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Van Helsing S01E07: “For Me” Overview

At the citadel, Dmitri talks to Dr. Sholomenko about his experiments in his laboratory and Rebecca’s business with Sheema. A vampire spy reports to Dmitri on Julius’ failure to keep Vanessa and his plan on betraying Dmitri. Dmitri kills the vampire with his bare hands.

Elsewhere, Mohamad has managed to keep himself alive. He sees vampires attacking some members of Brendan’s group. Mohamad hides under the bridge while Catherine is being murdered. He approaches the dying Catherine to ask what happened after he was banished. She died before she tells him about Vanessa.

Back at the hospital, Doc is still trying to figure out what is wrong with Vanessa. Julius and his vampires arrive at the hospital and are about to stage an attack. Axel and the group try to make a stand. Doc and John revive Vanessa and finally makes a breakthrough. With John’s help, she pulls out the vampire’s tooth in Vanessa’s leg. Meanwhile, the vampires infiltrate the hospital. Axel’s booby traps stop them from getting to Vanessa.

Mohamad uses the weapons he found to warn the people in the hospital of the impending attack by Dmitri’s elite death squad.  Julius’ group retreats. Dmitri’s elite death squad demands that Axel and the group surrender Vanessa. Everyone panics. Axel could not devise a plan to defend themselves and breaks down. There is only one trick left on his sleeves — to abandon ship. With Axel’s surprisingly well-laid escape strategy, they drive their way to safety. For now.

They left Mohamad behind.

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Van Helsing S01E06: “Nothing Matters” Overview

Vanessa and Susan are trying to stay alive down in the sewers. The worst kind of feral catch up to them. While fighting it off, it bites Vanessa on the leg. She collapses after killing it.

Back at the hospital, Callie and Catherine wander off the hospital, which they took from Axel’s control. They are looking for hidden supplies. They come across a prohibited area. Despite the visible warning signs, they enter it, and Callie triggers a booby trap. Had she been taller, it would have cut her in half.  

At the sewers, Vanessa and Susan are back on their feet. The thought of finding Dylan gives them the strength to keep going. Vanessa’s knowledge, which she acquired while she was a bus driver, helps them navigate the sewers.

After what happened to Callie, Catherine worries about Axel’s booby traps. Brendan decides to let Axel out to question him. Axel does not give in to his demand. He ends up being beaten instead.

In the citadel, the Resistance walks into a trap as they try to infiltrate it. Mohamad, on the other hand, has managed to find weapons and supplies. Julius losses his temper upon knowing that Vanessa escaped his grasps.

Susan comforts Vanessa by telling her a secret. They arrive at the ladder exit and are on their way to the hospital.

Catherine, unable to get over to what happened to Callie, attacks Axel in the cage with a sphere. Sam uses a mirror to eavesdrop on Brendan’s group and says that they are going to execute them all.

Vanessa and Susan arrive at the hospital barely alive. Vanessa notices that the bite getting worse. Unfortunately, she is not healing faster than usual. At the cage, Axel and the group are trying to escape through the grate in the ceiling. Doc has to help Vanessa. She then tells Vanessa of what has happened since she left. They devise a strategy to take over the control from Brendan’s group. Doc tells everyone about Vanessa’s plan. They successfully execute the plan and decide to banish what’s left of Brendan’s group.

Sheema survives the vampire attack at the citadel. Rebecca rescues her from Campbell and demands that she must lead her to the other members of the Resistance.

Axel’s group sends Brendan’s group out of the hospital. Vanessa is not getting any better which worries Doc.

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Van Helsing s01e05 “Fear Her” Overview

Now at Julius’ camp, Vanessa is being dragged by the vampires. Julius’ mother notes that the vampires fear to hear. Julius comments that Vanessa could change them and that she will lead Julius to Rebecca and that Rebecca will lead him to Dmitri.

Dr. Sholomenko approaches Dmitri. Dmitri introduces to him his sister Antonasia. Dr. Sholomenko then relays a message from Julius’ camp. He says that the woman they seek exists, that she turned one of Julius’ vampire, and that Julius has already captured her.

At the hospital, the new-comers are settling in. Axel blames them for losing Vanessa. While Doc tends to the injured Roger, Axel tells her he got to find Vanessa. Brendon, the leader of the refugees, talks to Axel about their situation.

