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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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Waiting sucks (Season 3) See more »


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sarah Palin was offered a cameo as herself in the final season. See more »

Goofs

A general issue throughout the series is that Bill allowed Sookie to be beat and subsequently gave her his blood the night they met. Those events actually happened the next night, the second night they knew each other. See more »

Quotes

Maryann: [after smacking Karl upside the head] Nobody needed towels!
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Connections

Referenced in The Twilight Saga: The 400 Year Old Virgin (2009) See more »

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Bad Things
(uncredited)
by Jace Everett
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Follows the first book well
7 September 2008 | by bugdogSee all my reviews

I like it. I just picked up the books on recommendation from a coworker and ended up reading nearly the entire series in 2 days (I'm halfway through From Dead to Worse right now). It's rare that I can sit down and read a book in a few hours and even more rare that I can read an entire series without a break, but these books are that good.

I didn't expect that the TV show would be so close to the books, frankly. I was stunned to see how close the first episode is to the first book and even more stunned to see the locations looked pretty damn much like what I had in my head. That's just weird. (The kitchen in Sookie's grandmother's house was just dead on and that made my jaw drop.)

I like the characters. I like the settings. I know I love the books. If the rest of the series plays out like the first episode, then I'll be a happy camper.


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Country:

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Release Date:

7 September 2008 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Entire series)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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