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Air Date: July 13th, 2014

Network: FX

Series Summary
A team investigates a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an evil strain of vampirism.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Suspense

Episodes

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  • The show is now basically a giddily graphic war-zone melodrama, with a quarantined Manhattan a new Ground Zero as embattled humans face an ancient evil. [22 Aug - 4 Sep 2016, p.16] Show More

  • Still very much the thrill-a-minute lovechild of a macabre master and a novelist with a pronounced knack for the nasty, The Strain remains a juicy, pulpy, often delectable piece of summer programming in season 3. Show More

  • The Strain reifies its connections between political and melodramatic themes with the gory action for which the series is best known--the monsters’ neck-piercing six-foot tongues, the silver bullets’ exploding effects--in kitschy evidence during the battle against that takes up the bulk of the storage facility scene. Show More

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