Dexter: Season 4, Episode 12

The Getaway (13 Dec. 2009)

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Dexter is obsessed with getting the Trinity Killer himself, especially after Arthur has tracked him to Metro Homicide and learns his real identity. Dexter realizes the threat to his family and with the older stepchildren off with their grandparents, he convinces Rita to take Harrison to the Keys where he will join them later for a weekend honeymoon. His first attempt to take care of Arthur goes awry when as a result of a traffic accident, he finds himself in jail for leaving the scene. His second attempt is more successful, but his obsession to kill Arthur comes with a price. Meanwhile, no one can quite understand why Debra is still at work given what happened to Christine Hill, but when the FBI takes over the Trinity Killer case, she refocuses on learning more about her father and his relationship with his confidential informants. Debra finally learns about how her father came to adopt Dexter. Also, Laguerta and Batista now have to decide what to do next in their relationship. Written by garykmcd

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After Arthur Mitchell leaves the police station, Dexter rushes to catch up with him, as Arthur leaves the building, you can see Dexter's blue shirt through the glass, waiting in the entrance way for his cue to rush outside and chase after him. See more »

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Dexter Morgan: [voice-over] Born in blood, both of us, Harry was right. I thought I could change what I am, keep my family safe. But it doesn't matter what I do, what I choose. I'm what's wrong. This is fate.
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Ripped my Heart
9 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I admit the writers really found a way to stick it to me, but this one left a scar. Outstanding ending - I'm in love with all of the characters, but perhaps I let my emotions run away with a few. I'm not sure I will be watching the next season. This one really took a lot out of me.

I understand - it's only a show. But I truly feel I developed an understanding and relationship with the characters. What a world... There's not much available where I live and work these days and I always looked forward to each episode as a way of 'getting revenge'. This episode handed my 'buttocks' back to me.


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