused by his being a merchandise of incest, thing nary of the radical helium bedded passim his clip connected the amusement (Christian, Julia, Kimber, his ain sister!) seemingly ever discovered somehow.


American Horror Story: Shelly's Transformation

Poor Shelly. Played by Chloe Sevigny, the mediocre nymphomaniac didn't merit being remanded astatine Asylum's Briarcliff. Nor did she merit the horrific experimentation inflicted upon her by Nazi Dr. Arden (James Cromwell), who besides amputated some her legs. Her find by a radical of frightened schoolhouse children inactive sends a chill down our spine.


American Horror Story: The Name Game

Look, we don't truly cognize wherefore Sister Jude's electroshock therapy successful Asylum's 10th occurrence prompted a hallucination successful which Jessica Lange performed "The Name Game" with the remainder of the formed successful a infinitesimal much joyous than immoderate azygous different 2nd of that acheronian and depressing season, either. But we're definite gladsome it did. 


Nip/Tuck: The Dog and the Peanut Butter

We volition ne'er hide the play 4 occurrence featuring Melissa Gilbert arsenic Shari Noble, a pistillate needing her nipple reattached aft her pitbull spot it off, Dean Norris arsenic her hubby returning location from a deployment successful Iraq, and the revelation that Shari's mishap really occurred portion she'd been utilizing peanut food to lure her dog, um, sexually. Naturally, during her follow-up consult, the hubby showed up with the dog, present deceased, successful a duffel bag. Naturally.


American Horror Story: Queenie and the Minotaur

Remember when a Minotaur (head and process of a horse, assemblage of a man) was sent to menace Miss Robichaux's Academy successful the 3rd occurrence of Coven and Queenie (Gabourey Sidibe) responded by coming connected to and having enactment with it, lone to beryllium near bloodied and half-dead afterwards? Because we do.

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American Horror Story: Meet the Countess

It wasn't until good into the premiere of Hotel, AHS' 5th installment, that we met caller prima Lady Gaga's quality The Countess. But it was good worthy the wait. She and her pal Donovan (Matt Bomer) spell retired for the evening, find a blistery mates to bring backmost to the bed, get naked, and past slit their throats, drinking and basking successful the blood, each portion She Wants Revenge's "Tear You Apart" provides the cleanable soundtrack. Needless to say, the character's instauration made rather a splash. Pun intended.


American Horror Story: The Addiction Demon

Elsewhere successful Hotel's premiere, we witnessed what Murphy hailed arsenic "the astir disturbing country we've ever done" erstwhile Max Greenfield's addict Gabriel checked into the Cortez to bash a small heroin and was violently raped by the faceless Addiction Demon and his gigantic, crisp metallic dildo. Turned retired that Murphy wasn't lying. We inactive person nightmares astir this thing.


DAHMER: Jeffrey Offers Glenda a Sandwich

While Evan Peters' portrayal of serial slayer Jeffrey Dahmer had galore noteworthy—and controversial—moments throughout DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, determination was 1 country that took the Internet by storm. We're, of course, referring to the brushwood wherever Jeffrey offers his neighbor Glenda Jackson, played by Niecy Nash-Betts, a "meat" sandwich. Understandably, Glenda is wary to judge the snack, fixed the suspicious odors coming from his apartment.

What's adjacent wilder? This country is based disconnected a existent speech the infamous cannibal had with 1 of his neighbors. Pamela Bass, who utilized to unrecorded adjacent Jeffrey, revealed successful the 2012 documentary The Jeffrey Dahmer Files, that she did instrumentality a sandwich from Jeffrey. "I person astir apt eaten someone's assemblage part," she noted.

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