General Information

Glossary: C
First Air Date: April 19th, 2016
Last Air Date: July 19th, 2016
Created By: Julie Plec
Star Casts: Kristen Gutoskie, George Young, Christina Moses, Trevor St. John, David Gyasi, Chris Wood, Claudia Black, Hanna Mangan Lawrence, Elyse Levesque
Aired On: The CW
Episode Runtime: 43 minutes
Total Seasons: 1 Season
Total Episodes: 13 Episodes
Type: Scripted
Status: Canceled
Homepage: The CW - Containment

Last Updated: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 22:30:35 +0000

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An epidemic breaks out in Atlanta leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. This is the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the quarantine reveals both the devolution of humanity and the birth of unlikely heroes.

Seasons and Episodes

Season 1 (13 Episodes)

1: Pilot - Aired: 2016-04-19

An urban quarantine happens in Atlanta following a deadly outbreak of a mysterious disease.

2: I to Die, You to Live - Aired: 2016-04-26

Lex finds out that a woman who had close contact with an infected patient has disappeared.

3: Be Angry at the Sun - Aired: 2016-05-03

Controversial videos featuring chaos inside the cordon sees Lex requesting reinforcements.

4: With Silence and Tears - Aired: 2016-05-10

Things become more dire inside the situation room. Lex becomes more frustrated by the false hope he's forced to send to the public.

5: Like a Sheep Among Wolves - Aired: 2016-05-17

Lex and Dr. Lommers clash over how to pull off a food drop within the cordon. Katie looks for answers.

6: He Stilled the Rising Tumult - Aired: 2016-05-24

As life returns to normal, Lex moves forward with to try and reveal the truth about a possible government cover-up.

7: Inferno - Aired: 2016-05-31

Lex ends up clashing with Capt. Scott. The data recovery center is under attack.

8: There's a Crack in Everything - Aired: 2016-06-14

Dr. Cannerts makes a major breakthrough that brings him one step closer to finding a cure for the virus. Meanwhile, after monitoring hospital surveillance from the day of the outbreak, Katie and Jake unravel the truth behind Patient Zero. Elsewhere, Jana and Suzy move forward with a plan to escape the cordon using the city’s underground tunnel system. Finally, a risky operation to extract the potential antidote from the cordon takes an unexpected turn.

9: A Kingdom Divided Amongst Itself - Aired: 2016-06-21

As tensions reach a fever pitch inside the cordon, mobs of angry protestors take to the streets in an attempt to break free. Meanwhile, stuck in isolation and cut off from their chain of command, Lex and Dr. Lommers have no choice but to stand by helplessly as the cordon erupts into mass chaos. At the hospital, Jake attempts to lighten the mood by taking Katie on a date, but their happiness is short-lived after they discover that several of Katie’s students have gone missing. Meanwhile, with Lex nowhere to be found, Leo moves forward with their investigation, inching one step closer to uncovering the person responsible for the outbreak.

10: A Time to Be Born - Aired: 2016-06-28

When Teresa goes into labor, Jana, Suzy and Sam band together to turn Bitscan into a makeshift delivery room. Meanwhile, after spending some time with Dr. Lommers, Lex grows concerned after noticing a sudden shift in her behavior. Elsewhere, Leo continues to unravel the conspiracy behind the virus outbreak, while Jake stumbles upon some damning information about who may be involved. Finally, fed up with his lies, Katie confronts Dr. Cannerts.

11: Nothing Gold Can Stay - Aired: 2016-07-05

Lex and Leo clash over their next move after a failed plan threatens to unravel their entire case. When word begins to spread that there may be a way out of the cordon, Jana considers her options. Finally, an unexpected turn of events brings Jake and Katie closer than ever.

12: Yes Is the Only Living Thing - Aired: 2016-07-12

As Jana, Sam and Suzy pull together the funds they need to plot their escape, Jake considers his own options for breaking out of the cordon. Lex receives cryptic clues from Leo that lead him to an abandoned warehouse outside the city. Elsewhere, a widespread rumor leaves Dr. Cannerts’ life in danger. Finally, after seeking shelter at her grandma’s house, Teresa makes a difficult decision about her family’s future.

13: Path to Paradise - Aired: 2016-07-19

With only one shot to take Dr. Lommers down for good, Lex carefully plans his next steps. Jana, Suzy, Teresa and Xander make their dangerous escape out of the cordon, but unexpected road blocks threaten to destroy their chance of making it home. Inside the cordon, Dr. Cannerts and Jake make a breakthrough discovery following a risky experimental treatment. Finally, with time running out, Lex is forced to make a decision that will change his life forever.