Back at Julius’ camp, Vanessa’s hands are tied. Julius asks who is brave enough to fight Vanessa. Vanessa’s best-friend-turned-vampire Susan volunteers. Julius then releases Vanessa’s hands. Susan confesses she killed Dylan. Vanessa attacks her. Vanessa bites Susan during the fight. Susan falls to her knees and vomits blood. Susan turns into a human. Vanessa and Susan run to escape. Ferals and feeders pursue them. Susan tells Vanessa that what she said about Dylan is not true. She then narrates what happened after Vanessa died.

Elsewhere, Sheema crawls in the vents and steals the citadel’s blueprint from Rebecca’s room. Rebecca catches her but lets her leave unharmed in exchange for the promise to do all her bidding.

The refugees at the hospital are holding a meeting. Axel asks Sam to figure out what they are saying. With his lip-reading skills, Sam figures out their plans. Tension builds between Axel and Brendan. Doc then finds Roger covered in blood. Brendan barges in and asks what is going on. Doc answers that Roger is dead, but she tries to hide the true cause. John reveals the truth that Roger was murdered. The refugees panic and stage a coup against Axel. They lock everyone from Axel’s group in the cage, including John who helped them take control of Axel. Inside the cage, they talk about the mysterious murderer and start accusing each other.

Vanessa and Susan reach the sewer entrance. The vampires are scared to follow them down the sewer. Julius threatens to kill them if they don’t.

Brendan informs Axel’s group that they plan to exile all of them. Axel admits he is the murderer so the others will not be exiled. But Brendan does not believe him. Mohamad then confesses he did the killings. Sam tries to save Mohamad by admitting he is the killer. Mohamad promises him they will see each other again soon. Brendan and his group then banished Mohamad. Sam is heartbroken to see his friend go.

Sheema lays the citadel’s blueprint. They plot a plan to penetrate the building.

Vanessa and Susan navigate through the sewers. The vampires are not far behind. A beast kidnaps one of the pursuers.

Axel is sure Mohamad is not the murderer. Brendan also thinks the same, but he says he has to thin the herd until he gets the killer to protect his people. Mohamad, now alone and armed with nothing, runs for his life. Axel plans to get out of the cage and take everything back from Brendan’s group.

The beast closes in on Vanessa and Susan. Vanessa tells Susan to run.

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Van Helsing S01e04 “Coming Back” Overview

At the vampires’ lair, Sheema navigates through the vents which lead her to Rebecca’s room.  After witnessing something horrible, she hurries to flee unnoticed. But Rebecca has already catch her scent.

Back at the hospital, Doc still cannot believe that she is now human again. Flesh inquires as to how she is doing. Flesh tells her that she is lucky she is spared from the horrors outside the walls of the hospital. He shares how Julius likes to kill people slowly and that it was how he became to. He also talks about how brutal ancient vampires are.

Flesh wakes up from a nightmare. He sees the dead Cynthia hanging by the ceiling. His scream gets everyone on their feet and runs to his location. Everyone is shocked that Cynthia committed suicide.  As Doc examines the dead body, she notices the index finger on the right hand was chopped off and is missing.

In a camp far away, vampires are enslaving humans. A fraction of the group called Resistance is planning to fight the vampires to gain their freedom. Sheema tells Campbell that she knows how to get into the vampires’ building.

Doc tells Axel that Cynthia did not commit suicide and that a killer is lurking among them. The fire alarm went off. Axel grabs a fire extinguisher and rushes to the stop the fire. Meanwhile, Vanessa is trying to open the hospital door, but she couldn’t. Mohamad arrives and offers to help her escape on the condition that she allows him to tag along.  Mohamad opens the door with the code he stole from Axel’s notebook. Vanessa and Mohamad then head out the door. Axel attempts to go after them, but Doc stops him. Axel breaks the news to Sam that Mohamad took left. Sam gets scared.

Vanessa and Mohamad arrive at Vanessa’s apartment to find out what happened to Dylan. They discover that Dylan made it out alive after Vanessa died.

Axel discloses to the rest of the group that Cynthia was murdered and asks who the killer is. Nicole accuses Flesh.  Flesh defends himself. John then accuses Doc and then Mohamad. Tension builds up as John screams at Sam. Axel says they cannot just pin it on Mohamad and that it could be anyone in the room.

Vanessa and Mohamad are now their way to the police station. A group of people is being attacked by ferals. Vanessa runs to their rescue. A member of the group is heavily injured. Their leader says they need a safe place to stay. Vanessa offers to take them to the hospital despite Mohamad’s opposition.

The ferals arrive at Julius’ camp and tell him that the woman they seek is near. Julius orders to capture her and kill the rest. Julius’ mother instigates that when they catch Vanessa, they will not surrender her to Dmitri. Instead, they should keep and use her for their advantage.

