Yvonne Strahovski and Michael C. Hall
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's season finale of Dexter. Read at your own risk.]
Dexter's Season 7 finale couldn't have been more aptly titled. That's because it wasn't Dexter (Michael C. Hall) who made the most surprising move in this season's closing hour, it was Deb (Jennifer Carpenter), who definitely started off the new year on a bad note. But we'll get to that. First, let's take a look at what events landed Dexter in that fateful shipping container that has surely changed Deb's life forever.
Dexter's Michael C. Hall: Will Hannah turn Dexter in?
The finale naturally opened with Dexter visiting his love Hannah (Yvonne Strahovski) in prison to find out if she plans to turn him in, but...
Grimm guest star David Zayas (Dexter) doesn't fear The Reaper; he hangs out with him.
On Friday's episode, titled "Leave It to Beavers" (9/8c, NBC), Zayas plays Sal Burrel, a monstrous troll-like creature known as the Hasslich (aka The Reapers). Sal's a city building inspector who's heading up a racketeering scheme...
Dexter, Michael C Hall, Aimee Garcia
After Dexter's titular character lost his wife to a devious serial killer and his girlfriend to a happier life without her Dark Passenger, Dexter (Michael C. Hall) is on his own this year as he tries to figure out single fatherhood. Fortunately, he'll have the help of the new nanny, Jaime Batista (Aimee Garcia), who happens to be the younger sister of Sgt. Angel Batista (David Zayas).
Dexter Exclusive: In Season 6, Dexter finds... faith?
Last season Dexter finally opened up to the possibility of love, so there's hope that a new relationship could blossom between the blood splatter expert and his child's caretaker, even if their dispositions are polar opposites. TVGuide.com chatted with Off the Map's Garcia, who also discusses Jaime's relationship with her brother and the constant danger a nanny to a serial killer faces, especially when she's practically living with him:
Off the Map star Aimee Garcia has joined Dexter, a show rep tells TVGuide.com.
Garcia will play Jamie, the younger sister of ...
What the Dexter season three opener lacked in explosive excitement it certainly made up for in Jimmy Smits I cannot begin to elaborate on how thrilled I am that the Cane star has graced us with the wonder of his presence The show opened in a very white dentists office with some very white gloves and a very bright white light The dentist is only as important as the new crown he gives Dexter and the query of his boat Remember last season Dex spent an awful lot of time on that boat disposing of the bodies of his victims His summer vacation was spent enjoying sweets and winning prizes though none of this included cotton candy or stuffed bears Dexter has finally succumbed or learned to settle into a nice normal world His relationship with Rita seems better than ever She seems to be over the sexual inhibitions that haunted their early courting She acts sexy and amorous throughout Dexter comforts himself with the thought that Rita is the scaffoldi
Pushing Daisies and Dexter two shows that could seriously keep each other in business, think about it! on Sunday were named outstanding television comedy and drama at the annual Satellite Awards, handed out by the International Press Academy. Acting-wise, Michael C. Hall and Ellen Pompeo (Grey's Anatomy) took the lead drama categories, Stephen Colbert and America Ferrera (Ugly Betty) were the top comedy performers, and David Zayas (Dexter) and Vanessa Williams (Betty) walked away with supporting honors.On the feature side, No Country for Old Men and Juno were named top drama and comedy, while Viggo Mortensen (Eastern Promises), Ryan Gosling (Lars and the Real Girl), Marion Cotillard (La Vie en Rose) and Ellen Page (Juno) won the acting races.Related: Cheers & Jeers takes a stab at Dexter's season finale
If it werent for the last four minutes of tonights final Dexter I might have sworn off the series forever How could he not kill Lila The screen went black I was flabbergasted That false ending gave me a heart attack But alas our dear writers once again rose to the occasion giving us the kill we had been waiting for nearly all season And what a way to go First of all who would open a door to a cabin in the middle of nowhere with someone inside shouting Let me out Thank goodness Lilas as crazy as she is nay was Poor James I understand why he had to go the way he had to go but I am going to miss the big lug He wasnt such a bad guy However Im his soul mate were probably not the comforting words Doakes wanted to hear come of his potential rescuers mouth He should have known it was curtains for him at that point Lila was certainly in her element when Doakes told her that her beloved Dexter was the Butche
First of all 500 points to all the fish-head aficionados among you And 50 extra points to anyone who sang the song out loud when you read the words Secondly thanks to all of you eagle-eyed readers who caught my error when I inadvertently wrote that Dexter returned to the cabin to kill Doakes obviously more wishful thinking on my part I honestly dont know what Dex will do with Doakes but I will try to be more vigilant in my serial factsWith lines like Im the helpful handyman how evil can I possibly be this was one of the funniest Dexters yet Other good linesI always thought hardening arteries squeezed the life out of my father but it was meThats fine Tie me up put me in the trunk Lets goIve got a coworker in a cage things arent going so wellI really enjoyed our conversations James I lie to everyone I know except my victims right before I kill them Hard to establish much of a rapport there Sorry about the cageMas
Not the thrill-a-minute-ride that were used to but not half bad Yall were right this was the third of three Dexter episodes left Sorry my bad I guess I was just a little over zealous for the season finale which if the little teasers were any indication looks ridiculously goodLets start with some tasty lines Its okay to take a life so long as the city pays you for itWhat shall I do with my hostageOf course I have a conscience I left you a place to st didnt IYou cant play on my feelings I dont have anyLundy offhandedly told Debra he would be hitting the high road after the case It stunned poor Debra She was really hurt but I was happy to see them talk it out She was so honest and sincere when she told him her feelings about it Lundy thought the novelty of my AARP discount would wear off and youd get bored of me Debra told him Thats the sweetest
The first rule of Serial Killer Club Dont get caught Everyone repeat In yet another fabulously put-together Dexter our hero found himself dreaming dead-on dreams Cant leave this s--t lying around bro while sleeping in a lawn chair at his exs The show had everything Keith Carradines backside Lundy shook down LaGuerta The trophy slides were found in Doakes car Dexter became the FFTHeart to hearts everywhere Dex and Rita x2Deb and Dex LaGuerta and DoakesLila and DexterLundy and DebraDexter and the FBI agents in the backseat of the carDexter and the FBI lab techsAngel and DexterLaGuerta and DebraDoakes and DexterSee the list keeps growingMichael C Halls expressions in between dialogue were award worthy Not much has been said here about this versatile actor but last season I did mention his hotness Its still intact as is his talent All that self-reflection its unhealthy But the killing makes him sexier than