Blood in the Streets
Fear the Walking Dead Season 2



Critic Ratings: 11
Critics Consensus

"Blood in the Streets" finally sheds some light on the enigmatic Victor Strand as it ups the interpersonal stakes and high seas thrills.

Episode Info

A family in distress boards the Abigail; and Strand branches off as his past begins to emerge. Meanwhile, Nick searches for an associate of Strand's.


Kim Dickens
as Madison Clark
Cliff Curtis
as Travis Manawa
Frank Dillane
as Nick Clark
Alycia Debnam-Carey
as Alicia Clark
Lorenzo James Henrie
as Christopher Manawa
Ruben Blades
as Daniel Salazar
Mercedes Masohn
as Ofelia Salazar
Colman Domingo
as Victor Strand
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Critic Reviews for Blood in the Streets

Finally there's a greater sense of desperation for our heroes that basically forces them to be proactive if they hope to get the rest of their family back.

May 8, 2016 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

Overall, Fear the Walking Dead is still feeling like a cleaner version of its progenitor, but the interpersonal tensions that made the first season distinct are beginning to come through in some intriguing ways.

May 3, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Just when we were sure that we had Strand figured out, kaboom! Fear the Walking Dead torpedoed our misperceptions this week, revealing that we didn't know diddly about the Abigail's enigmatic captain.

May 2, 2016 | Full Review…

In the show's first ever experiment with flashbacks, Strand was given a great background arc.

May 2, 2016 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

So Strand's big mystery is he's a con man who fell in love with his mark?

May 2, 2016 | Rating: 2.75/5 | Full Review…

Suddenly, everyone on Fear has clear goals beyond basic survival, which means the flashbacks and familiarity of "Blood in the Streets" were more than worthwhile.

May 2, 2016 | Full Review…

"Blood In The Streets" reveals almost all about Victor Strand, except of course, his fate.

May 2, 2016 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Series writer Kate Erickson handles the Jack problem in an admirably curt fashion in "Blood on the Streets," an episode that juxtaposes his group of business-minded pirates with Victor Strand and his mysterious patron, Thomas Abigail.

May 2, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Fear's second season started out slow, but is quickly gaining momentum as it adds more pieces to its already thousand-plus puzzle.

May 1, 2016 | Full Review…

For the moment anyway, this show is actually exciting. And if there's one thing we should learned from the Deads, it's to savor the good. It'll all be gone before we know it.

May 1, 2016 | Full Review…

It's not the most subtle approach to storytelling, but pleading for a coyote to smuggle a group of people out of the country and into Mexico was still a satisfying inversion.

May 1, 2016 | Full Review…