Starring Regina King

The Strain

Character: Ruby Wain

Created by: Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

Directed by: David Semel, Peter Weller

Written by: David Weddle, Bradley Thompson, Gennifer Hutchison, Chuck Hogan

Produced by: J. Miles Dale, Gennifer Hutchison

Cast Members: Corey Stoll, David Bradley, Mía Maestro

Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller

Episodes Guide

1.02 – The Box
aired on July 20, 2014
Directed by: David Semel | Written by: David Weddle, Bradley Thompson


The four survivors begin manifesting strange symptoms, but Eph and Nora’s attempt to quarantine them is thwarted as the disinformation campaign begins. Meanwhile, in jail, Setrakian receives a surprise visit from an old – a very old – acquaintance.
1.03 – Gone Smooth
aired on July 27, 2014
Directed by: David Semel | Written by: Chuck Hogan


Eph and Nora fight to save Captain Redfern’s life before coming face-to-face with the horrifying effects of the virus. A spike in rat attacks signals Fet that something inexplicable is happening deep below the city. Released from jail, Setrakian begins his own merciless plan to stop the spread of the disease.
1.05 – Runaways
aired on August 10, 2014
Directed by: Peter Weller | Written by: Gennifer Hutchison


With Nora gone, Eph reluctantly joins Setrakian’s quest in hopes of gathering enough evidence to warrant a citywide quarantine. Fet encounters the unexpected inside the subway tunnels, and a medical emergency threatens Palmer’s master plan.