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 is led to his next victim thanks to Miguel. Dex should have known better. Miguel isn’t stupid. Miguel was having trouble convicting Ethan Turner. Dexter decides to take matters into his own hands, but when Rita has medical problems, Miguel sends the Coast Guard looking for Dex, who’s out on a “fishing trip”. Killing trip is more likely. When Ethan Turner goes missing from his cruise ship, Miguel knows that Dexter killed him.
Rita wanted them to buy a new house and Dex is confronted by the situation of not having his personal space. Initially he’s reticent, since he needs his place to let the Dark Passenger do his work. But he doesn’t want to jeopardize Rita and the baby, so he’s all for it.
Great episode, full of surprises.
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Dex is looking at the ultrasound of his baby. Dex is playing golf with Miguel. Miguel gives Dex a lead on a wife killer. They are at their country club. Syl wants Rita to list her house so that they can move into a bigger place. Dex doesn’t know what to say. He says something stupid.
Later that night, he investigates Ethan Turner. Dex can’t think about letting go of his sanctuary. He thinks about Harry.
Anton and Deb are flirting while he gives her a lead. He shows her a guy who used to score from Freebo. He tells them that they need to go through Wendell to see Freebo. Baptista notices that Vince is acting better. The Sheriff’s department has a new victim that links that case to the skin killer.
Wendell Owens has seen Dex before. Dex isn’t sure if he remembers him though. Miguel tells Dex that Ethan Turner is going to walk. The Feds dismissed the case. Deb is doing good with Wendell.
You’re the last person that needs a f**kpad.
Deb to Dex
Ramon is the guy from the Sheriff’s department as the liaison took look into the case.
Ethan Turner goes through wives for money. Dex makes contact.
Baptista and Deb talk to Vince. He says that no one likes him and he’s trying to correct that by acting better. He’s still pissed off all of the time and spouts BS.
Quinn tells Deb that Wendell closed up because his mother didn’t give consent. Deb is pissed off at Quinn. A few more like that and Deb will call Yuki.
Baptista goes to see Gianna who’s a decoy for Vice. He asks her out. She says that she’s not interested. She rarely dates cops.
Dex comes home to find brochures of houses on Rita’s kitchen table. He kind of freaks out. He says that he doesn’t want to look at houses right now. They have a little argument. He says that he’s going fishing tomorrow. Miguel comes to see Dex when he gets ready to go fishing. It’s strange to see them become such good friends. I guess nothing binds people together as murder.
Baptista and Prado are briefing the squad. For once, Quinn defends Deb’s great work. Needless to say that she’s completely surprised. Vince says that Prado’s case has nothing to do with theirs. Someone dug out a tattoo out of her post-mortem. Deb and Baptista back up Vince in front of the squad. Prado’s victim was smothered, not strangled.
Dex is in Bimini in the Bahamas checking up on Ethan.
Rita is checking out houses with Syl. She starts bleeding during the visit. Syl brings her to the hospital. Miguel arrives to take care of the situation. Rita is in pre-natal care.
Someone sees Deb talking with Wendell. She gives him her card. He says that he kept his nose out of Freebo’s business. Freebo was into a lot of cash to someone. Someone wants their money back. The person watching hears them talk. Is it the killer or Quinn? Or are those the same.
Dex is busy killing Ethan and setting up his kill room. He dismembers him and chucks him out the porthole.
Deb finds a woman at Anton’s place. She gets a call from Miguel about Dex. Dex arrives at the marina. He hears the messages from Rita and rushes there. The baby is fine. She has to stay in bed for the next few days. She thinks they should wait before getting a house. They should first get married.
Dex puts Astor and Cody to bed with Miguel’s help. Miguel tells him that Ethan Turner went missing from his cruise. Miguel is smart. He’s onto Dex. He knows that Dex was on the cruise ship. He knows that Dex killed Ethan. Miguel is fully behind Dex. He supports what Dex is doing. This is the first time that someone other than his father, his brother and Lila know about Dex.
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