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Sep 22, 2013: Remember the Monsters?
Sep 22, 2013: Remember the Monsters?
Sep 15, 2013: Monkey in a Box
Sep 15, 2013: Monkey in a Box
Sep 08, 2013: Goodbye Miami
Sep 08, 2013: Goodbye Miami
Aug 25, 2013: Make Your Own Kind of Music
Aug 25, 2013: Make Your Own Kind of Music
Aug 18, 2013: Are We There Yet?
Aug 18, 2013: Are We There Yet?
Aug 11, 2013: Dress Code
Aug 11, 2013: Dress Code
Aug 04, 2013: A Little Reflection
Aug 04, 2013: A Little Reflection
Jul 28, 2013: This Little Piggy
Jul 28, 2013: This Little Piggy
Jul 21, 2013: Scar Tissue
Jul 21, 2013: Scar Tissue
Jul 14, 2013: What's Eating Dexter Morgan?
Jul 14, 2013: What's Eating Dexter Morgan?
Jul 07, 2013: Every Silver Lining
Jul 07, 2013: Every Silver Lining
Jun 30, 2013: A Beautiful Day
Jun 30, 2013: A Beautiful Day
Dec 16, 2012: Surprise, Motherf.!
Dec 09, 2012: Do You See What I See?
Dec 02, 2012: The Dark...Whatever
Nov 25, 2012: Helter Skelter
Nov 18, 2012: Argentina
Nov 11, 2012: Chemistry
Nov 04, 2012: Do the Wrong Thing
Oct 28, 2012: Swim Deep
Oct 21, 2012: Run
Oct 14, 2012: Buck the System
Oct 07, 2012: Sunshine and Frosty Swirl
Sep 30, 2012: Are You...?
Dec 18, 2011: This Is the Way the World Ends
Dec 11, 2011: Talk to the Hand
Dec 04, 2011: Ricochet Rabbit
Nov 27, 2011: Get Gellar
Nov 20, 2011: Sin of Omission
Nov 13, 2011: Nebraska
Nov 06, 2011: Just Let Go
Oct 30, 2011: The Angel of Death
Oct 23, 2011: A Horse of a Different Color
Oct 16, 2011: Smokey and the Bandit
Oct 09, 2011: Once Upon a Time...
Oct 02, 2011: Those Kinds of Things
Dec 12, 2010: The Big One
Dec 05, 2010: Hop a Freighter
Nov 28, 2010: In the Beginning
Nov 21, 2010: Teenage Wasteland
Nov 14, 2010: Take It
Nov 07, 2010: Circle Us
Oct 31, 2010: Everything Is Illumenated
Oct 24, 2010: First Blood
Oct 17, 2010: Beauty and the Beast
Oct 10, 2010: Practically Perfect
Oct 03, 2010: Hello Bandit
Sep 26, 2010: My Bad
Dec 13, 2009: The Getaway
Dec 06, 2009: Hello, Dexter Morgan
Nov 29, 2009: Lost Boys
Nov 22, 2009: Hungry Man
Nov 15, 2009: Road Kill
Nov 08, 2009: Slack Tide
Nov 01, 2009: If I Had a Hammer
Oct 25, 2009: Dirty Harry
Oct 18, 2009: Dex Takes a Holiday
Oct 11, 2009: Blinded by the Light
Oct 04, 2009: Remains to Be Seen
Sep 27, 2009: Living the Dream
Dec 14, 2008: Do You Take Dexter Morgan?
Dec 07, 2008: I Had a Dream
Nov 30, 2008: Go Your Own Way
Nov 23, 2008: About Last Night
Nov 16, 2008: The Damage a Man Can Do
Nov 09, 2008: Easy as Pie
Nov 02, 2008: Si Se Puede
Oct 26, 2008: Turning Biminese
Oct 19, 2008: All in the Family
Oct 12, 2008: The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Oct 05, 2008: Finding Freebo
Sep 28, 2008: Our Father
Dec 16, 2007: The British Invasion
Dec 10, 2007: Left Turn Ahead
Dec 02, 2007: There's Something About Harry
Nov 25, 2007: Resistance Is Futile
Nov 18, 2007: Morning Comes
Nov 11, 2007: That Night, a Forest Grew
Nov 04, 2007: Dex, Lies and Videotape
Oct 28, 2007: The Dark Defender
Oct 21, 2007: See-Through
Oct 14, 2007: An Inconvenient Lie
Oct 07, 2007: Waiting To Exhale
Sep 30, 2007: It's Alive!
Dec 17, 2006: Born Free
Dec 10, 2006: Truth Be Told
Dec 03, 2006: Seeing Red
Nov 26, 2006: Father Knows Best
Nov 19, 2006: Shrink Wrap
Nov 12, 2006: Circle of Friends
Nov 05, 2006: Return to Sender
Oct 30, 2006: Love American Style
Oct 22, 2006: Let's Give the Boy a Hand
Oct 15, 2006: The Popping Cherry
Oct 08, 2006: Crocodile
Oct 01, 2006: Dexter

