Dexter: Season 3, Episode 11

I Had a Dream (7 Dec. 2008)

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Maria suspects Miguel of Ellen Wolf's murder, and Dexter knows she suspects it. Dexter will have to make his move before Miguel goes after Maria.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Maria LaGuerta (as Lauren Velez)


Lt. Laguerta begins to suspect that Miguel Prado may be Ellen Wolf's killer. She invites him for dinner and checks his car for forensic evidence but he catches on to what she is doing. Dexter starts working on his plan to kill Miguel and frame the Skinner for the crime. Debra has been avoiding Anton and Dexter tells her about their father, who also had an affair with a confidential informant. She does get a lead on the Skinner's whereabouts, but her partner gets injured in the process of trying to arrest him. Written by garykmcd

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The Vehicle registered to the character of Miguel Prado is a 2008 Lincoln Navigator, but the VIN number lookup is for a 2004 Lincoln Navigator. See more »


When Rita brings bagels to Dexter's apartment the morning after the bachelor party, Dexter pours himself a glass of orange juice. As Dexter begins to drink the OJ, he is holding the glass with his right hand. The camera angle changes while he is still taking this first drink and he is using his left hand. See more »


Dexter Morgan: Miguel thinks he's getting lucky; looks like he's getting screwed.
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Written by Bob Mair, Nick Vincent and Richard Trapp
Performed by St. John
Courtesy of Black Toast Music
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A mind blowing episode to a rather slow season
26 February 2010 | by (Egypt) – See all my reviews

The violent turn that Dexter's relationship with Miguel took was totally unexpected. Everyone was asking right at the beginning or the season what on earth was happening in the show, how is dexter turning into a father, friend and husband so quickly...the same man who killed his own brother in a breathtaking scene in season one, and was willing to sacrifice the life of an innocent police sergeant to bail his own ass out in season two??

This episode surely put the whole show back on track, and in as gruesome and as cold blooded as it can get, the way we we're all used to seeing dexter deal with problems: on a table with his problem wrapped in plastic sheets....not in golf games and family funerals. (doubt i will ever question the writers again!) Great episode, best of the season.

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