The Strain

Series Summary
Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the CDC's New York-based Canary Project, is called upon to investigate when an airplane lands with everybody on board dead. What his team discovers is a viral outbreak that has similarities to an ancient strain of vampirism. As the virus begins to spread, Goodweather works with his team and a group of the city's residents to wage a war that could hold humanity's fate in its hand. The show's executive producers include Oscar-nominated writer Guillermo del Toro and Emmy-winning producer Carlton Cuse.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Suspense

Network: FX

Next Episode:

Season 3, Ep. 9 : Do or Die Oct 23, 2016

Eph and Dutch fanatically race to finish their device to stop the Master; Justine, Gus and Angel take a final stand to stop the spreading virus; Palmer takes revenge for past wrongs.

  • Season 3, Ep. 8 : White LightOct 16, 2016

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    The Master's voice proves to be more powerful than Eph or Dutch anticipated; Fet and Setrakian track down the Egyptian cargo; Quinlan strikes a deal with the Ancients, but a betrayal proves deadly.

  • Season 3, Ep. 7 : CollaboratorsOct 9, 2016

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    Setrakian plans to trap the Master; Eph and Dutch try to find the Master's "voice"; Palmer needs Setrakian's access to the white to hold up his end of their deal; Fet suffers a personal loss.

  • Season 3, Ep. 6 : The Battle of Central ParkOct 2, 2016

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    While Fet strikes at the heart of the strigoi army, Justine hopes to drive them out of Manhattan for good; Gus and Angel face a moral dilemma.

  • Season 3, Ep. 5 : MadnessSep 25, 2016

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    Setrakian seeks help from his nemesis, Eldritch Palmer; Eph's experiments to understand strigoi communication cause him to descend into madness; Fet discovers strigoi movement across New York.

  • Season 3, Ep. 4 : Gone but Not ForgottenSep 18, 2016

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    The infection enters a new phase; Setrakian and Eph worry that there is more work to be done while Fet wants to celebrate; Justine drafts an unwilling army in the fight; Eichhorst lashes out and plans to strike back.

ratings & reviews

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  • Well told, well acted, The Strain might be just the thing for fans of “The Walking Dead” feeling a little too calm this summer. Show More

  • Ominous, creepy and utterly engaging, The Strain is like the perfect drive-in movie. Show More

  • 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

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