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True Blood: Hitting the Ground

Sookie tries to save Bill, Sam goes to a dog fighting camp to rescue Tommy, Russell declares independence from vampire authority.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 3x7
Airdate: Sunday August 01st, 2010

Director: John Dahl
Writer: Brian Buckner

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) Feb 25, 2011

Special Guest Stars
Evan Rachel WoodEvan Rachel Wood
As Queen Sophie-Anne

Guest Stars
Brit MorganBrit Morgan
As Debbie Pelt
Cooper HuckabeeCooper Huckabee
As Joe Lee Mickens
Don SwayzeDon Swayze
As Gus
Grant BowlerGrant Bowler
As Cooter
J. Smith CameronJ. Smith Cameron
As Melinda Mickens
Joe ManganielloJoe Manganiello
As Alcide Herveaux
Lara PulverLara Pulver
As Claudine
Lindsey HaunLindsey Haun
As Hadley
Melissa RauchMelissa Rauch
As Summer
Ronnie Gene BlevinsRonnie Gene Blevins
As T-Dub
Zeljko IvanekZeljko Ivanek
As Magister
Rebecca TilneyRebecca Tilney
As Dr. Sekuler
Sean BridgersSean Bridgers
As Big Bobby
Virginia Louise SmithVirginia Louise Smith
As Hospital Administrator
Main Cast
Denis ODenis O'Hare
As Russell Edgington
Mariana KlavenoMariana Klaveno
As Lorena Krasiki
Kristin Bauer van StratenKristin Bauer van Straten
As Pamela Swynford De Beaufort
Marshall AllmanMarshall Allman
As Tommy Mickens
Chris BauerChris Bauer
As Andy Bellefleur
Nelsan EllisNelsan Ellis
As Lafayette Reynolds
Rutina WesleyRutina Wesley
As Tara Thornton
Jim ParrackJim Parrack
As Hoyt Fortenberry
Stephen MoyerStephen Moyer
As Bill Compton
Alexander SkarsgårdAlexander Skarsgård
As Eric Northman
Sam TrammellSam Trammell
As Sam Merlotte
Ryan KwantenRyan Kwanten
As Jason Stackhouse
Anna PaquinAnna Paquin
As Sookie Stackhouse


Lorena is drinking Sookie's blood and she says that no wonder Bill loves him as she tastes delicious. She asks who she is and Sookie tells her that she is the woman that is going to kill her. Bill gives the last of his strength to help hold Lorena while Sookie stakes her and then he passes out unconscious after having dealt with some pretty insane torture for an extended period of time. ..

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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 ProducerChristina Jokanovich  |  Luis M. Patiño
Production DesignerSuzuki Ingerslev
EditorMichael Ruscio
CastingLibby Goldstein  |  Junie Lowry-Johnson
Unit Production ManagerGregg Fienberg
First Assistant DirectorSunday Stevens
Second Assistant DirectorMark Trapenberg
MusicNathan Barr
Music SupervisorGary Calamar
Costume DesignerAudrey Fisher
Director of PhotographyMatthew Jensen
Production SupervisorMarlis Pujol  |  David Auge
Based On The Works OfCharlaine Harris
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