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List of the best True Blood episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. This sexy series about vampires and the supernatural was a fun trip down south to Bon Temps where Sookie Stackhouse tries to hold it all together. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top True Blood episodes of all time are. Fans of True Blood are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is. The list you're viewing is made up of different episodes like "I Will Rise Up" and "She's Not There". What is the best True Blood episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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I Will Rise Up is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
I Will Rise Up Aug 16 2009 A wounded Eric plays Sookie for a sucker, to Bill’s dismay, and ends up getting inside her head. Later, Sookie and Jason bond over their recent adventures. Blaming Eggs for Tara’s bruises and ...more

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Plaisir D'Amour is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Plaisir D'Amour Nov 02 2008 Bill must pay a steep price for protecting Sookie; Jason and Amy break a taboo; Tara consults with Miss Jeanette about exorcising her inner demon; Bill enlists an unlikely bodyguard.

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Fresh Blood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Fresh Blood Aug 29 2010 Bill wants to earn back Sookie's trust but once again brings her close to danger. Eric tempts Russell with "ultimate vampire dream". Jason tries to comprehend what he's learned about ...more

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Hard-Hearted Hannah is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Hard-Hearted Hannah Jul 26 2009 Sookie embarks on a dangerous mission to locate Godric. Bill is shocked when a vampire from his past resurfaces in Dallas and keeps him hostage. Jason makes some difficult decisions. Andy ...more

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I Wish I Was the Moon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
I Wish I Was the Moon Jul 31 2011 Sookie searches for Jason under a full moon; Marnie connects with spirits of the past; Arlene and Terry cope with a suspicious inferno; Debbie urges Alcide to join a new werewolf community; ...more

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I Don't Wanna Know is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
I Don't Wanna Know Nov 09 2008 Sam shares a secret with Sookie; Lettie Mae and Tara celebrate; Jason and Amy debate what to do with Eddie; Bill faces a harsh penalty.

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Timebomb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Timebomb Aug 09 2009 Sookie's captivity takes an unexpected turn; Sam makes a gruesome discovery at Merlotte's; Tara and Eggs eat a mysterious meal prepared by Maryann; Jason pays off his debt to Eric.

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Cold Ground is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Cold Ground Oct 12 2008 Sookie seeks refuge from her friends' and neighbors' inner voices; Jason wrestles with withdrawal symptoms; Tara's mother needs her help; Sam and Tara make a connection.

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Escape from Dragon House is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Escape from Dragon House Sep 28 2008 One of the barmaids from Merlotte's is murdered and all signs point to Jason as her killer. Also evident is the fact that she had been around vampires, and Sookie knows just where to go to find ...more

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Bad Blood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Bad Blood Jun 13 2010 Sookie turns to Eric for help finding Bill; Andy urges Jason to stay the course; Sam reconnects with his past; Tara seeks refuge from her grief.

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You'll Be the Death of Me is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
You'll Be the Death of Me Nov 23 2008 Sookie finds a link to the string of killings in Bon Temps; Tara wants to make the most of her second chance; Jason finds a new calling; Bill tempts fate; Sam is upset by an encounter with an ...more

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Sparks Fly Out is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Sparks Fly Out Oct 05 2008 Bill wins over Adele's church group with his vivid recollections from the Civil War; Sam reveals his feelings to Sookie; Jason gives vampire blood another shot with the help of Lafayette, and ...more

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Everything is Broken is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Everything is Broken Aug 15 2010 The Vampire Rights Amendment is close to being ratified so Nan confronts Eric at Fangtasia about the whereabouts of the Magister. Russell vows revenge against all his vampire and human ...more

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Cold Grey Light of Dawn is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Cold Grey Light of Dawn Aug 07 2011 With Marnie empowered by spirits of the dead, Bill issues an unpopular order to save vampires from the light. Eric embraces his amnesia; Luna discovers Sam’s not the man she thought he was; ...more

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You Smell Like Dinner is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
You Smell Like Dinner Jul 03 2011 Sookie adjusts to Bon Temps' new realities; Bill reveals pieces of his past; Eric crashes a witches' meeting; Jason gets his wounds licked; Andy struggles with his addiction; Sam learns of ...more