Remember the Monsters? Season 8, Episode 12

Series 8 and the series conclude with Dexter facing impossible odds. With a hurricane threatening Miami, Dexter becomes determined to end things his way. read more

Remember the Monsters? Season 8, Episode 12

Season 8 and the series conclude with Dexter facing impossible odds. With a hurricane threatening Miami, Dexter becomes determined to end things his way. read more

Monkey in a Box Season 8, Episode 11

Dexter is torn between fleeing the country with Hannah and Harrison, and taking Saxon out once and for all. read more

Monkey in a Box Season 8, Episode 11

Dexter is torn between fleeing the country with Hannah and Harrison, and taking Saxon out once and for all. read more

Goodbye Miami Season 8, Episode 10

Dexter enlists Dr. Vogel's help to lure the Brain Surgeon to a location in order to get him on the table. Later, an important person in Dexter's life is murdered before his eyes. read more

Goodbye Miami Season 8, Episode 10

Dexter enlists Dr. Vogel's help to lure the Brain Surgeon to a location in order to get him on the table. Later, an important person in Dexter's life is murdered before his eyes. read more

Make Your Own Kind of Music Season 8, Episode 9

Dexter investigates a murder. Meanwhile, Dr. Vogel gets the surprise of her life when someone from her past returns. read more

Make Your Own Kind of Music Season 8, Episode 9

Dexter investigates a murder. Meanwhile, Dr. Vogel gets the surprise of her life when someone from her past returns. read more

Are We There Yet? Season 8, Episode 8

Dexter suspects that his protégé murdered a neighbor. Meanwhile, Dexter tries to help Hannah flee the country. read more

Are We There Yet? Season 8, Episode 8

Dexter suspects that his protégé murdered a neighbor. Meanwhile, Dexter tries to help Hannah flee the country. read more

Dress Code Season 8, Episode 7

Dexter tracks down Hannah to see why she is back in Miami. Also: Dexter takes on a protégé and begins teaching him the Code. read more

Dress Code Season 8, Episode 7

Dexter tracks down Hannah to see why she is back in Miami. Also: Dexter takes on a protégé and begins teaching him the Code. read more

A Little Reflection Season 8, Episode 6

Dexter monitors a young psychopath to see if he is suited for Dexter's table. Meanwhile, Dexter and Debra get back to normal but are surprised by a visitor from the past. read more

A Little Reflection Season 8, Episode 6

Dexter monitors a young psychopath to see if he is suited for Dexter's table. Meanwhile, Dexter and Debra get back to normal but are surprised by a visitor from the past. read more

This Little Piggy Season 8, Episode 5

Dr. Vogel comes into contact with the Brain Surgeon, and Dexter and Debra try to keep her safe. Meanwhile, Masuka learns that he has a daughter. read more

This Little Piggy Season 8, Episode 5

Dr. Vogel comes into contact with the Brain Surgeon, and Dexter and Debra try to keep her safe. Meanwhile, Masuka learns that he has a daughter. read more

Scar Tissue Season 8, Episode 4

Dexter tracks down another potential serial killer from Dr. Vogel's list; Quinn defends Debra's honor in a fight; Vogel begins treating Debra for post-traumatic stress disorder. read more

Scar Tissue Season 8, Episode 4

Dexter tracks down another potential serial killer from Dr. Vogel's list; Quinn defends Debra's honor in a fight; Vogel begins treating Debra for post-traumatic stress disorder. read more

What's Eating Dexter Morgan? Season 8, Episode 3

Dexter searches for the Brain Surgeon. Meanwhile, Dr. Vogel tries to prove to Dexter that he is perfect as a psychopath; and Debra makes a desperate plea when her post-traumatic stress disorder kicks in. read more

