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Rita Morgan (Character)
from "Dexter" (2006)

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"Dexter: Circle of Friends (#1.7)" (2006)
Rita Bennett: Fucking bastard!
Dexter Morgan: Only you can make those words cute.

Dexter Morgan: [about Paul] When'd you first notice it, this darkness inside the guy you fell for?
Rita Bennett: I always knew it was there. I guess I just didn't think I deserved better, 'til I met you.
Dexter Morgan: I have a dark side too.
[Rita laughs]
Dexter Morgan: What? I do.
Rita Bennett: Somehow I doubt that. You have a good heart, Dexter. You're not like Paul, you don't hurt people.
Dexter Morgan: Innocent people. I don't hurt innocent people.

Rita Bennett: [about Paul] I just wish he'd just go away. I mean, why can't he just go away and disappear forever?
Dexter Morgan: [voiceover] He can do that. Very easily.

"Dexter: If I Had a Hammer (#4.6)" (2009)
[last lines]
Dexter Morgan: [voice-over of inner monologue] I became a husband, a father, I had to evolve it was the only way to survive.
Rita Bennett: I have something else I wanna give you.
Dexter Morgan: [voice-over of inner monologue] Being myself in front of my family will take some getting used to but Arthur was right. I does feel... good.
Rita Bennett: Got it.
Dexter Morgan: Padlock?
Rita Bennett: For the door. To keep it locked.
Dexter Morgan: Shouldn't I leave it open?
Rita Bennett: Please, we have three young children. There's dangerous stuff in there.

Dexter Morgan: [thinking while Rita's whimpers] I'm perfectly comfortable with bodily fluids: blood, snot tears. But the emotions that go along with them, not so much.
Rita Bennett: Dexter, are you hearing what Rita is saying?
Dexter Morgan: She's upset?

Dexter Morgan: [handing out gifts] And for my lovely wife...
Rita Bennett: A bread maker?
Dexter Morgan: We're always running out of bread.
Rita Bennett: We're always running out of milk, did you get me a cow, too?

"Dexter: Born Free (#1.12)" (2006)
Rita Bennett: I got your message. How's Debra?
Dexter Morgan: Hmm, she has all her limbs.
Rita Bennett: Thank God she is alive. That poor thing must be a mess, falling for a serial killer.
Dexter Morgan: What are the odds?

Rita Bennett: Deb must be a mess. I mean falling for a serial killer?
Dexter Morgan: What are the odds?

"Dexter: The Lion Sleeps Tonight (#3.3)" (2008)
Dexter Morgan: What else did the doctor say?
Rita Bennett: He asked me a million questions about my medical history. There's a form for you to fill up too but I told him you were adopted. I mean... are there any details that you do know?
Dexter Morgan: [voiceover] Like mom was killed by a chainsaw, my brother was killed by... well... me. That kind of stuff?

Astor Bennett: [about creep with long lens] Hey, it's the Cheerios man.
Rita Bennett: Who?
Astor Bennett: The guy from the grocery store.
Rita Bennett: What guy?
Astor Bennett: The guy who talked to me. Dexter knows.
Rita Bennett: [to Dexter] Who is he?
Dexter Morgan: He's no one to be concerned about.
Dexter Morgan: [then thinking to himself] Because in the land of predators, a Lion never fears the Jackal.

"Dexter: All in the Family (#3.4)" (2008)
Rita Bennett: I married Paul because it was pregnant. And I won't marry again unless it's because someone loves me.
Dexter Morgan: I understand why you feel that way.
Rita Bennett: Being a father and being a husband are two very different things. You don't have to be both. I don't what both... unless it's real.
[walks away]
Dexter Morgan: [thinking to himself] Real. How do you show someone real love when you don't even know what it feels like?

Dexter Morgan: [to Rita] My life has always felt like an unanswered question. A string of days and nights, waiting for something to happen - I didn't know what. Rita, we're connected. Where ever I am, I feel you. And the kids. With me. They're what make me real. I want us to always go out for banana splits. And replant the lemon tree that keeps dying. And I never ever want to miss a pizza night. And that's how I know I want to marry you. Because something as simple as pizza night is the highlight of my week. But not without the kids.
Dexter Morgan: [taking a knee] Cody, Astor, you guys are my family. I'm gonna hang on to you for dear life.
Dexter Morgan: [to Rita] Please, say yes.
Cody Bennett: [nods head yes]
Astor Bennett: [nods head yes]
Rita Bennett: [laughs through her crying] Yes! Yes, we will marry you.

"Dexter: The Damage a Man Can Do (#3.8)" (2008)
Rita Bennett: It's the hormones. I go crazy when I'm pregnant.
Dexter Morgan: [voiceover] Tell me about it.
Dexter Morgan: [saying out loud] That's not true.

