"Dexter" My Bad (TV Episode 2010) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • In the aftermath of last season's chilling finale, Rita's death has left Dexter feeling responsible, possibly even...guilty. Unable to deal with the trauma, Dexter makes a drastic decision that will impact everyone around him. Quinn stirs up trouble at the station when he notes that Rita's murder, which is being pinned on the Trinity Killer, doesn't fit his normal murder profile. Things get even more heated when Quinn suggests to LaGuerta that they look at the husband: Dexter Morgan. Meanwhile, Quinn offers Debra much needed support, causing her to see Quinn in a new light.

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  • Dexter finds Harrison in a blood puddle and Rita dead in the bathtub and he calls the police. He feels responsible for her death and when the police officer arrives, he says that he did it. LaGuerta delivers the case to the FBI and despite the Trinity's modus operandi, Dexter becomes another suspect of the FBI and prime suspect of Quinn. Dexter feels alone and guilty, and decides to leave Miami and vanish. However after an incident, he meets Harry Morgan again, thinks more clearly and reevaluates his attitude.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Dexter has reported Rita's death and the case is handed over to the FBI as the killing has all the earmarks of the Trinity killer. Everyone on the team is supportive but a bit upset with Lt. Laguerta for handing over the case that has affected one of their own. Det. Quinn however doesn't feel Dexter is behaving like a grieving husband should and when Masuka mentions that Dexter was aware of Rita kissing her neighbor, he begins to suspect him. As for Dexter, he's in something of a fog. He can't grieve and even delays telling the children of their mother's death until they return to Miami with their grandparents. The FBI are keen to question him but he decides that the best course of action is to run off and disappear.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Rita's death has left Dexter feeling responsible and guilty for not being there to save her from the Trinity Killer.

    - Written by Brandon Smith


Open with Dexter holding Harrison as the police arrive at his home. Seemingly in a daze he says to the officers when they try to take Harrison as Deb rushes up: "Rita's inside...

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