After eight emotional, death-filled seasons, Dexter will sign-off for good — but the question remains whether the series' titular character will do the same.
Dexter final season scoop: Does Dexter have to die?
Ever since the show's inception, viewers had wondered how long Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) could get away with being a serial killer. But, over time, those same fans also began to root for the blood-spatter analyst. They'd hold their breath when Sgt. Doakes (Erik King) got close to discovering the truth and mourned the loss of Rita (Julie Benz) because Dexter had actually — and surprisingly, for a sociopath — come to care for her. In short, viewers changed their entire perception on this particular serial killer because he was our anti-hero.
It's the beginning of the end for Dexter as the long-running Showtime series about a serial-killing blood spatter analyst kicks off its eighth and final season Sunday at 9/8c. Before our favorite killer says goodbye, however, the series will reexamine Dexter's (Michael C. Hall) origin story by introducing the...
It's the beginning of the end.
When Dexter kicks off its final season (Sunday, June 30 at 9/8c on Showtime), expect a huge shift in the relationships we've come to know and love over the years. Sure, Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) and Dexter (Michael C. Hall) hit a rough patch last year after she discovered her foster brother is a serial killer, but they will hit their rockiest road yet in the wake of LaGuerta's (Lauren Velez) death.
Mega Buzz: How will Dexter and Deb's relationship change?
Season 8 picks up...
As Dexter's run draws to a close, the titular serial killer will face even more difficulties following the death of LaGuerta.
The eighth and final season picks up six months after Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) shot LaGuerta (Lauren Velez), and she is definitely not handling things well, turning to drugs and drinking in the aftermath. But what Dexter (Michael C. Hall) really needs to worry about is...
Dexter's eighth season will be its last, Showtime officially announced Thursday.
As TVGuide.com first reported last summer, the Dexter producers had always planned for Season 8 to be the final season...