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Ended
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HBO
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Season 5

Aired 8 years ago - Aug 26, 2012

Eric makes one last attempt to thwart the Authority and save Bill from losing his humanity. Meanwhile, Alcide prepares for another battle with JD; Sam and Luna try to escape the Authority; and Andy deals with the fallout of a pact.

Aired 8 years ago - Aug 19, 2012

Sookie probes an ancient family secret with help from a faerie elder; Jessica is an unwilling participant in Bill's ongoing religious conversion; Alcide reconnects with his father; the military uses a video of Russell and Steve Newlin as ammunition; Sam and Luna hitch a ride into the Authority.

Aired 8 years ago - Aug 12, 2012

With vampire-on-human attacks increasing, the Authority attempts to woo public favor. Meanwhile, Nora tries to convert Eric to Lilith’s gospel. Jason finds a mysterious scroll; Elijah, the new vampire sheriff of Area 5, pushes Pam and Tara to obey a new mandate; Sam and Luna search for Emma; Russell seeks a higher calling.

Aired 8 years ago - Aug 05, 2012

The start of the vampire holy war is a cause for celebration for Salome and the Chancellors, but Eric may decide to go AWOL; Sookie learns more about her parents' death from a deceased relative; Andy and Jason investigate the rise in shifter murders; Alcide recalls his induction into the pack; Arlene is drawn into Terry and Patrick's strange journey; Steve Newlin gets a new pet. MORE -LESS

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 29, 2012

The Authority revels in a new direction; Sookie and Jason visit the site of their parents’ deaths; Luna gets stuck on Sam.

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 22, 2012

Salome reveals her true allegiances while Bill and Eric get a powerful taste of sacred blood; Sookie to wonders what her life would be like without faerie powers; Sam sniffs out several shifter shooters; Hoyt finds camaraderie in a new group of friends; Alcide prepares for the worst in his face-off with J.D.; Andy attempts to reconnect with Bud; Lafayette finds an unlikely ally searching for Jesus’ body in Mexico; Lettie Mae pays Tara a visit; and Arlene takes a sentimental journey as her concerns towards Terry deepen. MORE -LESS

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 15, 2012

The aftermath at the asylum leaves Sookie with an eerie sense of foreboding. At Fangtasia, Pam breaks up a vamp-girl fight, praising Tara for her tenacity. Lafayette visits Ruby Jean, who also received a disturbing message from Jesus. Fearing for his family’s safety, Terry blames his curse for his troubles with Arlene. Alcide challenges J.D.; Sam offers to help Andy investigate the recent shootings; Roman lays out his plans to take out Russell. MORE -LESS

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 08, 2012

With time running short, Bill and Eric enlist Sookie to probe for clues on Russell's hiding place. Unable to deal with the demon magic inside him, Lafayette calls out to Jesus’ spirit for help. Patrick Devins and Terry are held hostage in the bunker of their Iraq War buddy Brian Eller. Jason wakes to a disturbing dream; Jessica gives Tara advice on adjusting to vampire life; Sam visits Luna with bad news. MORE -LESS

Aired 8 years ago - Jul 01, 2012

Pam tries to be a good maker for her new progeny, but wonders what's to become of the relationship with her own. Meanwhile, Bill and Eric try to find out who else knew about Russell Edgington's disposal; Roman searches for a traitor in his inner circle; Sam is visited by some old friends; Terry and Patrick hunt for a former comrade; Alcide breaks some bad news to the Pelts; and a judge takes Andy and Jason to an exclusive club. MORE -LESS

Aired 8 years ago - Jun 24, 2012

The search for Debbie Pelt becomes official when her parents come to Bon Temps to ask Andy to look for her, but Sookie is afraid of what they—and Alcide—might find out. Meanwhile, Roman mulls Bill and Eric's proposal to do away with Russell Edgington, though Salome has her own separate vetting process; and Jason has an uneasy reunion with an influential teacher from high school. MORE -LESS

Recap of True Blood Season 5 Episode 3 (S05E03) - 1
I got no problem with vampires.
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♪ But I know this much is true ♪
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Since when do we negotiate with apostates?
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their Osama bin Laden.
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or that pathetic excuse for a vampire you had me make,
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It took me centuries to realize that humans
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I will need a friendly, trustworthy,
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Wooden-tipped, of course.
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- You're welcome. - It's not gonna stay a secret.
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I'm sure the good people of Bon Temps will be real glad to know
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That's awesome. You still teaching?
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I can't. I promised.
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Sookie, hey.
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if I should've fought harder.
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I am just a blood bag. My life is meaningless.
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Well, he is brave and loyal.
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Are you married? You have a girlfriend?
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- Jason, no. - I don't care what you say--
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That's my little girl you're talking about.
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She can be unpredictable.
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- He doesn't know anything. - It didn't sound that way to me.
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with a bag on my head, folks'd still know it was me.
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There are always choices.
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so she saw an opportunity in her new husband's fondness
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I've been tracking your political career for some time, and...
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Because something about you moves me.
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trust me, you don't gotta work so hard.
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- My sisters. - You sure got a lot of sisters.
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Well, you seem to be doing quite well for yourself.
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An honorable vampire.
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Sheriff Northman.
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So Nora risked everything for you,
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I think you did it all for love.
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Hey. I just had the weirdest experience.
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'cause that's what I got taught to do.
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- It's that easy. - Mm-hmm.
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I appreciate you caring, but that doesn't mean
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Nothing's going on, huh?
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and Mr. Northman-- he only believes in himself.
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No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no!
Aired 9 years ago - Jun 17, 2012

Eric and Bill try to keep their wits about them when they're put through the interrogation wringer at the Vampire Authority headquarters in New Orleans. Meanwhile, Pam recalls her first meeting with Eric in early 20th-century San Francisco; Alcide turns his back on Marcus' wolf pack; Emma's grandmother comes between Sam and Luna; Steve Newlin wants what he thinks belongs to Jessica; and Jason's womanizing comes back to haunt him. MORE -LESS

Aired 9 years ago - Jun 10, 2012

Sookie and Lafayette are reeling from Tara's shooting, but there is also the matter of cleaning up Debbie Pelt's blood. Meanwhile, Bill and Eric face a new threat from the Authority; Marcus' disappearance sends his wolf pack after Sam; Jessica parties with her human peers; Jason has a reunion with Rev. Steve Newlin; a visit from Terry's war buddy brings back his PTSD; and Alcide warns Sookie about Russell Edgington's return. MORE -LESS