‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Trailer Plays Scariest Peekaboo Game Ever (Video)

See, kids, this is why it’s probably best to just buy a ticket to the show

Well, this will teach those punk kids not to duck the admission fee.

A new teaser for FX’s “American Horror Story: Freak Show” has hit the web, just in time to ensure a nightmare-filled weekend for you.

See video: New ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Trailer Is Just a Little Bit Odd

The latest tantalizing snippet for the Ryan Murphy-Brad Falchuk anthology series — which returns to the air on Oct. 8 — offers a twist on the time-honored tradition of little boys peeking under the circus tent when they can’t pony up the cost of entry.

Since this is “American Horror Story,” as you can guess, it doesn’t end well in the new teaser, which is titled “Peek A Boo.”

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The latest installment of “American Horror Story,” which takes place at a Florida freak show, brings back series veterans including Jessica Lange, Sarah Paulson (who plays a two-headed woman), Angela Bassett and Kathy Bates, among others. And because too much is never enough for “American Horror Story,” a slew of new cast members have been brought aboard for the new season, including “The Shield” alum Michael Chiklis, Finn Wittrock and Patti LaBelle.

Oh, and an extra little something in the form of Jyoti Amge, who’s billed as the world’s smallest woman.

See video: ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’ Trailer Proves Clowns Are No Laughing Matter 

Watch the latest “AHS: Freak Show” teaser below.