Sookie journeys away from Bon Temps; Eric and Bill try to win back the human public; Jason learns that no good deed goes unpunished.
However, Tara finds refuge in close quarters and Sam bonds with his own. Hoyt and Jessica debate the dinner menu while Jesus urges Lafayette to join a coven; and Terry tries to alleviate Arlene’s fears about the baby.
original airdate: June 26,2011 rating: 5.42 million
Songs:Theme song--"Bad Things" by Jace Everett
Goof: When Jessica is talking to Pam at the ladies' room at Fangtasia, as Pam says, "You have no reason to feel guilty", her head is seen from behind, but the words don't match the motion of her jaw.
In the near future, thanks to the Japanese invention of synthetic blood, vampires have "come out of the coffin" and are trying to peacefully co-exist with humanity. When a vampire moves into the small Louisiana town of Bon Temps, the tolerance of the locals is put to the test. Local waitress Sookie Stackhouse, unusual in her own right because she can read minds, finds herself drawn to the stranger whose mind is hidden from her.