Dexter (2006–2013)
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An Inconvenient Lie 

Lying becomes the theme of Dexter's life when his lie - or rather, half-truth - about being an addict leads to Rita insisting that he join a 12-step program.

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Having lied to Rita to cover up what he really did to her late husband, Dexter now finds himself attending Narcotics Anonymous classes. He finds the exercise quite difficult and is afraid everyone will see through him. Rita however makes it quite clear that their relationship is entirely dependent on his continued participation in NA. She doesn't react too well though when she sees Dexter's sponsor, the very attractive Lila. Sgt. Doakes follows Dexter to an NA meeting, but surprises him with his reaction. Meanwhile, Debra is assigned to the joint task force with the FBI but is having difficulty dealing with the people and the desperation to find their loved ones. She does however uncover a pattern to the murders. Dexter identifies a serial killer and decides he has to take action, despite the scrutiny of the police and the FBI. Written by garykmcd

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Trivia

First appearance of Jaime Murray as Lila Tournay. See more »

Goofs

Leila's bra changes color during the meeting where Dexter receives his newcomer chip. First it's red when he walks up to the lectern and then hot pink when he is about to share, then back to red after the meeting. See more »

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Dexter Morgan: [voiceover, about the used car salesman] It's a toupee. Even this guy's hair is a lie.
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References An Inconvenient Truth (2006) See more »

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Dexter Main Title
Written by Rolfe Kent
Performed by Rolfe Kent
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Another darkly humorous installment in this excellent series
21 July 2008 | by (England) – See all my reviews

"An Inconvenient Lie" is another first class episode of this excellent drama series. Rich with black-as-night humour, this installment introduces new elements while satisfactorily tying up others.

The beautiful Jaime ("Hustle") Murray makes her first appearance as the sexy and mysterious Lila, a lady who has trouble written all over her.

Michael C. Hall is always on top form and it's great to see his character returning to his old ways. It's a difficult task making a serial killer a sympathetic character but "Dexter" always has you rooting for him. There's a genuine sense of tension with this episode as the net starts to tighten on Dexter as his victims are all reclaimed from their deep resting place in the sea.

9 out of 10. One of the best drama series on the television today.


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