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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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Dexter's boat is named Slice of Life. See more »

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All the coffee cups used through-out the series all come from the chain Smart & Final based in California. There are no Smart & Final stores in Florida. See more »

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Sergeant James Doakes: [Dexter is about to hit Doakes with a flashlight] Go ahead. Try it. I've been waiting.
Dexter Morgan: This neighborhood?
[shines the flashlight on himself]
Dexter Morgan: It's full of crazies. I'd lock my doors.
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Spoofed in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.5 (2011) See more »

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Addictive...had to get showtime after a taste on the freeview weekend!
30 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

Dexter is the show I have been waiting for my whole television watching life! The complex and damaged characters, the twisted plot line and Dexter's foster dad grooming him, educating him, to make him the perfect avenger,its all so intoxicating! I am breathlessly anticipating the next episode. This show is not only well acted, with each and every main character holding my full attention, but written with such deep intensity that I find it absolutely irresistible! I really find it difficult to wait and see more of how Dex was traumatized as a child, more of Harry's lessons, more of the growing relationship with Rita, more of the ice truck killer, more forensics...More of this great show period. Kudos to all involved...this show will surely be a huge hit!


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