"Me and the Devil"
Series True Blood
Season 4, Episode 5
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Airdate July 24th, 2011
Writer Mark Hudis
Director Daniel Minahan
Producer Bruce Dunn; Robert Del Valle; Mark Hudis; Raelle Tucker; Alexander Woo; Nancy Oliver; Brian Buckner; Alan Ball; Gregg Fienberg; Christina Jokanovich; Marlis Pujol; David Auge; Luis M. Patiño
Starring Anna Paquin; Stephen Moyer; Sam Trammell; Ryan Kwanten; Rutina Wesley; Alexander Skarsgård; Kevin Alejandro; Marshall Allman; Chris Bauer; Kristin Bauer van Straten; Lauren Bowles; Nelsan Ellis; Janina Gavankar; Todd Lowe; Joe Manganiello; Jim Parrack; Carrie Preston; Fiona Shaw; Jessica Tuck; Deborah Ann Woll
Previous "I'm Alive and On Fire"
Next "I Wish I Was the Moon"

"Me and the Devil" is the fifth episode of season four of the supernatural drama series True Blood and the forty-first episode of the series overall. The serise is based on a series of novels written by Charlaine Harris. The episode was directed by Daniel Minahan with a script written by Mark Hudis. It first aired on HBO on Sunday, July 24th, 2011 at 9:00 pm.

Cast Edit

Note: Listings marked with a (†) symbol indicate cast members who are credited in this episode, but their character does not make an appearance.

Starring Edit

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Notes & Trivia Edit

  • This episode is rated TV-MA. It contains strong language and scenes of graphic violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • Actress Adina Porter is given a "Special Guest Star" credit in this episode.
  • The character of Luis Patiño is named after associate producer Luis M. Patiño.
  • This episode first aired on actress Anna Paquin's birthday. Anna was born in 1982.

Allusions Edit

  • The title of this episode is taken from the song "Me and the Devil" by Gil Scott-Heron. It plays during the end-title sequence.
  • One of the guard's at the Compton residence is playing "Plants vs. Zombies" on his mobile phone. Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense video game developed and originally published by PopCap Games for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The game involves a homeowner using a variety of different plants to prevent an army of zombies from entering their house and "eating their brains".
  • The song playing when Tara Thornton calls Naomi is "Here I Come" by the Nashville Session Singers.

Quotes Edit

  • Bill Compton: Vampires have often found it advantageous to maintain a hidden presence in humanity's most powerful institutions and in the 1600's, that was the Catholic Church and today, as you all know, it's Google and Fox News.


  • Bill Compton: (seeing Pam's veil) Oh, good, the world needs more beekeepers.

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