TV Club: The Strain’s final season premiere brings a new world order, and plenty of blood

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Because The A.V. Club knows that TV shows keep going even if we’re not writing at length about them, we’re experimenting with discussion posts. For certain shows, one of our TV writers will publish some brief thoughts about the latest episode, and open the comments for readers to share theirs.

  • With his son all but wiping out human civilization as we know it, Eph has taken shelter in Philly, presumably so he can be far away from said atrocious son. This is a very different world now, and I think that’s a good thing for The Strain’s final season. With nuclear winter in full effect, the strigoi and humans are living together…kind of.
  • I say “kind of” because there’s something called “The Partnership” essentially controlling the city. They have shelters and community centers, and are handing out rations to everyone in exchange for …