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True Blood 2.1: Did you think the Premiere was Fangtastic? - Featured

We finally got our summer obsession of True Blood back for its much awaited and hyped Season 2 with the premiere, 'Nothing But the Blood'!



(Speaking of hype, have you participated in SideReel's Ultimate Vampire Face-off yet?) But vampire battle aside, did the Season 2 premiere live up to the hype and your love of Season 1?


There were plenty of thrilling and shocking True Blood moments I absolutely loved like discovering the red nail polished toenails belonged to the dead and horrified Miss Jeanette and not Lafayette, then Lafayette beard-clad in a super creepy vampire basement. The Sookie-Bill sex was not so bad either, though I'm sure the men enjoyed that more than the ladies, or anyone who truly is into the bloody part of this show - wow on that factor.


Overall the above revelations, the murder investigation, and the peeks into Sam's past with Mary Ann were pretty fangtastic and up to True Blood standards, but I did feel like the episode was a little slow. I suppose that should be expected after the crazy last few episodes of last season, so did you feel like the episode was too slow or was it just right and plenty full of True Blood shockers and goodness for you?


Share your thoughts on the episode and your predictions for the big Season 2!

Comments

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Jun 16, 2009 2:49AM EDT
Just saw it and gotta say that last season's premiere wasn't really good (although I was completely amazed when I first saw it), but the latest ep was like 'Wow, that's awesome!'. It may be that Lafayette is back (love that man, he's the very best & i couldn't believe Allan Ball would get rid of what a character whatever the books said) or just seeing True Blood again after that many months but God I can't wait for more of that stuff and I want it now.
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 8:02PM EDT
I am kinda glad that they haven't went by the book b/c it keeps you guessing what is going to happen next. I have read every book and they keep you guessing also, but this season is going to be freaking crazy. I love Eric's new look.
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Jun 15, 2009 6:54PM EDT
great opening for season too and thank the great vampire god for Anna allowing her breasts to be bare on TV as for the book never read it never will so i am glad they have not killed Lafayette yet although saying that they will kill him off next week Mary Ann is a little strange but love the house she owns SAM needs a good seeing to he's just frustrated that's all Jason is so funny he needs to realize that vampires are not bad oh and for the record twilight sucks this is the best vampire show apart from the Dracula films of old roll on the rest of this season
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 6:17PM EDT
I totally agree with you RachelL! I love how the story is coming along and I too and slightly worried for Jason. Although if any of you have read the book series you would understand that Jason has a lot coming for him. I also think that the scene with Sookie and Bill was pretty intense for the first episode of the new season. The writers should have waited until at least the second episode to give the audience a chance to get back into it before...BAM... Sookie's bosom is in your face. Anyway that is just my opinion... I still think that there is a lot to look forward to in this new season and I can only wait to sink my teeth into it...=)
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RachelL Editor
Jun 15, 2009 1:40PM EDT
I was pretty satisfied with the episode. Perhaps slightly slow, but still totally engrossing for me, so no complaints.I wasn't bothered by Mary Ann - because I am too intrigued by what she is...I find her delightfully creepy.The one character I am a little concerned for is Jason actually. His naivete is starting to annoy me. I feel as though the storyline they are setting up for him is a little predictable...
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 1:13PM EDT
great ep true blood coming back with the same excellence from season one, also did not notice it being slower this time around the pacing seems to be the same as the last season still a great ep best show of the summer by far.
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 12:58PM EDT
I like that it's not following the book so closely. Makes it much more interesting for me to watch. Erik's part was particularly fun to watch. I'm glad they haven't killed off Lafayette yet. I'm also intrigued by Sookie trying to befriend Bill's new vampire.
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ldewald Editor
Jun 15, 2009 9:53AM EDT
I think I was disappointed only because I was so excited... if that makes sense. I loved it though. I must say though, I'm already irritated by the Maryann storyline. I really don't like her.
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Jun 15, 2009 5:11AM EDT
I just loved the episode... & I loved Eric's hair!!
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Jun 15, 2009 3:45AM EDT
I was confused in the last episode (finale of season 1) why Sam didn't turn into a bear to fight Rene instead of cuddly dog.
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Jun 15, 2009 3:39AM EDT
Its not suppose to be straight from the book. I like that no one really knows what happens next...it makes the show more enjoyable.
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 2:53AM EDT
I agree with penlyopen, the episode descriptions seem to always be way off.
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 2:48AM EDT
Havent finished watching the episode yet but WHAT IS LAFFEYETTE NOT DOING IN DUDES CAR?!? Did the writers even READ book 2? Seriously?
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 12:26AM EDT
What I noticed the most wasn't that the episode was to slow or fast it has to go at a stable pace or else the show won't last long but the fact that every episode guide I went to before told me the wrong description of the show.
Default avatar cat
Jun 15, 2009 12:26AM EDT
1. Thought it was a good season opener- a little on the slow side, but necessarily so. The episode sets up what will be the core conflicts for the rest of the season - Mary Beth, Eric, and the tension between Sookie and Bill (of course). 2. If you think sex scenes are enjoyed only by men, you are a bit out of date. I thought we were long past the old myth that women don't like sex. If you believe that, you may be doing it wrong.
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