True Blood Episode Poll: The Results

We asked you to vote for your favourite True Blood episodes, and here are the results. SPOILER FREE (unless you’re not up to date with episodes shown on FX in the UK, and don’t consider episode titles spoilers)

Last December we asked you to name your favourite episodes of Alan Ball’s fantastic vampire drama. You responded in your thousands and the results are now in. For “Dr Blood’s” analysis of the results you’ll have to buy the latest SFX Vampire/ True Blood special, on sale now. And don’t forget you can catch season three of True Blood on FX every Friday at 10pm.

Here’s what the top ten looks like - the episode title is followed by the season and episode number, and the percentage of top votes it received from you.

1 I Will Rise Up (2.09) 29.18%

Godrick sacrifices himself

2 Evil Is Going On (3.12) 10.32%

Spoiler warning (highlight at your peril): The fairies show up

3 I Smell A Rat (3.10) 9.25%

Spoiler warning (highlight at your peril): Sookie is a fairy!

4 Timebomb (2.08) 7.47%

The vampires face off against the Fellowship

5 Beautifully Broken (3.02) 5.34%

Bill scraps with werewolves

6 Strange Love (1.01) 4.27%

Bill visits Sookie’s diner for the first time

7 Fresh Blood (3.11) 3.56%

Spoiler warning (highlight at your peril): Eric goes after Russell

8 Everything Is Broken (3.09) 3.2%

Spoiler warning (highlight at your peril): Russell stakes a newsreader live on air

9 Escape From Dragon House (1.04) 2.85%

Sookie and Bill encounter Eric at Fangtasia

10 Scratches (2.03) 2.49%

Sookie gets a nasty scratch from Maryann


Release Me (2.07)

Sookie is locked up by the Fellowship

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Dave Golder
Freelance Writer

Dave is a TV and film journalist who specializes in the science fiction and fantasy genres. He's written books about film posters and post-apocalypses, alongside writing for SFX Magazine for many years.