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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: Fantasy, Suspense, Drama

Episodes

Next Episode - Season 4, Ep. 1 : The Worm TurnsJul 16, 2017

  • Season 4 - Episode 3 : One Shot Jul 30, 2017

  • Season 4 - Episode 2 : The Blood Tax Jul 23, 2017

  • Season 4 - Episode 1 : The Worm Turns Jul 16, 2017

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  • The cast is uniformly good, especially Corey Stoll as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of a Center for Disease Control team called in to investigate that dead plane.... The greatest strength of The Strain is its ability to revamp vampires while paying homage to the myths about them that have accrued over decades. 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

  • Some of the situations--the tension between Eph and his son, Zach (Max Charles, replacing Ben Hyland); a new romance between Vasiliy and Dutch--are dull plot stretchers, setting up future crises and filling time until the story lines mesh. Or so we can hope. Meanwhile, the show still gets the tone mostly right and offers consistent pleasure in its details. Show More

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