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True Blood

True BloodNetwork: HBO
Episodes: 80 (hour)
Seasons: Seven

TV show dates: September 7, 2008 – TBD
Series status: Ending

Performers include: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten, Rutina Wesley, Chris Bauer, Nelsan Ellis, Jim Parrack, Carrie Preston, William Sanderson, Alexander Skarsgard, Todd Lowe, Michelle Forbes, Adina Porter, Deborah Ann Woll, Mehcad Brooks, John Billingsley, Michael Raymond-James, Michael McMillian, Kristin Bauer, Patricia Bethune, and Dale Raoul.

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TV show description:
This drama is based on Charlaine Harris’ The Southern Vampire Mysteries novels. The storyline focuses on vampires and humans existing together in the fictional Louisiana town of Bon Temp.

Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) is twice-orphaned, and had her life turned around by the supernatural. She’s a waitress at a bar named Merlotte’s and is also telepathic. Because of her special ability, she has a hard time forming lasting relationships. Sookie starts a love affair with a vampire named Bill after realizing that she can’t read his thoughts. He introduces her to a very different world and she’s worried that she’s not as bothered by it all as she should be. Nearly everyone in town turns against her for entering into the relationship with Bill.

Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) is a 173-year-old vampire who ditches his old life of lurking in the shadows and returns to Bon Temp, the home of his ancestry. He was “turned” against his will during the Civil War and holds onto those old memories of his human past. He’s in love with Sookie and tries to find some common ground between them. The other vampires don’t approve of their relationship either and he has to keep them at bay and protect Sookie.

Jason Stackhouse (Ryan Kwanten) is Sookie’s slow-witted brother. He’s a road crew supervisor who’s well-known for bedding many women of Bon Temp. He becomes the prime suspect in the murders of four women that he was once connected to and ends up joining the Fellowship of the Sun, an anti-vampire church.

The chief investigator of the murders is Detective Andy Bellefleur (Chris Bauer) who is generally disrespected by the town’s residents. His cousin is Terry Bellefleur (Todd Lowe), a gentle-souled bartender at Merlowe’s who’s an Iraq war veteran suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder.

Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard) is a Nordic vampire who commands great respect from others as the Sheriff of the Area 5 vampire district. His scheming and disdain for humans doesn’t earn him any friends, yet no one can deny his attractiveness. He runs the local vampire bar and is interested in Sookie once he learns that she’s telepathic. This causes a conflict between Eric and Bill, but neither are allowed to act on it because of the laws of their community.

Series Finale

Episode #80
This TV series has not ended yet.
First aired: TBD

What do you think? Do you like the True Blood TV series? Are you sorry that there won’t be an eighth season?


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Tammy July 11, 2014 at 1:17 am

they dont care about the little people if they dont have over 4.97 million rating then its not good enough to air anymore


Anonymous June 30, 2014 at 3:28 am

I sure will miss TB, I am always bummed when a show ends
. But this one was more fun than most. I hope to see all the main characters on various shows and movies. But they will TB I am afraid.


s . bollinger June 10, 2014 at 2:44 pm

True blood is the best GO show ever I will hate 2 c it end.


sam May 23, 2014 at 7:13 pm

My favorite show…Can’t believe there cancelled it? Makes no sense what so ever….has great viewing figures…so why cancel? Is it simply a case of “to much of a good thing”. There’s so much more scope for the characters to achieve. many books that haven’t been covered in the series….just….so much more….just how do the people that make these decisions actually come up with them? What is their reasoning behind it? Makes absolutely no sense?


Samantha May 10, 2014 at 11:43 am

I love this show! It seems that every show I like or want to watch is getting cancelled. I don’t think whoever is making these decisions knows what they’re doing. Bring the great shows back!


Missy April 18, 2014 at 3:37 am

I can’t believe that they are ending this show!!! It started the whole vamp shows. I really hope they re-think this because the show will be truely missed.


Brandy March 19, 2014 at 12:36 am

I hate that it’s ending! I love True Blood so much. I’ll be lost and heartbroken without it


melissa July 19, 2012 at 9:22 pm

love this show! best vampire series out right now!


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