"Dexter" A Horse of a Different Color (TV Episode 2011) - Plot Summary Poster

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  • Dexter is in awe of the latest display from the Doomsday killer: the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse made up of mannequins and human body parts. Testing confirms that the human parts all came from the same body. Deb Morgan, in her capacity as the new Lieutenant in homicide, holds her first press conference which she concludes did not go well. She is certainly very blunt. Meanwhile, Geller is unhappy with Travis' decision to go on a date with a pretty waitress. There's a price to pay for that. Dexter has a family crisis when Harrison has a burst appendix. Back in the lab, Masuka finally learns what Ryan has been up to.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • Dexter attends Nick's baptism at the beach that Brother Sam invited him to. While at the beach, he receives a call regarding a crime scene, when he arrives he sees body parts sewn on to mannequin parts to craete two full bodies which are strapped on top of horses. Mike Anderson notes that the killer is trying to reprrsent the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" (white,red,pale and black). Dexter finds a piece of paper with a number in the eye of the victim and he and Debra investigate the body of the seven snakes victim and find another piece of paper in the intestines. The killer receives the nickname "Doomsday Killer". Debra has her first press conference and she believes that she did not go well. Harrison goes in for emergency surgery on his appendix. Masuka discovers that Ryan has stolen the artificial hand from the Ice Truck Killer evidence box to sell on the Internet. Gellar finds Travis with a waitress in bed and When Travis awakes, he has a surprise.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • The religious murderers stage a spectacular crime scene, prompting the police department to officially begin a hunt for the "Doomsday Killer."

    - Written by Brandon Smith


Open with Dexter and Harrison attending a baptism performed by Brother Sam. Afterwards Sam sits with Dexter and they discuss faith. Dexter is called to the crime scene we saw at the end of last episode...

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