Dexter (2006– )

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A Miami police forensics expert moonlights as a serial killer of criminals whom he believes have escaped justice.

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 Dexter Morgan (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Off. Debra Morgan / ... (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Sgt. Angel Batista / ... (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Harry Morgan (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Vince Masuka (95 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Lt. Maria LaGuerta / ... (85 episodes, 2006-2013)
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 Det. Joseph 'Joey' Quinn (72 episodes, 2008-2013)
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 Rita Bennett / ... (49 episodes, 2006-2010)
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 Astor Bennett (48 episodes, 2006-2012)
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 Deputy Chief Tom Matthews / ... (43 episodes, 2006-2013)
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Meet Dexter Morgan. By day he's a blood spatter pattern expert for the Miami Metro police department. But by night - he takes on an entirely different persona: serial killer. But Dexter isn't your average serial killer as he only kills people who fit a very prolific and precise "moral code" taught to him by his late father Harry (he didn't kill Harry, honest), and developed very thoroughly throughout each kill. While dealing with his daily activities and his boss, Sgt. Doakes, the one man who may or may not know the truth about his after-hours activities, he is given a friendly message by a guy referred to only as "The Ice Truck Killer" - a crime scene where there is no blood. This shocking discovery turns Dexter's world completely upside down. The Ice Truck Killer wants Dexter to play his game and Dexter is very eager to take on this cat-and-mouse chase throughout Miami. Written by halo1k

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No Sin. No Worry. See more »


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If the theme music sounds familiar, many fans have noticed that it is very reminiscent of the score from The Ipcress File (1965) by John Barry. Season 1: Ep. 12 is titled "Born Free" and features the 'Andy Williams (I)' rendition that serves as a clue for Dexter. This Oscar-winning song was written by Barry (& Don Black). See more »

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Most cars are shown with front Florida license plates. Florida vehicles do not have front license plates, only rear ones. See more »

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Dexter Morgan: [Dexter throws Roger into the back of the mini-van] You were right about the ample cargo space.
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Spoofed in Dexter: Living the Dream (2009) See more »

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User Reviews

 
Hilarious show! Dark, dry humor with CSI's ...
25 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Dexter is hilarious; it is easily the best new show on TV! Dark, dry humor crops up in the most unexpected places, and the settings and dialogue are laced with CSI's pseudo-scientific appeal. While the show may appear to treat standard morality as irreverent, it is actually an excellent study of humanity at its best -- and worse.

The character of Dexter, a disassociated, psychopathic serial killer, is somewhat reminiscent of Data, the android in the Star Trek series. Dexter is devoid of normal, human emotion, and has to learn behaviors by rote. Seeing the world through his eyes enables us to closely examine what is "right" and what is "wrong." We have to pause and wonder about our own perception of reality.

Overall, the show is a side-splitting outlet for the vigilante/serial killer/dysfunctional being in all of us. Well done!


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