Brendan tells Vanessa what happened to their journey and about the rumors of safe havens down the coasts. Feeders then arrive. Vanessa volunteers to hold them and orders Mohamad to bring the group to the hospital safely and take care of the little girl Callie.

Back at the hospital, Flesh describes to the curios Sam how it was like to be a vampire. He shares how it happened and the changes he experienced, such as the increased strength, skin-thinning, heightened senses, and how his old injuries healed. Sam asks him if he misses it. Flesh could not answer.

Vanessa prepares for the vampire attack. The vampires fear her but she is outnumbered.

Mohamad and the group reach the hospital safely. Sam is happy is to see Mohamad and hugs him. Meanwhile, the vampires carry Vanessa back to Julius’ camp.

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Van Helsing S01e03: “Stay Inside” Overview

On the day of The Rising, Julius creeps into a room full of sleeping junkies and feeds on one of them.  His skin burns whenever the sun hits him. Outside, the ashes from the volcano start to block the sun. Julius then lets out his hand, and for the first time, he is not burning. Now able to walk during the day, he went outside and starts biting any person he sees. One of his victims is Flesh, who turns into a vampire almost instantly and starts killing his own family.

In the present day, the survivors holed up in the hospital talk about Vanessa’s healing powers. Axel is feeding Doc his blood. Someone starts calling for anybody. It is Flesh, the vampire-now-turned-human, who they threw in the garbage chute the night before. He reveals that Vanessa’s blood turned him back to being a human. The surprised Vanessa cannot believe what Flesh just told them. She claims there is nothing special about her.

A commotion outside brings Axel, Vanessa, and the rest of the group to the rooftop. Vampires down the street are taking Wendy as a hostage. They demand that Vanessa be surrendered to them in exchange for Wendy. John, Wendy’s husband, is more than willing to make the trade. Axel, however, objects and shoots Wendy instead. John trips on the wire as he attacks Axel. The turbine that keeps the UV lights running falls on the street. Now without the hospital’s primary source of defense, Axel tells them they only have three hours to live. Axel plans to go on a trip to scavenge parts for the generator. Vanessa goes with him. They leave Mohamad and Sam in-charge.

John suggests to the group that they kill Flesh and Doc before Axel returns. Mohamad and Sam step in to protect them.

Axel and Vanessa arrive at an abandoned ferry. Axel goes underwater to retrieve the part they need. Vanessa stands as a lookout. Ferals attack them. One of them bites Vanessa, vomits blood, and then died.  

Back at the hospital, the power goes off. Vampires start attacking the door. Axel and Vanessa arrive but they cannot get in. Flesh goes outside and talks to his former comrades. He tells them he is now human, and that Vanessa caused it. The vampires get scared and fled. Vanessa and Axel brought Wendy’s body inside.

After having seen what the world is like, Vanessa talks to Axel as to what could have been the fate of her daughter Dylan. She asks Flesh why he risked his life to save them. Flesh tells her how he murdered his children as soon as he turned into a vampire, and left his wife with pieces of their children all around her. He tells her how it is like to be a vampire.

After fixing the generator, Axel asks Vanessa to turn Doc back to being human again. Vanessa goes into Doc’s cage and forces her to bite. Doc refuses, so Vanessa bites her instead. Doc passes out.

The vampires who attacked the hospital arrives at Julius’ place. They relay to him what Flesh has said. Julius orders to send word to Dmitri about the news.   

Just as when Axel thinks that Doc is dead, she wakes up. Doc is relieved that she is human once again.

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Van Helsing S01e02: “Seen You” Overview

It is 2016, Vanessa is selling her blood at a blood clinic for a few extra dollars. Dylan waits for her outside. Newsflashes about a volcanic eruption near Yellowstone National Park. Meanwhile, a vampire who has stolen blood from the clinic is drinking Vanessa’s blood. He gets ill and vomits blood.

Dmitri and Rebecca await for their blood delivery. Dmitri points out that their terrified delivery boy has turned into a human. Rebecca recognizes that the reversion would pose a threat to their kind. She says it must be stopped before it is too late. She then orders Balthazar to find the source of the blood and to do what must be done.

It is Dylan’s birthday. Vanessa and Dylan arrive at their apartment. Their neighbor Susan is fighting with her boyfriend, Tommy. Vanessa kicks his ass and breaks his nose. Outside, ashes from the volcano start to fall from the sky like black snow.

