TV Club: The Strain catches up with Dutch, and provides a disturbing look at The Partnership

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.

  • This week’s episode opens on a few guys sitting around a table, eating breakfast, and watching The Bob Newhart Show. And you know what? Nobody’s laughing. I understand that the world of The Strain is a post-apocalyptic hellscape ruled by corporate greed and stinger-shooting vampires, but still,The Bob Newhart Show is timeless. You have to find the joy where you can during the nuclear winter!
  • One of the people sitting around that table is Gus’ cousin Raul. He’s working at a distribution center run by The Partnership, mostly moving around produce and giant …

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