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Dexter Season 1 Episodes

12 Episodes 2006 - 2006

The first season of this drama follows Dexter (Michael C. Hall), a Miami forensic expert who moonlights as a vigilante, as he searches for a murderer known as the Ice Truck Killer. Along the way, Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) is reprimanded for violating the chain of command, Doakes (Erik King) has a brush with Internal Affairs, and a dismembered body is left at a Christmas display. Lauren Velez, David Zayas and Julie Benz also star in Season 1.

Episode 1

Dexter: Dexter

Sun, Oct 1, 2006 53 mins

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.

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Episode 2

Crocodile

Sun, Oct 8, 2006 55 mins

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 teenager whose killer walked.

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Episode 3

Popping Cherry

Sun, Oct 15, 2006 51 mins

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.

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Episode 4

Let's Give The Boy A Hand

Sun, Oct 22, 2006 58 mins

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.

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Episode 5

Love American Style

Sun, Oct 29, 2006 56 mins

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.

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Episode 6

Return To Sender

Sun, Nov 5, 2006 53 mins

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

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Episode 7

Circle Of Friends

Sun, Nov 12, 2006 53 mins

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

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Episode 8

Shrink Wrap

Sun, Nov 19, 2006 54 mins

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

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Episode 9

Father Knows Best

Sun, Nov 26, 2006 56 mins

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.

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Episode 10

Seeing Red

Sun, Dec 3, 2006 57 mins

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.

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Episode 11

Truth Be Told

Sun, Dec 10, 2006 54 mins

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 Captain Matthews; Dexter finds a clue to who stabbed Batista; Deb and Rudy's relationship may be heading to a new level of commitment.

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Episode 12

Born Free

Sun, Dec 17, 2006 57 mins

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.

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