What's Eating Dexter Morgan? Season 8, Episode 3

Dexter searches for the Brain Surgeon. Meanwhile, Dr. Vogel tries to prove to Dexter that he is perfect as a psychopath; and Debra makes a desperate plea when her post-traumatic stress disorder kicks in. read more

Every Silver Lining Season 8, Episode 2

Miami Metro continues its search for the Brain Surgeon, and Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter's help. Meanwhile, Debra works a case and is forced to take matters into her own hands. read more

Every Silver Lining Season 8, Episode 2

Miami Metro continues its search for the Brain Surgeon, and Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter's help. Meanwhile, Debra works a case and is forced to take matters into her own hands. read more

A Beautiful Day Season 8, Episode 1

The eighth series begins six months following LaGuerta's murder. Debra works as a private investigator, with Batista replacing her as lieutenant. Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates a murder in which the victim had pieces of his brain removed. read more

A Beautiful Day Season 8, Episode 1

The eighth season begins six months following LaGuerta's murder. Debra works as a private investigator, with Batista replacing her as lieutenant. Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates a murder in which the victim had pieces of his brain removed. read more

Surprise, Motherf.! Season 7, Episode 12

In the Season 7 finale, LaGuerta is on the verge of exposing Dexter and his killer ways, while he does his best to cover for himself and Debra, and maintain the life he's created. read more

Do You See What I See? Season 7, Episode 11

It's Christmastime, and Debra learns it may be better to receive when she gets a tip from Hannah's father, one that could lead to incriminating Dexter in a crime. Meanwhile, Dexter discovers that the man behind his mother's death has been released from prison. read more

The Dark...Whatever Season 7, Episode 10

Dexter is unnerved when Hannah's father pays him a surprise visit; the Phantom Arsonist's crimes become more vicious; and Quinn defends Nadia's honor and finds himself in a volatile situation. Meanwhile; LaGuerta asks a former superior for help on the Bay Harbor Butcher case. read more

Helter Skelter Season 7, Episode 9

As Dexter scrambles to track down Isaak, a power struggle erupts among the Koshka Brotherhood, which could prove to Dexter's advantage. Meanwhile, Miami Dade tries to smoke out the Phantom Arsonist. read more

Argentina Season 7, Episode 8

Dexter attempts to keep his relationship with Hannah a secret from Debra, but that gets blown out of the water when Astor, Cody and Harrison pay him a surprise visit and the news leaks out. Meanwhile, Isaak gets out of jail and steps up his pursuit of Dexter, while Quinn's power struggle with the Koshkas intensifies. read more

Chemistry Season 7, Episode 7

Dexter and Hannah's relationship heats up, which crime-beat writer Sal Price is very interested to learn, so much so that he helps Debra dig up some information on her. Meanwhile, Quinn's attempts to protect his girlfriend lead to some questionable moves. read more

Do the Wrong Thing Season 7, Episode 6

Debra befriends a local crime writer who claims to have incriminating info on Hannah McKay; Quinn receives a strange offer and he's wont to accept it; Batista contemplates a business opportunity, while LaGuerta hopes to dredge up new evidence in the Bay Harbor Butcher case. read more

Swim Deep Season 7, Episode 5

Dexter seeks to learn why someone was killed on his boat, while at the same time, he tries to outmaneuver Isaak, who is bent on revenge. Later, the Wayne Randall case takes a positive turn when new leads are brought to light by his fetching former accomplice, whom Dexter learns is harboring a secret. read more

Run Season 7, Episode 4

Despite apprehending a killer, problems plague Miami Metro and Debra feels the brunt of it. To help his sister, Dexter undertakes a risky game of cat and mouse, and Ukrainian mobsters step up their retaliatory efforts. read more

Buck the System Season 7, Episode 3

Dexter takes aim at a new target and attempts to get Debra to pitch in; the Ukrainian mob sets out to avenge the killing of a member; and Quinn gets chummy with a dancer at the mob's strip joint. Meanwhile, LaGuerta is convinced the Bay Harbor Butcher is still at large and recruits Batista in her efforts to reopen the case. read more

Sunshine and Frosty Swirl Season 7, Episode 2

Miami Metro reopens a 15-year-old case based on new evidence provided by a local convict; and Debra works to cure Dexter of his homicidal urges. Meanwhile, the Mike Anderson case appears to have ties to Ukrainian mobsters. read more

