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True Blood 

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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

Creator:

Alan Ball
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 36 wins & 157 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

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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Storyline

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 co-exist 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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Don't cry. It's back. (season 5) See more »


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Trivia

Lizzy Caplan confessed on Chelsea Lately (2007) that she had to get hammered before her first on-camera sex scene on this show in 2008. "It was like seven in the morning and I was chugging vodka completely naked while a make-up artist I had just met was on her knees in front of me like sponging my ass",she said. "I was so nervous and then I was so drunk that after I shot the scene, I was going up to the crew members, I had just met all these people the day before, and I was going up to all of them being like (imitates drunk self), 'You gotta boner! You do! You got one!' It was horrible." See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Eric Northman: I've seen your website... it's very low rent.
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Connections

Referenced in Psych: This Episode Sucks (2011) See more »

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Bad Things
(uncredited)
by Jace Everett
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Classic!
28 March 2020 | by RobScott-13See all my reviews

True Blood really is a classic! It's the best of the vampire genre and has more shocking, intense and exciting moments in one season than most shows have in their entire run! Some seasons toward the end weren't as good but still worth watching and greatly entertaining!


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Country:

USA

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English | German | Swedish | Russian

Release Date:

7 September 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Entire series)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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