Dexter: Season 3, Episode 12

Do You Take Dexter Morgan? (14 Dec. 2008)

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As the wedding day approaches, Dexter still has Ramon to deal with. Meanwhile, the Skinner is still loose, and Dexter is his next intended victim.



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Lt. Maria LaGuerta (as Lauren Velez)


With Miguel Prado now out of the way, Dexter thinks all he has to worry about is his wedding. Life isn't so simple however. Ramon Prado, who had been acting as Miguel's bodyguard, is now out to get Dexter. So is the Skinner, though Dexter doesn't quite realize it until he's taken prisoner. Debra is told by Angel Batista that he has recommended her for her detective's shield. That is until he learns that she spent the night with Anton when everyone thought he was a confidential informant. Dexter learns that Rita has been married twice before, her first marriage when she was only 16 followed by a divorce six months later. Written by garykmcd

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Rita was marriage was in Ashley, Mi a city near the center of the lower peninsula. Her divorce papers were filed in Gratiot county where the Ashley Michigan is located. Her first husband was from a real city in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. His hometown was listed as Clarksburg which is west of Marquette, MI. See more »


In the scene where Dexter fights the Skinner, there is a moment where you can see Dexter's hand already cut, before it really happens. See more »


Debra Morgan: [getting dressed for the wedding] Ugh, a dress. I feel like a transvestite.
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Lessons "DEXTER" Taught Me...
23 December 2008 | by (Arlington, VA.) – See all my reviews

If I have learned anything from watching this show for three incredible seasons, it's not to second-guess the writing team behind the dark brilliance of each and every episode. What a roller-coaster ride it's been, but never as twisted, bumpy or unpredictable as Season Three, with this story arc featuring the dynamite Jimmy Smits as the deceptively sociopathic DA Miguel Prado.

Watching him go mano-a-mano with Michael C. Hall was like sitting in on a guitar duel between B.B. King and the late, great Bo Diddley, and I am sorry it had to end as all good things must. But DEX fans have certainly been gifted with the way this season of shocks and surprises has left our 'hero' - as a newly christened 'family man' - which is really the biggest surprise of all.

Is it really possible for him to remain in light while his "dark passenger" continues to go along for the ride? And what does the future hold for our vigilante serial killer, whose moonlighting work sometimes has a pesky and frightening way of following him home?

I don't know how closely the books have been followed at this point, but I know I'm hooked as long as this show is on, and I can't wait to start reading them.

So long until Season Four, Mr. Morgan. We hardly knew ye at Season One...and we're only starting to scratch the surface even now.

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