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-exist, 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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?Witty, always absorbing, and invariably violent.?

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10 year anniversary

Revisit Bon Temps, 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 unforgettable memory loss and Russell?s revenge ? these episodes are not-to-be-missed. (Spoilers follow.)

Scene-Stealing Supporting Characters

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

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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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