On August 24, 2014, the seventh and final season of “True Blood” aired on HBO. Titled ‘Thank You,’ the episode culminated with vampire Bill Compton meeting the “true death” at the hands of longtime lover Sookie Stackhouse, who helped Bill plunge a stake into his heart and end his run of immortality. It was a depressing fate for the character, and many longtime fans of the show weren’t very happy about how it all went down.
Now, three years later, Stephen “Bill” Moyer has reflected on the “True Blood” series finale in an interview with The Wrap. According to his comments, even Moyer himself isn’t a big fan of the ending HBO decided to go with.
“You’ve got to end a show some way, and at the time, it was explained to me in an interesting way,” Moyer told the site. “And the idea that my character, Vampire Bill, was giving Sookie life by dying, and the fact that he chooses death in order to give her life, is the ultimate sacrifice of love.”
But, he added, “I think the benefit of hindsight is a great thing that we never get the chance to express or be able to do. I don’t know whether we’d do the same again — I’d think probably not.”
Moyer also said that he’d love for “True Blood” to some day get a reboot. We’re not holding our breathe, though it would be fun to see the characters return down the road.
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