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Never Let Me Go is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Never Let Me Go Jul 19 2009 While in Dallas, Sookie connects with one of her own; Jason is rewarded for his hard work at the Light of Day boot camp; Eric shares a secret about his past with Bill. Lafayette is given his job

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I'm Alive and On Fire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
I'm Alive and On Fire Jul 17 2011 Alcide helps Sookie hunt for Eric; Marnie searches for guidance to break a spell; Bill discovers a common bond with the Bellefleurs; Jason begs for liberation from Hotshot; Sam penetrates Luna's ...more

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She's Not There is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
She's Not There Jun 01 2011 Sookie journeys away from Bon Temps; Eric and Bill try to win back the human public; Jason learns that no good deed goes unpunished; Tara finds refuge in close quarters; Sam bonds with his own; ...more

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Who Are You, Really? is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Who Are You, Really? Jun 16 2013 A group flees the Authority compound in the wake of Bill's reincarnation; Sam, Luna and Emma evade guards; Alcide learns about the packmaster job; Andy parents newborn human-faerie hybrids; ...more

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Night on the Sun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Night on the Sun Aug 08 2010 While Sookie must rethink her relationship with Bill, he reconciles with Jessica. As Russell decides what he's going to do next, Sophie-Anne relocates her residence. Jason offers a challenge to ...more

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Soul of Fire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Soul of Fire Sep 04 2011 It's up to Sookie and her powers to keep Bill, Eric and Pam from harm. While Jesus casts a spell, Lafayette is totally absorbed by the past. Sams gets even with Marcus and Alcide deals with ...more

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Nothing But the Blood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Nothing But the Blood Jun 14 2009 A shocking murder outside Merlotte's has Bon Temps reeling. Meanwhile, Sookie's relationship with Bill is tested when she learns about Jessica, and of his involvement in her uncle's death. Sam ...more

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Keep This Party Going is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Keep This Party Going Jun 21 2009 Sookie is forced to babysits Jessica, as well as the romantic inconveniences the teen vampire's presence creates. At the Light of Day leadership conference, Jason makes an impression on its ...more

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New World in My View is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
New World in My View Aug 23 2009 Sookie, Bill and Jason return to a Bon Temps turned upside down by Maryann. Lured to Merlotte’s by Arlene, Sam and Andy find cold comfort in their refuge from a group of bloodthirsty revelers. ...more

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Gone, Gone, Gone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Gone, Gone, Gone Aug 12 2012 Bill puts a spin on the rising vampire violence; Jason uncovers a mysterious scroll.

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Save Yourself is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Save Yourself Aug 26 2012 Eric tries to save Bill from losing his humanity.

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We'll Meet Again is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
We'll Meet Again Jul 01 2012 Eric and Bill fear for their lives; Lafayette puts Sookie’s life in danger; Roman and Salome root out a Council traitor.

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Evil is Going On is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Evil is Going On Sep 12 2010 Eric plots his revenge against Russell; Sookie considers a new life without Bill; Tara discovers some surprising news about Sam; Jason finds a new calling; Lafayette turns to Jesus for help; ...more

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Strange Love is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Strange Love Sep 07 2008 "Strange Love" is the pilot episode of True Blood. The episode was written and directed by Alan Ball and originally aired in the United States on HBO on September 7, 2008. In the ...more

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Trouble is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Trouble Jul 18 2010 Alcide and Sookie turn to an alpha-wolf "packmaster" for advice on how to deal with Russell's minions. Tara considers a proposal from Franklin, who's completed his mission for Russell; ...more

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Scratches is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Scratches Jun 28 2009 Bill and Eric team up to save Sookie from a mysterious creature. Jason has second thoughts about the Light of Day retreat anti-vampire agenda, but Sarah and Steve counter his doubts with ...more

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I Smell a Rat is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
I Smell a Rat Aug 22 2010 Sookie is warned about the dangers she will have to deal with. Dark memories surface for Sam. Arlene must ask Holly for help while Jason faces unexpected dealings with Tara and Crystal. Jesus' ...more

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Burning Down the House is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Burning Down the House Aug 28 2011 Bill needs Sookie to use her powers which results in breaking a spell. Jessica is implored to glamour Jason. Terry tries to help Andy with an intervention. Alcide reassesses his loyalties. Bill ...more

