Dexter: Season 3, Episode 2

Finding Freebo (5 Oct. 2008)

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Dexter catches up with Freebo, but once again the kill goes terribly wrong.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Maria LaGuerta (as Lauren Velez)
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Dexter is desperate to find Freebo, the man he had intended to kill in the first place. He wants to find the man before his sister does or before ADA Miguel Prado, who has revenge on his mind. Debra tries to identify someone she believes is Freebo's latest victim and uses a fellow officer's confidential informant to get information. Prado isn't satisfied with the police investigation and is using telephone records to try and trace the man. Rita's pregnancy in confirmed and she and Dexter have to decide on the next steps. He has visions of producing someone like himself. Written by garykmcd

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Dexter is thinking about baby names and right after has a fantasy about Harry holding a baby, one of the names he thinks about is Richard. Richard was James Remars characters name in Sex and the City. See more »


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Dexter Morgan: [Almost chanting in his thoughts] If my first stab at Freebo has gone as planned / Oscar Prado might still be alive, / Miguel wouldn't know who I was, / Teegan would have lived to ho another day, / and Deb wouldn't be chasing a Jane Doe. / And I wouldn't be watching the clock, / counting the minutes till darkness comes, / trying to get the jump on my friends in blue.
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Night Time
3 January 2011 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Rita confirms that she is pregnant and forces Dexter to analyze the pros and cons of having the baby. Dexter is also under an additional pressure, since he needs to find Freebo before Debbie or the Miami Metro detectives do once the drug dealer saw his face. When the police find a Jane Doe strangled on a dumper, Dexter recognizes her as being Freebo's girlfriend Teegan, but he omits the information about the ho to his colleagues. Meanwhile the Assistant District Attorney Miguel Prado invites Dexter and Rita to have dinner with his wife Sylvia and him at his home since he wants to get inside information about the investigation. Further, Miguel's brother Ramon gets the cell phone of Freebo's mother to track any phone call from the trafficker. When Dexter visits Teegan's house, he finds that the place is the hideout of Freebo and he schedules a visit to the dealer during the night. Before leaving his home, Rita visits Dexter and tells that she will keep the baby. Dexter has a great surprise at Teegan's place.

In this second episode of the Third Season, Dexter lives a dilemma questioning how a man that brings death could bring life to the world, and the future of his son. Rita follows her instincts of mother and decides to keep the baby. Debra proves once again that she is a great detective. And let's see how the bond of Miguel Prado with Dexter will affect his "night time" work. My vote is eight.

Title (Brazil): "Procurando Freeebo" ("Looking for Freebo")

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