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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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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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USA

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Release Date:

7 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

(Entire series)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Chris Bauer (Andy Bellefleur) & Bailey Noble (Adilyn Bellefleur) also worked together on Law & Order True Crime (2017) as Tim Rutten & Jamie Pisarcik respectively. 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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Bill Compton: You're connected. He'll be able to sense your emotions.
Sookie Stackhouse: You big lying A-hole.
Eric Northman: Bill, you're right. I believe I can sense her emotions.
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Glamorous monsters!
5 September 2014 | by elga_lysSee all my reviews

I was always a big fan of vampire and all kind of creepy creature but I have to admit that Dracula never convinced me so far nor the latex-faced evil vampire from Sunnydale. How come Buffy was not aware about the Southern sexiest vampires ??!!! True Blood makes you change your vision about supernatural creatures and almost makes you want to be part of their world! In Bontemps living among monsters is quite fun:handsome businessmen vampires , body-built werewolves, and fang bangers humans getting high on blood! True Blood is glamorous funny bloody show, all wrapped with a touch of humor...

The naive Sookie entered the vampire world and turns into a horny bad ass vampire specialist! Those vampire really know how to twist your life inside out: they are self -confident, strong, sexually open and they can glamor people to control them! As I was watching the show, I wished a cute vamp could turn me as well so I could have that kind of power over humans !!

Great show until season 5 with a lot of action and unpredictable twisted situations. We discover different sides of the characters and learn chocking truths about them as they evolve.

I was a bit disappointed for season 6 and 7 : a lot slower, many flashbacks and long nostalgic speeches...not so much fun as the previous seasons.

Special big up for my 2 favorite characters Pam and Russel who really spice up the show with their cynicism !!


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