True Blood: Season 1, Episode 6

Cold Ground (12 Oct. 2008)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.2/10 from 1,302 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 10 critic

With her grandmother as the latest victim of the mysterious serial killer, Sookie has to deal with her emotions. She can't block out the thoughts of others and she knows many of the ... See full summary »



(creator), ("Sookie Stackhouse" novels by), 1 more credit »
0Check in

Watch Now

$0.00 with Prime Video


Celebrate IMDb's 25th Anniversary with Photos We Love

IMDb turns 25 on October 17! To celebrate, we put together a gallery of some of our favorite movie, TV, and event photos from the last 25 years.

See the Photos We Love

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 12 titles
created 14 Apr 2012
a list of 579 titles
created 17 Apr 2012
a list of 9271 titles
created 24 Jul 2012
a list of 163 titles
created 14 Feb 2013
a list of 20 titles
created 15 Jan 2014

Related Items

Search for "Cold Ground" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Cold Ground (12 Oct 2008)

Cold Ground (12 Oct 2008) on IMDb 8.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of True Blood.
« Previous Episode | 7 of 81 Episodes | Next Episode »





Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Northman (credit only)


With her grandmother as the latest victim of the mysterious serial killer, Sookie has to deal with her emotions. She can't block out the thoughts of others and she knows many of the townspeople blame her association with a vampire as the main reason her grandmother is now dead. She has a very clear message for them at the woman's funeral. Despite Sam and Bill's pleading, Sookie insists on staying in the house. She does however decide to spend the night with Bill to lose her virginity once and for all. Meanwhile, Jason wrestles with withdrawal symptoms from his 'V Juice' habit which leads him to lash out at Sookie when he hears about Gram Adele's murder, and he also punches Detective Andy. Also, Tara has a run in with her drunk of a mother, Lettie Mae, at Adele's funeral whom tells Tara some unsettling facts about herself. Tara then asks Sam to have sex with her at her motel room to look for "something right" between them, while Jason has his night with Randi Sue, and Sookie finally ... Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


TV-MA | See all certifications »




Release Date:

12 October 2008 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


In the scene where Tara and Lafayette are cleaning up after the consolation party held at Sookie's house, Tara asks if she should check on Sookie sleeping upstairs, to which Lafayette replies "Trust me, that child is dead to the world right now." 'Dead to the World' is the title of the fourth installment of the Southern Vampire Mysteries written by Charlaine Harris, upon which "True Blood" is based. See more »


While Sookie is eating Adele's pie, the amount of pie she picks up with her fork does not match the amount on her fork from other angles. See more »


Tara Thornton: The sideshow's over!
See more »


References WWE Smackdown! (1999) See more »


Softly and Tenderly
Written by Will L. Thompson
Performed by Linda Harmon
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

20 September 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Sookie hears the selfish and mean thoughts of the locals that blame her for dating Bill during the funeral of her grandmother and she has a breakdown during her speech. Bill and Sam dispute Sookie and offer to protect her against an eventual attack of the serial killer. Late night, Sookie feels alone and runs to the arms of Bill. Meanwhile Jason becomes addicted in vampire blood.

In "Cold Ground", Sookie finds that she is alone without the support of Jason and the dwellers and she ends spending the night with Bill and asking him to bite her. Is she going to converted into a vampire? My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Terra Fria" ("Cold Ground")

8 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
How and why did this show go down so fast? fidelsanchez505
Is Alcide Important to the Show's Storyline as a whole? fidelsanchez505
missed opportunites knappdarko
S4 Question about Pam Brandon4791
Where did this show start to go wrong? mikeyg1479
Why do people like Eric so much? filmtvwatcher
Discuss Cold Ground (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page