Series True Blood
Season 2, Episode 8
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Air date August 9th, 2009
Writers Alexander Woo
Director John Dahl
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
Episode guide
"Release Me"
"I Will Rise Up"

"Timebomb" is the eighth episode of season two of the supernatural drama series True Blood and the twentieth episode of the series overall. It was directed by John Dahl with a script written by Alexander Woo. It first aired on HBO on Sunday, August 9th, 2009 at 9:00 pm.

Cast[edit | edit source]

Principal Cast[edit | edit source]

Guest Stars[edit | edit source]

Co-Stars[edit | edit source]

Crew[edit | edit source]

Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This episode is rated TV-MA.
  • Actor Todd Lowe is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
  • Actress Carrie Preston is credited in this episode, but does not make an appearance.
  • This is the eighth and final appearance of Daphne Landry. She appears as a corpse only in this episode.
  • This is the final appearance of Luke McDonald. He kills himself with a suicide bomb in the last scene in this episode. His death takes place off-panel.
  • This is the third and final appearance of Stan Baker. He is killed off-panel in the explosion set off by Luke McDonald after the end of this episode.

Allusions[edit | edit source]

  • The title of this episode is taken from the song "Timebomb" by Beck, which plays at the end of this episode. It appeared on the mixed artist compilation album Kara Goucher's Endurance Boost.

Quotes[edit | edit source]

  • Eric Northman: How long has it been since you fed?
  • Godric: I require very little blood any more.


  • Jason Stackhouse: You crazy bitch!
  • Sarah Newlin: I let you into my house. Into my bed. Into my heart. All I stood for, all I believed in, I violated to be with you! I gave you everything for a lie! You're worse than Judas.
  • Jason Stackhouse: Why, what did he do to you?
  • Sarah Newlin: Fuck you!



  • Godric: Let's be honest. We are frightening.


  • Steve Newlin: There are several exits actually. For you, the easiest one takes you straight to Hell.


  • Steve Newlin: The war has begun, you evil whore of Satan! You vampires cast the first stone by killing my family. The lines have been drawn. You're either with us, or against us. We are prepared for Armageddon.


  • Jason Stackhouse: I'm a cadet with the Light of Day Institute. And I'm strapped.



  • Godric: I'm actually older than your Jesus. I wish I could have known him. But I missed it.


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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Credited, but does not appear in this episode.
  2. Credited, but does not appear in this episode.
  3. TV Rage.com; True Blood, "Timebomb"; Episode Info.

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