Are You...? Season 7, Episode 1

Season 7 picks up with Debra, having caught her brother in the act of murder, taking a stab at covering up their involvement in the crime. Meanwhile, LaGuerta considers reopening the Bay Harbor Butcher case when new evidence resurfaces. read more

This Is the Way the World Ends Season 6, Episode 12

In the sixth-season finale, Dexter and Homicide try to stop the Doomsday Killers from committing one final murder, while Debra deals with a new emotional situation. read more

Talk to the Hand Season 6, Episode 11

Dexter develops a macabre scheme to try to apprehend the Doomsday Killers. Meanwhile, Debra and LaGuerta's battle over the case of the dead call girl intensifies and Debra's therapist makes a bold and disturbing suggestion. read more

Ricochet Rabbit Season 6, Episode 10

Dexter races to identify the Doomsday Killers' next victim. Meanwhile, Debra's surprising reaction to a crime scene leads her to wonder if she depends too much on her brother. read more

Get Gellar Season 6, Episode 9

Dexter receives help from an unexpected source while hunting for the Doomsday Killers and trying to stay a step ahead of the Homicide Division. Meanwhile, Debra's visits to her therapist uncover something surprising. read more

Sin of Omission Season 6, Episode 8

Lessons learned from Brother Sam prove instrumental in Dexter's case; Debra and Capt. LaGuerta bang heads over an investigation into the death of a call girl. read more

Nebraska Season 6, Episode 7

Dexter is accompanied by a fellow Dark Passenger on a trip to Nebraska to tie up past loose ends. Meanwhile, Debra's investigation into the Doomsday Murders is complicated by her lieutenant rank. read more

Just Let Go Season 6, Episode 6

Dexter's case turns personal, while Debra's new duties as a lieutenant leave her feeling overwhelmed. She also discovers Quinn made a professional faux pas. read more

The Angel of Death Season 6, Episode 5

Dexter receives spiritual guidance from his new friend, Brother Sam, while his search for the Doomsday Killers leads him in a new direction. Later, Quinn and Batista visit Prof. Gellar's former university; and Debra is required to undergo post-shooting therapy. read more

A Horse of a Different Color Season 6, Episode 4

Gellar and Travis' latest disturbing tableau has Dexter questioning matters of faith. Meanwhile, Homicide uncovers evidence that the killings are religion-motivated and tries to find the zealot responsible; Debra gives her first official press briefing. read more

Smokey and the Bandit Season 6, Episode 3

A serial killer from Dexter's past makes a shocking reappearance; Debra has problems settling into her new job; and Travis and Gellar contemplate their next move. read more

Once Upon a Time... Season 6, Episode 2

Brother Sam, a minister with a criminal history, is brought in by the homicide department to help solve a macabre murder, but Dexter sees him for what he really is—and it's definitely not a man of God. Elsewhere, Debra's sudden hero status elicits a pair of surprising proposals. read more

Those Kinds of Things Season 6, Episode 1

In the sixth-season premiere, Dexter shows up at his 20th high-school reunion with the intention of confronting the former prom king. Elsewhere, an investigation into a heinous murder with religious overtones leads Dexter to ponder spiritual matters and wonder about his son's legacy. And an unexpected situation results in Debra becoming a hero. read more

The Big One Season 5, Episode 12

On the fifth-season finale, Dexter smells a trap being set for him and Lumen (Julia Stiles) and pulls out all stops in an effort to avoid getting caught in it; personal feelings get in the way of Debra's investigation into the Barrel Girls; and Quinn gets in a bind from which only Dexter can extricate him. read more

Hop a Freighter Season 5, Episode 11

Somebody outside of the department is showing a vested interest in Dexter and Lumen's clandestine activities, forcing him to engage in his special kind of damage control; Debra may be zeroing in on the whereabouts of the missing Barrel Girl suspects; Quinn is reticent about getting more deeply involved in a recent homicide. read more

In the Beginning Season 5, Episode 10

While on the trail of Lumen's former attackers, Dexter stumbles onto a possible ally, but when the homicide unit finds evidence linked to one of Dexter and Lumen's earlier victims, they are forced to throttle back. Meanwhile, Debra identifies two more suspects in the Barrel Girls investigation. read more

