Dexter Hungry Man S04E09 (Showtime)

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Dexter stars Michael C. Hall, most known for his role as David in the HBO drama Six Feet Under. Michael C Hall plays Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter specialist working in Miami for the police.

A lot has changed for Dexter this season. He’s married with a new house and he’s got a new baby in the world. It’s taking a toll on our favorite serial killer. He’s messing up at his job because of his lack of sleep.

Season 4 is pretty incredible. Dexter just keeps getting better. It’s been a while since I wrote this and I just didn’t have time to post these, so I decided to do so this week. Here you go!

Warning: Spoilers ahead and strong language.

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Dex continues to insinuate himself into Trinity’s life and makes some startling discoveries. His family isn’t picture perfect. According to his son, he beats and terrorizes them. Even Dex finds this appalling. He sticks around for Thanksgiving to get the full skinny on Trinity, only to have his Dark Passenger wrench itself loose to stop Trinity from killing his son.

That’s not the only shocker in this episode. Elliott, the single neighbor, makes his move on Rita and kisses her. Deb starts piecing stuff together and figures out who shot her. There’s more to Christine than meets the eye. There is something wrong with her and now we find out what: she’s Trinity’s daughter and she shot Lundy and Deb.

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Dex is spying on Trinity again. He sees him breaking some of his son’s baseball trophies for being bad at baseball. Dexter goes after him. He sees him hitting some baseballs. He also sees him take a baseball bat at his father’s Mustang GT500. Jonah says that his father hits him. Jonah says that living with his father is like a tour of duty. He treats his father and his sister like shit. Jonah says that he could come by for Thanksgiving.

Deb tells Dex that she is lead detective on the Trinity case. Baptista informs the squad that the DNA sweeps are like Christmas for their cases. They are closing a lot of open cases. They’ve got 72 hours before the sweeps are stopped because the ACLU, which is filling suit. Deb says that she isn’t coming for Thanksgiving. Dex has his kids record a plaintive video message. Deb gets it and invites Matsuka to come.

Christine wants to spend Thanksgiving with Quinn, but it’s too much of a commitment initially for him.

Elliott is over again. He is helping prepare the turkey. He’s insinuating himself into Rita’s life. Dex doesn’t sense it yet.

It’s time for Thanksgiving. Deb arrives at Dexter’s. She surprised to find Elliott there. Matsuka arrives. Rita and Elliott leave to use both of his ovens.

Dex is at Trinity’s. It’s not a smart idea. Dex finds the wooden coffin that Trinity made. Jonah arrives. Trinity sees the GT500. It’s covered in dents and the windshield is broken. Since Dex is here, Trinity doesn’t go all mental. I wonder if Jonah was telling the truth.

Deb realizes that Trinity is on a school schedule. He’s in the education system. That’s why his kills happen on specific days.

Quinn decides that having a hot girlfriend isn’t a bad idea. She gives him head.

Dex finds out that Trinity locks his daughter in her room. The room isn’t really like a teenager’s. The cracks aren’t apparent. While Dex is outside with the daughter, Trinity breaks his son’s finger. The girl wants to get away from her family. She propositions him. Dex says that she’s 15. He refuses. Sally comes out. She apologizes for Rebecca. She begs him not to say anything to Arthur.

There is a family emergency with Cody and the kids. He needs to leave. Elliott had to break down the door to get Cody out. He fell through the skylight. He comes back inside and finds Jonah taping up his finger.

Angel tells Maria that he loves her. She returns the favor.

Elliott makes his move on Rita. He kisses her. She runs off. Matsuka sees this. He tries to leave, but Deb forces him to stay.

Things get ugly during Thanksgiving dinner at Trinity’s. Jonah says that he is a killer. Trinity hurls his daughter away. Trinity starts to strangle Jonah. Dex gets him off and he almost kills him. He doesn’t have the chance. The family is there. The Harry-in-Dexter says that he’s shown his monster to Trinity. He’ll see him coming. Dex comes home.

Deb realizes that Christine knows something about the Lundy shooting. She knew that Deb looked directly in Lundy’s eyes while he died. Christine mentioned this to her earlier that day. She’s the shooter. Deb calls Quinn to see if she saw the file. She didn’t. Deb is onto her. Deb realizes this after Cody was asking her questions about getting shot and looking at Lundy’s eyes while he was dying.

Trinity comes to see Christine. She’s his other daughter. OMG. That’s messed up. A happy serial killer family.

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