The Strain

Season 1 Episode 3

Gone Smooth

34
Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Jul 27, 2014 on FX
8.2
out of 10
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106 votes
5

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Eph and Nora fight to save Captain Redfern's life. Meanwhile, Abraham is released from jail and gets the passenger manifest, while Jim meets with Eichorst and discovers the price he has to pay for his wife Sylvia's health.

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SUBMIT REVIEW
  • More promise

    8.0
    This week shown more promise and less of a 'budget movie' feel.
  • So much Better

    8.0
    Finally. Gets on track. Need more now.
  • Makes John Carpenter's The Thing Look Like A Sit Com

    9.0
    And suddenlyTrue Blood is Sesame Street. The no holds bar horror begins and that goth rocker scene too. Whoa.
  • Finally, something is beginning to happen.

    6.5
    As for a horror story, the action begins quite late. Hope to be really scared in the next episode. But judging on the previous episodes, I fear really scary stuff will start about episode 10. I still don't understand that family story--the divorce, the custody--this is a major distraction and rather badly written, too. It seems that the script writers wanted to put too much in the show. The things we have already been able to see are (1) a poor family drama, (2) slimy/gory/plastic horror scenes from the seventies plus "the master", (3) a latino gangsta drama, (4) a rat killer (another distraction at this stage), (5) a deep psychological drama about treachery, (6) something that looks like aliens, and (7) a medical horror story in the vein of Helix, but much worse so far. I wonder if we will see Smurfs soon.moreless
  • Awesome!

    9.0
    This episode had some pretty good action and we are finally getting to see more of the vampires. I have enjoyed this show so far and am very curious about next episode.
Regina King

Regina King

Ruby Wain

Guest Star

Alex Paxton-Beesley

Alex Paxton-Beesley

Ann Marie Barbour

Guest Star

Jonathan Potts

Jonathan Potts

Captain Doyle Redfern

Guest Star

Daniel Kash

Daniel Kash

Everett Barnes

Recurring Role

Robert Maillet

Robert Maillet

The Master

Recurring Role

Drew Nelson

Drew Nelson

Matt Sayles

Recurring Role

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