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I Got a Right to Sing the Blue... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
I Got a Right to Sing the Blues Jul 25 2010 Spurned by Eric, Sookie fears the worst for Bill, whose fate now lies in Lorena's hands. Fueled by a night of bloody passion, Tara executes a desperate plan to stave off Franklin's advances. In ...more

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Hitting the Ground is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Hitting the Ground Aug 01 2010 Sookie's attempt to rescue Bill has unforseen consequences. Meanwhile, Jason seeks the truth about Crystal. Sam must step in when Tommy gets involved in a dog fighting ring, all thanks to ...more

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Let's Boot and Rally is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Let's Boot and Rally Jul 08 2012 Bill and Eric turn to Sookie for help with Russell’s whereabouts; Jason has a disturbing dream.

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Spellbound is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Spellbound Season 4 Episode 8: As Bill and Marnie brace for a dangerous midnight face-off, Sookie and Eric pledge their allegiance to the King. Jason is torn between friendship and passion, and Jessica is spurned from two homes. Lafayette becomes the pawn of a tormented spirit.

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And When I Die is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
And When I Die Sep 11 2011 The souls of the dead rise up in Bon Temps. Sookie makes some important associations. Jesus and Lafayette's connection is imperiled. Sam and Luna imagine a happy and perfect future. Sookie and ...more

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To Love Is To Bury is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
To Love Is To Bury Nov 16 2008 Sookie and Sam investigate her most recent vision; Jason helps clean up Amy's mess; Tara becomes angry with Lettie Mae; Lafayette visits a senator.

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9 Crimes is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
9 Crimes Jul 11 2010 Sookie joins Alcide at a raucous engagement party for his former fiancee. Bill "procures" dinner for Russell and Lorena. Sam brokers a deal with Tommy and his parents. Andy gets a ...more

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Let's Get Out of Here is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Let's Get Out of Here Aug 21 2011 Sookie tries to figure out how to fit both Bill and Eric into her life. Lafayette needs Jesus' help to rid him of the spirit that has taken over. Alcide is called upon by Marcus to help render ...more

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The Fourth Man in the Fire is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
The Fourth Man in the Fire Oct 26 2008 Sookie tries to hold herself together in the wake of another possible tragedy; Tara lashes out at Sookie and Sam; Amy charms the crowd at Merlotte's.

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It Hurts Me Too is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
It Hurts Me Too Jun 27 2010 In search of Bill, Sookie heads to Mississippi in the company of Alcide, a werewolf bodyguard. Haunted by visions from his past, Bill makes a surprising pledge of allegiance.

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Beyond Here Lies Nothin' is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Beyond Here Lies Nothin' Sep 13 2009 Bon Temps reaches a fever pitch as Maryann prepares for her ultimate bestial sacrifice, conscripting Sookie to be Maid of Honor at the bloody nuptials. Meanwhile, Sophie-Anne warns Eric to keep ...more

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Hopeless is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Hopeless Jul 15 2012 Hopeless is the sixth episode of the fifth season of HBO's original series True Blood and the 54th episode overall. It was first shown on TV on July 15, 2012 and was directed by Dan Attias and ...more

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Minisode: Jason is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Minisode: Jason Jun 02 2010 Jason begs the help of Jesus, God, Mary Magdalene, Buddha, Allah, Scientology and aliens.

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In the Beginning is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
In the Beginning Jul 22 2012 Salome reveals her true allegiances; Sookie embraces her human side; Sam sniffs out some perps; Alcide braces for a fight.

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Shake and Fingerpop is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Shake and Fingerpop Jul 12 2009 Bill and Sookie travel to Dallas to carry out Eric's mission; Jason falls victim to a practical joke; Maryann throws a birthday party for Tara.

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Turn! Turn! Turn! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Turn! Turn! Turn! Jun 10 2012 "Turn! Turn! Turn!" is the first episode of the fifth season of HBO's television series True Blood and 49th episode overall. It first aired on HBO on June 10, 2012 and written by Brian ...more

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Somebody That I Used to Know is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best True Blood Episodes
Somebody That I Used to Know 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.