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"Scratches" is an episode of True Blood starring Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, and Sam Trammell. 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 »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Sookie Stackhouse
... Bill Compton
... Sam Merlotte
... Jason Stackhouse
... Tara Thornton
... Andy Bellefleur
... Eggs
... Sarah Newlin
... Lafayette Reynolds
... Maryann Forrester
... Terry Bellefleur
... Steve Newlin
... Hoyt Fortenberry
... Arlene Fowler
... 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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28 June 2009 (USA)  »

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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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Destiny Complete
Written by M. Ludlum and The Angel
Performed by The Angel featuring Mystic
Courtesy of Devilishly Good Productions
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The Half-Human Half-Bull Creature
24 October 2009 | by See 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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