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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.

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Alan Ball
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 36 wins & 156 nominations. See more awards »

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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 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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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

Duprez: Vampire priests?
Pam: Do you know nothing of our history?
Bill Compton: Vampires have often found it advantageous to maintain a hidden presence in humanity's most powerful institutions. And in the 1600's that was the Catholic Church. And today, as you all know, it's Google and Fox News.
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Referenced in Séries express: Episode #2.37 (2009) See more »

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Bad Things
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by Jace Everett
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Good show

I loved this show when it first came out. I stuck with it for a while. I didn't like it got pretty weird and dragged on towards the later seasons.


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Release Date:

7 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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(Entire series)

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