TV Club: It’s the end of the world, and nobody on The Strain feels fine

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.

  • Zack is back just in time to literally ruin the whole world. Welcome back little dude!
  • More seriously, “The Fall” spends a lot of time on the supposedly complicated feelings between Eph, Kelly, and Zack. The problem is that much of the emotional impact of the finale hinges on how well we connect with their struggle. Considering that Zach and Kelly have mostly been absent this season, and that Eph has personally been focused on almost anything but his family, there’s hardly any emotional payoff in the moment when he kills Kelly.
  • Despite just about everyone …

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