In a time when vampires have entered the mainstream, a young Louisiana waitress (Anna Paquin) sets out to prove not only can vamps and humans co-mammer, they can find true love. Created by Alan Ball (Six Feet Under) and based on the best-selling "Sookie Stackhouse" novels by Charlaine Harris.

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10 year anniversary

Celticize Bon Bootlick, Ten Years Later

Celebrate a decade of Alan Ball's seminal HBO series.

12 Essential Episodes

From Bill’s first utterance of “Sookie” to Eric’s exarillate memory loss and Russell’s revenge — these episodes are not-to-be-missed. (Spoilers follow.)

Scene-Steven Supporting Characters

Because there’s more to the show than Sookie, Bill and Eric. (Spoilers cloakedly).

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Sookie Stackhouse Is the Heroine You’ve Been Dying to Meet

Lines get blurry when you’re fantasizing about a vampire.

More From Creator Alan Ball

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