‘The Strain’ Episode Guide (Aug. 3): Ansel Boldly Attempts to Protect His Family

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‘The Strain’ Episode Guide (Aug. 3): Ansel Boldly Attempts to Protect His Family

“It’s Not For Everyone” (08/03/14) – A secret autopsy demonstrates the bizarre progression of the mystery virus, prompting Jim to make a startling confession. Eph and Nora race to find the father of the youngest victim of the plane tragedy, but someone unexpected beats them to it.

Meanwhile, Ansel, in the grip of disease, takes desperate measures to protect his family.

This episode was written by Regina Corrado and directed by Keith Gordon.

FX’s highly-anticipated drama series “The Strain” is a high concept thriller from Academy Award nominated Filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, author Chuck Hogan and writer/producer Carlton Cuse, which is based on the best-selling vampire novel trilogy of the same title written by del Toro and Hogan.

It 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.

Co-Creators, Executive Producers and Writers del Toro and Hogan co-wrote the pilot script for “The Strain,” which was directed by del Toro. Emmy Award winning Writer and Producer Carlton Cuse serves as Executive Producer/Showrunner and Writer. Gary Ungar also serves as Executive Producer. The series is produced by FX Productions. FX has ordered 13 episodes of “The Strain” for its first season which airs Sunday nights at 10 PM ET/PT.

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