And that brings me to the singular best thing about the writing of the show: the cliffhangers. Even the most lackluster episodes have had me jonesing hard for the next one because of them. And the season finale's cliffhanger is going to really be bugging me, because they want the audience to think Lafayette is dead. And damn it, that better not be the case! Fortunately, that episode introduced one other character that could be laying dead in that car, so as far as I'm concerned it's that guy who's dead and Lafayette is merely off at that vampire court being judged for the murder of Stephen Root's character. Hopefully the vampire magistrate will find him as endearing as I do.