In their list of the ten best TV characters of 2010, the 1,000 year old vampire, True Blood’s Eric Northman made the list at their #4:
4. Eric Northman on True Blood
In a very inconsistent season, Eric Northman was like the anchor to bring us back every week. He’s the mysterious vampire all the while paying homage to vampires past, while simultaneously mesmerizing both men and women.
And, Nelsan Ellis’ portrayal of True Blood’s Lafayette made the “Most Under Appreciated Characters of 2010” list at #2:
2. Lafayette on True Blood
Lafayette brings the much needed viewer’s voice to True Blood. He’s uncannily hilarious and often brings the ridiculousness to a sometimes uneven series.