Teenage Wasteland Season 5, Episode 9

Dexter and Lumen (Julia Stiles) are on the hunt for a new victim but get sidetracked by the arrival of a surprise visitor. Meanwhile, as a result of fallout from the Santa Muerte case, Debra gets reassigned to the file room, where she is still able to dig up new evidence in the Barrel Girl investigation. read more

Take It Season 5, Episode 8

Dexter and Lumen (Julia Stiles) take the opportunity to track a vicious murderer while attending a self-help seminar. Meanwhile, fallout from the Santa Muerte homicides puts Debra in hot water and places Batista in a difficult situation. read more

Circle Us Season 5, Episode 7

By aiding Lumen (Julia Stiles), Dexter puts himself on a collision course with Debra and the homicide division, and things get worse when he's brought in to work a horrific crime scene. Elsewhere, Debra's investigation into the Santa Muerte murders leads to a deadly confrontation with the killers. read more

Everything Is Illumenated Season 5, Episode 6

Striving to bring some normalcy back into his shattered life, Dexter figures the answer lies in finding a new serial killer to bring down. His quest gets thrown off course, however, when his troubled new acquaintance requires his help. Meanwhile, Batista uncovers a revealing new lead in the Santa Muerta homicides, and Quinn gets a tip about Dexter but isn't sure he can trust his source. read more

First Blood Season 5, Episode 5

Dexter must deal with his unwanted conspirator while wondering if Rita's death and Harrison's exposure to it may have had a subconscious impact on the infant. Meanwhile, Quinn's suspension leaves Deb to work the Santa Muerte homicides alone, but frees him up to look further into Dexter's background and possible involvement in the Trinity Killer case. read more

Beauty and the Beast Season 5, Episode 4

Dexter catches a mysterious woman who may have witnessed him in the act of killing a killer; Deb has a frightening run-in with a murder suspect in the Santa Muerte homicides; and Quinn uncovers more striking similarities between Kyle Butler and Dexter Morgan. read more

Practically Perfect Season 5, Episode 3

Dexter hires a nanny to help free up time so he can focus more on stalking murder suspects. Meanwhile, Debra finds her rookie partner to be intolerable, and the newbie disagrees with her theories on a double homicide; and Quinn has a theory that Trinity is not responsible for Rita's murder. read more

Hello Bandit Season 5, Episode 2

On the heels of Rita's murder, Dexter tries to get the family back into a familiar routine, but a frightening discovery may lead to his next quarry. Meanwhile, a brutal murder in a Venezuelan neighborhood has the squad scrambling; and Debra, who's opened her home to Dexter and the children, finds herself without adequate accommodations, and turns to Quinn for help. read more

My Bad Season 5, Episode 1

Season 5 opens with Dexter dealing with the aftermath of Rita's murder and making a decision that will impact many of those in his circle of friends, relatives and coworkers. Meanwhile, Quinn concludes that Rita's death doesn't match Trinity's MO, and steps up to help Debra in a time of trouble. read more

The Getaway Season 4, Episode 12

In the Season 4 finale, the police close in on the Trinity Killer, who cautions Dexter to keep away. But Dexter is willing to do whatever he can to get his man, legal or not. Meanwhile, LaGuerta and Batista must answer for their breach of ethics; and Debra becomes privy to something she's not sure she wanted to know. read more

Hello, Dexter Morgan Season 4, Episode 11

Dogged Debra's investigative skills have the department on the verge of not only nailing the Trinity Killer, but ultimately exposing Dexter's clandestine and deadly side job. It would also deprive him of the opportunity to deal with the serial murderer in his own way. At home, Rita's decision to confide in her husband doesn't garner the result for which she hoped. And back in the squad room, a breach of ethics has Batista and LaGuerta in hot water. read more

Lost Boys Season 4, Episode 10

Just when Dexter figures he has a full understanding of the heinous Trinity Killer, a 10-year-old boy goes missing and Dexter must rethink his strategy in a race to find the youngster. Elsewhere, Cody feels the need to defend one of his stepfather's lies; Masuka is conflicted about revealing what he witnessed at Thanksgiving dinner; and Debra's recently unearthed secret about one of Miami's finest puts her in a touchy situation. read more

