Dexter: Season 6, Episode 12

This Is the Way the World Ends (18 Dec. 2011)

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Stuck in the ocean miles from shore, Dexter is rescued by an old boat carrying illegal immigrants to the US. He even manages to render them a service. Once ashore, he heads home hoping to ... See full summary »

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Stuck in the ocean miles from shore, Dexter is rescued by an old boat carrying illegal immigrants to the US. He even manages to render them a service. Once ashore, he heads home hoping to figure out where and when Travis will stage his last tableau. Travis has holed up in a small house and has killed the occupants. While he's away, the police show up and Dexter has something of a surprise waiting for him. Dexter makes it to son Harrison's school recital only to have Travis take the child. Meanwhile, Debra has a plan to catch Travis and gets LaGuerta's support for her plan. Debra also comes to terms with her feelings for Dexter. In his final confrontation with Travis, Dexter has him tied down on his execution table. Someone walks in just as he's committing the deed. Written by garykmcd

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When Travis 'Doomsday Killer' Marshall is looking at Dexter's driver's license, the last three digits are shown as "66-6". See more »

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When Dexter is swimming after the bow of the boat sinks, the shadow of a tower can be seen in the water. See more »

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Vince Masuka: [Imitating Yoda to Louis] Finish training you must. Save you it will, Luke.
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Hallelujah
19 December 2011 | by See all my reviews

Well, the producers finally had the guts to do this. Hallelujah! Finally!!!

Did it hurt? Did it leave you any permanent scars? Did the network sack you? No. Then what took you so long?

Now if you could turn back time and do this at the end of the last season (and fix that disastrous season finale), things would be really perfect.

But this will do too. I really hope that next season will be about something else than Dexter chasing a serial killer because we have seen this god knows how many times and it has become really old.


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