True Blood: Season 1, Episode 3

Mine (21 Sep. 2008)

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Bill Compton's allure is diminished somewhat when Sookie visits him in his home and finds that several other rather nasty vampires has also dropped in for a visit. Bill protects her from ... See full summary »

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Bill Compton's allure is diminished somewhat when Sookie visits him in his home and finds that several other rather nasty vampires has also dropped in for a visit. Bill protects her from his one-time friends but she sees a nasty side of vampire life. Dawn Green spends the night with Sookie's brother Jason but she kicks him out after an argument. She is found strangled later that day. Tara walks out on her alcoholic mother and spends the night with her employer, bar owner Sam Merlotte. Written by garykmcd

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The movie Jason watched for a short moment was Horror of Dracula (1958) See more »

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Forty minutes into the action, Sookie is at her grandmother's kitchen table, talking about her feelings towards Bill. She has long bangs and her dark roots are showing. Her Grannie mentions her "ability" and when the camera goes back to Sookie, she has shorter bangs, platinum blond hair and a softer makeup. Even the lighting looks all different from the previous framing. This look stays until she goes to Bill's house, peers into his window and then turns back: then, her black roots and longer bangs appear again. See more »

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Bill Compton: [after Malcolm and his gang have left] I'm sorry you had to witness that. Your visit was unexpected.
Sookie Stackhouse: What's hep D?
Bill Compton: Hepatitis D is the only blood born pathogen to which we are subseptible. Malcolm must be furious.
Sookie Stackhouse: Hepatitis?
Bill Compton: A mutation. Relatively harmless to humans, oddly enough.
Sookie Stackhouse: I've never even heard of it?
Bill Compton: That's because we've kept it out of the media.
Sookie Stackhouse: And it makes you sick for a year?
Bill Compton: No. Just makes us weak for about a month or so. The biggest danger to us from hep D is being captured and ...
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References Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) See more »

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Orgy and Sex of Vampires and Humans
19 September 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Bill protects Sookie telling the other vampires that she belongs to him. The vampires tell her that blood of virgin is delicious and they have an orgy among them and the human Jerry in front of Sookie. Meanwhile Jason has a dissatisfactory sex with Dawn; Sookie loses her virginity with Bill in her dreams; and Tara has one night stand with Sam and then she breaks with her alcoholic mother.

"Mine" is a disappointing episode of "True Blood". I expected to see a traditional vampire movie and the idea of widely open vampire existence is interesting. However, the major concern of Alan Ball in this show seems to be the eroticism associated to a blending of "Twilight" with "Angel", with the romance of Sookie and the Bill, a vampire that really recalls Angel. Further, like in "Six Feet Under", the author seems to have the interest in pleasing the gay community with the character Lafayette. The joke with the Starbucks coming to Marthaville is hilarious. The lines and the wise advices of Adele Stackhouse are the best moments of this show. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Minha' ("Mine")


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