True Blood - Season 1, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

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Episode Info

Based on Charlaine Harris' Southern Vampire books, the series opens with Bon Temps, La., waitress Sookie Stackhouse welcoming the first vampire, Bill, to Merlotte's bar, while her brother, Jason, deals with the unfortunate fallout of a one-night stand.


Anna Paquin
as Sookie Stackhouse
Stephen Moyer
as Bill Compton
Ryan Kwanten
as Jason Stackhouse
Sam Trammell
as Sam Merlotte
Rutina Wesley
as Tara Thornton
Nelsan Ellis
as Lafayette Reynolds
Chris Bauer
as Andy Bellefleur
Jim Parrack
as Hoyt Fortenberry
Carrie Preston
as Arlene Fowler
William Sanderson
as Bud Dearborne
Lizzy Caplan
as Amy Burley
Lynn Collins
as Dawn Green
James Parks
as Matt Rattray
Karina Logue
as Denise Rattray
Danielle Sapia
as Maudette Pickens
Josh Kelly
as Frat Boy
Jessica Stroup
as Sorority Girl
Jessica Tuck
as Nan Flanagan
Bill Maher
as Himself
Lorin McCraley
as Grabbit Quik Clerk
John Henry Canavan
as Good Old Boy Vampire
Lorna Scott
as Sav-A-Bunch Shopper
John F. Schaffer
as Sav-A-Bunch Manager
Larry Udy
as Man at Bar
David Lewis
as Teenage Customer
Jennifer Hasty
as Woman with Fries
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