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By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.

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Series cast summary:
...  Dexter Morgan 96 episodes, 2006-2013
...  Debra Morgan 96 episodes, 2006-2013
...  Sgt. Angel Batista / ... 96 episodes, 2006-2013
...  Harry Morgan 96 episodes, 2006-2013
...  Vince Masuka 95 episodes, 2006-2013
...  Lt. Maria LaGuerta / ... 85 episodes, 2006-2013
...  Det. Joseph 'Joey' Quinn 72 episodes, 2008-2013
...  Rita Bennett / ... 49 episodes, 2006-2010
...  Astor Bennett 47 episodes, 2006-2012
...  Deputy Chief Tom Matthews / ... 43 episodes, 2006-2013
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Dexter Morgan, Miami Metro Police Department blood spatter analyst, has a double life. When he's not helping the Homicide division solving murders, he spends his time hunting and killing bad guys that slip through the justice system. He spends his sun-drenched days solving crimes - and moonlit nights committing them. But not to worry, our cool-blooded Dexter doesn't kill just anyone. He reserves his homicidal hobbies to taking only the lives of other killers. Written by Enrique Tovar from Delano, CA.

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In many of the crime scenes where Dexter gathers photographic evidence for forensic evaluation, he uses a Nikon DSLR and a 105mm Micro Nikkor lens rigged with a Nikon R1 twin macro flash kit. This ensemble enables him to shoot extreme close-ups without any shadow detail whatsoever, the preferred end result for such criminal investigations. See more »

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For a serial killer who has been trained from childhood to be meticulous, Dexter repeatedly makes amateurish and ridiculously stupid mistakes, not to mention revealing who he really is and who he has killed to numerous people. See more »

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Dexter Morgan: [Dexter throws Roger into the back of the mini-van] You were right about the ample cargo space.
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Wow
1 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Absolutely brilliant. True to Jeff Lindsay's books. The visual contrast between the darkness of Dexter's secret life and and the gloss of Miami adds an almost surreal quality. Character development is right on the money, bringing out the background slowly so one can see the development of Dexter's sociopath personality and his confusion of human behavior compared to his own. Dexter is an actor in his own life; his relationships between co-workers and his personal life are well shown in the video media. The fact that he is a blood splatter expert This is a dark work, but set in the bizarre world of life in Miami is almost believable. Developers of this series should also look to Andrew Vachss's books.


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