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The HBO drama’s final episode — in which Bill met the true death and Sookie found new love with a mystery man, among other twists — received a largely negative response from fans, garnering a big fat “F” from TVLine readers.
“[Author Charlaine Harris] took a lot of abuse for choosing Sam [in the books]; we felt like it was irrelevant Sookie wound up with.) Truebies, do you feel differently about the series finale after reading Buckner’s explanations?What began as the premium cable version of your typical Southern Gothic vampire drama—a genre established by the likes of New Orleans native and writer Anne Rice—ended last month not with a bang, but an anticlimactic whisper.HBO’s hit series “True Blood,” for all of its campy, at times sensational, plot points completely lost sight of itself in its seventh and final season—and more importantly, buried the relatable tale of leading lady Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) underneath a motley mix of the "Bill factor" and extraneous, poorly executed plot lines.“What Bill came around to was similar to what Godric came around to. (Speaking of scheduling conflicts, Buckner acknowledged that characters like Sam and Lafayette may not have been seen in the end as much as fans would have liked.There was a of story to be squeezed into the finale, and they had already found their happiness.) As for not revisiting Eric and Sookie’s romantic history in Season 7, Buckner said it simply wouldn’t have worked as well as it had in Season 4.
“When Eric and Sookie [reunited] this season, I was really impressed with the romantic undertones,” he admitted.
“But we didn’t go back there because it would have been sloppier, story-telling-wise.” That said, Buckner believes “there is life in Eric and Pam running a multi-national corporation.” (Spin-off, anyone?
What we wanted to know was that she was happy and living the live that she wanted to lead.
To introduce a stranger in the last five minutes of the finale wouldn’t have made any sense. We basically cast the man with the best arms from our stunt crew.” (That stunt man’s name was Tim Eulich, in case you’re wondering.) RELATED change for Sookie in the original pitch.
“There was a version of this finale that I pitched to HBO earlier this year where we tried to be very post-modern and have Sookie give away her powers,” he revealed. and death gives life meaning.” RELATED Pilot Revisited: Bill’s Big Lie and 17 More Unforgettable Moments Many fans also complained about the lack of Eric in the episode — he appeared briefly in the beginning and end — but it sounds like we should be thankful with what we got.
“I’ve come around to the point of view that that was wrong.” As for Bill had to die, Buckner believes his suicide was meant to feel “heroic.” “It was all meant to tell the story of a natural course of a human life,” he explained. Niall told [Sookie], Bill told her, Gran told her — via flashback in the finale — that you can have any kind of life you want. Due to scheduling conflicts, producers didn’t even think Alexander Skarsgard would be available for the finale, originally conceiving his character’s conclusion to be in Episode 8.