The Strain

The Strain

THE STRAIN is FX’s high-concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, former head of the Center for Disease Control, Canary Team in New York City. After he and his team were called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism, Eph and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers waged war for the fate of humanity itself.
THE STRAIN is FX’s high-concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, former head of the Center for Disease Control, Canary Team in New York City. After he and his team were called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism, Eph and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers waged war for the fate of humanity itself.

Season 4 (10 episodes)

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  • 1. The Worm Turns

    Original air date: 07/16/2017 Runtime: 47:14 min.

    Original air date: 07/16/2017 Runtime: 47:14 min. 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.

  • 2. The Blood Tax

    Original air date: 07/23/2017 Runtime: 43:52 min.

    Original air date: 07/23/2017 Runtime: 43:52 min. 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.

  • 3. One Shot

    Original air date: 07/30/2017 Runtime: 43:25 min.

    Original air date: 07/30/2017 Runtime: 43:25 min. 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.

  • 4. New Horizons

    Original air date: 08/06/2017 Runtime: 42:17 min.

    Original air date: 08/06/2017 Runtime: 42:17 min. 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.

  • 5. Belly of the Beast

    Original air date: 08/13/2017 Runtime: 50:15 min.

    Original air date: 08/13/2017 Runtime: 50:15 min. 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.

  • 6. Tainted Love

    Original air date: 08/20/2017 Runtime: 43:41 min.

    Original air date: 08/20/2017 Runtime: 43:41 min. 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.

  • 7. Ouroboros

    Original air date: 08/27/2017 Runtime: 48:24 min.

    Original air date: 08/27/2017 Runtime: 48:24 min. His health failing, Setrakian ignores Eph’s warnings, pushing himself to the limit in his quest for victory and revenge. Fet and Quinlan race back to Manhattan, while The Master seals off the city and prepares to eliminate them all.

  • 8. Extraction

    Original air date: 09/03/2017 Runtime: 43:30 min.

    Original air date: 09/03/2017 Runtime: 43:30 min. Reeling from loss, our heroes regroup. To defeat The Master, they must locate him first. Our heroes devise a new plan to track him through human collaborators, beginning at the blood farm with someone Dutch knows all too well.

  • 9. The Traitor

    Original air date: 09/10/2017 Runtime: 45:55 min.

    Original air date: 09/10/2017 Runtime: 45:55 min. An unexpected guest brings old conflicts to the surface, dividing our heroes, threatening the group’s trust. With questionable new intel in hand, they launch a make‐or‐break final assault on The Master.

  • 10. The Last Stand

    Original air date: 09/17/2017 Runtime: 46:41 min.

    Original air date: 09/17/2017 Runtime: 46:41 min. In the series finale, Quinlan devises a desperate plan, but the costs are enormous. Eph wrestles with his conscience, Fet undertakes a suicide mission, and Dutch and Gus dig in for battle as humankind makes its final stand against The Master and his Strain.