'True Blood' Season 5 Premiere Recap: 'Turn! Turn! Turn!'

So, where were we? Ah, right! Ding, dong, the witch is dead...along with several beloved characters, as the "True Blood" season four finale concluded with Jesus stabbed to death by the possessed Lafayette, and Tara felled by a bullet from Dirty Debbie's shotgun. But nothing stays buried forever in Bon Temps, and on this supernaturally sexy show, dead isn't necessarily gone.

Tara's Turn
As Sookie cradles her bloody BFF and Lafayette panics like a boss, Pam appears looking for Eric. And maybe it's just the grief talking, but isn't this the perfect opportunity to give Tara a second chance at life as a bloodsucking beast of the night? A couple objections are raised—just little things, y'know, like Tara's well-known aversion to all things fanged as well as the fact that half her head is missing—but in the end, Sookie's promise to owe Pam a solid tips the scales. And down go the maybe-maker and her possible-progeny into a backyard hideyhole, to wait out the heat of the day. Read More...



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