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If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'? ()


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After his encounter with Marnie and the coven, Eric seems to have lost his memory. He knows he's a vampire but does not recall who he is. Sookie takes him home - he doesn't realize that he... See more »

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Sookie Stackhouse
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Bill Compton
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Sam Merlotte
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Jason Stackhouse
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Tara Thornton
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Eric Northman
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Jesus Velasquez
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Tommy Mickens
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Andy Bellefleur
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Pam De Beaufort
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Holly Cleary
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Lafayette Reynolds
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Luna Garza (creditOnly)
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Terry Bellefleur
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Alcide Herveaux
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Hoyt Fortenberry
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Arlene Fowler
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Marnie Stonebrook
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Nan Flanagan (creditOnly)
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Jessica Hamby
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Debbie Pelt
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Crystal Norris
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Timbo
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Portia Bellefleur
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Felton Norris
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Claudine Crane
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Maxine Fortenberry
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Ginger
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Antonia Gavilán
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Paul McClatchy
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Fangbanger
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Vampire (as Aubrey Deeker)
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Roy
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Beverleen
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Casey
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Luther
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La Donna
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Becky
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Officer Bucky Featherstone
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Young Woman
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Camera Operator
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U.S. Rep Charles Bunn
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asher Glynn ...
Yokel
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Mack Rattray

Directed by

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David Petrarca

Written by

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Alan Ball ... (creator) (creator)
 
Charlaine Harris ... ("Sookie Stackhouse" novels by)
 
Alan Ball ... (written by)

Produced by

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David Auge ... co-producer
Alan Ball ... executive producer
Brian Buckner ... co-executive producer
Robert Del Valle ... line producer
Bruce Dunn ... producer
Gregg Fienberg ... executive producer
Mark Hudis ... co-executive producer
Christina Jokanovich ... co-producer
Nancy Oliver ... co-executive producer
Luis Patiño ... associate producer (as Luis M. Patiño)
Marlis Pujol ... co-producer
Raelle Tucker ... co-executive producer
Alexander Woo ... co-executive producer

Music by

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Nathan Barr

Cinematography by

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Romeo Tirone ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Louise Innes ... (as Louise A. Innes)

Editorial Department

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Matt Belanger ... post-production assistant
Jesús Borrego ... dailies operator
Charles Bunn ... assistant editor
Scott Klein ... final colorist
Ray Miller ... on-line editor
Peter Ritter ... colorist: dailies
Timothy Stormer ... post-production coordinator

Casting By

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Libby Goldstein
Junie Lowry-Johnson ... (as Junie Lowry Johnson)

Production Design by

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Suzuki Ingerslev

Art Direction by

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Catherine Smith ... (as Cat Smith)

Set Decoration by

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Ron Franco ... (as Ron V. Franco)

