Dexter (2006–2013)
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Crocodile 

While preparing for his next victim, Dexter finds out that the Ice Truck Killer is aware of Dexter's dirty little secret.

Director:

Michael Cuesta

Writers:

James Manos Jr. (developed for television by), Jeff Lindsay (based on the novel "Darkly Dreaming Dexter" by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michael C. Hall ... Dexter Morgan
Julie Benz ... Rita Bennett
Jennifer Carpenter ... Debra Morgan
Erik King ... Sgt. James Doakes
Luna Lauren Velez ... Lt. Maria LaGuerta (as Lauren Velez)
David Zayas ... Det. Angel Batista
James Remar ... Harry Morgan
Geoff Pierson ... Capt. Tom Matthews
Sam Trammell ... Matt Chambers
Rudolf Martin ... Carlos Guerrero
Cristos ... Norberto Cervantez
C.S. Lee ... Vince Masuka
Richard Gunn ... Sean
Lisa Kaminir ... Prosecutor
Christina Robinson ... Astor Bennett
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Storyline

Dexter's world of police analyst by day, and serial killer by night, is rocked when he's privately contacted by another serial killer, whom the department is investigating, who claims that the killer knows about Dexter's double life. Meanwhile, Dexter's sister, Debra begins investigating the mysterious killings with Dexter's help, but who lets her take the credit. She then finds a stolen refrigerated truck which contains a gruesome message. Dexter also begins stalking his next victim, a wealthy businessman who gets acquitted of a drunk driving charge. Elsewhere, Sgt. Doakes investigates the murder of an undercover vice cop whom was investigating a powerful drug cartel leader, named Carlos Guerrero, while Lt. Laguerta also learns that Doakes was secretly involved with the murder victim's wife. Also, an unsure Rita tries to try out intimacy with Dexter after they have a get together with Debra and her blind date. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

8 October 2006 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Goofs

When Dexter's browsing the reports about Matt Chambers' past DUI infringements, the last page shows the title of an article in South Boston Daily claiming "Matt Rasmussen of South Boston Arrested" though the rest of the article is about Matt Brewster - a name used in Albuquerque. The article is identical to the previous one in Albuquerque Times Standard except for the first couple of words. See more »

Quotes

Dexter Morgan: My father taught me one thing above all others; to be sure. And I am. Matt Chambers, Miami is your last stop. If God is in the details and if I believed in God, he's in this room with me. I just wish he had brought an extension cord.
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Connections

References When Harry Met Sally... (1989) See more »

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Dexter Main Title
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Written by Rolfe Kent
Performed by Rolfe Kent
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Good, fun episode, not quite the masterwork of the pilot
21 February 2011 | by chillwill92See all my reviews

Dexter's second episode, "Crocodile" is a good continuation on from "Dexter", fleshing out the characters more and providing more insight into Dexter's past. One thing I forgot to mention in my pilot review is how BRILLIANT James Remar is as Dexter's deceased surrogate father, Harry. As the one who taught Dexter how to survive with his murderous urges, Harry is a critical character despite his death. Remar makes him the moral center of the show, supplying the reasons behind Dexter's MO. The Ice Truck Killer story continues, but no clues as to who it is yet. I was going to give this a 7, but the brilliant flashback scenes, as well as the perfectly staged (as always) kill room scene, pushes this up to an 8.


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