Dexter investigates when the Ice Truck Killer strikes again, killing the prosthetic arm prostitute and leaving her body before a Christmas tree in Miami's Santa's Cottage. Sgt. Doakes ... See full summary »

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Dexter investigates when the Ice Truck Killer strikes again, killing the prosthetic arm prostitute and leaving her body before a Christmas tree in Miami's Santa's Cottage. Sgt. Doakes continues to grow more suspicious about Dexter after catching him in a series of lies about his connection to the Ice Truck Killer. Dexter finally finds a connection between him and the Ice Truck Killer over a past case involving Harry Morgan and a bloodbath crime scene back in 1973 involving Dexter's biological mother. Meanwhile, Lt. Maria Laguerta braces herself for dramatic changes in the department when the officious Captain Matthews maliciously makes her the scapegoat for the department's failure in the case to find the Ice Truck Killer, and he has her replaced. Rudy and Debra spend some quality time together in which he proposes marriage to the smitten detective. With Angel in the hospital recovering from the stabbing, his estranged wife pays a visit, while Rita decides to take her children, Astor ... Written by Anonymous

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Nina expresses her disgust at Angel when she finds him about to eat "two Doublemeat" hamburgers. The Doublemeat Palace is the fictitious fast-food restaurant suspected of serving ground-up human murder victims in Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), where Drew Z. Greenberg --who wrote this episode--also worked as a staff writer. See more »

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Deborah says the hooker was to meet a client at the corner of Coral Way and Biscayne Blvd. however, these two streets never cross. Moreover, the map the cops are referring to shows the city of Coral Gables, not the Brickell area south of downtown Miami. See more »

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[first lines]
Dexter Morgan: I've never had much use for the concept of Hell, but if Hell exists, I'm in it. The same images running through my head, over and over.
[He remembers horrific images]
Dexter Morgan: I was there. I saw my mother's death. A buried memory, forgotten all these years. They climbed inside me that day. And it's been with me ever since. My dark passenger.
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Jingle Bells
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Written by James Pierpont
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DEXTER- Micheal C Hall is awesome!
23 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Micheal C Hall is an outstanding actor in his new role as DEXTER. I never miss this series, DEXTER when it comes on SHOWTIME. Hall was just super in 6 Feet Under, but in Dexter, Micheal C Hall has truly captured the personality of Dexter with humor, pathos and skillful acting. Everyone who are cast members on this series, Dexter, is perfect for their roles. When selecting the cast members, in such a talented way, one can only get a fantastic cast of actors, that I do not even think I am watching a series??? This series, Dexter n its entire team of entertainment people n actors are superb, I cannot say enough. The very FACT that I forget that I am watching an episode of Dexter, I am swooped into the world of Micheal C Hall's outstanding performance, I just love him! As Dexter, Micheal C Hall is so lovable, even tho' he has to take the trash out! have u seen Dexter when he shows his humor, and goofs? totally super n hilarious! What an actor Micheal C Hall is. I hope he will win the Golden Globe award!!!!!!!!!! I hope DEXTER will go on as long as 6 Feet Under! I am a huge fan of Micheal C Hall!


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