Dylan’s dad calls to greet her a happy birthday and to cancel their weekend plans. Heartbroken Dylan hides in her bedroom closet. Vanessa prepares Dylan’s cake. She then looks for Dylan. An intruder reveals his face and attacks Vanessa. Vanessa defends herself, but he is no match to the feral vampire. He bits him then falls to his knees, vomits blood, and escapes. Vanessa is bleeding. She tells Dylan to look for Susan, call for the police, and call his father. Before taking her last breath, she tells Dylan she loves her.

Doc opens up a cadaver bag to reveal the dead Vanessa. She notices that the lividity is unusual, the body is not cooling, and that rigor has not set in. She concludes Vanessa is not alive, but not dead either. Perplexed, she decides to conduct more examinations and blood work. She calls her sister Grace, who works for the military and tells about her findings. Grace mentions of a classified advisory from the Pentagon and requests for a copy of the results.

Military men arrive at the hospital and talk to Doc about Vanessa’s body. The sky darkens with the ashes. Another volcano erupted. When they reach Vanessa’s body, Doc explains that she is dead and not dead at the same time. The military prepares to transport the body despite Doc’s objections. But the power went off. The cloud ashes are blocking the sun. Streets are in chaos. A patient starts attacking people. Axel and the other marines are ordered to protect Sleeping Beauty until they get a secure position and transport.

Three years later, Vanessa still lies at the hospital in the same operating table. Somewhere else, Dmitri and Rebecca pay a visit to a certain doctor who conducts experiments to solve vampire sterility. The doctor says the woman (referring to Vanessa) who has the abilities of some kind could be very helpful. Dmitri declares that her existence could be the end of the vampires. Rebecca opposes that she could be the future. Dmitri orders Rebecca to find the said woman.

Back at the hospital, supplies are running out. Ted decides that he, Smith, and Gomez go back to their base which is 40 miles away, and recon with whatever weapons and ammunition they could carry. Despite Axel’s protest, they pushed through with the plan. They are outnumbered by the vampires outside the hospital. Smith tries to go back but Doc is closing the door on him. She gets bitten in the arm by one of the ferals before finally closing the door. The ferals then feed on Smith.

Inside the hospital, Axel and Doc try to cut her arm but it is too late. Axel points a gun at the distraught Doc and says she made him promise to shoot her if ever she gets bitten. But Doc changes her mind. She does not want to die. Axel helps her out, straps her down, and promises her that he will keep her safe until they find a cure. Doc then turns into a vampire.  

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Van Helsing S01e01: “Help Me” Overview

It is 2019, three years since “The Rising” began and civilization has fallen. Only whispers of a human savior have given mankind hope. Vanessa “Sleeping Beauty” Seward lies on a hospital bed. She has been sleeping for three years now. The hospital is being attacked by a group of vampires who are on a mission to kidnap her. While everyone is busy fighting back, three vampires reach her. The group leader named Flesh takes one bite on the sleeping Vanessa. He feels ill, vomits blood, and falls to his knees. Vanessa wakes up from her three-year coma. The other two vampires attack her. She has no problem defending herself.

Thirty-six hours earlier, Axel feeds the vampire Doc with his blood. The alarms went off. A group of human survivors who are being chased by vampires is knocking on the hospital door. One of them is Ted, Axel’s comrade. Axel opens the door for them. Wendy, one of the survivors did not make it inside. One of them is severely injured. John, Wendy’s husband wants to go back outside to look for her but Axel won’t allow it.

Ted and Axel talk about what happened to Doc when Ted, Gomez, and Smitty went out. They talk about what happened to Ted during his trip. Meanwhile, the new-comers are planning on killing the vampire Doc. Mohamad steps in to stop them. Sam backs him up. John and the others retreat.

The vampire attack has begun. Axel and the rest move to action. They find Vanessa pinning a vampire on the floor. She kills him and stands up then calls for Dylan. Shocked, she asks them who they are then pass out. They then throw dead vampires on the garbage shute.  

Vanessa is still aghast that she got bitten by one the vampires and nothing happened to her. She is worried about what happened to her daughter Dylan.  One of the survivors blames her for the attack, saying that she was the reason for it. Axel tells her that her daughter is probably dead. Ted reveals to her that the world went to shit a couple of years ago — a fact she did not know. Ted tells her he can help her get out of the hospital so she can find her daughter. He adds that Axel is a good guy but he is just a little by the book.

Axel and Vanessa talk in the shower. She asks him what happened to her. Axel says he does not know. He does not even know she has a daughter. He says he was sent to the hospital to pick up a dead body three years ago but a volcano goes off in Wyoming and wipes out half the Western states. That thereafter, people just started killing each other and it is called “The Rising”. He reveals that half a dozen of them were dropped off at the hospital and that his orders were to protect Vanessa and the Doctor — a duty that he is still fulfilling up until now.  Vanessa is curious why is anybody interested in her when she is nothing special. Axel has a theory that it has something to do with what is happening to the world.

