10 Shows Like ‘The Strain’ To Watch If You Miss the Series

Shows Like The Strain
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The Strain is one of a kind of vampire series. Created by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan, the brilliant horror drama series revolves around a team investigating a mysterious viral outbreak that turns people into some kind of vampires. The FX series lasted for four brilliant seasons ending its run in 2017. So, if you miss the series here are some more shows you could watch next.


Shows Like The Strain
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Synopsis: When a deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, leaving those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials race to find a cure. Trying to keep the peace is police officer Lex Carnahan, whose job becomes even harder when he learns that his longtime girlfriend and best friend are trapped within the cordoned area. On the outside, Dr. Sabine Lommers is leading the government efforts to contain the outbreak and has asked for Lex’s help in enforcing the cordon — which grows increasingly difficult as the public trust deteriorates.

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Preacher (Hulu)

Shows Like Doom Patrol
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Synopsis: Based on the hit comic book series, Preacher is the edgy story of Jesse Custer, a conflicted preacher in a small Texas town who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that allows him to develop a highly unconventional power. With his fearless sidekicks, Tulip and Cassidy, he embarks on a wild, dark journey that is unlike any other.

Z Nation (Netflix)

Zombie Shows on Netflix
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Synopsis: A group of survivors must cross the country with a possible cure for the zombie apocalypse. The holder of the cure, a zombie-human hybrid named Murphy, may not be so cooperative.

Helix (Hulu)

Shows Like The Strain
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Synopsis: The series follows a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control who travel to a research facility in the Arctic to investigate a potential outbreak of disease. While there, they find themselves stuck in a life-or-death situation that could decide the fate of the future of mankind.

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Hannibal (Hulu)

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Synopsis: FBI Agent Will Graham (Hugh Dancy) hunts the most notorious serial killers. Graham is both gifted and cursed with an extraordinary ability: he can think like his prey, seeing what they see and feeling what they feel. While pursuing an especially troubling, cannibalistic murderer, Special Agent Jack Crawford (Laurence Fishburne) teams Graham with a highly respected psychiatrist – a man with a taste for the criminally minded: Dr. Hannibal Lecter (Mads Mikkelsen).

V Wars (Netflix)

Shows Like The Strain
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Synopsis: Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder) enters a world of untold horror when a mysterious disease transforms his best friend, Michael Fayne (Adrian Holmes), into a murderous predator who feeds on other humans. As the disease spreads and more people are transformed, society fractures into opposing camps pitting normal people against the growing number of these “vampires.” Swann races against time to understand what’s happening, while Fayne rises to become the powerful underground leader of the vampires.

The Last Ship (Hulu)

Shows Like The Strain
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Synopsis: Navy Captain Tom Chandler (Eric Dane) and his crew must find a cure after a pandemic wipes out billions of people worldwide. Scientist Rachel Scott is assigned to the U.S.S. Nathan James to investigate the cause of the rapidly spreading virus. Chandler and his crew may be humanity’s last hope in the wake of a worldwide catastrophe.

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The Last of Us (HBO Max)

Shows Like The Last of Us
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Synopsis: The Last of Us takes place 20 years after modern civilization has been destroyed. In this action-adventure series, Joel (Pedro Pascal), a hardened survivor, is hired to smuggle Ellie (Bella Ramsey), a 14-year-old girl, out of an oppressive quarantine zone. What starts as a small job soon becomes a brutal and heartbreaking journey as they traverse the U.S. and depend on each other for survival.

Van Helsing (Netflix)

Shows Like Wynonna Earp
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Van Helsing is a brilliant series and it is very much like Syfy’s other series Wynonna Earp, Van Helsing is also based on a graphic novel named Helsing. Van Helsing series follows Vanessa Van Helsing (Kelly Overton), who is a descendant of the legendary vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing. The series is set in a post-apocalyptic future where the sun has been blanketed in ash, which has allowed the vampires to rise up and take over. To take on the vampires Vanessa has a special power because of her bloodline, which allows her to turn vampires into humans. Van Helsing ran on Syfy for five wonderful seasons.

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Dracula (Netflix)

Shows Like American Gods
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Synopsis: From the makers of Sherlock, a brand new series inspired by Bram Stoker’s classic novel. In Transylvania in 1897, the blood-drinking Count is drawing his plans against Victorian London. And be warned, the dead travel fast.