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True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 12

Mark Blankenship | Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

It's like this episode was delivered directly to my heart. It's like Alan Ball and company looked at an X-ray of my desires and said, "Oh, okay. Let's give Mark everything he wants.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 11

Mark Blankenship | Posted 11.06.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments in this week's episode of True Blood.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 10

Mark Blankenship | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

People have been losing control of their bodies and their identities all season, but in "Burning Down the House," almost all of those issues are resolved.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 9

Mark Blankenship | Posted 10.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

True Blood needs to put up or shut up. Either let Bill and Sookie get hurt, or stop trotting out "dangerous" situations that they will obviously escape from.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 8

Mark Blankenship | Posted 10.17.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on this week's episode of True Blood.

'True Blood' Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 7

Mark Blankenship | Posted 10.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Jessica journeys up those stairs, and she's weighted by silver, by the emotion of what she's just said to Bill, and by Bill's own magic-addled plea to be set free. It's one of show's most affecting moments.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 6

Mark Blankenship | Posted 10.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

This week we actually see what we only heard about last week: The moment when Antonia forces the vampire clergy into the sun, causing them to burn as she is burning.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 5

Mark Blankenship | Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

I typically think about this show in larger terms. This week, however, I wanted to yell at fictional people like they were real, or cheer for them like they could hear me.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 4

Mark Blankenship | Posted 09.17.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

The grand theme of this season might be Owning Yourself (or Someone Else). This week, every storyline touches on that idea.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 3

Mark Blankenship | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Eric has been hollowed out just as many other characters are discovering deep truths about themselves. All this self-knowing, is empowering: It's shaking up the characters, changing them, and giving them much more power as they move through the show.

True Blood Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 2

Mark Blankenship | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments on each episode of True Blood. I'd like to begin the discussion of this week's installment, with a word about nudity. Warning: SPOILERS AHEAD***

True Blood Sucker Punch: Episode 11

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

I can forgive my favorite shows when they have a bad episode or two. And I'll definitely have to forgive True Blood for this week's installment, "Frenzy." It's pretty much a disaster.