"Dexter: Popping Cherry (#1.3)" (2006)
Rita Bennett: [the family are working in the garden] Thank you for doing this, Dexter. I moved here from Michigan with dreams of fruit trees in my garden.
Cody Bennett: But they keep dying.
Rita Bennett: I can't help it, I kill things.
Dexter Morgan: That must be awful. Fortunately, I have a green thumb. The key to happy citrus is a fertilizer. Bone meal works the best.

"Dexter: Dexter (#1.1)" (2006)
Rita Bennett: What am I gonna do?
Dexter Morgan: Don't worry, I'll figure it out.
[voice over]
Dexter Morgan: And I will. I can always see other people's problems more clearly than my own.

"Dexter: That Night, a Forest Grew (#2.7)" (2007)
Rita Bennett: I spoke with Aunt Cecilia. She told the the school district fired you almost a year ago.
Gail Brandon: We had philosophical differences. The educational system is failing apart. School should be life itself, not preparation for living. Do you know that they give trophies to every child now, whether they win or lose.
Rita Bennett: You know, I finally get it. It took me a few decades, but it's not just me. Nobody can deal with you. You don't leave room for anybody else to exist.
Gail Brandon: It's not my fault that so many people are willing to settle for mediocrity. I mean, just look at you. First Paul, then Dexter...

"Dexter: Our Father (#3.1)" (2008)
[last lines]
Rita Bennett: Shit.
Dexter Morgan: What?
Rita Bennett: I've done this before.
Dexter Morgan: What do you mean?
Rita Bennett: I'm pregnant...

"Dexter: Dirty Harry (#4.5)" (2009)
Rita Morgan: How's Deb?
Dexter Morgan: She's lucky to be alive.
Rita Morgan: I was so worried. Can I see her?
Dexter Morgan: Uh, she's peeing. With Anton.

"Dexter: Shrink Wrap (#1.8)" (2006)
[Dexter has spent the night in Rita's bed and sits up at dawn, his back to her]
Rita Bennett: [drowsily] Next time we'll figure out what to tell the kids. So you don't have to sneak out like this.
Dexter Morgan: You want there to be a next time?
Rita Bennett: And a time after that!
[Still sleepy, but smiling, she rises enough to prop herself on one elbow]
Rita Bennett: Don't you?
Dexter Morgan: [the look on his face is both harsh and confused] No. I mean, yeah. I just -
[He turns to face her]
Dexter Morgan: I didn't freak you out?
Rita Bennett: Why would you think that?
[She reaches over to touch his arm]
Rita Bennett: Dexter, there's nothing you could ever do that would scare me away.

"Dexter: Seeing Red (#1.10)" (2006)
Rita Bennett: Where were you?
Dexter Morgan: Taking out the trash.

"Dexter: Blinded by the Light (#4.3)" (2009)
Rita Morgan: Hey, you ready to go?
Dexter Morgan: Almost.
Rita Morgan: I've got the Best of Bananarama.
Dexter Morgan: It's a cruel summer.

"Dexter: Love American Style (#1.5)" (2006)
Dexter Morgan: Do you have a dream for your life? Your future? Yes?
Rita Bennett: Of course. Do you?
Dexter Morgan: It might sound weird. I want to someday be content. Just feel comfortable, like everyone else. I want...
Rita Bennett: ...a normal life?
Dexter Morgan: Yeah, a normal life.
Rita Bennett: That's all I want. Just that.
Dexter Morgan: No fame and fortune? Excitement at every turn?
Rita Bennett: No, I've had enough excitement, thank you. I'll take boring.
Dexter Morgan: Average.
Rita Bennett: Ordinary.
Dexter Morgan: That's weird, huh?
Rita Bennett: Yeah.

"Dexter: See-Through (#2.4)" (2007)
Rita Bennett: [about the Bay harbor butcher] You know, I hope they catch him today. And I'm not a violent person, but I hope they hurt him.
[to Dexter]
Rita Bennett: Have a good day.
Dexter Morgan: [narrating] Make up your mind.

"Dexter: Waiting to Exhale (#2.2)" (2007)
Dexter Morgan: [Dexter's mobile rings while he is dumping Little Chino in several garbage bags into the Gulf Stream; he answers] Hey, you.
Rita Bennett: [trying to sound as firm as possible] I need to see you.
Dexter Morgan: Uh...
Dexter Morgan: just dropping somebody off, can it wait?
Rita Bennett: [managing to sound firm] No, it can't.
Dexter Morgan: Alright then.
[closes mobile]