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TV Show: The Strain

2014

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Sundays at 10:00 PM on FX (US)
Genres Drama Horror Thriller
The Strain is 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.
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Season 1 Episode List

1x1 Night Zero aired: Sunday Jul 13, 2014
When a plane lands in New York City with everyone on board dead, Dr. Ephraim 'Eph' Goodweather, head of the CDC's Canary Project, and his team are called upon to investigate. What looks at first like a mysterious viral outbreak might be the beginning of something infinitely more sinister.
1x2 The Box aired: Sunday Jul 20, 2014
The four survivors begin manifesting strange symptoms, but Eph and Nora's attempt to quarantine them is thwarted as the disinformation campaign begins. Setrakian receives a surprise visit from an old – a very old – acquaintance.
1x3 Gone Smooth aired: Sunday Jul 27, 2014
Eph and Nora fight to save Captain Redfern's life before coming face-to-face with the horrifying effects of the virus. A spike in rat attacks signals Fet that something inexplicable is happening deep below the city. Released from jail, Setrakian begins his own merciless plan to stop the spread of the disease.
1x4 It's Not for Everyone aired: Sunday Aug 3, 2014
A secret autopsy demonstrates the bizarre progression of the mystery virus, prompting Jim to make a startling confession. Eph and Nora race to find the father of the youngest victim of the plane tragedy, but someone unexpected beats them to it. Ansel, in the grip of disease, takes desperate measures to protect his family.
1x5 Runaways aired: Sunday Aug 10, 2014
With Nora gone, Eph reluctantly joins Setrakian's quest in hopes of gathering enough evidence to warrant a citywide quarantine. Fet encounters the unexpected inside the subway tunnels. A medical emergency threatens Palmer's master plan.
1x6 Occultation aired: Sunday Aug 17, 2014
After warning Kelly to leave the city with Zack ahead of the spreading plague, Eph is arrested by the FBI. Eichhorst has one final job for Gus. Setrakian realizes that the coming eclipse is the tipping point for virus infection and the beginning of the end.
1x7 For Services Rendered aired: Sunday Aug 24, 2014
Setrakian, Eph and Nora formulate a plan to track down the Master using Jim as bait. Eichhorst and Setrakian's pasts are revealed. At the Luss home, Neeva struggles to protect the children while encountering a mysterious stranger whose help she may not want.
1x8 Creatures of the Night aired: Sunday Aug 31, 2014
After discovering the potency of ultraviolet light against the strigoi, Setrakian gains a new and unlikely disciple. A quick trip to a Brooklyn convenience store turns into a deadly all-night siege.
1x9 The Disappeared aired: Sunday Sep 7, 2014
Eph races to safeguard his family, only to learn that Kelly is missing. Dutch reveals her role in Palmer's plan. Gus is forced to make a difficult decision about Felix.
1x10 Loved Ones aired: Sunday Sep 14, 2014
Eph investigates Kelly's disappearance and struggles with what he finds. Dutch pursues a plan to retaliate against Palmer. Fitzwilliam makes a surprising choice.
1x11 The Third Rail aired: Sunday Sep 21, 2014
Setrakian leads Eph, Fet and Nora in the hunt for the Master's lair. Left behind at the pawnshop with Mariela, Zack risks his safety for Mariela's sake.
1x12 Last Rites aired: Sunday Sep 28, 2014
Dutch returns with a plan to broadcast Eph's warning about the vampiric plague, but they face a new threat when Eichhorst launches his own attack against the pawn shop. Palmer receives a special visitor. Gus gears up for the on-coming fight but discovers there's another mysterious factor involved.
1x13 The Master aired: Sunday Oct 5, 2014
Eph and Fet recon for an all-out assault that Setrakian assures them will finally kill the Master. Gus aligns himself with a strange new force, one that may swing the fight in an unforeseen direction.

