Dexter: Season 5, Episode 12

The Big One (12 Dec. 2010)

TV Episode  |  TV-MA  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery
8.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.9/10 from 2,403 users  
Reviews: 18 user | 3 critic

Just as Dexter is about to set off find Jordan Chase, his entire family arrives having decided to travel down from Orlando to celebrate Harrison's birthday in Miami. Cody and Astor have ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(developed for television by), (novel), 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

ON DISC

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 29 titles
created 31 Mar 2011
 
a list of 213 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 217 titles
created 16 Aug 2012
 
a list of 12 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 1063 titles
created 13 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "The Big One" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Big One (12 Dec 2010)

The Big One (12 Dec 2010) on IMDb 8.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Dexter.
« Previous Episode | 60 of 96 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

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

Storyline

Just as Dexter is about to set off find Jordan Chase, his entire family arrives having decided to travel down from Orlando to celebrate Harrison's birthday in Miami. Cody and Astor have something special to ask him. Having managed to extricate himself from any family obligations from the day, he arrives at the station to learn that Liddy's body has been found and the entire squad is assigned to working on the case. Things quickly deteriorate for Joey Quinn who is taken into custody after they find Liddy's phone and see that Quinn was frequently called on the day he died. Jordan Chase has not yet killed Lumen as he wants to trap Dexter as well and eliminate both of them. Dexter manages to trace Chase to his lair leading to the inevitable confrontation. In the end Dexter, Lumen and Debra will all have choices to make and not everyone will be happy or content with the choices they make. Written by garykmcd

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

12 December 2010 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

On the refrigerator there is a restaurant's menu - "Killer Menu" -and a picture of Harrison's hand print in red (blood). See more »

Goofs

When Dexter throws the plates in the end he only throw one plate. But before Lumen stand up and goes to him he got two plates in his hands. See more »

Quotes

Dexter Morgan: They make it look so easy. Connecting with another human being. It's like no one told them it's the hardest thing in the world.
See more »

Soundtracks

Dexter Main Title
(uncredited)
Written by Rolfe Kent
Performed by Rolfe Kent
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not so big one but still enjoyable.
1 August 2011 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

What can i say?, I'm a fan of the series but there where to many lose ends on this season, all the situations with Dexter getting softer don't really bother me, it's OK, we have to remember that he is trying to get rid of his "Dark Passenger" but something really noticeable was the almost absence of nudity, i know you are going to say that I'm a pervert or something but my point is, real people walks naked in their homes, have sex on a million places, erotism its present everyday on our lives, first 4 seasons managed this really good but season 5 did not, it kind of remind me when you see on film a couple about to make love and suddenly they cut the scene or terror movies that never let you take a good look to the monster or when they kill someone and you don't see how or a good shoot of it at least, it's something that doesn't feel right to me, like it's not real, one of my favorite scenes is when finally Dex and Rita make love, it was breathtaking really, felt so real to see the characters exposed like that, happy and loving each other so when Dex found her in the tub it was shocking. I'm going to keep watching this show anyway, it's obvious they rushed to finish the plot on season 5 but there is season 6 on the way and maybe they have some surprises for us.


3 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why is the ending/final season considered so terrible? elihuevalerio
Dexter season 9 mrjamesinnes-ji
How would you have ended it? Bloffice
Laguerta and Dexter relationship? Lonkerrocker_78
Were we supposed to dislike Doakes? Tobias_Beecher
Debra Morgan: Worst character ever written and acted! Jonwartea
Discuss The Big One (2010) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page