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During the drive back to Bon Temps, an outraged Bill tells Sookie, in no uncertain terms, that she committed a grave error in letting Jessica visit her family which nearly resulted in ... See full summary »


Scott Winant


Alan Ball (creator), Charlaine Harris ("Sookie Stackhouse" novels by) | 1 more credit »




Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Anna Paquin ... Sookie Stackhouse
Stephen Moyer ... Bill Compton
Sam Trammell ... Sam Merlotte
Ryan Kwanten ... Jason Stackhouse
Rutina Wesley ... Tara Thornton
Chris Bauer ... Andy Bellefleur
Mehcad Brooks ... Eggs
Anna Camp ... Sarah Newlin
Nelsan Ellis ... Lafayette Reynolds
Michelle Forbes ... Maryann Forrester
Todd Lowe ... Terry Bellefleur
Michael McMillian ... Steve Newlin
Jim Parrack ... Hoyt Fortenberry
Carrie Preston ... Arlene Fowler
William Sanderson ... Sheriff Bud Dearborne (credit only)


During the drive back to Bon Temps, an outraged Bill tells Sookie, in no uncertain terms, that she committed a grave error in letting Jessica visit her family which nearly resulted in Jessica killing her stern and brutal father. Hurt and upset, Sookie decides to walk the 20 miles home but doesn't get very far when she is attacked by a half-bull, half-man beast leaving huge gashes on her back. When his blood is unable to revive her, Bill turns to Eric for assistance and it's determined she has somehow been poisoned. Both of them are puzzled however by the beast that attacked her and have no idea what they may be up against. Once recovered, Sookie makes a deal for Lafayette's release. Meanwhile, Maryann throws a big party at her house, but it's all a little too wild for Tara. Sam Merlotte wants to pack it in for a while and leave town. Wild child Jessica goes to Merlotte's bar where she meets Hoyt Fortenberry and they immediately hit it off. New waitress Daphne decides to go for a ... Written by garykmcd

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[first lines]
Sookie Stackhouse: [to Bill, about Jessica] I'm sorry. She promised she was just gonna look in the window. I know I made a mistake. But they're her family.
Bill Compton: [enraged] She is a vampire! She has no family!
Jessica Hamby: [crying] I'm a monster and I'm gonna be alone forever because of you!
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The Half-Human Half-Bull Creature
24 October 2009 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Bill has a serious argument with Sookie that was completely irresponsible bringing Jessica home. Sookie gets out of the car and decides to walk alone the 20 miles home. However, she is attacked by a creature half-human half-bull that scratches her back. Bill takes her to Eric in Fangtasia and he calls Dr. Ludwig to help her. While recovering she discovers that Lafayette is arrested in the basement. Eric makes a deal with Sookie to release Lafayette. Jessica goes to the Merlotte's bar and meets Hoyt; they have an instantaneous crush on each other. Tara stays with Eggs in a party of Maryann that becomes a bacchanal. Sam decides to leave town, and goes to a midnight swim before. Daphne, the new waitress in Marlotte's, decides to join him and discloses a secret while undressing.

In "Scratches", Sookie makes a deal with Eric to save Lafayette. Jessica and Hoyt are in deep love and Tara finally feels that something is wrong in Maryann's manor. The orgy in her house upsets her. Who is Daphne? My vote is eight.

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Release Date:

28 June 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital



Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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