Costume Design by

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Audrey Fisher

Makeup Department

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Kymber Blake ... additional makeup artist
Iraina Crenshaw ... key hair stylist
Lana Horochowski ... key makeup artist
Jason James ... makeup effects technician
David Larson ... additional hair stylist (as David J. Larson)
Kathleen Leonard ... additional hair stylist
Laura Lieffring ... makeup effects technician
Sava Markovic ... contact lens technician
Todd Masters ... makeup effects producer
Brigette A. Myre ... department head makeup artist (as Brigitte Myre Ellis)
Ken Niederbaumer ... key makeup artist
James Ojala ... makeup effects technician (as Jim Ojala)
Laura Palazzolo ... makeup effects technician
Dennis Parker ... department head hair
Dan Rebert ... makeup effects producer (as Daniel Q. Rebert)
Mark Viniello ... makeup effects coordinator
Chad Washam ... makeup effects technician
Daniel Hirsch ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Robert Del Valle ... unit production manager
Gregg Fienberg ... unit production manager (as G.D. Fienberg)
Gwyn Shovelski ... post-production supervisor (as Gwyn W. Shovelski)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Kyle Hollingsworth ... second second assistant director (as Kyle Allen Hollingsworth)
Libby Minarik ... second assistant director (as Libby G. Minarik)
Nicole Rodgers ... additional second assistant director
Scott Schaeffer ... first assistant director
Tessa Lyn Stephenson ... additional second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Mark Brooks ... on-set dresser
Grahame Budd ... paint supervisor (as Billy Budd)
Thomas R. Cahill ... property master
Dan Caplan ... storyboard artist
Tim Caprarelli ... assistant props
Terry Corliss ... on-set greens (as Terence Corliss)
David Craig ... swing gang
Mick Cukurs ... lead set designer
David Deignan ... swing gang
Jorge Dorado ... toolman
Le'ce Edwards ... buyer (as Lece Edwards)
Iram Gutierrez ... location labor foreman
Ryan Handt ... mill foreman
Dea Jensen ... buyer
James LaBarge ... leadman (as James La Barge)
Raymond C. Lopez ... plaster foreman
Greg Manke ... assistant props
Randy Martens ... greens supervisor
Melissa McSorley ... assistant props
Dale Riggs ... location foreman
Carmen Roderique ... construction estimator (as Carmen Miller)
Jorge Rodriguez ... swing gang
Burton Sanders ... swing gang
Craig Schulz ... swing gang
Maggie Smith ... art department coordinator
Toby Swinehart ... paint foreman
Robert L. Thompson ... construction foreman
James Tsvetkofski ... swing gang
Jason Vanover ... greens foreman
Macie Vener ... assistant art director
Robert Webb ... stage foreman
Mike Wells ... construction coordinator
Mike Wiley ... labor foreman
Michael Woods ... first assistant props (as Michael Wilson Woods)
James R. York ... stand-by painter (as Jim York)
Mike Horn ... on-set dresser: second unit (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Jeremy Balko ... adr mixer
Larry Barr ... layback engineer (as Larry J. Barr)
John Benson ... supervising sound editor
Shane Bruce ... foley artist
Lawrence L. Commans ... boom operator
Pete Elia ... re-recording mixer
Mark Fay ... utility sound (as Mark W. Fay)
Jeff Gunn ... foley artist
Nathan Hankins ... assistant sound editor
Jason Krane ... dialogue & adr editor
Ryan Maguire ... foley mixer
Stuart Martin ... sound effects editor
Kevin Roache ... re-recording mixer
Michael Sana ... assistant sound editor
Sergio Silva ... producer: sound post
Roger V. Stevenson ... sound mixer
Laura Wiest ... sound recordist
Jordan Wilby ... sound effects editor
Zane D. Bruce ... foley artist (uncredited)
Judah Getz ... adr mixer (uncredited)
Sal Ojeda ... dubbing re-recording mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Michael Arbogast ... special effects foreman (as Michael N. Arbogast)
Lenny Dalrymple ... special effects gangboss
Michael Gaspar ... special effects coordinator
Tom von Badinski ... special effects technician (as Thomas von Badinski)

Visual Effects by

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Barbara Genicoff ... visual effects producer
Paul Hill ... Inferno artist / visual effects artist
Niki Marmo ... visual effects coordinator (as Niki Hillier)
Jon Massey ... visual effects supervisor
Steven Meyer ... 2D supervisor (as Steve Meyer)
Andrew Orloff ... 3D supervisor
Sean Tompkins ... visual effects producer
Jessica Amzoll ... digital compositor (uncredited)
David Dang ... roto artist (uncredited)
Colin Feist ... digital compositor (uncredited)
Sheila Giroux ... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Howard Lin ... recruiter (uncredited)

