June 28, 2016 JennyTrout 8 Comments True Blood Tuesday S01E04 “Escape From The Dragon’s Den” Posted in Uncategorized I’m pretty sure the title of the episode is that. Anyway, here’s the link. Start the track when the HBO sound/logo fade out and we should be pretty much synched up. Did you enjoy this post? Trout Nation content is always free, but you can help keep things going by making a small donation via Ko-fi! Or, consider becoming a Patreon patron! Previous Post So long, and thanks for your money Next Post Don’t Do This Ever: “Super Mega Meta Rehash” edition JennyTrout View more posts 8 Comments Nocturnal Queen I’ve never understood why Eric speaks modern Swedish. It’s fun for me as a Swede but he would speak Old Norse. Maybe it was easier to not have to think about getting a translator and just let Skarsgård do his thing. However, it does feel sort of like having a character from ancient Rome speak modern Italian instead of Latin. June 28, 2016 |Reply sona It’s been so many years. I guess he moves with the times. He doesn’t seem to be someone who isolates himself from the world around and dwell on the old times. That’s my explanation. June 28, 2016 |Reply Janine in the later episodes when they flash back to his human self (or younger vampire self) is he speaking modern Swedish or old Norse? That info would clarify this dilemma. Also, I forget when Pam was made vampire so maybe she’s young enough that she wouldn’t speak old Norse? Thanks for the comment. Much to puzzle over 🙂 June 29, 2016 |Reply sona Also Jenny, how come you didn’t comment on Eric’s wig? My mind is blown! July 1, 2016 |Reply malin Throughout the series, he speaks modern Swedish. Pam is English in the books and American in the series, if memory serves, so there’s really no reason for her to know Swedish or old Norse. July 1, 2016 |Reply shel As a non-book person, the first time I watched the series, I had no clue about sam dog aside from something weird was up with Sam…. so yes, the end of this episode was even more WTF the first time around. But even knowing what he’s doing, does he really need to roll around in it to get the scent? I think Jason’s V adventure is in part world building about V… but also starts him down the addiction path which leads to Amy and kidnapping sweet vampire Eddie… Thanks again for doing this re-watch! It’s easy to forget how great the first few seasons of this show are. June 29, 2016 |Reply Noisyninja Finally figured out where I know Rene from…he plays Neal in Once upon a time! That was killing me…but he’s in a bunch of other stuff too! ^^ June 29, 2016 |Reply Bookin-It Sam and Sookie = Thomas J. and Vada Sultenfuss. Spot on! July 10, 2016 |Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Name* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.