Hungry Man Season 4, Episode 9

Dexter studies those closest to Arthur in an attempt to understand the psychology behind the Trinity Killer's actions; Rita's Thanksgiving-dinner plans are complicated when her full house gets even fuller with the addition of some unexpected guests; Batista sees some closure on a troubling old case; and Debra's continued pursuit of the Trinity Killer may prove a threat to Dexter. read more

Road Kill Season 4, Episode 8

Dexter learns the Trinity Killer may be taking his act on the road when the homicidal maniac plans an out-of-town trip. To gather more insight into the mind of the murderer, Dexter decides to accompany him, but isn't really ready for some of the shocking revelations of which he becomes privy. Back in Miami, a technicality is keeping Debra off the Trinity case, but she utilizes others in the department to get her opinions registered. read more

Slack Tide Season 4, Episode 7

When Miami Metro uncovers a string of homicides and connects them to a well-known photographer, Dexter turns his focus on this new perpetrator in hopes of taking a shot at bringing him down. But Quinn's interest in Dexter's nocturnal pursuits puts a crimp in his plan. Meanwhile, the Trinity Killer is still at large and Harry urges Dexter to stay with the case; Debra returns to work and is frustrated by all the undue attention and kid-glove treatment. read more

If I Had a Hammer Season 4, Episode 6

Dexter steps up his own investigation into the Trinity Killer case when he realizes the police department is making major headway; Debra's frustration over getting shut out of her own case leads her to make compromising decisions that could impact her job. Elsewhere, Batista and LaGuerta have second thoughts about personal and professional decisions that may affect their jobs and relationship; and Dexter gets romantic advice from an unlikely adviser. read more

Dirty Harry Season 4, Episode 5

Dexter decides to take on the Trinity Killer case on his own; Debra takes the blame for an unforeseen event that she had no control over; and Rita discovers one of Dexter's secrets and begins to question just how much she really knows about her mysterious mate. read more

Dex Takes a Holiday Season 4, Episode 4

Rita and the children take an out-of-town trip, leaving Dexter behind for some long-overdue rest and relaxation, which he instead channels into chasing down a new victim. But his investigation turns up some surprising results and he begins to empathize with the killer, a policewoman who murdered her entire family. read more

Blinded by the Light Season 4, Episode 3

When a rash of vandalism strikes Dexter's new neighborhood, the increased vigilance of his neighbors impacts his ability to take care of his side business, and it doesn't help matters that he is temporarily unable to drive. As for the Trinity Killer, Dexter is developing an appreciation and admiration for his incredibly impressive technique. read more

Remains to Be Seen Season 4, Episode 2

Dexter mishandles crucial evidence in a case. His carelessness could come back to haunt him and impact Agent Lundy's investigation into the latest Trinity Killer slayings. read more

Living the Dream Season 4, Episode 1

Season 4 begins with Dexter a full-fledged family man with a wife, two stepchildren, a new baby and the same hankering to dole out justice to murderers who remain free. Special Agent Frank Lundy seeks his help with a homicidal maniac who's been dubbed the Trinity Killer because he kills in threes. read more

Do You Take Dexter Morgan? Season 3, Episode 12

Miguel's out of the picture, but his unstable brother Ramon still poses a threat to Dexter; a potentially fatal surprise could imperil Dexter's impending nuptials to Rita; Debra learns she's in line to get her detective's shield, but troublesome news could tarnish her promotion. read more

I Had a Dream Season 3, Episode 11

Dexter preps for his wedding day but must first divorce himself from Miguel, which proves most difficult as Miguel is a prominent D.A. and Dexter's best man. Sylvia confides in Rita that Miguel has been seeing an ex-lover; Debra digs up new clues in the Skinner case. read more

Go Your Own Way Season 3, Episode 10

Dexter and Miguel engage in a series of manipulative moves in an attempt to gain the upper hand; Miguel ingratiates himself further into Rita's good graces by gifting her with an expensive wedding present; Debra questions whether her relationship with Anton is heading anywhere. read more

About Last Night Season 3, Episode 9

Rita's intention to confront Miguel about his alleged infidelity has an impact on his friendship with Dexter; Debra pulls out all the stops to locate Anton after it is believed that he's been abducted by the Skinner. read more

The Damage a Man Can Do Season 3, Episode 8

Miguel not only brings Dexter another potential target but wants in on the action; Rita's pregnancy causes her to fear that Dexter will lose interest in her; Debra's digging gets her closer to nabbing the Skinner, and upon discovering a secret about her new boyfriend, Anton, he disappears. read more

