The Strain

The Strain (2014)

  • Genre: Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Drama, Mystery
  • Creator: Guillermo del Toro, Carlton Cuse
  • First Air Date: 2014-07-13
  • Last Air Date: 2017-09-17
  • Total Seasons: 4
  • Total Episodes: 46
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 44 min.
  • Production Company: Mirada
  • Production Country: Mexico, United States of America
  • Networks: FX
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A high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

  • Keywords: new york city, based on novel or book, vampire, outbreak, survival, disease, vampirism, virus, horror
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    The Strain Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date: 2014-07-11
    57 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2014-07-13
    13 Episodes

    Season 2

    First Air Date: 2015-07-12
    13 Episodes

    Season 3

    First Air Date: 2016-08-28
    10 Episodes

    Season 4

    First Air Date: 2017-07-16
    10 Episodes

    The Strain Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Night Zero120 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Box60 min
    Season 1Episode 3Gone Smooth60 min
    Season 1Episode 4It's Not for Everyone60 min
    Season 1Episode 5Runaways60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Occultation60 min
    Season 1Episode 7For Services Rendered60 min
    Season 1Episode 8Creatures of the Night60 min
    Season 1Episode 9The Disappeared60 min
    Season 1Episode 10Loved Ones60 min
    Season 1Episode 11The Third Rail60 min
    Season 1Episode 12Last Rites60 min
    Season 1Episode 13The Master60 min
    Season 2Episode 1BK, NY60 min
    Season 2Episode 2By Any Means60 min
    Season 2Episode 3Fort Defiance60 min
    Season 2Episode 4The Silver Angel60 min
    Season 2Episode 5Quick and Painless60 min
    Season 2Episode 6Identity60 min
    Season 2Episode 7The Born60 min
    Season 2Episode 8Intruders60 min
    Season 2Episode 9The Battle for Red Hook60 min
    Season 2Episode 10The Assassin60 min
    Season 2Episode 11Dead End60 min
    Season 2Episode 12Fallen Light60 min
    Season 2Episode 13Night Train60 min
    Season 3Episode 1New York Strong60 min
    Season 3Episode 2Bad White60 min
    Season 3Episode 3First Born60 min
    Season 3Episode 4Gone But Not Forgotten60 min
    Season 3Episode 5Madness60 min
    Season 3Episode 6The Battle of Central Park60 min
    Season 3Episode 7Collaborators60 min
    Season 3Episode 8White Light60 min
    Season 3Episode 9Do or Die60 min
    Season 3Episode 10The Fall60 min
    Season 4Episode 1The Worm Turns60 min
    Season 4Episode 2The Blood Tax60 min
    Season 4Episode 3One Shot60 min
    Season 4Episode 4New Horizons60 min
    Season 4Episode 5Belly of the Beast60 min
    Season 4Episode 6Tainted Love60 min
    Season 4Episode 7Ouroboros60 min
    Season 4Episode 8Extraction60 min
    Season 4Episode 9The Traitor60 min
    Season 4Episode 10The Last Stand60 min
    • Corey Stoll

      as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather
    • Kevin Durand

      as Vasiliy Fet
    • Miguel Gómez

      as Augustin 'Gus' Elizalde
    • David Bradley

      as Professor Abraham Setrakian
    • Jonathan Hyde

      as Eldritch Palmer
    • Richard Sammel

      as Thomas Eichorst
    • Max Charles

      as Zach Goodweather
    • Ruta Gedmintas

      as Dutch Velders
    • Rupert Penry-Jones

      as Mr. Quinlan
    Crew David Murphy Carpenter
    Directing Jonnie Katz Second Unit First Assistant Director
    Production Marie-Claude Harnois Production Coordinator
    Crew Warren Appleby Special Effects Coordinator
    Art Tamara Deverell Production Design
    Crew Michael Armstrong Dialect Coach
    Sound Ramin Djawadi Music