Vanessa coerces Axel at gunpoint to let get out of the place. Ted helps her but they are stopped by Axel. Axel reveals that he knows it was Ted who stole the lock codes from his notebook and opened the hospital door so the vampires could attack. Ted then attacks Axel. Vanessa makes for a run to get out while Ted and Axel fight. Mohamad and Sam came to Axel’s rescue.

Vanessa reaches the rooftop. She sees the sky is covered with ashes blocking the sun. Ted reveals that his true intent is to deliver Vanessa to the vampires, dead or alive. He hostages Vanessa. Vanessa fights back but Ted stabs her right hand. Vanessa hits him in the eyes with the knife stuck at her hand, killing him. She pulls the knife but the wound heals instantly.

Flesh, the dead vampire emerges from the garbage shute with blood all over him. This time, he is no longer a vampire. He says it was Vanessa’s blood that turns him back to being a human.

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Van Helsing Season 2 Overview

We start where we left off in Season 1. Dmitri’s citadel crumbles in chaos as Vanessa searches for her daughter. Vanessa tracks and rescues her genetically-engineered hateful vampire daughter from Dr. Shomoloke. On their way out of the citadel, they are pursued by Antonasia’s army of bloodsuckers, and Mohamad stayed behind to buy Vanessa and Dylan some time. Meanwhile, the now-vampire Axel reunites with Doc and they are on a mission to find Vanessa. Dylan escapes and runs to Julius. Vanessa then turns Julius back into a human. Vanessa, however, fails to cure Dylan, who burns up and turns to ash after being exposed to sunlight. Her screams of grief awaken an ancient, sleeping vampire. While on an adventure to unlock the Elder’s mystery, Vanessa meets her sister Scarlett Harker. Vanessa is kidnapped and taken by Dr. Harrison, while Dmitri hunts Scarlett and the group to recover the key to the Elder’s crypt. Scarlett meets their mother at Crooked Falls and they race Dmitri to the Elder’s crypt. Under Dmitri’s coercion, Abigail Van Helsing opens the crypt and frees the Elder. It turns out that the Elder is bound to the obligation to protect the Van Helsing line. He fatally injures Abigail, successfully kills Dmitri, and awakens the dead Vanessa.

Below is a summary of each of the episodes for Van Helsing Season 2:

Episode 1: “Began Again”

Dmitri’s Citadel is still in chaos. Vanessa and Mohamad search for Dylan as citadel crumbles around them. Dylan rejects Vannessa for “leaving her to die”.  Vanessa fights Rebecca but Dylan knocks her out before Rebecca burns in the sunlight. Sheema gets fatally injured and begs Mohamad to get Rebecca and Dimitri to turn her into a vampire. But Mohamad ends up suffocating her instead. Flesh acquires an unexpected ally in the person of Lucky who is one of the Resistance Fighters. Taka clashes with Dmitri. Rebecca gets killed by Dmitri’s sister, Antonasia. Dmitri kills Taka, then escapes with Antonasia. Vanessa manages to find her daughter, but Mohamad startles Dylan and she runs off.  Vanessa then drinks Mohamad’s blood to kickstart her vampire senses. She catches Dylan’s scent and they’re off to track her. Vanessa finally catches up to her daughter and find her in the clutches of the lovely Dr. Shomoloke. She discovers that Dylan cannot be changed back with a bite just like the other vampires because her daughter has been experimented on. Dylan then bites Dr. Shomoloke to turn him into a vampire, but Vanessa shoots him before he turns. Airdate: October 5, 2017

Episode 2: “In Redemption”

Vanessa and Mohamad fight to get her daughter out of The Citadel. She is mad at Mohamad for betraying her and appalled to the fact that her daughter is a genetically-engineered vampire. Antonasia and her soldiers catch up to them. Mohamad risks his life to save Vanessa and Dylan. A mysterious masked fighter appears and saved Mohamad from the assailants. Meanwhile, Doc is working as a surgeon and discovers Callie is stealing blood packs from the camp for a vampiric Axel. Axel coerces Doc to bring him more blood and obligates her to help him find Vanessa. Flesh and Lucky rescue Mohamad. On the other hand, Dylan slits her mother’s throat to escape and runs to Julius. Vanessa fights with Julius and bites him, turning him back to being human. Airdate: October 12, 2017

Episode 3: “Love Bites”

