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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Dexter manages to find Freebo, but he gets involved with Miguel Prado, the brother and ADA of Oscar Prado. Dex killed Oscar mistakenly in the season premiere. Rita is preggers. I have to say that I’m impressed with the 3rd season of Dexter. It’s really good. The show is intense and moves forward. Bits and pieces of Dexter’s past are revealed. I find it funny that Miguel wants to be Dexter’s friend. This will lead to an interesting conundrum for Dexter in the 5th episode.
I also like how they are investigating the same case over a number of episodes. In fact, I believe that they’ll investigate the same killer most of this season. I enjoy these longer investigations. They lead to many interesting stories.
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Dexter killed Oscar Prado, the brother of the ADA. He was into Freebo for some major money. Dexter is anxious about Rita’s pregnancy. She’s having a baby. Dexter is stunned. He doesn’t know what to do with this situation.
Dex goes to work. He needs to find Freebo quickly. He saw his face. Deb wants him to look over her evidence on Teagan. The coroner says that it wasn’t a tattoo that was peeled off her shoulder. He takes the file and heads to his office. Miguel Prado is on LaGuerta’ ass about the case. There is some sexual tension between them, even now.
Deb is bribed with a shield by the IA cop to spy on Quinn. She’s an insulting bitch and Deb calls her a cunt. Dex is looking up Teegan on the DMV database. He finds the right one. He’s thinking about baby names. Ramon invites him for dinner. He asks him to bring his girlfriend.
Deb goes to a Latin club to see Quinn’s snitch. Dex and Rita go to their dinner with Miguel. Miguel tells Dexter that Ramon “borrowed” the cell phone from Freebo’s mother. As soon as she gets a call from him, they will track him. Later, Dex goes out to hunt.
Teegan’s address is at a keg party. There’s a lot of sex going around. He gets Teegan’s real address from two hot blonde girls.
Baptista questions Zack. He was arrested with Freebo two years ago. The trail is so cold that they have to check out these leads. They find a girl trying to flush down some pills. He talks about Chicki Heinz, someone that Miguel just convicted on a carjacking/homicide. He offers up an alibi for Chicki and another suspect. Deb is trying to find the ID of Teegan’s dealer. She’s got a lead.
Dex tells Baptista that Rita is pregnant. He says that his little girl is the light of his life. He sees Harry in his daydreams. They don’t turn out too well.
Deb’s lead is the snitch. He says that Javier in the apartment above might know the girl, since he works the same way. He might have tried to recruit her. Javier is a little young. He runs girls. The girl on Javier’s couch says that he screwed her. He tried to pick her up at a party. He passed her to a friend named Freebo.
Miguel tells Ramon that Freebo just called his mom. They can trace him now. LaGuerta comes to see Miguel and tells him about Chicki Heinz’ conviction. Dexter needs to move on Freebo tonight.
Deb briefs LaGuerta and Baptista on what she found out. Quinn isn’t happy that Deb went back to see Anton behind his back. Dex finds Freebo at Teegan’s place. He’s got no tools. He’s got to improvise. He goes back to get some tools. Rita drops by. She wants Dexter to make a decision. She wants to keep the child. Dex isn’t good at figuring her out. He leaves not having made a decision.
Freebo is still chilling when Dex returns. This time Dex has no trouble dealing with him. Freebo wakes up tied to a chair. Miguel is outside the house. He goes into the house with a gun. Dex is able to ditch his costume before Miguel finds him. He shows Miguel the knife he used to kill Freebo. He says that it was self-defence. He spouts some nonsense. The knife belonged to Prado’s father. He brought it back from Vietnam. Miguel embraces Dexter. He says that he wasn’t sure that he could do this, but he did. Dex makes Miguel leave for plausible deniability. Miguel thanks Dexter. Dex doesn’t notice that some of the blood was smeared onto the back of Miguel’s shirt.
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