True Blood: Season 1, Episode 8

The Fourth Man in the Fire (26 Oct. 2008)

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Sookie is thrilled to learn that Bill wasn't in the fire that killed four people, which included his three vamp friends. Her enthusiasm doesn't sit well with either the customers or her ... See full summary »



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Sookie is thrilled to learn that Bill wasn't in the fire that killed four people, which included his three vamp friends. Her enthusiasm doesn't sit well with either the customers or her co-workers at Merlotte's Bar. Meanwhile, Jason and his new girlfriend, Amy Burley, are desperate to get more vampire blood for the rush of it. They decide to follow Lafayette to his source, but Amy's actions reveal that she has clearly done this before. Following her exorcism, Lettie Mae is a new person - sober and hard working, she has also become an active member of her church. Tara is pleased with the transformation, but is not happy with her own lot in life and considers an exorcism of her own for her angry and belligerent behavior after lashing out at Sookie and Sam for no reason. Elsewhere, Arlene Fowler asks Sookie to baby sit for her children while she and her fiancée Rene, go out. But Arlene is taken aback when she realizes that Bill will also be spending the evening. Later, Sookie is not ... Written by garykmcd

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Amy and Jason kidnap Lafayette's source for V, vampire Eddie. She puts a chainmail hood over Eddie's head as soon as he opens the door, they tie him up in silver chains and carry him to the back of Jason's truck. While Amy drives them home, Jason lets her know that he is not happy about what she has gotten him into and Amy says to him "If you want to make the same arrangement with Eddie that Lafayette has go right ahead" (something to this effect). However, nothing happened that would let her know what the vampire's name was. Eddie is still in the back of the truck fettered by the silver hood and chains. See more »


Arlene Fowler: [about getting married again] I know I've done it four other times, but it never gets old.
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Alive and Sober
20 September 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Sookie goes to the cemetery to put flowers on Bill's grave and she discovers that he is alive. Jason and Amy follow Lafayette to see where he gets vampire blood and they abduct the gay vampire Eddie, locking him in the basement of Jason's house. Tara's mother is sober after the exorcism and having a normal behavior at home. Eric orders Bill to bring Sookie to Fangtasia to help him to discover who is embezzling the money of the cashier.

In this episode, Jason kidnaps a vampire to supply his blood and satisfy his addiction. In the second episode, Sookie drank vampire blood and found healing power with improvement of her senses. Why Jason and Amy have a trip with the blood? These properties are not clear for me. Tara is not happy with her behavior and is astonished with the behavior of her mother. And Sookie is in danger in Fangtasia, My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "O Quarto Homem de Fogo" ("The Fourth Man of Fire")

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