Tainted Love
Season 4, Episode 6
Season 4
Air Date August 20, 2017
Release Date August 20, 2017
Post Date August 20, 2017
Written By TBA
Directed By TBA
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Corey Stoll as Ephraim Goodweather

David Bradley as Abraham Setrakian
Kevin Durand as Vasiliy Fet
Richard Sammel as Thomas Eichorst
Miguel Gomez as Augustin 'Gus' Elizalde
Ruta Gedmintas as Dutch Velders
Rupert Penry-Jones as Mr. Quinlan

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Tainted Love is the sixth episode of the fourth season of The Strain.

Summary Edit

Fet and Quinlan have to figure out how to get the nuclear bomb back to New York, while a desperate Eichhorst draws near. Love struck Zack tries to learn more about his new crush, but makes a devastating discovery.


Deaths Edit


  • The song that was playing when Zack was getting ready for his "date" is called "Black.Heart.Burn" by the Jet Set Satellite.
  • The airport which served as a stand-in for Bullard Airfield Regional Airport, North Dakota, was actually Toronto-Buttonville Municipal Airport, in Markham Ontario. More specifically, the Million Air Terminal
  • Airport or Aerodrome chart or diagram conveys important information to aviators, such as available communication frequencies, location and length of runways and speed and level of climb or descent, and etc.
    • Takeoff Run Available (TORA).
    • Takeoff Distance Available (TODA).
    • Accelerate-Stop Distance Available (ASDA).
    • Landing Distance Available (LDA)
    • BPOC - Before Proceeding On Course
    • CLB - Climb
    • DER - Departure End of Runway
    • TML - Terminal
    • TWR - Tower
    • Rwy - Runway
  • Another interesting fact about the real airport (Buttonville), in April 2013 the Al-Qaeda suspects responsible for a planned attack on VIA rail train running between New York and Toronto, were brought through the facility to be bound over for trial.