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The Strain (2014 - 2017)

The Strain (2014 - 2017)



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A vampiric virus spreads through New York City.

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Critics Consensus: The Strain concludes on a high note with a climactic season that will remind viewers of the series' initial bite.

2017, FX, 10 episodes

Critics Consensus: Content with mediocrity, The Strain suffers under the weight of a stagnant story, scraping by on the pedigree of its style and visual effects.

2016, FX, 10 episodes

Critics Consensus: The Strain's gory action helps compensate for an unfocused narrative, while the show's political and philosophical subtext add necessary heft for adult viewers.

2015, FX, 13 episodes

Critics Consensus: The Strain makes the most of its familiar themes through an effective mix of supernatural thrills and B-movie gore -- though it may not appeal to everyone.

2014, FX, 13 episodes


Corey Stoll
as Dr. Ephraim Goodweather
Mia Maestro
as Dr. Nora Martinez
Sean Astin
as Jim Kent
Kevin Durand
as Vasiliy Fet
Natalie Brown
as Kelly Goodweather
Jonathan Hyde
as Eldritch Palmer
Richard Sammel
as Thomas Eichorst
Robert Maillet
as The Master
Miguel Gómez
as Augustin "Gus" Elizalde
Nikolai Witschl
as Ansel Barbour
David Bradley
as Professor Abraham Setrakian
Jack Kesy
as Gabriel Bolivar
Ruta Gedmintas
as Dutch Velders
Ben Hyland
as Zach Goodweather
Max Charles
as Zack Goodweather
Roger R. Cross
as Mr. Fitzwilliam
Leslie Hope
as Joan Luss
Regina King
as Ruby Wain
Melanie Merkosky
as Sylvia Kent
Drew Nelson
as Matt Sayles
Samantha Mathis
as Justine Feraldo
Parveen Kaur
as Aanya Gupta
Jonathan Potts
as Captain Redfern
Sonya Anand
as Mrs. Gupta
Sugith Varughese
as Naren Gupta
Nadia Bowers
as Leigh Thomas
Tom Ellis
as Rob Bradley
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