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True Blood 

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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

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Alan Ball
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Series cast summary:
Anna Paquin ...  Sookie Stackhouse 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Stephen Moyer ...  Bill Compton 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Sam Trammell ...  Sam Merlotte 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Ryan Kwanten ...  Jason Stackhouse 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Chris Bauer ...  Andy Bellefleur 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Nelsan Ellis ...  Lafayette Reynolds 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Carrie Preston ...  Arlene Fowler 81 episodes, 2008-2014
Rutina Wesley ...  Tara Thornton 80 episodes, 2008-2014
Alexander Skarsgård ...  Eric Northman 76 episodes, 2008-2014
Deborah Ann Woll ...  Jessica Hamby 71 episodes, 2008-2014
Kristin Bauer van Straten ...  Pam De Beaufort 67 episodes, 2008-2014
Todd Lowe ...  Terry Bellefleur 66 episodes, 2008-2014
Jim Parrack ...  Hoyt Fortenberry 66 episodes, 2008-2014
Lauren Bowles ...  Holly Cleary 48 episodes, 2010-2014
Joe Manganiello ...  Alcide Herveaux 42 episodes, 2010-2014
William Sanderson ...  Sheriff Bud Dearborne 39 episodes, 2008-2012
Michael McMillian ...  Steve Newlin 38 episodes, 2008-2014
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Set in modern times, vampires roam the earth and are humans mortal enemies. However, a substitute has been found for human blood, a substitute that vampires can consume with the same effect as human blood. This is True Blood. Now humans and vampires can coexist in harmony, and even form relationships. But there will always be rogue elements on both sides ready to exploit the uneasy truce. Written by grantss

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Release Date:

7 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(Entire series)

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Bill Compton was born on April 9, 1840, and died (made into a vampire) on November 25, 1868, according to the novels. Although he has the appearance of a 28 year old man, he is 168 years old in the pilot episode. See more »

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When Sookie is eating Adele's pie, the amount of pie on the fork keeps changing between shots. See more »

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Godric: [in Old Swedish] I'll be your father, brother, son
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Trueblood?
7 September 2008 | by rebekahc12See all my reviews

I enjoyed the pilot episode, I thought that Tara was an AMAZING actress, maybe better than the lead actress, who played Sookie.

I have been a fan of the books for a while, and the first episode followed the story pretty well. My only complaint was Sookie, Anna Paquin is a very talented actress but she seems a little to sophisticated and not southern to play Sookie, plus the Sookie i imagined was a bit heavier. As time goes on the Sookie the books becomes more sophisticated and i hope that Anna becomes more accustomed to the roll.

The show is more graphic than the book, but thats all to be expected from an HBO series and as a whole I thought it was very entertaining. I'm looking forward to the next episode.


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