Stephen Moyer (‘Bill Compton’) directs the eighth episode – “Somebody That I Used to Know” – of True Blood‘s fifth season. Everything seems to be falling apart this episode, with the effect of Lilith’s blood now starting to wear off, Sookie (Anna Paquin) ready to give up all her special powers, Alcide (Joe Manganiello) gearing up for a fight with the pack leader, and Tara (Rutina Wesley) hungry for human blood.
Episode #56: “Somebody That I Used To Know”
Debut: SUNDAY, JULY 29 (9:00-10:00 p.m.)
Other HBO playdates: July 29 (11:00 p.m.) and 31 (midnight), and Aug. 1 (10:00 p.m.), 2 (11:00 p.m.) and 4 (11:30 p.m.)
HBO2 playdates: July 30 (9:00 p.m.) and 31 (10:00 p.m.), and Aug. 2 (8:00 p.m.), 3 (11:00 p.m.), 5 (2:45 p.m.) and 10 (10:00 p.m.)
At Authority headquarters, the Chancellors revel in the afterglow of recent events; Eric gets a message from Godric; Bill is shaken by a distant memory. Helped by Claude (Giles Matthey) and his sisters, Sookie and Jason visit the site of their parents’ deaths, with shocking results. An emotional Luna tries to walk in Sam’s shoes. Hoyt’s new pals bring him a present; Lafayette leads a séance to purge a curse; J.D. ups the stakes of his fight with Alcide.
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