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True Blood: To Love Is to Bury

Bill goes through with his punishment; a good Samaritan comes to the aid of Tara when she cries for help; Lafayette has a surprise for a two-faced state senator on the campaign trail; Jason finds himself once again in trouble with the law; and Sookie struggles for an explanation of what her latest vision means.

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x11
Production Number: 111
Airdate: Sunday November 16th, 2008

Director: Nancy Oliver
Writer: Nancy Oliver

Alternate Airdates:

Poland Apr 18, 2009
UK (FOX) Sep 25, 2009

  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (22 Votes cast)


Guest Stars
Deborah Ann Woll
As Jessica Hamby
John Prosky
As David Finch
Michelle Forbes
As Maryann Forrester
Tanya Wright
As Deputy Kenya Jones
Todd Lowe
As Terry Bellefleur
Earl Billings
As Buster
Myk Watford
As Bunki Police Officer

Co-Guest Stars
Stacie Rippy
As Cindy Marshall
Tess Alexandra Parker
As Rosie
B.J. Bales
As Aide
Robin Hines
As Harley
Main Cast
Adina Porter
As Lettie Mae Thornton
Carrie Preston
As Arlene Fowler
Chris Bauer
As Andy Bellefleur
William Sanderson
As Bud Dearborne
Nelsan Ellis
As Lafayette Reynolds
Rutina Wesley
As Tara Thornton
Jim Parrack
As Hoyt Fortenberry
Michael Raymond-James
As Rene Lenier
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


Bill and Pam are burying the girl that he has attempted to turn. She must be put in the ground. Pam is watching him as he does it to make sure that he doesn't stake her before she turns. Bill tells her that he doesn't feel right about it. He tells her that all of the people in her life will recoil from her. She will lose everyone. Pam tells him that he is a hero because now he is a maker. She says that he gave her the ultimate gift--eternal life. He says that it doesn't seem like she was ever human at all and he takes that as a compliment. She then kicks the girl into the grave buried. He has to go in with her and she says that once she goes into the earth the transformation will begin. She also says that tomorrow night Bill's "little girl" will rise as a vampire. ..

Read the full recap
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Cowboy JunkiesTo Love is to Bury 
G. DaPonteWest of Wichita 
Gillian WelchPass You By 
Glen CampbellWichita Lineman 
Philharmonia SlavonicSymphony No. 8 in G Major 88: Adagio 
Ryan Adams (1)TwoSookie and Sam drive back to Bon Temps.

Warning: True Blood season 1 episode 11 guide may contain spoilers
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