True Blood is an American television drama series created and produced by Alan Ball, who also created Six Feet Under. True Blood is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, and details the co-existence of vampires and humans in Bon Temps, a fictional small Louisiana town. The series centers on Sookie Stackhouse, a telepathic waitress at a bar, who falls in love with vampire Bill Compton.
In "Beer Walk!", Donna fakes two broken legs in order to get Cleveland to help out around the house. She asks him to go to the video store and return the True Blood DVDs she checked out, dismissing them as "some gay guy's nightmare".
In "'Til Deaf", Donna starts to recap the previous episode of True Blood while Cleveland is deaf after a hunting accident.