Season Five Episode Guide

Turn! Turn! Turn!

Episode #: 501
Air Date: 06.10.12

Sookie and Lafayette are reeling from Tara's shooting, but there is also the matter of cleaning up Debbie Pelt's blood. Meanwhile, Bill and Eric face a new threat from the Authority; Marcus' disappearance sends his wolf pack after Sam; Jessica parties with her human peers; Jason has a reunion with Rev. Steve Newlin; a visit from Terry's war buddy brings back his PTSD; and Alcide warns Sookie about Russell Edgington's return. (TV Guide)

Authority Always Wins

Episode #: 502
Air Date: 06.17.12

Eric and Bill try to keep their wits about them when they're put through the interrogation wringer at the Vampire Authority headquarters in New Orleans. Meanwhile, Pam recalls her first meeting with Eric in early 20th-century San Francisco; Alcide turns his back on Marcus' wolf pack; Emma's grandmother comes between Sam and Luna; Steve Newlin wants what he thinks belongs to Jessica; and Jason's womanizing comes back to haunt him. (TV Guide)

Whatever I Am, You Made Me

Episode #: 503
Air Date: 06.24.12

The search for Debbie Pelt becomes official when her parents come to Bon Temps to ask Andy to look for her, but Sookie is afraid of what they -- and Alcide -- might find out. Meanwhile, Roman mulls Bill and Eric's proposal to do away with Russell Edgington, though Salome has her own separate vetting process; and Jason has an uneasy reunion with an influential teacher from high school. (TV Guide)

We'll Meet Again

Episode #: 504
Air Date: 07.01.12

Pam tries to be a good maker for her new progeny, but wonders what's to become of the relationship with her own. Meanwhile, Bill and Eric try to find out who else knew about Russell Edgington's disposal; Roman searches for a traitor in his inner circle; Sam is visited by some old friends; Terry and Patrick hunt for a former comrade; Alcide breaks some bad news to the Pelts; and a judge takes Andy and Jason to an exclusive club. (TV Guide)

Let's Boot and Rally

Episode #: 505
Air Date: 07.08.12

Jason is disturbed by a dream; Bill and Eric hope Sookie will help them look for Russell Edgington. (TV Guide)


Episode #: 506
Air Date: 07.15.12

The Authority comes for Bill and Eric; Roman maps out his strategy for dealing with Russell. (TV Guide)

In the Beginning

Episode #: 507
Air Date: 07.22.12

Salome's true loyalties are revealed; Sam's sense of smell comes in handy; Alcide prepares for a fight; Sookie embraces her human side. (TV Guide)

Somebody That I Used to Know

Episode #: 508
Air Date: 07.29.12

The Authority tacks a different course; Sookie and Jason visit the place where their parents died. (TV Guide)

Everybody Wants to Rule the World

Episode #: 509
Air Date: 08.05.12

The start of the vampire holy war is a cause for celebration for Salome and the Chancellors; a rise in antisupernatural sentiment puts Sookie in danger. (TV Guide)

Gone, Gone, Gone

Episode #: 510
Air Date: 08.12.12

Bill launches a public-relations campaign about the rise in vampire violence that's favorable to the Authority; Jason discovers a mysterious scroll that could help explain his family's history. (TV Guide)


Episode #: 511
Air Date: 08.19.12

Sookie probes an ancient family secret with help from a faerie elder; Jessica is an unwilling participant in Bill's ongoing religious conversion; Alcide reconnects with his father; the military uses a video of Russell and Steve Newlin as ammunition; Sam and Luna hitch a ride into the Authority. (TV Guide)

Save Yourself

Episode #: 512
Air Date: 08.26.12

Eric makes one last attempt to thwart the Authority and save Bill from losing his humanity. Meanwhile, Alcide prepares for another battle with JD; Sam and Luna try to escape the Authority; and Andy deals with the fallout of a pact. (TV Guide)