"I Will Rise Up"
Series True Blood
Season 2, Episode 9
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Air date August 16th, 2009
Writers Nancy Oliver
Director Scott Winant
Producers Bruce Dunn; Mark McNair; Raelle Tucker; Alexander Woo; Nancy Oliver; Brian Buckner; Alan Ball; Gregg Fienberg; Christina Jokanovich; Luis M. Patiño
Starring Anna Paquin; Stephen Moyer; Sam Trammell; Ryan Kwanten; Rutina Wesley; Chris Bauer; Mehcad Brooks; Anna Camp; Nelsan Ellis; Michelle Forbes; Mariana Klaveno; Todd Lowe; Michael McMillian; Jim Parrack; Carrie Preston; William Sanderson; Alexander Skarsgard; Deborah Ann Woll
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"I Will Rise Up" is the ninth episode of season two of the supernatural drama series True Blood and the twenty-first episode of the series overall. It was directed by Scott Winant and written by Nancy Oliver. It first aired on HBO on Sunday, August 16th, 2009 at 9:00 pm.

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  • This episode is rated TV-MA.
  • This episode is production code number: 209.
  • This is the final chapter of the "Dallas" story-arc in True Blood.
  • Actor Duane R. Shepard, Sr. is credited as Duane Shepard, Sr. in this episode.
  • Actress Kelly Frazier, who plays a happy prisoner, is uncredited for her participation in this episode.
  • Actress Shannon Garnett, who plays one of the Dallas vampires, is uncredited for her participation in this episode.
  • Actress Claudia Graf, who plays a bodyguard, is uncredited for her participation in this episode.
  • Actor and stunt performer, Shaun W. Loeser, who plays one of the Soldiers of the Sun, is uncredited for his participation in this episode.
  • This is the fourth and final appearance of Godric as a living being. He meets the final death in this episode. However, actor Allan Hyde will continue to make appearances in the series as Godric as part of a recurring delusion that Eric Northman suffers from. His first appearance in such form is the season three premiere, "Beautifully Broken".
  • This is the seventh and final appearance of Luke McDonald, who dies in this episode.

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  • The title of this episode is taken from the song, "I Will Rise Up", by Lyle Lovett, and is played in this episode.

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