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Dexter Morgan is a Forensics Expert, a loyal brother, boyfriend, and friend. That's what he seems to be, but that's not what he really is. Dexter Morgan is a Serial Killer that hunts the bad.


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Series cast summary:
 Dexter Morgan (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Debra Morgan (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Sgt. Angel Batista / ... (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Harry Morgan (96 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Vince Masuka (95 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Lt. Maria LaGuerta / ... (85 episodes, 2006-2013)
 Det. Joseph 'Joey' Quinn (72 episodes, 2008-2013)
 Rita Bennett / ... (49 episodes, 2006-2010)
 Astor Bennett (47 episodes, 2006-2012)
 Deputy Chief Tom Matthews / ... (43 episodes, 2006-2013)


Dexter Morgan, Miami Metro Police Department blood spatter analyst, has a double life. When he's not helping the Homicide division solving murders, he spends his time hunting and killing bad guys that slip through the justice system. He spends his sun-drenched days solving crimes - and moonlit nights committing them. But not to worry, our cool-blooded Dexter doesn't kill just anyone. He reserves his homicidal hobbies to taking only the lives of other killers. Written by Enrique Tovar from Delano, CA.

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Michael C. Hall accidentally crashed the Slice of Life into a pier once during filming, causing $8,000 worth of damage to the boat. Hall didn't have to pay for the damages. See more »


In every crime scene throughout the entire series both Forensics and the detectives handle the body before the medical examiner arrives. In every state in the country, no one can touch the body until the medical examiner arrives. See more »


Harry Morgan: Remember this forever: you are my son, you are not alone, and you are loved.
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13 November 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Although I am not a regular proponent of serial television shows, the eclectic, in-depth storyline and character development in Dexter are far beyond what I expected from Showtime or any network other than HBO. Dexter is a unique insight into the mind of a serial killer protected by his occupation as well as the lessons derived from his father's teachings. By having a resounding premise of catching a notorious serial killer while trying to conceal his own identity, Dexter enters each week with a new sociological dilemma as well as a new criminal to dispatch. What is best about Dexter is his own personal facade of trying to be normal. While other characters in the show are obviously dysfunctional, the audience are privileged to see the flaws of Dexter while people within his own world cannot. Darkly humorous, well-paced, and morbidly addictive Dexter is the best show of 2006, without a doubt.

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