Julius offers to let Dylan feed on him but she finds his blood inedible. Elsewhere, Flesh and Lucky got Mohamad to Triage in time to save his life. Axel begins to starve when Doc’s blood packs run out but he refuses to feed on her. Sam is back and he’s still both a vampire and a serial killer. Vanessa kidnaps a man for Dylan to feed on. The man then shoots Dylan and Vanessa kills him. Vanessa attempts to turn Dylan into a human. She gets cured but burns up and turns to ashes after being exposed to sunlight. Vanessa’s screams of grief awaken an ancient sleeping vampire. Airdate: October 19, 2017

Episode 4: “A Home”

After the horrible events, Vanessa goes on a vampire-killing rampage. Vanessa and Julius encounter a group of vampires who skin their victims. The Johnsons save them and brought them to their camp. Doc ties a hungry Axel to a tree when bloodlust overtakes him. Sam continues slaughtering the juvenile delinquents. Felix attempts to escape but goes back to try to rescue his friends. Sam cuts out his tongue. Vanessa comes face-to-face with Sam again. Airdate: October 26, 2017

Episode 5: “Save Yourself”

Vanessa and Julius battle against Sam in a bloody showdown. Sam gets away and murders many of the Johnsons’ children. Elsewhere in the woods, Mohamad, Flesh, and Lucky are still looking for Vanessa. Axel finally agrees to drink Doc’s blood so he does not die before they find Vanessa. Dmitri hears Antonasia’s death which sends him on a warpath after Venessa. Vanessa finally catches up with Sam. Sam gets the upper hand. Julius then arrives with a gun to help Vanessa. Cornered and injured, Sam throws himself out the window and escapes. Flesh, Doc, and Vanessa have the same dream of a red door.  Airdate: November 2, 2017

Episode 6: “Veritas Vincit”

Vanessa and Julius reunite with Doc and Axel back at the underground lab. Vanessa refuses to turn Axel back to human and heads off to find the red door. Axel follows Vanessa. Meanwhile, Dimitri is also having dreams of the red door and talks about how Vanessa has awakened an Elder.  Vanessa comes face to face with the masked fighter named Scarlett Harker. After a fight, they agreed to continue looking for the door. When they found it, Vanessa’s past rushes back to confront her unexpectedly — Scarlett and Vanessa are sisters. They also uncover a mysterious key linked to the Elders. On the way back to the farm, they run into Dmitri and his soldiers. Airdate: November 9, 2017

Episode 7: “Everything Changes”

A flashback to 1976 reveals that Dmitri was once captured and kept at the Farm by Vanessa and Scarlett’s mother for experiments. Dmitri reveals that the sisters are twins and that they have some kind of grand destiny that they don’t yet comprehend. During the fight with Dmitri, Vanessa bites Scarlett and drinks her blood to boost her strength. The sisters manage to escape and trap Dmitri inside the lab. Vanessa finally agrees to turn Axel back into a human. Axel died and bursts back to life after he was buried. Sam kidnaps Mohamad. Vanessa, Scarlett, Julius, and Doc share a dream of the Elder and the key and the mountain from the mural where the key was hidden. A chopper arrives and knocks them out with sleeping gas. Soldiers then carry Vanessa away. Airdate: November 16, 2017

Episode 8: “Big Mama”

Vanessa has gone missing and her group struggles with her disappearance. While in the pursuit of finding her, they get pulled over by a group of police officers. They decide to accept the offer of food, a shower and a place to sleep in a town run by a sheriff named Walt who eats vampires. When they discovered the Sheriff’s secret, Julius stabs sheriff’s chef, Big Mama. Meanwhile, Lucky and Flesh are on their way to hunt for Mohamad. Dmitri seeks a way to accomplish his goal. Walt captures Julius, Scarlett, Axel, and Doc and sentences them to death by hanging. The Sisterhood then arrives to take over the show. Airdate: November 30, 2017

Episode 9: “Wakey, Wakey”

With the attack of the Sisterhood, Scarlett’s group breaks free. They decide to split up. Scarlett gives Julius and Doc the key, while she and Axel head in the opposite direction to draw the Sisterhood away. Scarlett’s childhood training as a vampire hunter under her father is then revealed in a flashback. Axel and Scarlett find themselves fighting the Sisterhood. Scarlett was bitten but she now has the same powers as her sister. She heals instantly and turns the vampire who bit her back to human. Meanwhile, Dmitri catches up with Doc and Julius. He succeeds in taking the key. Airdate: December 7, 2017

Episode 10: “Base Pair”