Season 2 Episode List

2x1 BK, N.Y. aired: Sunday Jul 12, 2015
Eph and Nora work on a biological weapon to kill the strigoi, and Setrakian risks the lives of the entire group to find information about a closely guarded secret text. The Master begins the next phase of his own plan, by creating a terrifying new breed of creature and placing them under the control of Kelly.
2x2 By Any Means aired: Sunday Jul 19, 2015
Eph and Nora experiment on their newfound patients. Fet and Dutch grow closer as they clear out the neighborhood buildings, and Kelly begins her hunt for Zack.
2x3 Fort Defiance aired: Sunday Jul 26, 2015
Gus and Vaun wage an attack on Palmer as Eph struggles to connect with Zack. Councilwoman Justine Faraldo vows to bring her extermination policies to the other boroughs.
2x4 The Silver Angel aired: Sunday Aug 2, 2015
Eph and Nora finally see their lethal virus in action. Fet takes the security of Red Hook into his own hands while Dutch and Setrakian set off for Staten Island to question Fitzwilliam, Palmer's former body guard.
2x5 Quick and Painless aired: Sunday Aug 9, 2015
Eph changes his appearance to leave the city while Nora is left as the reluctant parent for Zack. Dutch and Nora make a deal with Justine to secure Fet's release from jail.
2x6 Identity aired: Sunday Aug 16, 2015
Eph concocts a plan to make and distribute a bioweapon. Gus realizes Angel can be an unlikely ally, and Kelly comes after Nora and Zack.
2x7 The Born aired: Sunday Aug 23, 2015
Setrakian and Fet use Fitzwilliam's info to attack the Master, but a mysterious new player arrives. Dutch receives a surprise guest. Eph returns to NYC frustrated but energized to go after the one person responsible for killing his friends.
2x8 Intruders aired: Sunday Aug 30, 2015
Eph must protect Zack against a surprise intruder into Red Hook. Gus convinces the Guptas to make a difficult choice. Fet and Setrakian set out to acquire the Lumen but discover they are not the only potential buyer.
2x9 The Battle for Red Hook aired: Sunday Sep 6, 2015
Justine takes drastic measures to counter a surprise invasion. Nora and Fet perform a useful mission while Eph and Setrakian face off against an old foe.
2x10 The Assassin aired: Sunday Sep 13, 2015
Eph and Dutch work together to thwart the Master's greatest ally. Justine runs into trouble with the Mayor while Setrakian tracks down the real owner of the Lumen.
2x11 Dead End aired: Sunday Sep 20, 2015
Dutch fights for her life against Eichhorst as Fet, Nora, and Eph frantically search the city for her. Setrakian confronts an old acquaintance on his search for the Occido Lumen, while Gus helps the Guptas escape across the border to safety.
2x12 Fallen Light aired: Sunday Sep 27, 2015
Eph must choose between Zack's safety and the safety of the citizens of NYC. Meanwhile, his relationship with Nora reaches a critical impasse, and Gus and Angel assemble an unlikely gang of Sun-hunters.
2x13 Night Train aired: Sunday Oct 4, 2015
Setrakian and Fet battle for possession of the Occido Lumen, and gain a surprising new ally. A massive attack imperils Eph, Nora, and Zack's escape from New York.

