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True Blood: Trouble

Tara is still a bit tied up. Eric is brought to see the King and learns some interesting truths. Sookie is still dancing with wolves. Lafayette has a love interest. Sam grows concerned about his brother.

Source: TV Rage

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x5
Airdate: Sunday July 18th, 2010

Director: Scott Winant
Writer: Nancy Oliver

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) Feb 11, 2011

  • Currently 8.8/10
8.8/10 (29 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Brit Morgan
As Debbie Pelt
Cooper Huckabee
As Joe Lee Mickens
Grant Bowler
As Cooter
J. Smith Cameron
As Melinda Mickens
James Frain
As Franklin Mott
Joe Manganiello
As Alcide Herveaux
John Rezig
As Deputy Kevin Ellis
Melissa Rauch
As Summer
Tanya Wright
As Deputy Kenya Jones
Theo Alexander
As Talbot
Annica Bejhed
As Astrid
Grainger Hines
As Colonel John Flood
Sarah McCann
As Slave Girl
Main Cast
Lindsay Pulsipher
As Crystal Norris
Denis O'Hare
As Russell Edgington
Mariana Klaveno
As Lorena Krasiki
Kevin Alejandro
As Jesus Velasquez
Deborah Ann Woll
As Jessica Hamby
Todd Lowe
As Terry Bellefleur
Marshall Allman
As Tommy Mickens
Carrie Preston
As Arlene Fowler
Chris Bauer
As Andy Bellefleur
Nelsan Ellis
As Lafayette Reynolds
Rutina Wesley
As Tara Thornton
Jim Parrack
As Hoyt Fortenberry
Stephen Moyer
As Bill Compton
Alexander Skarsgård
As Eric Northman
Sam Trammell
As Sam Merlotte
Ryan Kwanten
As Jason Stackhouse
Anna Paquin
As Sookie Stackhouse


Tara and Franklin are still waiting for the King and then they (Bill, Lorena, and the King) come in. Tara is shocked by the fact that Bill has come in with them. Bill asks why Tara is there and Franklin says that she is his and that she wants to be with him (despite the fact that she is tied up). Franklin and the King retire to his study and Tara asks Bill what is wrong with him. Lorena "agrees" with Tara and says that his behavior has been somewhat erratic. She asks him to help her and he says no and then walks away. ..

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorAlan Ball
Executive ProducerAlan Ball  |  Gregg Fienberg
Co-Executive ProducerBrian Buckner  |  Nancy Oliver  |  Alexander Woo
Supervising ProducerRaelle Tucker
ProducerMark McNair
Co-ProducerBruce Dunn
Associate ProducerLuis M. Patiño  |  Christina Jokanovich
Production DesignerSuzuki Ingerslev
EditorLynne Willingham
CastingJunie Lowry-Johnson  |  Libby Goldstein
Unit Production ManagerGregg Fienberg
First Assistant DirectorSunday Stevens
Second Assistant DirectorMark Trapenberg
MusicNathan Barr
Music EditorEduardo Ponsdomenech
Music SupervisorGary Calamar
Costume DesignerAudrey Fisher
Key GripWalter Bud Scott, Jr.
Set DecoratorRobert Greenfield  |  Laura Richarz
Location ManagerAlex Reid (4)
Transportation CoordinatorDouglas G. Miller
Property MasterTom Cahill
Construction CoordinatorMike Wells
Script SupervisorJain Sekuler
Production CoordinatorBen Waesche
Script CoordinatorKate Barnow
Assistant EditorSusan Godfrey (2)
Post Production SupervisorGwyn W. Shovelski
Supervising Sound EditorJohn Benson
Re-Recording MixerElmo Ponsdomenech  |  Kevin Roache
LeadmanDaniel Dupont  |  John A. Gomez
Director of PhotographyMatthew Jensen
Stunt CoordinatorMike Massa
Production SupervisorMarlis Pujol  |  David Auge
Production SecretaryDaniel Kenneth  |  Khadija A. Brockington
Art DirectorCatherine Smith (1)
Post Production CoordinatorTimothy Stormer
Sound MixerRoger V. Stevenson
Based On The Works OfCharlaine Harris
Costume SupervisorDebra Beebe (1)
Key Makeup ArtistNed Neidhardt  |  Lana Horochowski
Visual Effects CoordinatorSean Tompkins
Visual Effects SupervisorJon Massey
Extras CastingLisa S. Beasley
Transportation CaptainRich Bennetti
"A" Camera OperatorSimon Jayes
Department Head HairSharisse Fine
Casting AssociateLisa Soltau
Visual Effects ProducerBarbara Genicoff
Key HairstylistAngela Gurule
Department Head Make-upBrigette A. Myre
Music CoordinatorAlyson Vidoli
Special Effects CoordinatorMichael Gaspar
ADR MixerJeremy Balko
Sound Effects EditorStuart Martin
Best Boy GripDana Harlow
Dialogue EditorJason Krane
"B" Camera OperatorIan Dodd
Additional Makeup ArtistLesa Nielson Duff
ADR EditorJason Krane
Transportation Co-captainJeff Woodward
RecordistLaura Schmadel
3d SupervisorAndrew Orloff
Additional Second Assistant DirectorKyle Allen Hollingsworth
Make-up EffectsTodd Masters  |  Daniel Quentin Rebert
Second Second Assistant DirectorClark Credle
Special Effects ForemanMichael N. Arbogast
Additional HairstylistNorma Lee
2d SupervisorSteve Meyer
Warning: True Blood season 3 episode 5 guide may contain spoilers
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