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SAM MERLOTTE AS PLAYED BY SAM TRAMMELL

VITALS
Age: late 20's, early 30's
Occupation: Owner of Merlotte's
Hometown: Wright, TX
Resides in: Bon Temps
Species: shape-shifter
Supernatural charm(s): Can turn into any animal he sees before he changes. He can't control shifting during a full moon. However, Sam can shift any other time as long as he wills it. But it's more difficult and takes longer. Being a Shape-shifter he can heal quickly.
Personality type: Easy going, kind, emotive
Signature look: faded blue jeans, jean jacket, t-shirt or button up shirt with a small town/ good-ole-boy appeal
Endearing trait(s): Loyal and Trustworthy
Strength(s): Can shift into any animal as long as it's present.
Vulnerabilities: his shape-shifter secret, his jealous/possessive streak, his prejudices
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Character backstory: Sam was adopted. When his adopted family started realising that there was something different about Sam they started distancing themselves from him. His Stepmother witnessed Sam shape-shifting into a dog as Sam ran into the woods. One day Sam returned home to an empty house. His adoptive parents had left. The house was completely empty without any furniture, with exception to Sam's room, which had not even been touched. He had been abandoned


WHY WE *HEART* SAM TRAMMELL
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QUOTES ON BEING SAM MERLOTTE
  • "I'm always here if you need me." Sookie names him Dean the Dog. Maybe spelled Deen the Dog. Need ---Deen.






Why/how he was chosen for the role?: All the men on this show are hot! I'm glad there's equal- Men to Women- Sexy on this show.
Similarities to Sam Merlotte:
SAM MERLOTTE'S CHARACTER WEB
FAMILY
True Blood Character Profile: Tommy Mickens
Name: Tommy Mickens
Species: Shifter
Relationship: Biological Brother
Occupation: Mechanic/Waiter at Merlotte's
True Blood Character Profile: Joe Lee Mickens
Name: Joe Lee Mickens
Species: Shifter
Relationship: Biological Father
Occupation: Unemployed
ROMANCE(S)
Tara Thornton as played by Rutina Wesley on HBO's True Blood
Name: Tara Thornton Species: Human
Relationship: Complicated
Occupation: Bartender at Merlottes
Sookie Northman
Name: Sookie Stackhouse Species: Human+
Relationship:Complicated
Occupation: Waitress at Merlottes
Ensign Daphne, of the Red Shirt Academy
Name: Daphne Species: Shifter
Relationship: Sam's former employee, ex-girlfriend
Occupation: Deceased
FRIENDS / ALLIES
Terry
Name: Terry Bellefleur Species: human
Relationship: Merlotte's employee
Occupation: Cook at Merlotte's
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Name: Species:
Relationship:
Occupation:
VICTIMS / ENEMIES
Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer) in Alan Ball's True Blood
Name: Bill Compton Species: vampire
Relationship: jealousy, fear, dislike
Occupation: not sure
Maenad
Name: Maryann Forrester
Species: Maenad
Relationship: Tried to sacrifice Sam as a 'vessel' to the god Dionysus
Occupation:

SAM MERLOTTE QUOTES


  • "That vampire can take care of himself, I promise you."

  • "You know whatever you need, I'm here"

  • "How can that be racist? I just slept with you!"

  • "I'm a social animal"

  • [To Sookie] "No! But next time you think somebody's being harmed in the parking lot, pick up the phone and call the police. Do not go out there alone like a goddamn vigilante!"

  • [to Sookie about being a vampire & synthetic blood] "You willing to pass up all your favorite foods and spend the rest of your life drinking slim-fast?"

  • Sam: "Tara, you know how to tend bar?"
    Tara: "No."
    Sam: "Fake it!"
    [handing her his appron and leaving]

  • Sam: [transforming] "I'm not the killer, I swear. I'm a shapeshifter.
    Sookie: [thunderstruck] "...Shut the f*** up."


  • [To Jason pretending to be God] "Lord, smite me."

  • "I got no idea how we're gonna deal with a god-damned maenad."

  • Sam: [in his office] "Where the f*** have you been?... Couldn't pick up the damn phone?"
    Lafayette: [trying sincerely] "Sorry."
    Sam: "Well 'sorry''s not good enough. Not only did you leave us high and dry. But there are people here who give a shit about you. We didn't know if you were alive or dead... You know ordinarily, right about now you'd be telling me to f*** off in some colorful and creative way. You wanna talk, do some talkin'."
    Lafayette: "Sam, all I wanna know is can I have my job back?"
    Sam: "Now I oughta tell you to f*** off. All that pressure in the kitchen just about put Terry back in the V.A. hospital... Of course you can have your job back. Place ain't the same without you."


  • Sam: "Remind me why I hired you again."
    Tara: "Affirmative action!"




BEST EPISODES & SCENES


  • Sam being seen running naked by the lake in the early morning.

  • The look on Sam's face as he rips the scarf from Sookie's neck moments before she tells everyone off and announces that she slept with Bill (yummy) and that she might be in love with him.

  • Season 1 Episode 6: After Grans funeral when he and Tara went back to her roach motel suite and talked. How made sure to say if they did this again the no strings thing would not fly then made love.

  • Season 1 Episode 9: After being approached by Andy at the bar, shifts into dog, runs past Andy, chases Sookie to Bill's. After being invited in by Sookie in dog form and being named Dean, finds a spot on the bed with Sookie. Upon waking, due to the fact that Dean is lying on her feet, Sookie finds Sam naked in human form at the end of her bed.





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