Season 3 Episode List

3x1 New York Strong aired: Sunday Aug 28, 2016
The strigoi are evolving, becoming faster. Smarter. Eph struggles to improve his failing bioweapon while trying to work through the emotional fallout of the abduction of his son, Zack. As Setrakian and Quinlan attempt to crack the Lumen's deepest-held secrets, Fet helps a Navy SEAL team in a deadly mission: search for the Master through the underground tunnels of New York.
3x2 Bad White aired: Sunday Sep 4, 2016
The Master's offer to return Zack plagues Eph as he considers taking the deal. Dutch reunites with an old group of friends but begins to question if her safety is better with them or with Fet, Eph and Setrakian. Palmer strives for answers to Setrakian's secret strigoi blood treatments and discovers he may have a way to acquire it.
3x3 First Born aired: Sunday Sep 11, 2016
The Occido Lumen is gone. Stolen. Setrakian and Fet race to recover it. Gus and Angel try to hide a secret houseguest while avoiding a police sweep, and Quinlan's thirst for vengeance is revealed.
3x4 Gone But Not Forgotten aired: Sunday Sep 18, 2016
Things have changed. The infection enters a new phase. Fet wants to celebrate, but Setrakian and Eph are worried there's more work to be done. Justine conscripts a new, unwilling army in the fight while Eichhorst angrily lashes out with a plan to strike back.
3x5 Madness aired: Sunday Sep 25, 2016
New information from the Lumen forces Setrakian to seek help from his lifelong nemesis, Eldritch Palmer. Eph's new experiments to understand strigoi communication seemingly take him to the brink of madness while Fet is on a mission to discover strigoi movements across New York City.
3x6 The Battle of Central Park aired: Sunday Oct 2, 2016
Fet strikes hard at the heart of the strigoi army while Justine embarks upon a risky mission to drive the strigoi out of Manhattan once and for all. Gus and Angel fight for their lives and their freedom but are faced with a moral dilemma.
3x7 Collaborators aired: Sunday Oct 9, 2016
Setrakian offers hope in a new plan to trap the Master while Eph and Dutch seek out the Master's “voice.” Palmer, frail and close to death, needs Setrakian's access to the white to hold up his end of their bargain. Fet suffers a devastating personal loss revealing a long-hidden family secret.
3x8 White Light aired: Sunday Oct 16, 2016
The Master's voice proves to be more powerful and potentially fatal than Eph or Dutch anticipated. Fet and Setrakian track down the cargo from the Egyptian vessel and realize they may be in over their heads. Quinlan strikes a deal with the Ancients, but a last minute betrayal proves deadly.
3x9 Do or Die aired: Sunday Oct 23, 2016
NYC is falling. Eph and Dutch frantically race to finish their new device to stop the Master before the city is overrun. Justine, Gus, and Angel fight in one last stand to stop the spreading virus. Palmer extracts vengeance for past wrongs but may have crossed the line.
3x10 The Fall aired: Sunday Oct 30, 2016
Humanity teeters on the edge of destruction. The Master finally reveals himself, initiating the end game of a battle in which there can be only one winner. Eph, Fet, Setrakian, and Dutch must overcome their personal differences in a last-ditch effort to vanquish the strain.

Season 4 Episode List

4x1 The Worm Turns aired: Sunday Jul 16, 2017
The fourth and final season opens when out of the ashes of humanity's nuclear war, Night Eternal has begun. Haunted by the atrocities committed by his son, Eph abandons NYC for Philadelphia. His solitude is cut short when he encounters new fighters who rekindle his drive to fight back. Tasked by Setrakian, Fet and Quinlan search for a new means of stopping the Master.
4x2 The Blood Tax aired: Sunday Jul 23, 2017
Imprisoned as a subject in a strigoi breeding program, Dutch is desperate to escape and find Setrakian. Gus recruits his cousin for the inside job that will put his gang at the top of the new world's underground economy, but Creem is suspicious of his business partner's ambitions and a CDC team investigates the outbreak of a mysterious illness that mirrors vampirism.
4x3 One Shot aired: Sunday Jul 30, 2017
Quinlan and Fet discover that stealing a nuclear warhead isn't easy when they encounter an unexpected enemy. Eph and Alex concoct a new weapon to use against the strigoi. Frustrated with his seclusion, Zack discovers a love interest.
4x4 New Horizons aired: Sunday Aug 6, 2017
Dutch is forced to make a deal with Desai while she plots to escape a strigoi breeding facility. Eph and Alex seek to uncover the dark secrets behind the Partnership's new plan but face the repercussion of their last attack. Gus and Creem face off against a gang encroaching on their turf.
4x5 Belly of the Beast aired: Sunday Aug 13, 2017
Fet and Quinlan are hot on the trail of a convoy carrying their prized nuclear weapon. Eph and Alex search for clues to uncover the Master's plan for the ultimate fate of the human race. Dutch is trapped by a familiar enemy, yet encounters an old friend as well.
4x6 Tainted Love aired: Sunday Aug 20, 2017
Fet and Quinlan have to figure out how to get the nuclear bomb back to New York, while a desperate Eichhorst draws near. Love‐struck Zack tries to learn more about his new crush, but makes a devastating discovery.
4x7 Ouroboros aired: Sunday Aug 27, 2017

4x8 Extraction aired: Sunday Sep 3, 2017

4x9 The Traitor aired: Sunday Sep 10, 2017

4x10 The Last Stand aired: Sunday Sep 17, 2017



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