Stunts

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Stella Angelova ... stunts
Charlie Brewer ... stunts
Mike Massa ... stunt coordinator
Crystal Michelle ... stunts
Buddy Sosthand ... stunts
Stella Angelova ... stunt double: Kristin Bauer (uncredited)
Crystal Michelle ... stunt double (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Steve Alessi ... company grip
James Barela ... second assistant camera
Noah Behar ... company grip
Tony Bendt ... "b" dolly grip
Larry Brecht Jr. ... lamp operator
Evans Brown ... chief lighting technician
Mike Byrd ... rigging grip
John Carreon ... camera loader
Ryan Copeland ... set lighting technician
Josh Drew ... key rigging grip
Warren Feldman ... "b" camera second assistant camera
Eric Fletcher ... "b" camera operator
James Ginn ... lamp operator
Bert Gomez III ... company grip
Luis S. Gomez ... "a" camera second assistant camera (as Luis S. Gomez)
Raymond Gonzales ... assistant chief lighting technician (as Raymond Gonzalez)
R. Dana Harlow ... best boy grip (as Dana Harlow)
Mark L. Hartman ... rigging best boy (as Mark Lee Hartman)
Darryl Humber ... "a" dolly grip
Travis Huston ... rigging best boy
James Irons ... company grip (as James B. Irons)
Joe Iverson ... rigging electric
Dean Jackson ... rigging grip (as Dean J. Jackson)
Simon Jayes ... "a" camera operator
John Johnson ... still photographer (as John P. Johnson)
Dave Lujan ... rigging electric (as David Lujan)
Scott Medcalf ... rigging electric
Jon Mentzer ... lamp operator (as John Mentzer)
Joel Perkal ... "b" camera first assistant camera
Jessica Plaxton ... dimmer board operator (as Jessica Szejn)
Bradley Richard ... "a" camera first assistant camera (as Bradley V. Richard)
Paco Rodriguez ... rigging grip
David D. Scott ... video assist
Walter 'Bud' Scott ... key grip
Lucas Solomon ... video playback
Steven Strong ... rigging gaffer
Maxwell Thorpe ... company grip
Diana Ulzheimer ... film loader
Jonathan M. Wiener ... lamp operator (as Jonathan Wiener)
Josh Friz ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Kaiyoti ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Monica Kelly ... casting assistant
Joyce Kurtz ... voice casting
Lisa Soltau ... casting associate
Rob Swanson ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sarah Basta ... set costumer
Debra Beebe ... costume supervisor
Melissa Binder ... ager/dyer
Jessica Chesak-Humphrey ... set costumer (as Jessica Chesak)
Carrie Grace ... set costumer
J.R. Hawbaker ... assistant costume designer
Philip Hayman ... costume supervisor (as Phillip Hayman)
Olga Ishkhanova ... costume cutter/fitter
Erin Mueller ... set costumer
Lorie Young Stone ... set costumer (as Lorie Young Shew)
Joanne Trotta ... costume cutter/fitter
Sara Walbridge Castro ... key set costumer
Tiffany White Stanton ... shopper (as Tiffany White)
Philip Maldonado ... set costumer (uncredited)
Gina Scarnati ... ager/dyer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Michael G. Cruz ... key assistant location manager
Amber Henley ... key assistant location manager
Alex Reid ... location manager (as Alexander Reid)
Christopher A. Rojas ... assistant location manager
Kelly Stuart ... key assistant location manager

Music Department

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Patrick Belton ... uncredited
Gary Calamar ... music supervisor
Placement Music ... stand in: Colin Farrell
Craig Pettigrew ... music editor
Alyson Vidoli ... music coordinator

Transportation Department

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George Andrews ... driver (as George L. Andrews)
Anthony Ardito ... driver
Ronald Arthur Baker ... driver (as Ronald Baker)
Cecil Barba ... driver
Rich Bennetti ... transportation captain
Andre Brandes ... driver (as Andres Brandes)
Jesse Cartwright ... driver
John Falvey ... driver
David Glavin ... driver (as Dave Glavin)
Mark L. Hendrix ... driver (as Mark Hendrix)
Payton J. Kirkpatrick ... driver (as Peyton J. Kirkpatrick)
Steve Maytum ... driver
Mark McDermitt ... driver
Douglas Miller ... transportation coordinator (as Douglas G. Miller)
Tom Neal ... driver
Charles Newland ... driver
Sandra Roach ... driver
Shaun Ryan ... driver
Mark Scruton ... driver
Vicki Sousa ... driver
Blake Steelgrave ... driver
Mike Swann ... driver
Jennifer Tabish ... driver (as Jen Tabish)
Paul Tumber ... driver (as Paul E. Tumber)
Toni E. Vanness ... driver (as Toni Vanness)
Jorge Vasquez ... driver
Bobby Williams ... driver (as Robert Williams)
Melanie Williams ... driver
Jeff Woodward ... transportation co-captain
Robert L. Young ... driver (as Robert L. Young Jr.)

