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Scream Queens recap: Season 2, Episode 4

Straight out of a horror film, the Green Devil and a new killer take two new victims

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Scream Queens

TV Show
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
Emma Roberts, Lea Michele
Comedy, Horror

The sudden and badly timed death of husband-to-be Chad Radwell still rocks the hospital staff. That is to say, not everyone is exactly saddened by the news, mostly just the love torn Chanel. Despite a prominent member of the gang being taken by the killer, all this ultimately does for a majority of the group is place a fire under their butts to locate the real killer and bring an end to all of the slaying. Sadly, this week it seems two more people may be joining Chad behind the pearly gates. On to this week’s installment of the bloody soap opera that is Scream Queens!

Chanel changed into her Jackie Kennedy outfit, complete with a powder pink suit, to show her sadness over Chad’s untimely death. Not everyone was feeling the grief though, including Dean Munsch, who would rather focus on finding the killer than spending another minute shedding tears. The one and only Detective Denise Hemphill semi-agrees with Munsch, but discloses that she needs time alone with Chad’s body to follow her Quantico training by the book. The real reason she needed some alone time? She wants to see how all of his “parts” hold up post-mortem.

After taking a moment looking over Chad’s junior (wink, wink), Denise and Munsch head to Hester’s prison cell to push for an answer on the killer. Shocker, but Hester doesn’t divulge anything to them; instead she requests a chance to attend the hospital Halloween party. This request is immediately denied, but it would’ve been pretty fantastic to see what she would have dressed as.

Amongst the heartache and terror, thankfully the annual celebration across the nation, “Chanel-o-ween,” is still going down. This year, Chanel wanted her “homely, rural, well-wishers” to experience her true grief over Chad by sending them surprise gifts. Vlog style footage of excited teens tearing open sketchily unmarked cardboard boxes creates a montage that shows off just how evil Chanel can be. Rancid liposuction fat, exploding corpse bile, and old bloody hearts are just a few of the gifts given by the HBIC.

While this brings some happiness to Chanel, she still can’t shake the sadness of losing the man closest to her. Well, that and the fact that she learns Chad left all of his money to Dean Munsch and the C.U.R.E. program. Suspiciously, Chad changed his will to reflect this decision the same day that he was murdered. After attempting to strangle Chad’s lawyer, Chanel settles down, but her outer appearance begins to show some wear and tear. Dr. Holt takes a peek at some mysterious rashes covering Chanel’s body and ultimately creates a tonic for her. All seems well, however, the next morning she wakes up completely, literally, blue.

Let’s clarify, just because bodies are dropping and skin pigments are changing doesn’t mean everyone can’t celebrate Halloween. The hospital becomes a hot spot for activity, well, more than usual, as the party starts to get into full swing. While alone, Denise hears a strange noise, so like any horror show actress following the tropes, Denise goes to investigate and runs into none other than the Green Devil. No worries though because Denise knows how to handle herself — she did defeat the Red Devil and all.

Pulling out her gun, Denise fires several shots toward the new killer, but it seems that nothing makes direct contact. In a separate area of the hospital, Chanel runs into an unknown guest donning a bone-chilling Ivanka Trump costume. While Chanel attempts to figure out who is underneath the wrinkle-free mask, Ivanka goes nuts and chases Chanel down the hallway with a pole. Chanel fights back, but Ivanka gets a solid slash into Chanel’s thigh. Before any speculation can begin, Ivanka rips off her mask to reveal none other than Hester! The real Red Devil strikes again.

NEXT: Two killers on the loose with two victims in mind