Original airdate: July 18, 2010
Written by: Nancy Oliver
Directed by: Scott Winant
Synopsis: Alcide and Sookie turn to an alpha-wolf “packmaster” for advice on how to deal with Russell’s minions. Tara considers a proposal from Franklin, who’s completed his mission for Russell; Joe Lee breaks his promise to Sam and Tommy; Lafayette learns the meaning of patience from Jesus, his mother’s orderly; Jason meets his match in a mysterious girl named Crystal. An heirloom reminds Eric of his past and his ongoing thirst for vengeance.
Grainger Hines has been added to the cast of True Blood as Colonel John Flood starting in Epsiode 5 – [COLONEL JOHN FLOOD] In his 50s to 60s.. self-assured, dressed like a golfer with a military haircut, he is a Wolf Pack Leader. He doesn’t respond the way Sookie and Alcide expect to recent events. ..GUEST STAR (27)
BUXOM SWEDISH SERVANT GIRL
Female, 20’s, Attractive. This servant girl is seen in a flash back to 900 AD with Eric (Alexander Skarsgård). Eric kisses her passionately and fondles her breasts. ROLE HAS NO LINES AND WILL REQUIRE PARTIAL TOPLESS NUDITY
SUMMER played by Melissa Rauch
In her early 20s, super positive, she’s a nice girl from Hoyt’s church who’s attracted to Hoyt in a chaste way…2 lines, 1 scene
ASTRID In her 30s, warm, a Swedish Viking queen with a new baby, she is Eric’s (Alex Skarsgård) mother, seen in a flashback to 900 A.D…GUEST STAR
ULFRICK played by Hans Tester
In his 40s to 50s.. warm, a battle-scarred Swedish Viking king, he is Eric’s (Alex Sarsgård) father, seen in a flashback to 900 A.D. Though they have a good relationship, there is some tension between father and son, because Ulfrick wants Eric to learn responsibility and behave in a manner befitting royalty…GUEST STAR
WILLIAM MORSE has been added to the cast in episode 3.05 ‘Trouble’ as a werewolf.