9 Underrated Vampire Shows To Watch After First Kill

By Alamin yohannes

Being Human, The Strain, and more shows to watch after seeing the first chapter of Juliette and Cal’s love story.


Hemlock Grove

Instead of the vampires traditionally seen in TV and film, Hemlock Grove makes some changes to the mythology, including calling their bloodsuckers “upirs,” based on European folklore.

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From Dusk Till Dawn

D.J. Cotrona and Zane Holtz star as the Gecko brothers in this reimagining of the 1996 film. The show expands the scope of the movie and explores Mesoamerican culture as an influence.


The Gates

Rhona Mitra and Luke Mably are the vampires in the neighborhood on The Gates, a supernatural crime drama where Frank Grillo plays the new chief of police in a town full of monsters.

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The Strain

Vampirism is a virus spreading in the TV adaptation of Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan’s novel trilogy.

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Van Helsing

Set in a post- apocalyptic future, a descendent of Abraham Van Helsing is humanity’s last hope for the human resistance against vampires.

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We love Cassidy, Joseph Gilgun’s Irish vampire on Preacher. Domnic Cooper and Ruth Negga are
great too.

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Being Human (US)

While the first season is nearly identical to the original British series, this version taps into the quirky energy of other Syfy network series, like Warehouse 13 and Haven.

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What We Do In The Shadows

This mockumentary style comedy about three vampires living in Staten Island is full of laughs and heart.

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A Parisian half-human, half-vampire’s life as a normal teenager is complicated by the exploration of her vampire side in this French Netflix series.

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