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True Blood: Plaisir D'Amour

Bill's continuous concern for Sookie causes him to go against the vampire's code. Jason and Amy go to extremes to score "V". They kidnap a vampire to harvest his blood. Tara goes back to the exorcist, and Sam is put in charge to look after Sookie while Bill faces a hearing.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x9
Production Number: 109
Airdate: Sunday November 02nd, 2008


Alternate Airdates:

Poland Apr 04, 2009
UK (FOX) Sep 11, 2009

  • Currently 7.4/10
7.4/10 (32 Votes cast)

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Flash
Guest Stars
Aisha HindsAisha Hinds
As Miss Jeanette
Recurring
Jessica TuckJessica Tuck
As Nan Flanagan
Recurring
Patrick GallagherPatrick Gallagher
As Chow
Recurring
Raoul TrujilloRaoul Trujillo
As Longshadow
Recurring

Co-Guest Stars
Caleb MoodyCaleb Moody
As Royce
Recurring
Jeremy DenzlingerJeremy Denzlinger
As Wayne
Recurring
Kanin J. HowellKanin J. Howell
As Chuck
Recurring
Tara BuckTara Buck
As Ginger
Recurring
Main Cast
Adina PorterAdina Porter
As Lettie Mae Thornton
Carrie PrestonCarrie Preston
As Arlene Fowler
Chris BauerChris Bauer
As Andy Bellefleur
William SandersonWilliam Sanderson
As Bud Dearborne
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
Alexander SkarsgårdAlexander Skarsgård
As Eric Northman
Sam TrammellSam Trammell
As Sam Merlotte
Ryan KwantenRyan Kwanten
As Jason Stackhouse
Anna PaquinAnna Paquin
As Sookie Stackhouse

Recap

The bartender is attacking Sookie and Bill has to take it into his own hands and stakes the bartender. He spews blood all over her until he falls into a pile. Ginger, the woman Sookie just questioned, throws up and continues to scream. Eric tells Bill that he doesn't understand what he sees in humans. Sookie looks at him clearly shaken from that experience. Sookie goes to the bathroom to clean herself and Ginger is on the floor trying to clean up the remains of the vampire. She is in great distress and Eric tells the ID woman to glamor her when she is finished. Eric offers a True Blood to Bill and he asks him how he can live off of that alone. Bill says he doesn't really think about it. He says all it really is is sustenance. Eric tells him that if he is the poster boy for the mainstreamers then they are in trouble. He says that True Blood keeps you alive but it will bore you to death. Eric tells him that he broke vampire law by killing a fellow vampire for a human. Bill asks what he wants to do about it and Eric says that he will take Sookie. Bill says no and then asks why he would want her if he can have anyone he wants. Eric asks Bill why he wants her. Eric asks if he is in love with her and Bill says that Sookie must be protected. Eric tries to get Bill to admit that he is in love with her. Bill evades the question by asking if he had not killed the bartender would Eric have let his disloyalty stand. Eric tells him that what he would have done would not have been in front of witnesses and especially not in front of vampire witnesses. He tells Bill that it wasn't smart at all...

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Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Eric LindellLay Back Down 
Joan BaezPlaisir d'Amour 
The Legendary Shack ShakersSwampblood 
The Mother TruckersKaki's Song 
Rufus ThomasWalking the Dog 
Tina and Ike TurnerA Fool In Love 


Warning: True Blood season 1 episode 9 guide may contain spoilers
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