The opening scene of the pilot episode is accompanied by the theme song, which exemplifies the impressive full-bodied soundtrack.
- Disc 1, Episode 1, Chapter 1, 00:00:04
- Audio dynamics
- Listen for the strum of the guitar, the hard-hitting beat track, and the rich vocals. When the scene cuts to a couple riding in a truck, notice how the music shifts to sounding like it's coming from the truck's crappy radio while the dialog is crystal clear.
As telepathic Sookie (Anna Paquin) walks through a restaurant, the bombardment of thoughts hitting her brain permeates the room.
- Disc 1, Episode 1, Chapter 2, 00:05:47
- Surround imaging
- Listen for how the discrete imaging creates the feeling of being inside Sookie's head.
The second episode begins with a couple of hicks beating up a seemingly helpless female. A mysterious hero comes to her aid.
- Disc 1, Episode 2, Chapter 1, 00:01:00
- Frequency range, surround imaging
- Listen to the imaging as the hero runs to the rescue and the screams of the hicks when they meet justice.