It’s the season premiere of Dexter. Lila is dead. Dexter is back at work. His life with Rita is going well. Dex does something stupid when he moves in to kill Freebo. He kills someone else. He wasn’t prepared to find out who it was he killed. At least no one is on Dex’s case.
Dex is able to move on, to get by his father’s death while Deb is still stuck. I thought that this was a great way to start the third season of Dexter. I recommend this show, it was filled with interesting bits.
Warning: Spoilers ahead.
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Lila attempted to kill Dexter at the end of last season. Dexter killed Lila in France. Dexter has been busy over the summer killing. He’s sticking to his habits. He still has his boat. He’s settling into a nice normal life with Rita as well. Rita and Dex are having sex. Cody asks him to come to Dad day.
Fred Bowman has escaped justice. He killed two college girls. He’s fallen off everybody’s radar, but Dexter’s. Debra’s changed her hair style and Dex hasn’t noticed. She’s also of the booze.
LaGuerta notices that Baptista is wearing the same clothes as the day before. Angel just got a promotion to Detective Sergeant.
Dex is looking for Freebo, who’s dealing from a pink house. Dex poses as a drug addict. Dexter sees that Freebo’s got an addict named Teegan hanging around. This could complicate things, but she doesn’t hang around long. Dex is getting ready to do his business.
Debra is getting asked some questions by Yuki Amato from IA. She wants her to check out Joey Quinn, who’s been in homicide for two weeks. They have been interested in him since he was in narcotics. Debra blows her off, but wants to know what Quinn might have done. Amato doesn’t say anything.
Dex is moving in for the kill. He finds some guy trying to kill Freebo. Dex’s crown gets knocked out in the struggle. Freebo escapes. Dex has no time to find the crown. Things just went crazy. This is the first time that Dex killed someone who wasn’t on his list.
Rita calls Dex. She wants him to come over. They have sex and eat pudding. Dexter is anxious about getting a phone call. Rita thinks that he’s working too hard. He goes to see the crime scene and sees the cops there. Angel calls him to come over.
It’s Debra’s case. The guy who Dex killed was Oscar Prado, Miguel Prado’s brother. Prado is an ADA. He’s got another brother named Ramon Prado, a Lt with the Sheriff’s department. They say that he was a coach at the swim club, who came here to confront a drug dealer about selling to his boys.
Dex is looking for his crown. He finds it easily near the window. LaGuerta and Prado go way back. Angel tells Dex that a long time ago, when they started out, LaGuerta and Prado hooked up.
Dex sits in on the murder meeting on Prado. He’s got nothing to add to what they detectives have uncovered. Prado gives a press conference. Dex is trying to get info on Prado. He couldn’t have just been there for some Youth Club mission.
Debra was asked to canvas the neighbourhood for witnesses. Quinn tells her that the people don’t owe her anything. He gives her a number to call. It’s a CI. He tells her to say that she will cash in some coupons. In return, he wants her to remember that he did her a solid.
She goes to see Anton, the CI. She wants to know where Freebo is. He’s got nothing for her until she shows him a picture of Prado.
Dex goes to Dad day. The kids are hard to please. Cody is still happy that he came. Rita is crying. It’s something that he wanted for a long time.
Dex gets a call from Prado. He wants to see him. He wants Dex to walk him through what happened. Prado wants to know why Dex has been looking up on Oscar in the Sheriff’s database. Dex says that this death got to him. Prado invites Dex to come to Oscar’s wake.
Debra comes back and says that Oscar Prado was into Freebo for a lot of money. He was a junkie. She didn’t know that Prado and LaGuerta were walking-up behind them.
LaGuerta wants Angel to get rid of Morgan on this case. She says that this case is too big for Morgan. She wants Angel to make the decision. It’s up to him. Angel knows that if he bumps her, she will hate him.
Dex is at the wake. Debra is waiting for him at the bar where they celebrate their father’s death. Miguel says that what Debra said is OK. Oscar wasn’t perfect, but he was a good man. Angel goes to see Deb. He drinks in Harry’s honour. Angel tells her that she’s off the case. Angel tells her that she’s the only person that’s getting in the way of her getting her shield. Dex is in the car. He didn’t go to the wake. He went to see Rita instead.
Dex and Deb go to their next case. It’s Teegan, Freebo’s girl. She’s got a 2″x2″ piece of skin missing from her shoulder.
Angel gets his gold shield. He wants to celebrate.
Amato meets with Morgan. She still wants her to snoop for IA. Rita is planning on taking hotel management classes. When Dexter comes in, she realizes that she’s preggers.
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