The Strain

The Strain

The transformation has begun. It can no longer be denied - New York City is rapidly falling to an evil epidemic, and no one is coming to its rescue. Its citizens must fight or die.
The transformation has begun. It can no longer be denied - New York City is rapidly falling to an evil epidemic, and no one is coming to its rescue. Its citizens must fight or die.

Season 2 (13 episodes)

  • 1. BK, NY

    Original air date: 07/12/2015 Runtime: 58:12 min.

    Original air date: 07/12/2015 Runtime: 58:12 min. 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 Kelly’s control.

  • 2. By Any Means

    Original air date: 07/19/2015 Runtime: 49:27 min.

    Original air date: 07/19/2015 Runtime: 49:27 min. 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.

  • 3. Fort Defiance

    Original air date: 07/26/2015 Runtime: 44:12 min.

    Original air date: 07/26/2015 Runtime: 44:12 min. 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.

  • 4. The Silver Angel

    Original air date: 08/02/2015 Runtime: 47:26 min.

    Original air date: 08/02/2015 Runtime: 47:26 min. 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.

  • 5. Quick and Painless

    Original air date: 08/09/2015 Runtime: 46:32 min.

    Original air date: 08/09/2015 Runtime: 46:32 min. 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.

  • 6. Identity

    Original air date: 08/16/2015 Runtime: 43:50 min.

    Original air date: 08/16/2015 Runtime: 43:50 min. 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.

  • 7. The Born

    Original air date: 08/23/2015 Runtime: 43:25 min.

    Original air date: 08/23/2015 Runtime: 43:25 min. 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.

  • 8. Intruders

    Original air date: 08/30/2015 Runtime: 43:59 min.

    Original air date: 08/30/2015 Runtime: 43:59 min. 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.

  • 9. The Battle for Red Hook

    Original air date: 09/06/2015 Runtime: 43:04 min.

    Original air date: 09/06/2015 Runtime: 43:04 min. 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.

  • 10. The Assassin

    Original air date: 09/13/2015 Runtime: 41:46 min.

    Original air date: 09/13/2015 Runtime: 41:46 min. 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.

  • 11. Dead End

    Original air date: 09/20/2015 Runtime: 47:44 min.

    Original air date: 09/20/2015 Runtime: 47:44 min. 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.

  • 12. Fallen Light

    Original air date: 09/27/2015 Runtime: 43:37 min.

    Original air date: 09/27/2015 Runtime: 43:37 min. 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.

  • 13. Night Train

    Original air date: 10/04/2015 Runtime: 45:43 min.

    Original air date: 10/04/2015 Runtime: 45:43 min. 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.