True Blood Season 5 Episode 5 ‘Let’s Boot and Rally’ Recap
This week, the fifth episode of True Blood Season 5, titled ‘Let’s Boot and Rally,’ failed to live up to its name. The show seemed to have slowed down the pace set by this season’s previous episodes. However there are some interesting events worth talking about. For those who are still waiting to catch ‘Lets Boot and Rally’ on TIVO or an HBO encore, proceed no further because this is a spoiler.
Things start off in this episode of True Blood with a drunk Sookie getting all hot and heavy with Alcide, only for the mood to be interrupted by her vomiting all over his shoes. To make matters worst, the mood is further killed when Bill and Eric show up to enlist her in their search for Russell.
With a due date of dawn approaching, Bill and Eric needed Sookie to use her mind probing skills to gather intelligence from a parking garage attendant who was on duty when Russell was released. From reading the attendant’s mind, Sookie is able to tell it was a woman who dug up Russell and eventually leads the search party, consisting of her three love interest, to track down Russell in a creepy abandoned asylum hospital. Upon their attempt to escort Russell out of the building something attacks and Alcide is heard yelping.
Vampire Cat Fight
Jessica attempts to build a friendship with Tara based on how great it is to be a vampire. She was almost successful building a bond with Tara after using her spiel on living forever and being young forever. However, when Jessica caught Tara feeding on Hoyt in a bathroom stall, all bets were off. Their brief friendship degenerated into an all out fight. On the other hand, Tara looks like she’s warming up to her new vampire lifestyle.
Jason and Andy woke up naked after getting kicked out of the fairy club. Jason also has a disturbing dream of his childhood wearing He-Man footie pajamas, He becomes obsessed with the revelation that “vampires killed his parents” and it looks like he may start to take back on his anti-vampire ways from season 2.
Shifters Gunned Down
The same redneck hooligans who killed Sam’s shifter buddies goes to Luna’s house and shoot both her and Sam. It’s unclear if Sam will live because he was still moving on the ground, but it may be the end of the road for Luna. Luna’s daughter,however, makes a clean getaway by turning into a werewolf and running off into the woods.
Smoking Can Kill You
So now we find out that Terry, Patrick and Eller are being stalked by an evil fire spirit called an Ifrit. The fire beast is a cursed put on them by one of the victims of the massacre they were all a part of in Iraq. Eller killed a woman on Patrick’s orders, but not before she cursed him with the fiery monster.
Patrick orders Terry to help him tie up Eller in his bunker. Terry leaves following an attempt to convince Patrick to let Eller go. Bound and gagged, Eller may be on his way out because he is finally confronted by the evil smoke-monster.
Lafayette Sees Jesus
Lafayette continues to be disturbed by the fact his inner demon is trying to kill people. He begs his dead boyfriend Jesus for a sign on what to do. That night he’s visited by Jesus’ head, which has the lips stitched together mumbling incoherent words.Lafayette’s mama has the same vision and she understands Jesus, so hopefully she can get the message out to her tormented son.
The next episode of True Blood airs on HBO July 15th, 2012 and is titled ‘Hopeless.’