Dexter (2006–2013)
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Teenage Wasteland 

Dexter has now set his sights on self-help guru Jordan Chase and is spending some time with him getting to know him better. His life is turned upside down however with the sudden arrival of... See full summary »


(as Ernest Dickerson)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lt. Maria LaGuerta (as Lauren Velez)
Off. Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)


Dexter has now set his sights on self-help guru Jordan Chase and is spending some time with him getting to know him better. His life is turned upside down however with the sudden arrival of his step-daughter Astor and her friend Olivia. They're drunk and have lied about where they are. Astor is rebellious, refusing to tell Dexter what she is up to or why she is acting this way. She is also convinced that Lumen is Dexter's new girlfriend. Lumen has a conversation with Olivia that puts the girls escapade in an entirely new light. When the girls disappear from his house, he fears that Chase is on to them and the girls have been kidnapped. Dexter is forced to reveal to his colleagues that he's been seeing Chase and they also learn about Lumen, who Dexter describes as his new tenant. At the station meanwhile, Debra has been assigned to work in the filing room and comes across some startling information about the barrel girl murders. She also learns about Quinn's suspicions of her brother. ... Written by garykmcd

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Did You Know?


The title is a reference to The Who's song Baba O'Riley, whose title is in turn a reference to Woodstock. See more »


Angel tells Deb that his report backed her story 100 percent. "Not that it mattered. The brass backed my wife." Looking at the relationship LaGuerta has had with Deputy Chief Tom Matthews and how he likes Deb that is highly unlikely. See more »


[first lines]
Dexter Morgan: [narrating] On a good day when I run, the good voices in my head get quieter, until it's just me, my breathe, and my feet on the sand.
Jordan Chase: [on treadmill next to him] Pick up the pace, Dexter.
Dexter Morgan: [narrating] Today is not one of those days. When I scheduled a private session with Jordan Chase, I wasn't looking for advice. Just proof. Evidence of exactly how he was involved in Lumen's torture, because the code requires certainty.
Jordan Chase: Faster, Dexter.
Dexter Morgan: [narrating] I just wanted access to his office. ...
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References Cops (1989) See more »


("Mack the Knife") from "Die Dreigroschenoper" ("The Three Penny Opera") (uncredited)
Written by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill
English lyrics by Marc Blitzstein
Performed by Los Iracundos
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Rather large plot hole?
9 September 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I have loved watching Dexter for years and know the writing, direction and acting to be far superior to the run of the mill shows you see on pay TV here. But I can't help but feel that in this season they are struggling for ideas. And the plot holes are getting too big. Spoiler alert: In this episode Dexter uses the fact his two teenage runaways have left their mobile (cell) phones in the house as proof they must have been abducted. When this turns out to be wrong there's no reason given as to why they left the house without them. Come on guys; don't use these plot devices and just leave them hanging. Any how, lets hope season 6 does not degrade further.

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