Vanessa wakes up in a room inside a large facility ran by Dr. Harrison. She discovers that her captors belong to the organization called Blak Tek. They intend on using her to cure vampirism. Vanessa finds a book suggesting Abigail, one of the Blak Tek scientists, is her mother, Abigail Van Helsing.  Vanessa figures out that Dr. Harrison’s real goal is to use the Elder’s genetic material to perfect a longevity serum. Vanessa realizes “Abigail” is an imposter. Airdate: December 14, 2017

Episode 11: “Be True”

Mohamad’s and Sam’s shared past comes back to haunt them. They first met when Mohamad saved Sam from committing suicide. At a secluded campsite in the woods, Sam waits for Mohamad to wake up so he can turn him. But Mohamad refuses. Sam ordered Cara to attend to Mohamad’s wounds. Cara and Mohamad attempt to kill Sam. Sam bites Cara. Rather than seeing her turn into a vampire, Mohamad grabs Sam’s scissors and stabs her. He then stabs himself. Sam bites Mohamad in an attempt to save his life. Just as when Sam is about to hang himself for the death of his friend, Mohamad wakes up as a vampire. Airdate: December 21, 2017

Episode 12: “Crooked Falls” 

Axel and Scarlett take refuge at a weather station in the mountains at Crooked Falls. Doc, Flesh, Lucky, Jolene, and Callie arrives. Meanwhile, the ferals are evolving and getting smarter. Doc and the leader of Crooked Falls Laura Dern study cellular samples from a dead feral and discover that the vampire has been genetically altered and their cells are evolving rapidly. Lucky got bitten by ferals. Not wanting to turn, She pulls out a grenade and blows herself, along with the vampires. Crooked Falls’ leader turns out to be Vanessa and Scarlett’s mother. Airdate: December 28, 2017

Episode 13: “Black Days”

Dmitri, Scab, and Ivory head to the crypt to free the Elder. Abigail and Scarlett also head there hoping to beat Dmitri to the chase. Only a Van Helsing can open the crypt. Dmitri grabs Scarlett by the throat and demands that Abigail opens it. Abigail then obliges. The Elder awakens and the secrets of the Van Helsing family are unearthed. The Elder attacks Abigail but recognizes Scarlett as the Blood of the First. The old Van Helsings captured this Elder and he was given a choice. He could swear to protect the Van Helsing line, or he could die. He chose the latter. Scarlett then orders him to Kill Dmitri. Scarlett then orders him to find Vanessa. Abigail dies. The Elder finds a dead Vanessa in Dr. Harrison’s facility. He bites her and she awakens. Airdate: January 4, 2018

Van Helsing Season 1 Overview

The Van Helsing Season 1 story revolves around Vanessa Van Helsing who is humanity’s last hope to save it from the vampire-stricken world. In 2016, the volcanic eruption at Yellowstone Park caused ashes to block out the sun making the world safe for vampires. The event was called The Rising and the vampire apocalypse began.

On the first day of The Rising, Vanessa was attacked by a vampire which rendered her comatose for 3 years. While in a coma, she was protected by a lone soldier named Axel. When she woke up, the world is already ruled by vampires. She soon discovers that with her unique powers, she is humanity’s last hope. While on the search for her daughter, she was hunted by the vampires. Vanessa soon learns the secrets from her past and finds herself at a crossroads. Van Helsing Season 1 ended with Vanessa reunited with her daughter who is now a vampire.

Below is a summary of each of the episodes for Van Helsing Season 1:

Episode 1: “Help Me

After three years in a coma, Vanessa woke up to a world now ruled by vampires. She finds a lone soldier Axel protecting her. She also discovers she has special powers. Not only does she have rapid healing abilities, super-strength, and excellent fighting skills, her blood can also reverse the effects of vampirism. She joins other human survivors who are holed up in the abandoned hospital. Airdate: Jul 31, 2016

Episode 2: “Seen You”

Three years before her awakening, Vanessa Seward is merely a struggling single mother in Seattle. She was attacked by a vampire named Balthazar on the first day of The Rising. Vanessa was brought to a local hospital. She was separated from her daughter, Dylan. Doc’s report of the strange properties of Vanessa’s blood prompted a military investigation. But vampires attacked the hospital before the soldiers could extract Vanessa’s body. Airdate: Sep 23, 2016

Episode 3: “Stay Inside”

The hospital’s damaged power source jeopardized the protective UV lights which leave Vanessa and the survivors extremely vulnerable to a vampire attack. The incident prompted Vanessa and Axel to head out into the ruins of Seattle to scavenge for parts. Meanwhile, the other survivors stayed behind and fight against the vampires. Airdate: Sep 30, 2016

