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The Strain 

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A mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism ravages the city of New York.
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Series cast summary:
Corey Stoll ...  Ephraim Goodweather 46 episodes, 2014-2017
David Bradley ...  Abraham Setrakian 46 episodes, 2014-2017
Kevin Durand ...  Vasiliy Fet 46 episodes, 2014-2017
Jonathan Hyde ...  Eldritch Palmer / ... 46 episodes, 2014-2017
Richard Sammel ...  Thomas Eichorst 46 episodes, 2014-2017
Miguel Gomez ...  Augustin 'Gus' Elizalde 46 episodes, 2014-2017
Ruta Gedmintas ...  Dutch Velders 39 episodes, 2014-2017
Natalie Brown ...  Kelly Goodweather 38 episodes, 2014-2017
Max Charles ...  Zach Goodweather 33 episodes, 2015-2017
Robin Atkin Downes ...  The Master 30 episodes, 2014-2017
Jack Kesy ...  Gabriel Bolivar / ... 29 episodes, 2014-2016
Rupert Penry-Jones ...  Mr. Quinlan 29 episodes, 2015-2017
Mía Maestro ...  Nora Martinez 26 episodes, 2014-2015
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A 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. Written by FX

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Trivia

Season 4 "New Horizons" - written on the wall of the fashion studio is "revelations 6:12" - this is speaks of the 4 Horseman of the Apocolypse and the essential hellmouth opening. "The sun turned black...the whole moon turned blood red and the stars in the sky fell to earth.Then the kings of the earth, the princes, the generals, the rich, the mighty, and everyone else, both slave and free, hid in caves and among the rocks of the mountains." See more »

Crazy Credits

Season 2 episode "The Battle for Red Hook" has an extended animated opening credit sequence. See more »

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Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.90 (2017) See more »

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Very nice
5 October 2014 | by mhristSee all my reviews

The pilot looked very promising and it just started getting better and better. The story is very nice and the effects are quite good for cable television.

The acting is nice but is not the main point of the show, some characters are not as believable as they should but generally it is pretty good.

Of course I am a little biased since this like apocalypse stuff + vampires + fallen angels and all kind of stuff that I love.

Anyhow if you don't like the genre then don't watch it just because of Del Torro. It is not like super original and incredible enough to make a fan of someone that is not a fan of the genre.


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Release Date:

13 July 2014 (USA) See more »

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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