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2006, TV Show

Dexter Episode: "An Inconvenient Life"

Season 2, Episode 3
Episode Synopsis: 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).
Original Air Date: Oct 14, 2007
Guest Cast Mos Def: Brother Sam Don McManus: Roger Hicks
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Season 2, Episode 3
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Length: 53:00
Aired: 10/14/2007
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"An Inconvenient Lie" Season 2, Episode 3

"Ridonkulous!" The third's the charm. This being the third installment of Season 2 of Dexter and we've hit a gold mine. This ep was funny, clever and totally satisfying, like steak after a good kill. So many inconvenient lies, where to start? Dexter's told he is a bad liar and a very good liar, to which he responds, "Not good enough." Who else might be lying? Well, the very bad car salesman, for one. Oh, but he got his. Let's get right to the point, why is Laguerta covering for Esmee? Is it really a women-in-solidarity thing? Or does she want to look really good when she finally takes over Esmee's job? It's hard to trust anyone's motives in this show. Doakes has been busy spying on Dexter and has done his homework. He has learned quite a lot about our boy, but not the real stuff. So why wrap up the Doakes subplot so neatly? Now that he's found Dexter in a 12-step program, he's convinced? I don't know; a little clear-cut for my taste. I like Dexter having to look over his shoulder at every turn. Of course, with Lundy there, and Dexter's sister on his task force, Dex does have a few people if not following him, then at least paying close attention to his "body of work." Having Debra on Lundy's task force makes for an "awkward family dynamic." She fights against it, but in the end takes it on. However, since she wasn't able to determine her fiancé was a cold-blooded killer, what makes her think she'll be able to figure out the Bay Harbor Butcher is her own brother? I'm missing Angel. He's had little to do this season. I'm hoping for something very exciting to happen for him. There was some outstanding writing this week starting with Dexter's mental grocery list as his first meeting. It was totally hilarious. "And I need duck tape. Are my knives sharp?" You know we all make that list when we are bored and stuck in circumstances we'd really rather avoid. Got to put the time to some good use. Rita used her newly acquired balls to kick Dexter to the curb. And I say Rah. She has encircled herself with addicts her whole life and is finally demanding one of them cleans up his act. So what if he isn't addicted to smack? So what if his addiction includes knives and duct tape and Saran Wrap, oh my? So why is Dexter going to meetings? Does he really have feelings for Rita? Is there an ulterior motive? Dexter's "dark passenger" speech at the NA meeting was inspired. He really dug deep to get to some of the core issues at hand. And Lila's speech in the diner was equally mesmerizing. I found myself rewinding to listen again. Her voice and the way she said the words, well, it was just sexy as heck. She's going to be quite a fun addition to the cast. Did you catch the look on Rita's face when Dexter pointed out his new sponsor to her? Rita may yet rethink wanting Dex in the meetings now. Perhaps this was his way of getting her to change her mind and let him "heal himself." Best lines: "When the man hunt is on, the hunted go shopping." "Who's your daddy?" "So you're super-junkie?" "The Bay Harbor Butcher is butchering my online social life." "You were right about the ample cargo space." I wonder what would happen if they sent all the body parts and bones to The Jeffersonian where Bones works. She would be able to figure it out in a second. Dexter would be done for. Good thing Bones isn't on this show. That was such a juicy good show I'm going to have to keep watching more clips in our Online Video Guide. show less
Ridonkulous The thirds the charm This being the third installment of Season 2 of Dexter and weve hit a gold mine This ep was funny clever and totally satisfying like steak after a good kill So many inconvenient lies where to start Dexters told he is a bad liar and a very good liar to which he responds Not good enough Who else might be lying Well the very bad car salesman for one Oh but he got his Lets get right to the point why is Laguerta covering for Esmee Is it really a women-in-solidarity thing Or does she want to look really good when she finally takes over Esmees job Its hard to trust anyones motives in this show Doakes has been busy spying on Dexter and has done his homework He has learned quite a lot about our boy but not the real stuff So why wrap up the Doakes subplot so neatly Now that hes found Dexter in a 12-step program hes convinced I dont know a little clear-cut for my read more

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