Episode 4: “Coming Back”

Vanessa turns Doc back into a human. Accompanied by another survivor named Mohamad, she heads out to visit her old apartment in search of clues as to the whereabouts of her daughter, Dylan. It seemed that Dylan made it out of the apartment alive after Vanessa was attacked. But her whereabouts remain a mystery. Meanwhile, in the hospital, Cynthia is discovered dead of an apparent suicide. But then Doc starts to suspect that a killer could be amongst the group. Airdate: Oct 7, 2016

Episode 5: “Fear Her”

Vanessa is later captured and taken to Julius compound. She was reunited with her neighbor, Susan. Vanessa turns the now-vampire Susan back into a human. The two of them escaped back to the hospital. Meanwhile, concerns of a mystery killer that seems to be picking everyone off one by one started to escalate. They are planning a coup against Axel. Airdate: Oct 14, 2016

Episode 6: “Nothing Matters”

Vanessa and Susan are chased by mutated feral vampires in the sewers. At the same time, a brief but deadly power struggle ensued when another group of survivors led by a man named Brendan wrestled control from Axel. When Vanessa returns to the hospital, Axel escapes and guns down most of Brendan’s group. Brendan and his remaining followers were forced to journey the outside world. Airdate: Oct 21, 2016

Episode 7: “For Me”

Julius eventually stages a siege at the hospital. Vanessa and Axel lead the hospital’s last stand against Julius and his vampire soldiers. Dmitri arrived with his vampire “Death Squad”. A possible civil war is brewing among the two vampire factions. The turn of events led the gang to hit the road. Airdate: Oct 28, 2016

Episode 8: “Little Thing”

With vampires closing in all around them, Axel leads the surviving members of their group near his old military base for shelter, an underground lab known as The Farm. The Farm is the location of top-secret experiments and research. However, they found the lab abandoned and in disrepair. Separated from the group, Mohamad tries to stay alive and catch up while navigating hostile territory. Airdate: Nov 4, 2016

Episode 9: “Help Out”

Trapped in the underground lab, the group discovers that The Farm is contaminated with radiation. Vanessa discovers that Axel has been hiding a secret about her past. Rebecca makes a calculated play. While Mohamad befriends a girl who doesn’t fear vampires. The group encountered a feral vampire during the evacuation. Axel is fatally bitten. Doc is haunted by her leaving Axel to die. Airdate: Nov 11, 2016

Episode 10: “Stay Away”

Still grief-stricken by the loss of Axel, Vanessa and the group find refuge at Eden. The gang is reunited with Mohamad. Eden is a utopian community that seems peaceful but conceals a dark bargain with a vampire named Magdalena. Magdalena lets the community live in peace in exchange for human infants on which to feed. Vanessa breaks this pact and Flesh stays behind to rebuild Eden. Airdate: Nov 18, 2016

Episode 11: “Last Time”

Vanessa and the group take shelter in Susan’s family farm. Meanwhile, the true serial killer among the group is finally revealed. Sam’s final victim is poor Susan. Vanessa and Mohamad take drastic action against him. Rebecca’s latest experiment to create Daywalkers fails; and Dmitri’s patience grows thin. Airdate: Nov 25, 2016

Episode 12: “He’s Coming”

Sam’s reign of terror recommences tenfold after he’s bitten by a Feral, which turns him into a vampire.  He stalks Vanessa and Mohamad as they infiltrate a vampire camp, where Vanessa hopes to find her daughter Dylan. Vanessa and Mohamad walk into a trap that places one of them in great peril. Vanessa soon realizes she’s been sold out to Dmitri by Mohamad in exchange for being reunited with Mohamad’s long-lost sister, Sheema. Airdate: Dec 2, 2016

Episode 13: “It Begins”

Now in Dmitri and Rebecca’s clutches, Vanessa is told of her real identity. She’s a Van Helsing, a descendant of the fearless vampire killer of Dracula lore, Abraham Van Helsing. Flesh and the Resistance accelerate their timeline to rescue Vanessa. Mohamad is heartbroken by his betrayal. Dmitri plans on using Vanessa’s blood and eggs for experiments that will hopefully result in vampires being able to walk around in daylight and procreate. Vanessa ends up embracing her own vampire side which seems to give her even more superhuman strength. She severely wounds Dmitri and faces off with Rebecca. Dmitri enters into an unholy alliance with the leader of the human Resistance. Vanessa finally reunites with Dylan. Axel becomes a vampire. Airdate: Dec 9, 2016