Easy as Pie Season 3, Episode 7

Miguel targets a new victim for Dexter, who's not so sure the new target lives up to (or down to) Harry's Code. Meanwhile, an elderly, deathly ill friend of Dexter's asks him to assist in her suicide; Rita learns that Miguel's wife thinks he's having an affair; Debra lets on to Anton that he's being used as a decoy to nab the Skinner. read more

Si Se Puede Season 3, Episode 6

Dexter suspects that Miguel is on to his dark-side job and decides to test him; Rita gets fired from her job and begins to question her career path; Debra thinks she somehow contributed to another homicide that's related to the case she's working. read more

Turning Biminese Season 3, Episode 5

Rita wants Dexter to move in with her and the kids before they wed, but he's confused about it; Miguel tips Dexter about a husband who's gotten away with murdering two wives for the financial windfall, and Dexter ends up tracking him to the Bahamas; Debra becomes attracted to a confidential informant who is helping her track down one of Freebo's partners in crime. read more

All in the Family Season 3, Episode 4

Ramon's obsession with finding Oscar's killer has him putting his career at risk, and Dexter does a masterful job manipulating Ramon and keeping him off balance; Internal Affairs leans harder on Deb to dig up some dirt on Quinn, but she "won't be a rat." Also, Rita and Dexter decide to tell the children about her "condition," and Angel's quest for companionship nearly gets him in hot water. read more

The Lion Sleeps Tonight Season 3, Episode 3

Dexter has a run-in with a pedophile; Freebo is accused of a murder he didn't commit, and Dexter knows the truth but can't say anything about it. Also, Dexter's friendship with Miguel begins to weigh on his mind. read more

Finding Freebo Season 3, Episode 2

Something's gotta give when Debra and the homicide unit, ADA Miguel Prado (Jimmy Smits) and Dexter all chase the same serial killer, who murdered Prado's younger brother. On the home front, Dexter's faced with a big family decision involving Rita and her two children. read more

Our Father Season 3, Episode 1

Season 3 opens with Dexter tracking a killer who got away with murdering two college women, and winding up in a life-or-death struggle with a stranger who is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Debra investigates a high-profile homicide and gets pressured by an Internal Affairs officer, who wants her to snitch on a fellow cop; Angel gets good news about his career; Rita startles Dexter with some news of her own. read more

The British Invasion Season 2, Episode 12

Special Agent Lundy (Keith Carradine) and the task force believe they've solved the case of the Bay Harbor Butcher, but Dexter might not yet be out of the woods as Lila discovers his "enormous secret" and tries to use it against him. read more

Left Turn Ahead Season 2, Episode 11

Dexter dodges bullets both figurative and real as he is forced to decide the fates of those he cares about most; Lila attempts to blackmail Dexter and makes a startling discovery that changes the nature of their relationship. read more

There's Something About Harry Season 2, Episode 10

The ever-persistent Doakes tracks down Dexter to the scene of his latest killing, where he devastates Dexter with a surprising revelation about Harry; Lundy's task force zeroes in on the Bay Harbor Butcher. read more

Resistance Is Futile Season 2, Episode 9

Dexter tries to stay one step ahead of Lundy's manhunt for the Bay Harbor Butcher, while also trying to distance himself from Lila (Jaime Murray), which she is determined not to allow. read more

Morning Comes Season 2, Episode 8

Special Agent Lundy (Keith Carradine) decides to take the investigation “where the chase leads [them],” pointing in the direction of the police force; a nosy neighbor (Bruce Weitz) supplies Deb and Batista with a lead in the case; Dexter is attacked by an assailant he recognizes as the “rededicated serial killer” who murdered his mother. read more

That Night, a Forest Grew Season 2, Episode 7

In an attempt to shake the task force off his trail, Dexter sends a manifesto to the newspaper detailing previously unreleased information and he also sets up Doakes in an effort to get him off his case. Also, Deb's relationship with Special Agent Lundy (Keith Carradine) takes a surprising turn; and Rita confronts her intrusive mother (JoBeth Williams). read more

Dex, Lies and Videotape Season 2, Episode 6

Dexter discovers he has some competition, a copycat killer who claims to be inspired by the Bay Harbor Butcher's dirty work; Dexter becomes romantically drawn to Lila. read more

