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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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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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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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(Entire series)

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Dolby Digital

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Russell Edgington favors Waterford crystal. His mansion is filled with pieces, and the urn containing Talbot's remains his also by Waterford. According to production designer Suzuki Ingerslev, the pieces were lent to the production by the owners of the famous Irish crystal manufacturers because they are fans of the show. 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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Sam Merlotte: [to Mary Ann] This is my bar! These are my people! This is my town!
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true blood is just truly great
25 May 2009 | by rikkigawthorpe85See all my reviews

A great TV show, I love the genre of horror and supernatural, and this is a different take on the vampire legend. The acting is superb and the story keeps you intrigued right up till the finally. These are some great cameo's and I'm hooked. I can not wait for the second season to start in June, their is a couple of slow episodes, but isn't their always to these shows, just like dexter lost and heroes great with a few bad episodes but is a must watch. the main characters are played fantastic as is all of the supporting cast. I hope that this doesn't get axed as some TV series do, like carnival which I was enjoying. But do watch you won't be disappointed


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