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
Charlaine Harris, the author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels made a cameo in the season two finale at Merlotte's. Also in the same episode, Bill Compton has a reservation at a French restaurant, and where he's written "Mr.", the r is superscripted, just like it was in the olden days; a reflection of his age. See more »
When Sookie is eating Adele's pie, the amount of pie on the fork keeps changing between shots. See more »
Another interesting, entertaining, and slightly on the odd side series from HBO that should have more than enough sex and blood for those more discerning fans of our mythical long toothed friends, the vampires.
On the other hand, some may find it little more than an "R" rated soap opera with teeth.
I'm more forgiving. I liked the first episode, thought it had a fairly strong cast, and the story held my interest, even though some of the southern accents sounded a bit strange. Still, having a lead character who is wound a little too tight, there's a reason for that, is a fresh enough idea and Anna Paquin, as Sookie Stackhouse...you heard that right, is well cast.
I'm looking forward to the next episode. Maybe this new show will reach right out and bite you.
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