A thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather, the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.
Did You Know?
The brand of cigarettes that Mrs. Martinez smokes, Morley, is not a real brand, but it has been a popular fake cigarette brand in TV shows and movies since 1960, when it appeared in Alfred Hitchcock
's movie Psycho
(1960). Perhaps its best-known use was as the brand preferred by the "Cigarette Smoking Man" on The X-Files
(1993). See more
UV light is used frequently during autopsies and biopsies of the infected without any visible effect on the pathogen, despite the fact that exposure to UV light is supposed to kill them almost immediately. See more
Season 2 episode "The Battle for Red Hook" has an extended animated opening credit sequence. See more