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The 17 Most Disgusting Deaths on True Blood

A few things to remember about True Blood as we head into this Sunday’s season finale. First, the show was a foundational building block in the house of adult-oriented, trash-as-prestige drama that now includes far more respectable titles like Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, and Fargo. Second, it boasted a unique blend of knowing camp and rule-breaking storytelling that bad-faith critics regularly mistook for incompetence. Third, it was dirty, escapist, sexually gratuitous, and most of all, disgusting. Seriously, this thing was basically a vampire-themed Itchy & Scratchy cartoon at times. With that in mind, let's take a look back at True Blood's most gnarly deaths.