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True Blood: Escape from Dragon House

When Dawn, a barmaid at Merlotte's, is found murdered, Jason becomes the lead suspect. Jason ask Sookie to use her mind reading ability to find the real killer. Bill brings Sookie to Fangtasia, in order to find clues about the killer. Fangtasia is the biggest vampire bar in Shreveport, and Sookie meets Eric, a vampire that is older then Bill.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x4
Production Number: 104
Airdate: Sunday September 28th, 2008

Alternate Airdates:

Poland Feb 28, 2009
UK (FOX) Aug 07, 2009


Guest Stars
Dale RaoulDale Raoul
As Maxine Fortenberry
John BillingsleyJohn Billingsley
As Mike Spencer
Raoul TrujilloRaoul Trujillo
As Longshadow

Co-Guest Stars
Avion BakerAvion Baker
As Young Tara
Cheryl McLishCheryl McLish
As Female Vampire Dancer
John RezigJohn Rezig
As Deputy Kevin Ellis
Jull WeberJull Weber
As Male Vampire Dancer
Kevin McHaleKevin McHale
As Neil Jones
Labon K. HesterLabon K. Hester
As Young Jason
Melanie MacQueenMelanie MacQueen
As Faye Lebvre
David PeaseDavid Pease
As State Trooper
Gary KrausGary Kraus
As Man in bar
Jack HardingJack Harding
As Fangbanger
Jeannie AndersonJeannie Anderson
As Woman in bar
Jeff Bryan DavisJeff Bryan Davis
As Undercover Cop
Jonathan SpencerJonathan Spencer
As Man in bar
Judi WalstrumJudi Walstrum
As Female in bar
Pattie TiercePattie Tierce
As Woman in bar
Scott Alan SmithScott Alan Smith
As Dr. Offutt
Stephen JaredStephen Jared
As Man in bar
Susan MersonSusan Merson
As Woman in booth
Main Cast
Carrie PrestonCarrie Preston
As Arlene Fowler
Chris BauerChris Bauer
As Andy Bellefleur
William SandersonWilliam Sanderson
As Bud Dearborne
Lois SmithLois Smith
As Adele Hale Stackhouse
Nelsan EllisNelsan Ellis
As Lafayette Reynolds
Rutina WesleyRutina Wesley
As Tara Thornton
Jim ParrackJim Parrack
As Hoyt Fortenberry
Michael Raymond-JamesMichael Raymond-James
As Rene Lenier
Stephen MoyerStephen Moyer
As Bill Compton
Sam TrammellSam Trammell
As Sam Merlotte
Ryan KwantenRyan Kwanten
As Jason Stackhouse
Anna PaquinAnna Paquin
As Sookie Stackhouse


Sookie has just walked in and found Dawn dead in her bed. When she steps back Jason shows up. He sees Dawn dead and drops the vase of flowers that he had just brought to her. Dawn's neighbor comes over when she hears Sookie yelling and starts to blame Jason. She asks Jason what he did. Sookie tells her that she was the one who found her but the neighbor tells her that she saw Dawn and Jason fighting the night before. Sookie asks Jason if that is true and he tells her that it is true and he came over to apologize. She asks him why if Dawn fired a gun at him would he come to apologize. He said he had nothing to do with her murder and the neighbor tells them that she is going to go call the cops. He tells her to go do it and he is clearly angry. He leaves the house and sits on the steps absolutely crushed by this turn of events...

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Episode Notes
Dawn lives across from Arlene Fowler

The language that Eric, played Alexander Skarsgård, is speaking is Swedish, the actors native tongue. He says "Vår lilla djurpark börjar växa till sig", which translates roughly to "Our little animal park is beginning to grow in size". The woman standing beside him responds with "Jag vet", which means "I know"

ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Darkest HourDemonsSookie asking Longshadow about Maudette
Dengue FeverEscape From Dragon HouseBill and Sookie driving home
Heaven 17Don't Fear The ReaperBill introducing Sookie to Longshadow
Jeff LaineJack Me UpSookie listening to Dwight's thoughts at Merlotte
Johhny NeelNot This TimeSookie listening to people's thoughts at Merlotte
Kalani Kinimaki & His KanakasHoi Mai, Kuu Ipo'Bill complimenting Sookie in the car
Lynyrd SkynyrdThat SmellEnd Credits
Wayne 'The Train' HancockBrand new CadillacPlays at Merlotte's

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