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What We Do in the Shadows

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Based on the feature film of the same name from Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi, What We Do in the Shadows is a documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of four vampires who’ve “lived” together for hundreds of years. In Staten Island.


The self-appointed leader of the group is “Nandor The Relentless” (Kayvan Novak), a great warrior and conqueror from the Ottoman Empire, who has taken the helm of the group despite many of his Old World tactics resulting in what some might politely refer to as bupkis. Then there’s the British vampire “Laszlo” (Matt Berry) – a bit of a rogue and a dandy and a fop, he might say. He’s a lover of mischief and a great soirée, but not as much as he loves seeing Nandor fail miserably in every attempt. And then there’s “Nadja” (Natasia Demetriou): the seductress, the temptress, the vampiric Bonnie to Laszlo’s Clyde. Her wisdom and provocative tales from times past allow us insight into the many ups and downs of living an immortal life.


Also cohabiting in the vampire household is “Guillermo” (Harvey Guillén), Nandor’s familiar (a.k.a. servant/protector during the daylight hours), who wants nothing more than to be made a real vampire just like his master. Also lurking about is “Colin Robinson” (Mark Proksch), an energy vampire and day-walker of sorts -- he feasts on humans, but not on their blood. A frequent visitor is Nadja’s new friend, “Jenna” (Beanie Feldstein), a student at a nearby community college. She loves LARPing, boys, and art history, and for some reason has been rather confused lately as to why it is she so ravenously craves the flesh of the living.


After an unexpected visit from their dark lord and leader, “Baron Afanas,” the vampires are reminded of what they were initially tasked with upon their arrival in Staten Island over a hundred years ago – total and complete domination of the New World. But what exactly is the best way to go about achieving said domination? Our vérité camera crew follows along as the vampires set out to answer this query.


Clement created the 10-episode series. Clement, Waititi and Paul Simms are Executive Producers with Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch and Eli Bush. What We Do in the Shadows is produced by FX Productions and stars Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillén and Mark Proksch.

Season 1
Season 1

Sn.1 Ep.10

"Ancestry"

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Ancestry

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Nandor visits one of his living descendants, and a lover from Nadja's past re-emerges. An FX Original Series.

22 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 05/29

Sn.1 Ep.9

"The Orgy"

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The Orgy

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Tensions run high as the vampires prepare to host the Biannual Vampire Orgy. An FX Original Series.

21 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 05/22

Sn.1 Ep.8

"Citizenship"

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Citizenship

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Nadja trains Jenna on how to take her first victim, and Nandor applies for American citizenship. An FX Original Series.

23 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 05/15

Sn.1 Ep.7

"The Trial"

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The Trial

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The vampires must defend themselves as an international vampire tribunal gathers to judge them for their transgressions. An FX Original Series.

24 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 05/08

Sn.1 Ep.6

"Baron's Night Out"

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Baron's Night Out

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The Baron awakens from his slumber and demands to experience the wonders of the New World in a night out in the town. An FX Original Series.

20 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 05/01

Sn.1 Ep.5

"Animal Control"

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Animal Control

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Lazslo, in bat form, is captured by Staten Island Animal Control and must be rescued, while Nadja can no longer resist reconnecting with her reincarnated lover Gregor. An FX Original Series.

22 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 04/24

Sn.1 Ep.4

"Manhattan Night Club"

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Manhattan Night Club

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The vampires venture into Manhattan, to make an alliance with an old friend who is now the king of the Manhattan vampires. An FX Original Series.

22 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 04/17

Sn.1 Ep.3

"Werewolf Feud"

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Werewolf Feud

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The fragile truce between the vampires and Staten Island's werewolves is tested, and Colin Robinson finds romance with a new co-worker. An FX Original Series.

24 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 04/10

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"City Council"

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City Council

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The vampires get embroiled in local Staten Island politics as their first step to world domination. An FX Original Series.

23 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 04/03

Sn.1 Ep.1

"Pilot"

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Pilot

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The vampires try to plan a lavish bloodfeast in honor of a visit by their ancient master from the Old Country. An FX Original Series.

28 minutes • TV-MA • Aired 03/27


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