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Dexter Season 5 episodes

Dexter Episode Recap: "The Big One" Season 5, Episode 12

In the fifth-season finale, Dexter sets out to find where Jordan and Lumen are without getting caught in a trap. Deb's feelings get in the way of the Barrel Girls investigation; and Quinn finds himself in need of help, and Dexter my be the only one who can provide it.

This week's finale starts with Dexter packing up his knives and heading out to find Jordan and Lumen — with little to go on. But as soon as he opens the door, Astor, Cody, Harrison and the whole family surprise him since he couldn't make it to Orlando for the birthday party. And if that wasn't enough, Astor and Cody drop another bombshell on him — they want to spend the summer with him. Dex rushes out of there  and gives Jordan a call. He tries to make a deal with him, but Jordan says he wants nothing but to kill Lumen.

At the station, Dexter grabs the file of Jordan's real estate holdings while talking to Deb about the case. Dex can't find a secluded place where Jordan would have Lumen, but Harry helps his son out by telling him to check out where Jordan is from — before he was Jordan Chase, that is. Of course, things get even more complicated when, Laguerta announces Liddy was found dead and puts Dexter on to analyze the blood. Quinn knows something is very wrong here — and that Dexter most likely has something to do with it.

They arrive at the scene of Liddy's murder, and Quinn is... read more

Dexter Episode Recap: "Hop a Freighter" Season 5, Episode 11

Dexter discovers someone has bugged his apartment, and things don't go as smoothly as planned when he tries deal with the situation. Meanwhile, Deb and the team find a connection between Jordan Chase and each of his missing friends and Lumen gets lured into a trap.

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Dexter Episode Recap: "In the Beginning" Season 5, Episode 10

Dexter and Lumen discover the identity of another man involved in the barrel girls' murders, while Deb and Quinn are only steps behind in the case.

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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

Dexter Episode Recap: "Take It" Season 5, Episode 8

Dexter attends Jordon Chase's self-help seminar in order to track Cole. Meanwhile, Laguerta finds herself in trouble following the Fuentes fallout, and she throws a teammate under the bus in order to save her own skin.

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Dexter Episode Recap: "Circle Us" Season 5, Episode 7

Dexter's two worlds collide when Deb and the team start searching for the same people that he and Lumen are hunting for. Meanwhile, the homicide division is even closer to capturing the Santa Muerte killers.

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Dexter Episode Recap: "Everything Is Illumenated" Season 5, Episode 6

Dexter gets a call from Lumen when she's in trouble and tries to help her clean up her mess while he's in the middle of his own kill.

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Dexter Episode Recap: "First Blood" Season 5, Episode 5

Dexter struggles to convince Lumen to move on with her life, but he later discovers she has a master plan to seek revenge on the men who raped her and held her captive. Meanwhile, Quinn and Deb continue their relationship outside the workplace.

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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

Dexter Episode Recap: "Practically Perfect" Season 5, Episode 3

Dexter finds a nanny for Harrison and is worried his son will be affected because he witnessed his mother's murder. Meanwhile, the team deals with a murder tied to a cult-related decapitation. Plus: A few obstacles stand between Dexter and his next kill.... read more

Dexter Episode Recap: "Hello, Bandit" Season 5, Episode 2

Astor and Cody move into Deb's apartment with Dexter and Harrison, but he struggles with being a single father. Meanwhile, he sets his sights on a new kill, and Quinn grows even more suspicious.

One Big Unhappy Family
Astor and Cody join Dexter and Harrison in Deb's tiny one-bedroom apartment until he and the kids find a condo because he doesn't want them to go back to the house in which Rita was murdered. Astor is not pleased and shows it at every opportunity.

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Dexter Episode Recap: "My Bad" Season 5, Episode 1

Following Rita's brutal murder, Dexter struggles with his complicated grief. Meanwhile, as the team turns Dexter's case over to the FBI, Quinn can't help but wonder if Dexter was involved in the tragedy... read more

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