American Horror Story: Murder House, season 1, episode 10, "Smoldering Children," aired 7 December 2011. Tate Langdon is played by Evan Peters and Violet Harmon is played by Taissa Farmiga. Violet: "So, all this time, I thought I was protecting you. But you were protecting me." Tate: "That's all I ever wanted to do, since I first saw you." Violet: "So why'd you keep it a secret?" Tate: "'Hi, I'm Tate. I'm dead. Wanna hook up?' I don't think so."