[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...
Every season of Dexter has been about its titular serial killer trying really hard to keep his secret. This year, however, it's his sister Deb who has a secret: Not only does she love her brother, but she's in love with him. (As she said, he's the serial killer, and she's more messed-up!) Well, that secret is finally out, so now what comes next?
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How will Deb's (Jennifer Carpenter) admission change their dynamic?
Despite weaving a web of lies in order to protect his sister in the Dexter premiere, Dexter's secret came tumbling out after Deb uncovered a pile of evidence — including his infamous blood slides and the Ice Truck Killer hand — in his apartment.
Dexter Postmortem: Now that Deb knows, what's next?
Now that Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) knows the truth, she'll be faced with the realization that Dexter (Michael C. Hall) is not only a serial killer, but is likely the famed Bay Harbor Butcher. How will Deb respond? TVGuide.com turned to Carpenter to get the scoop on what's in store for her during this trying season.
Deb has uncovered everything! What's her first reaction in the second episode?
Jennifer Carpenter: I think audiences...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Sunday's Dexter premiere. Read at your own risk!]
Dexter's in troooouble!
After being caught red-handed in last season's finale, Dexter's titular serial-killing blood spatter analyst spent most of Sunday's premiere trying to...
After spending the past six seasons keeping his Dark Passenger in the, uh, dark, Dexter's titular character will be forced out of the serial-killing closet in the season premiere.
So what does this mean for Dexter now? TVGuide.com turned to showrunner Scott Buck to get the scoop on how this reveal changes everything in the coming season, from his relationship with Deb to whom else might be coming after him.