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Having decided to accept Bill's marriage proposal, Sookie finds the restaurant deserted and sets off to find him. She tries to enlist Eric's help but he has his own problems when the Queen ... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Minahan

Writers:

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

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
Marshall Allman ... Tommy Mickens
Chris Bauer ... Andy Bellefleur
Kristin Bauer van Straten ... Pam De Beaufort
Nelsan Ellis ... Lafayette Reynolds
Todd Lowe ... Terry Bellefleur
Jim Parrack ... Hoyt Fortenberry
Carrie Preston ... Arlene Fowler
William Sanderson ... Sheriff Bud Dearborne
Alexander Skarsgård ... Eric Northman
Deborah Ann Woll ... Jessica Hamby
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Storyline

Having decided to accept Bill's marriage proposal, Sookie finds the restaurant deserted and sets off to find him. She tries to enlist Eric's help but he has his own problems when the Queen and the Magister show up at the club, concerned about the increasing sale of vampire blood to humans. Bill's captors are unknown to him and he manages to escape only to face another enemy. Tara meanwhile is having trouble coming to grips with the death of Eggs and decides to do something about her life. Jason is having to deal with what he's done and wants to confess all. Hoyt Fortenberry has moved in with him and he is pining for Jessica who is having to decide what to do with the body of the trucker she fed on. Sam Merlotte travels to Arkansas and is coming closer to learning about his biological family. Written by garykmcd

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Russian | French

Release Date:

13 June 2010 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The Mickens' address, as seen on the piece of mail addressed to Mrs. Melinda Mickens (J. Smith-Cameron) that Sam Merlotte (Sam Trammell) takes out of their mailbox toward the end of this episode: "10646 River Street Magnolia, AR 71754" See more »

Goofs

The stripper character, Yvetta, played by Natasha Alam, who is Uzbek/Russian, is introduced by Eric as being from Estonia. While it is possible that a Russian could be from Estonia, it is unlikely that she would identify as Estonian. Estonia is not in Russia but was in the former Soviet Union so many Russians continue to live there; however, they speak a totally different language and are very different in most ways. Unlike the actress' native Uzbekistan which continues to be dominated by Russian culture and language, Estonia is very much a place where people identify as Estonian and speak that language. See more »

Quotes

Jason Stackhouse: Ladies, this here is Hoyt Fortenberry. He just moved out of his mother's house.
Jen: [to Hoyt] I like you. You're like a big puppy.
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Connections

References The Big Bang Theory (2007) See more »

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Bad Blood
(uncredited)
Written by Beck
Performed by Beck
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For the girls.....
17 January 2011 | by fortwentySee all my reviews

I gave this show a three star rating because it did entertain me at some point but otherwise it was terrible.

I'll start off by saying this is a TV show directed towards women and gay men. I saw this because the show contradicts itself and its plot to emasculate men while displaying plenty of homo-erotic overtones.

To back up my claim I will point out that sookie drank blood in the first season and did not masturbate her genitals into a hospital visit like Jason had done. Sookie drank far more than her brother yet she didn't mutilate her genitals. One way that they emasculate men.

The story of Dionysus is not even close to the actual mythology. Terrible switch of roles to empower women. WHY NOT PICK A MYTHOLOGICAL CREATURE THAT EMPOWERS WOMEN RATHER THAN RUIN ON THAT DOES NOT???? Sookie is a big idiot that gets herself into bad situations then somehow she is portrayed as wise???? This show is not logical at all and that kills any desire to watch more of it.


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