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Telepaths, vampires, shape shifters, oh my! Supernatural creatures abound in the small town of Bon Temps, Louisiana where telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse finds herself tangled up in dangerous vampire business when she falls in love with Bill Compton, a 200-year-old vampire.

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True Blood Season 5 (2012)

5x01 5 5x01 Turn! Turn! Turn!
Fearful of losing her forever, Sookie and Lafayette think what to do with Tara. Meanwhile, Bill and Eric receives a visit from Magistrate and Nora arrives with him, a woman of Eric's ...
Jun. 10, 2012
5x02 5 5x02 Authority Always Wins
Tara resurge in Bon Temps. Pam recalls her life when she was a chaperone in Los Angeles and his first meeting with Eric. Fearing the return of Russell, Sookie looks for a security system ...
Jun. 17, 2012
5x03 5 5x03 Whatever I Am, You Made Me
Bill and Eric fight for their lives against the Authority. Steve Newlin is recruited as a "friendly face" with the return of Russell. Sookie goes to the Fangtasia ask for help from ...
Jun. 24, 2012
5x04 5 5x04 We'll Meet Again
Eric and Bill fear for their lives; Lafayette puts Sookie’s life in danger; Roman and Salome root out a Council traitor.
Jul. 01, 2012
5x05 5 5x05 Let's Boot & Rally
Bill and Eric turn to Sookie for help with Russell’s whereabouts; Jason has a disturbing dream.
Jul. 08, 2012
5x06 5 5x06 Hopeless
Bill and Eric are retrieved by the Authority; Roman lays out his plans for Russell.
Jul. 15, 2012
5x07 5 5x07 In The Beginning
Salome reveals her true allegiances; Sookie embraces her human side; Sam sniffs out some perps; Alcide braces for a fight.
Jul. 22, 2012
5x08 5 5x08 Somebody That I Used to Know
The Authority revels in a new direction; Sookie and Jason visit the site of their parents’ deaths; Luna gets stuck on Sam.
Jul. 29, 2012
5x09 5 5x09 Everybody Wants To Rule The World
Vampires celebrate the start of the holy war; anti-supernatural zealots put Sookie in danger.
Aug. 05, 2012
5x10 5 5x10 Gone, Gone, Gone
Bill puts a spin on the rising vampire violence; Jason uncovers a mysterious scroll.
Aug. 12, 2012
5x11 5 5x11 Sunset
Bill slips into religious fervor; Sookie seeks insight from the faerie Elder.
Aug. 19, 2012
5x12 5 5x12 Save Yourself
Season Finale: In the fifth-season finale, Eric makes one last attempt to thwart the Authority and save Bill from losing his humanity. Meanwhile, Alcide prepares for another battle ...
Aug. 26, 2012
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Season 5 Characters

Sookie Stackhouse played by Anna Paquin
Bill Compton played by Stephen Moyer
Sam Merlotte played by Sam Trammell
Jason Stackhouse played by Ryan Kwanten
Tara Thornton played by Rutina Wesley
Eric Northman played by Alexander Skarsgård
Andy Bellefleur played by Chris Bauer
Pam De Beaufort played by Kristin Bauer van Straten
Holly Cleary played by Lauren Bowles
Lafayette Reynolds played by Nelsan Ellis
Nora Gainesborough played by Lucy Griffiths (II)
Luna Garza played by Janina Gavankar
Terry Bellefleur played by Todd Lowe
Alcide Herveaux played by Joe Manganiello
Steve Newlin played by Michael McMillian
Arlene Fowler played by Carrie Preston
Jessica Hamby played by Deborah Ann Woll
Salome Agrippa played by Valentina Cervi
Hoyt Fortenberry played by Jim Parrack
Rosalyn Harris played by Carolyn Hennesy
Patrick Devins played by Scott Foley
Russell Edgington played by Denis O'Hare
Kibwe played by Peter Mensah
Claude Crane played by Giles Matthey
Martha Bozeman played by Dale Dickey

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Season 5 Quotes

05x01 - Turn! Turn! Turn! Season 5 / Episode 1: - Turn! Turn! Turn!

Pam De Beaufort: [seeing all the blood in Sookie's kitchen] Color me impressed. You guys know how to party.
05x05 - Let's Boot & Rally Season 5 / Episode 5: - Let's Boot & Rally

Sookie Stackhouse: First of all, I've seen enough horror movies to know you don't split up when you're in a big, scary asylum and there's a crazed killer on the loose. Second, I think it's fair to say my microwave fingers and the sun are about the only things around here that seem to have any effect on Russell. So the way I see it, it's me protecting you from him instead of the other way around. Third, I got a headache and I gotta pee something fierce so I'd just as soon get this over with.
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Season 5 Trivia

  • Episode 09 - Although they do not share any scenes, both Scott Foley and Robert Patrick are in this episode. They both starred together in The Unit television series.
  • Episode 02 - The story of Lilith and her connection to vampires begins thousands of years ago. The Hebrew word in Isaiah ("lylyth") sometimes translated as Lilith does not refers to any single entity but a type of demon. The earliest reference to a Lilith dates from 2400 BCE. A list of Sumerian kings identifies a &qu
  • Episode 03 - The store Jessica is shopping in is called "Tracy's Toggs." This is a reference to the store in the book called "Tara's Toggs." In the books, the shop is actually owned by Tara Thornton and located in a strip mall owned by Bill Compton.
  • Episode 02 - The language the authority vampires are speaking at the end of the episode does not correspond to any single language. Most of the chant is derived from ancient Hebraic dialects (such as Aramaic). However, certain words (e.g., "nama(n)" for name) are not semitic but Indo-European, and were probably taken
  • Episode 07 - When Sheriff Dearborn calls his lady friend "Sweetie," it is a reference to her name in the fifth book.

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