Other crew

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Belinda Alarcon ... second assistant accountant
Gary Arabia ... chef: Global Cuisine
Karla Baeza ... production secretary
Nathan Bailey ... stand-in (as Nate Bailey)
Toussaint Banks ... production assistant
Ashley Barrett ... broadcast producer: Technicolor
Jenna Belcher ... production assistant
Paula Berg ... production assistant
Khadija Brockington ... production secretary (as Khadija A. Brockington)
Danika Brysha ... production assistant
Shea E. Butler ... script supervisor (as Shea Butler)
Chrissy Callan ... production assistant
Emily Ruth Carter ... accounting clerk (as Emily Ruth Williams)
David Damwijk ... production assistant
Gabi Endicott ... script supervisor
Adam Bjorn Fienberg ... production assistant (as Adam Björn Fienberg)
Liz Forde ... stand-in
S. Brett Gantt ... controller
Marc Garcia ... medic
Tobin Hale ... medic
Mary Hastigan ... payroll accountant
Benjamin Hayes ... writers assistant
Millie Hirsch ... studio teacher
Gabriel Hobson ... assistant: Gregg Fienberg
Cheri Kechely ... second payroll accountant
Daniel Kenneth ... script coordinator
Chris Lum ... medic
Mark Mallorca ... assistant: Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer
Lyn Matsuda Norton ... additional script supervisor
Don McNeill ... main title
Stephanie Quick ... production assistant
J.R. Regalado ... chef: Bruce's Gourmet Catering
Deborah Ricketts ... archive researcher
J.R. Robinson ... production assistant (as John Robinson)
Leonardo Sciacci ... stand-in (as Lenny Ciacci)
Gianna Sobol ... assistant: Alan Ball
Alex Sobotowski ... production assistant
Brian K. Stuart ... assistant craft service
Yuki Tachibe ... production assistant
Christopher Tanks ... production secretary
Hutton Tignini ... production assistant
Patty Tobin ... stand-in
Josh Van Ermen ... craft service (as Joshua C. Van Ermen)
Ben Waesche ... production coordinator
Jeff Wickline ... production accountant
Kristi A. Wilson ... first assistant accountant
Kelley Carville ... network publicist (uncredited)
Shaun Daley ... stand-in: Brian Treitler (uncredited)
Angel Jimenez Jr. ... production staff (uncredited)
Angie Kern ... set medic (uncredited)
Jaxon Kramer ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lisa Maniker ... product placement (uncredited)
Mikaela Mathern ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lois Theobald ... assistant production accountant (uncredited)

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Plot Summary

After his encounter with Marnie and the coven, Eric seems to have lost his memory. He knows he's a vampire but does not recall who he is. Sookie takes him home - he doesn't realize that he owns the house - and contacts Pam for help. Tara is concerned when Lafayette disappears. Jason is still being held prisoner by Crystal and her backwoods clan and learns exactly what they have in store for him. Sam Merlotte takes his brother Tommy to task for wanting to cheat Mrs. Fortenberry out of a possible fortune. Jessica seeks Bill's advice after feeding on a pick-up at Fangtasia. Sookie gets a surprise visit from the faerie world. Written by garykmcd

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Also Known As
  • If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'? (United States)
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  • 55 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The episode features a vampire being filmed while feeding on a human and the website "www.vamps-kill.com" is tattooed on one of the filmmakers arms. Following the screening of this episode, the True Blood production opened a website at this URL with gruesome videos of vampires feeding on humans. See more »
Soundtracks Broken Promises See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Sookie Stackhouse: You just killed my Faerie-Godmother!
Eric Northman: Sorry.
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