Tuesday, April 11, 2017

True Blood - Keep This Party Going



That shiner on Sookie sure is lasting! Rene laid a real smacker across the eye! She sees Jessica's parents appealing to her kidnappers, argues with Bill about her future raising, and offers her house as a place to stay to Tara.




Maryann is just making Sam’s life miserable. She’s having so much fun throwing a monkey wrench in his life, particularly when she visits his bar/grille and “influences” those in attendance to lose themselves in dance, as if passing off pheromones to everyone, causing them to abandon their usual inhibitions. Of course, Sam can kick up a fuss but Maryann has the ability to reduce him to a canine so he doesn’t have too much control over the situation befalling him. It appears as if Maryann is calling the shots. It is quite fascinating to me to watch her just slide across the room with such sexual fancy, spreading her spell from one patron to another. And Andy’s sorrow continues, with a highlight of him in the episode being his “epileptic” dance.

The Rising Sun camp has Jason competing for attention with a former tight end (who blew out his knee) named Luke (Wes Brown). Jason is quite popular with all the Christians in attendance, especially Steve Newlin’s (Michael McMillian) wife, Sarah (Anna Camp). Sarah encourages a performance where Jason pretends to be anti-vampire while she is a sympathizer. Jason’s memories return of the vampire Amy killed and how it all felt, still tormenting him. When he snaps a flag pole and gets into the character of a vampire killer, Sarah goes to the ground exhilarated. I think she had an orgasm, her face euphoric and excited. It’s clear she wants to fuck his brains out. Luke, though, is pissed at him for receiving all the attention, the glory, not amused when everyone applauds his performance. Jason, though, still obviously is bothered by the experiences of the past, that have brought him to the camp to begin with.

Lafayette, chained in the basement, doesn’t have the sufficient information Eric so desires (regarding a great vampire named Godric), but that doesn’t deter him from plucking out from the dead redneck’s lower torso (in an especially gruesome scene) his metal hip, using it to free himself from chains. Then he gets shot in the leg by the vampire’s day watcher, with a gaping wound in his leg. So Lafayette appeals to Eric, Chow, and Pam to turn him vampire instead of dying with the leg wound. Well, they do take a bit out of him! Still Eric wants to find Godric, and so he wants Sookie to come with him to Dallas much to Bill’s disapproval. Bill doesn’t give him permission and Eric is not amused with that rejection. So there’s that bit of drama between them. Sookie, meanwhile, feels pity for Jessica and takes her to just look at her parents and former house from afar. This turns disastrous when Jessica can’t resist visiting them personally, reacting harshly to her abusive dad and victim mom, with her little sister certainly anxious and scared. Bill bursts in, pissed at Sookie and ordering Jessica to back off her family, getting the sister to invite him in. So what Bill will do with the family is left as a cliffhanger, as he sends Sookie away, totally unhappy (to put that mildly!) with her decision this night.














The romantic angle between Eggs and Tara is still developing with Maryann invested in it, but Sookie’s invite to her best friend might just cause a bit of tension among them. Maryann’s motivations are still mysterious as her enigmatic nature and motives remain quite peculiar.

The morbid, black humor of the ripped asunder body of the redneck, how his blood tarnished Eric's long blond hair, how Eric tosses the body parts to and fro, and Lafayette's priceless expression to it all provides memorable grisly results.

My favorite episode of the second season.


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