"New World in My View"
Series True Blood
Season 2, Episode 10
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Air date August 23rd, 2009
Writers Kate Barnow; Elisabeth R. Finch
Director Adam Davidson
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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"New World in My View" is the tenth episode of season two of the supernatural drama series True Blood and the twenty-third episode of the series overall. It was directed by Adam Davidson with a script written by Kate Barnow and Elisabeth R. Finch. It first aired on HBO on Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 at 9:00 pm.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Principal Cast[edit | edit source]

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

Co-Stars[edit | edit source]

Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This episode is rated TV-MA.
  • Actor William Sanderson is credited in this episode, but does not make an actual appearance.
  • Actress Adina Porter is given a "Special Guest Star" credit in this episode.
  • Lettie Mae Thornton is identified only as Lettie Mae in the end-title sequence of this episode.
  • The title of this episode is taken from the song "New World in My View" by King Britt Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan. It is played during the end-title sequence of this episode.
  • This is the first episode of True Blood co-written by Kate Barnow. She works on seven episodes of the series in total. It is her only episode from season two as a writer. Her next episode is "9 Crimes" in season three. Barnow is also a script coordinator on the series.
  • This is the first episode of True Blood co-written by Elisabeth R. Finch. She is also a writers' assistant on the series and has worked on twenty-three episodes of the show in this capacity. As a script writer, she has worked on three episodes of the show. Her next episode is "9 Crimes" in season three.
  • This is the first and only appearance of Nikki.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • Jessica Hamby: Lady, you have no idea how little control I have over my actions! You also do not know I have not eaten in days!


  • Sookie Stackhouse: I've known Tara my whole life and every trace of her was gone. Replaced. And here I thought vampires were the only one's who could hypnotize people.
  • Bill Compton: No offense Sookie, but humans are shockingly susceptible to just about every form of thought manipulation.
  • Sookie Stackhouse: It's all comin' from Maryann. All of it. She-she eats people's hearts and she wants more. She wants their souls and that chant...
  • Bill Compton: Chant?
  • Sookie Stackhouse: Lo lo Bromios, lo lo Dendrites, Eleutherios, Enorches, Bacchus.
  • Bill Compton: Bacchus!
  • Sookie Stackhouse: Bill... I've seen that look on your face before and I don't like it.
  • Bill Compton: I read about some ancient creatures many years ago. But I always assumed it was just a myth. But I believe Maryann might be one.


  • Sam Merlotte: I got no idea how we're gonna deal with a god-damned maenad.
  • Andy Bellefleur: A mae-what?
  • Sam Merlotte: Wait. You don't remember any of what I told you last night? Or were you passed out, spent the whole fuckin' day in bed, sleepin' off your bender?
  • Andy Bellefleur: You said uh, Maryann was to blame for all this, the bug eyes and the craziness.
  • Sam Merlotte: And the people showin' up dead with their hearts cut out, in the back seat of your car.
  • Andy Bellefleur: She did that?
  • Sam Merlotte: Yeah. She killed Daphne too.
  • Andy Bellefleur: Fuck me... We got another serial killer.

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Credited, but does not appear in this episode.
  2. TV Rage.com; True Blood, "New World in My View"; Episode Info.

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