Join or Sign In

Sign in to customize your TV listings

Continue with Facebook Continue with email

By joining TV Guide, you agree to our Terms of Use and acknowledge the data practices in our Privacy Policy.

True Blood Season 4 Episodes

12 Episodes 2011 - 2011

Life goes on in Bon Temps—with and without a "traveling" Sookie (Anna Paquin)—in the fourth season of the adaptation of Charlaine Harris' vampire novels as Eric (Alexander Skarsgård) and Bill (Stephen Moyer), the new king of Louisiana, take different public-relations routes to win over humans after the Russell Edgington debacle. But these two bickering vampires are wise enough to find common ground to confront a local witch named Marnie (Fiona Shaw), whose spiritual powers pose a serious threat to all vampires. Meanwhile, shape-shifter Sam (Sam Trammell) is attracted to a kindred spirit Luna (Janina Gavankar); Jason (Ryan Kwanten) finds himself the head of an unusual household; and Arlene (Carrie Preston) and Terry (Todd Lowe) begin to worry about their new baby's ominous behavior.

Episode 1

She's Not There

Sun, Jun 26, 2011 60 mins

Life goes on in Bon Temps---with and without a "traveling" Sookie---in the fourth-season premiere as Eric and Bill take different public-relations routes to win over humans; and Sam bonds with kindred spirits. Meanwhile, Hoyt and Jessica can't agree on dinner; Jesus introduces Lafayette to a local coven; and Tara finds a release for her anger.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 1 image

Episode 2

You Smell Like Dinner

Sun, Jul 3, 2011 60 mins

Sookie reunites with Tara and seeks a solution to a vexing real-estate problem. Meanwhile, Bill flashes back to his past and informs Eric of a local coven whose recent experiments could become a problem for the vampire community; Jason receives some unorthodox medical attention; Sam learns more about Luna's demons; and Jessica struggles with her cravings for human blood.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 2 image

Episode 3

If You Love Me, Why Am I Dyin'?

Sun, Jul 10, 2011 60 mins

Sookie has her hands full when she tries to help an uncharacteristically befuddled Eric, but she's in for a bigger surprise on a visit to Shreveport to see Alcide. Meanwhile, Sam balks at joining Tommy's moneymaking scheme; Jessica turns to Bill for advice about a moral dilemma; Marnie searches for an elusive spirit; and Pam sets her sights on a meeting with a witch.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 3 image

Episode 4

I'm Alive and on Fire

Sun, Jul 17, 2011 60 mins

Alcide joins Sookie in her search for Eric; Marnie needs help breaking a spell; Bill finds something in common with the Bellefleurs; Jason pleads for his freedom from Hotshot; Sam tries to learn more about Luna; Tommy gets back to his roots.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 4 image

Episode 5

Me and the Devil

Sun, Jul 24, 2011 60 mins

Lafayette goes to Mexico with Jesus to witness the power of a shaman; Bill becomes personally involved with the necromancy problem; Arlene and Terry hope religion can resolve a family issue; Sam teams up with Tommy.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 5 image

Episode 6

I Wish I Was the Moon

Sun, Jul 31, 2011 60 mins

Sookie hunts for Jason under a full moon; Arlene and Terry wonder about the cause of a strange fire; Debbie pressures Alcide to relocate; Lafayette has a spiritual experience in Mexico; Eric gives in to a higher authority; Marnie has contact with her supernatural predecessors.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 6 image

Episode 7

Cold Grey Light of Dawn

Sun, Aug 7, 2011 60 mins

Marnie's powers from beyond force Bill to take evasive, though unpopular, action to save vampires; Luna learns something new about Sam; Andy has a date with Holly; Jessica reconsiders her future with Hoyt; Alcide and Debbie run with a different crowd; Eric turns his amnesia into an asset.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 7 image

Episode 8

Spellbound

Sun, Aug 14, 2011 60 mins

Sookie and Eric side with the king when Bill and Marnie prepare for an epic confrontation; Lafayette is possessed by a troublesome spirit; Tommy gains a new perspective on life; Sam finds a dangerous opponent in werewolf leader Marcus, who also happens to be Luna's ex; Jessica faces a housing crisis.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 8 image

Episode 9

Let's Get Out of Here

Sun, Aug 21, 2011 60 mins

A Festival of Tolerance in Shreveport finds Marnie plotting another strike against the vampires, much to Tara and Holly's dismay. Meanwhile, a recuperating Sookie mulls a world where Bill and Eric can coexist; contrasting agendas create friction between Bill and Nan Flanagan; Hoyt asks Jason for a favor; Marcus recruits an ally to deal with Sam; and Jesus tends to Lafayette's spiritual well-being.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 9 image

Episode 10

Burning Down the House

Sun, Aug 28, 2011 60 mins

Big trouble in Shreveport requires Sookie to draw on her untapped reserves of power to rescue Bill, causing Marnie to rethink her grand plans. Meanwhile, a fight between Marcus and Tommy creates a moral dilemma for Alcide; Terry stages an intervention for Andy; Jesus tries to free Tara and Holly; and a company of vampires sets out to wreak total havoc.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 10 image

Episode 11

Soul of Fire

Sun, Sep 4, 2011 60 mins

Sookie uses her faerie powers to save Eric, Bill and Pam from Marnie's latest spell during a crucial point in the vampires' feud with the Wiccans. Meanwhile, Jesus secretly tries to crack Antonia's defenses; Alcide questions Debbie's loyalties; and Sam gets even with Marcus.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 11 image

Episode 12

And When I Die

Sun, Sep 11, 2011 60 mins

In the fourth-season finale, Sookie taps into Bon Temps' spiritual past on Samhain, a Wiccan festival, for help in her battle with Marnie's latest incarnation. Meanwhile, Lafayette's recent medium encounter spells trouble for his relationship with Jesus; Terry has a surprise visitor at Merlotte's; Alcide makes a romantic proclamation; Debbie has a confrontation with Tara and Sookie; and Nan's authority has its limits after all.

Where to Watch
True Blood, Season 4 Episode 12 image