The Dark Defender Season 2, Episode 5

Dexter learns that his mother's killer is still alive. Dexter's NA sponsor, Lila (Jaime Murray), encourages him to confront the man as one of the “steps” to his recovery. read more

See-Through Season 2, Episode 4

Rita's estranged mother (JoBeth Williams) visits and senses something is wrong with Dexter; Masuka thinks he's developed a lead in the Bay Harbor Butcher case, which has Dexter concerned; Doakes heads a murder investigation involving a military special-ops ranger; Dexter's sponsor (Jaime Murray) has some unconventional ideas about helping him; Angel's interrogation of a witness crosses a line. read more

An Inconvenient Lie Season 2, Episode 3

Dexter deals with a smooth-talking, despicable used-car salesman who's dying to do business with him; Rita suspects Dexter has a drug problem and insists that he get into a program, which throws him into the path of a mysterious and attractive woman (Jaime Murray). read more

Waiting To Exhale Season 2, Episode 2

Little Chino strikes again, so Dexter works up another plan to nail him; the FBI sends a special agent (Keith Carradine) to work on the “Bay Harbor Butcher” case; and Debra freaks out on the job. Also, Rita confronts Dexter about his erratic and suspicious behavior. read more

It's Alive! Season 2, Episode 1

In the aftermath of the death of the Ice Truck Killer, Debra makes an uneasy return to work and Dexter finds that he's “off [his] game and distracted” and unable to kill; divers make a gruesome discovery; Rita's ex asks for her help in getting out of jail. read more

Born Free Season 1, Episode 12

The Ice Truck Killer leaves Dexter clues to the whereabouts of his kidnapped loved one, and Rita's ex warns her that Dexter is a danger to her two children. read more

Truth Be Told Season 1, Episode 11

While Dexter searches for clues to his past, the Ice Truck Killer strikes again, leaving a dismembered body at a Christmas display; LaGuerta has a run-in with Capt. Matthews; Dexter finds a clue to who stabbed Batista; Deb and Rudy's relationship may be heading to a new level of commitment. read more

Seeing Red Season 1, Episode 10

The Ice Truck Killer leaves behind a horrific crime scene that conjures up a terrible suppressed memory from Dexter's past; Rita's ex sues for custody of their children. read more

Father Knows Best Season 1, Episode 9

Dexter learns that his biological father, thought to be dead for 30 years, has just passed away, and that Dexter has been named executor; Doakes has a brush with Internal Affairs when there's a question about his shooting of an armed Haitian immigrant. Elsewhere, Rita's ex pays her an unannounced drunken visit. read more

Shrink Wrap Season 1, Episode 8

Dexter appears to be connected to a psychiatrist suspected of murdering a suicidal patient. read more

Circle of Friends Season 1, Episode 7

The squad identifies the Ice Truck Killer; Rita's ex-husband, an abusive addict, is paroled. read more

Return to Sender Season 1, Episode 6

The Ice Truck Killer leaves Dexter a clue at the scene where Dexter has dispatched his latest victim. read more

Love American Style Season 1, Episode 5

The homicide division is handed an unbelievable lead when the Ice Truck Killer's latest victim is found alive but mutilated; Dexter is on the trail of a person who traffics in humans. read more

Let's Give the Boy a Hand Season 1, Episode 4

The Ice Truck Killer leaves severed body parts from his victims at locations that are linked to memories from Dexter's troubled childhood, which begins to get into Dexter's head. read more

The Popping Cherry Season 1, Episode 3

The Ice Truck Killer strikes again and new homicide officer Debra is assigned the case, but she gets reprimanded for violating the chain of command; flashbacks offer insight into Dexter's homicidal tendencies and take him back to his first time “taking out the garbage”; Doakes gets on the bad side of a drug kingpin. read more

Crocodile Season 1, Episode 2

A serial murderer dubbed The Ice Truck Killer leaves clues for Dexter---in Dexter's house; the unit investigates the death of an undercover cop; Deb's excellent police work gets her a transfer to homicide; Dexter sets his sights on avenging the hit-and-run death of a teen whose killer walked. read more

Dexter Season 1, Episode 1

A Miami forensics whiz moonlighting as a vigilante dispatching murderers who've escaped justice searches for “a very neat monster” who's chopping up hookers and leaving no prints---and no blood. read more

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Premiered: October 01, 2006, on Showtime
Rating: TV-MA
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