Official synopsis – added 06.17.09
With Jessica (Deborah Ann Woll) in tow, Bill (Stephen Moyer) and Sookie (Anna Paquin) head to Dallas to carry out Eric’s (Alexander Skarsgård) vampire-reconnaissance mission – but a surprise awaits them at the airport. At the Light of Day Institute, Jason (Ryan Kwanten) falls victim to a practical joke, but has the last laugh when the Newlins anoint him for a higher calling. Maryann (Michelle Forbes) throws Tara (Rutina Wesley) a birthday party at Sookie’s, attracting much of Bon Temps to its Bacchanalian revelry. Sam (Sam Trammell) postpones his departure from town to attend the bash, connecting with Daphne (Ashley Jones) in the process. Having barely escaped Fangtasia, Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) finds himself reluctantly pulled back into Eric’s orbit.
Written by Alan Ball; directed by Michael Lehmann.
MSN Synopsis – added 06.08.09
Bill and Sookie travel to Dallas to carry out Eric’s mission; Jason falls victim to a practical joke; Maryann throws a birthday party for Tara.
Casting Call – added 01.27.09
Jason’s promotion to soldier is not without strings, and while in Texas with Bill and Jessica, Sookie discovers that she’s not the only one who can read minds…
30 to 45, this suspiciously pushy driver, whose thoughts are violent and dark, is sent by Fellowship of the Sun to abduct Sookie when she arrives at the airport. Instead, he is glamored (hypnotized) by Bill and Jessica, and experiences a wide spectrum of emotions and outbursts, from fear, to relief, to embarrassment as his will is usurped and his behavior is dictated. He is ultimately released to return to his superiors and tell them that Sookie “never showed up” (which is what he now believes)…GUEST STAR (33)
This sleek, female, European desk clerk at a Texas hotel prepares a room for Sookie, Jessica and Bill according to their specifications…CO-STAR (40)
[BELLBOY / BARRY]
This uniformed, 19-year-old bellboy at a Texas hotel brings Sookie and Jessica room service (a handsome guy to feed off of). To Sookie’s surprise, Barry can read her mind, and he grows increasingly freaked out as they communicate silently…CO-STAR / RECUR(?) (54)
50ish, very handsome, well-groomed and surprisingly country, he picks up Jessica and Bill’s travel coffins to take to the airport…CO-STAR (24)
[YOUNG MAN / TRAVIS]
21 years old and very handsome in his hotel bathrobe, he is Jessica’s polite, barely legal “room service” (B negative blood)…CO-STAR (54)