"Gotta Dance!" — Imagining Musical Episodes for "Girls," "Modern Family" and More

By Benjamin Solomon
09 Mar 2014



Anna Paquin

"True Blood," HBO

Why this show? Now that Stephen Moyer has proven his Broadway chops playing Captain Von Trapp in The Sound of Music, we can see HBO enlisting his talents to drive interest in the vampire drama's seventh season.

Possible plot: Merlotte's is in financial trouble, so the town pulls together to put on a benefit musical — starring Sookie (Anna Paquin), of course. But when Lafayette (Nelsan Ellis) pulls out of the leading role at role at the last minute, Vampire Bill (Moyer) saves the day with his gorgeous baritone.

Odds: Low. Like Pam (Kristin Bauer van Straten) would ever let Sookie take center stage.

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