Christopher Meloni

'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 6, 'Hopeless'

'True Blood' recap: Season 5, Episode 6, 'Hopeless'

Leave it to Russell Edgington to liven things up.


Captured by Eric and Bill (finally) at the Asylum of High School Student Horror House and brought back to the Authority, Russell seemed done for. He's outfitted with one of those helpful iStakes and brought before Roman for execution that night. Because Roman wants to play golf.

Sidenote: Earlier, Roman celebrates Russell's capture with a bottle of 18th century Austrian hemophiliac blood. For the record, I enjoy 19th century Austrian hemophiliac. The 18th century vintage was totally overrated. It completely bothered me throughout the rest of the episode.

Anyway, Russell's on his knees and...