True Blood: Season 5

True Blood: Season 5

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HBO's drama about vampires, sex, and the Deep South starring Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer, created by Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) and based on the novels by Charlaine Harris.

2012USA
FantasyHorror

Episodes

EPISODE 5.1

Turn! Turn! Turn!

Sookie and Lafayette clean up the mess. Bill and Eric... More have a visit from the Vampire authority. Sam and Alcide come to terms with an angry pack.

EPISODE 5.2

Authority Always Wins

Tara resurfaces in Bom Temps. Pam recalls her human life... More when she met Eric.

EPISODE 5.3

Whatever I Am, You Made Me

Bill and Eric barter for their lives with Roman, the... More head of the Authority; Jason reunites with his old high school teacher; Sookie searches for Tara.

EPISODE 5.4

We'll Meet Again

Eric and Bill fear for their lives; Lafayette puts Sookie’s... More life in danger; Roman and Salome root out a Council traitor.

EPISODE 5.5

Let's Boot and Rally

Bill and Eric turn to Sookie for help with Russell’s... More whereabouts; Jason has a disturbing dream.

EPISODE 5.6

Hopeless

Bill and Eric must now face Russell again after Roman... More is killed by him; Sookie and Jason go to a faery club where their family's dark history and greatest secrets are revealed to them. Meanwhile, Sam volunteers to assist Andy with a case.

EPISODE 5.7

In the Beginning

Salome reveals her true allegiances; Sookie embraces her human side;... More Sam sniffs out some perps; Alcide braces for a fight.

EPISODE 5.8

Somebody That I Used to Know

The Authority revels in a new direction; Sookie and Jason... More visit the site of their parents’ deaths; Luna gets stuck on Sam.

EPISODE 5.9

Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Vampires celebrate the start of the holy war; anti-supernatural zealots... More put Sookie in danger.

EPISODE 5.10

Gone, Gone, Gone

Bill puts a spin on the rising vampire violence; Jason... More uncovers a mysterious scroll.

EPISODE 5.11

Sunset

Bill slips into religious fervor; Sookie seeks insight from the... More faerie Elder.

EPISODE 5.12

Save Yourself

Eric tries to save Bill from losing his humanity.

True Blood: Season 5 | Reviews

79%19 reviews

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The only thing it seems True Blood might have ever been trying to be is a fun show.

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Paste

Paste

Holds all the makings of another great season.

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Has become less interested in revising or adapting the soap-operatic tropes that made it such campy fun to begin with.

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Variety

Variety

While the show has always been something of a guilty pleasure, the first four episodes suggest a welcome return to pleasure far outweighing guilt.

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New York Post

New York Post

They've added a new element that makes it something I can finally (I'm sorry) sink my teeth into.

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We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered

[Delivers] the expected cliffhanger that will keep fans drooling for season 6.

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True Blood: Season 5 | Release Details

True Blood: Season 5 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.