Dexter learns that his biological father (named Joe Driscoll), whom he was told had died 30 years ago, has just recently died and left him everything he owned, including his house. He goes on a trip to pack the items in the house, along with Rita. But later, Debra and Rudy also show up at the house to help out, where Dexter clicks with Rudy, while suspecting something strange about Joe Driscoll's death, and about who Dexter's biological mother was. Flashbacks to Dexter's childhood show him questioning Harry about who his real parents were, and about an accident which an anonymous person donated some of his blood to help the young Dexter during his surgery and it happened to be Mr. Driscoll. Back in Miami, Angel questions a shooting incident involving Doakes and a suspect. Also, Paul begins to slide back into his old habits when he suspects Rita is keeping him away from unsupervised visits to their children. Written by
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Dexter learns that Driscoll bequeathed to him a house in Dade City, Florida. Dade City is in the eastern part of Pasco County, and is a suburb of that big Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area; non-Floridians can think of Dade City as being about 170 miles west of DisneyWorld. (Pasco County also has a large beach coast on the West Coast of Florida.) The home that Dexter and Rita go to see is given the house number 5570, and the house opposite is 5561. In Florida, avenues and roads usually run north and south, and streets run west-east, but even if Dexter fans wanted to chase down these houses, they should remember that probably false numbers were put on the houses by the crew. See more
When Dexter is receiving the notification in the office, an extra in a black shirt is standing at a counter in the background. In the next shot, he is walking to the counter where he just was. See more
[Continuing the conversation with Dexter
Who knows what caused it? Stress, inactivity, French fries?
[as Dexter looks down on the tattoo again, he hears, drowning out the voice of Dr. Pittman, a song begin: It's Creedence Clearwater Revival, singing "Have You Ever Seen The Rain?" - and he is flashing back to when he was a small child. And he sees an arm stretched with the same webbed tattoo that he saw on Driscoll's arm. Dexter begins hearing Dr. Pittman again:
...It's hard to accept so many ...
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Written by Rolfe Kent
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