Dexter: Season 2, Episode 1

It's Alive! (30 Sep. 2007)

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Dexter becomes anxious and frustrated after more than a month without killing. When he finally gets his chance, he finds he is off his game.

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It is now 38 days since Dexter saved his sister and executed the Ice Truck Killer. Since that time however, Sgt. Doakes has spent all of his free time following Dexter sure in his belief that something about him is wrong. Dexter very much wants to kill someone and when the opportunity finally arrives, finds that he is unable to follow through. His sister Debra, apparently recovered from her ordeal, returns to work but Lt. Laguerta isn't so sure. Rita is happy with her relationship with Dexter, but her husband keeps pressuring her to help him with his defense. The police discover Dexter's burial ground. Written by garykmcd

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The building that teenage Dexter's father catches him on as he considers jumping so he can feel something; is the same building used in season 4 as the site of murder of the young mother who is forced to jump to her death. See more »

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When LaGuerta is pouring herself a cup of coffee and Esme Pascal comes up in the elevator, LaGuerta quickly goes into hiding and can be seen saying "shhh" to the camera crew. See more »

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Dexter Morgan: Hey, Sergeant. Thank for supporting the bowling team.
Sergeant James Doakes: Fuck you! Where's my blood report on the Maynard victim? So what's that? A titty site?
Dexter Morgan: Caught me.
Sergeant James Doakes: Bullshit. What the hell were you really doing in here?
Dexter Morgan: The tits are right there.
Sergeant James Doakes: But in ten years, you've never rented a single porn title.
Dexter Morgan: How would you know?
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The Return of Dexter
8 July 2010 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

After saving Debra from the Ice Truck Killer, Dexter feels frustrated for not having murdered any criminal for thirty-eight days. Further, Sergeant James Doakes suspects of him and is keeping Dexter under his surveillance. Dexter tries to kill an evil voodooist but his anxiety affects his feelings and he is unable to execute his intended victim. Meanwhile Debra returns to the police station apparently recovered but actually still traumatized with her affair with the serial-killer. Rita is pressed by her imprisoned husband Paul Bennett to seek the shoe he claims that he had lost in her house and he informs that the federal facility is too dangerous for his league. When the dangerous criminal Little Chino is released from the police station since the evidences of his murder would not be accepted by the justice, Dexter sees the chance to recover his old shape. Meanwhile, two treasure hunters find the spot where Dexter dumps the corpses of his victims while searching a galleon in a breach on the bottom of the sea.

"It's Alive!" another great episode of this show with the return of Dexter. The disturbed character demonstrates that is really addicted in killing and the Second Season begins showing Dexter desperate for his long abstinence. His sister Debra is also disturbed with her ordeal with Dexter's brother, the notorious Ice Truck Killer. And the unstable Rita now is affected by the revelation of the happening with Paul in the federal prison. The delicious Julie Benz partially naked is one of the best moments of this show. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Está Vivo!" ("It's Alive!")


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