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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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There is no improvisation on set. The scripts are followed verbatim, and any possible changes are discussed with James Manos Jr. first. See more »

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In the beginning is it said that there are less than 50 active serial killers in the US yet Dexter is one and then finds one after another after another just in Miami. See more »

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Harry Morgan: Remember this forever: you are my son, you are not alone, and you are loved.
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Oodles of Potential.....
27 September 2006 | by See all my reviews

HBO Actors, HBO Directors, HBO Writers, and Showtime's willingness to take risks that HBO might not see as profitable these days (Carnivale + Deadwood R.I.P.) make for a killer combination in "Dexter," the new Sho Comedy/Drama about a Serial Killer Killing Serial Killer (you read right). In my opinion, Showtime has always had a hard time producing an original series that's truly original and good, so it's incredibly refreshing to see the network pull such a "Hail Mary" move and come out on top. "Dexter" is, without spoiling anything, an excellent vehicle for Michael C. Hall, and explores the inner monologue of a Serial Killer in a way that has never been approached before without seeming too predictable or hokey. Watch it and you will not be disappointed. You'll even want to watch the next episode, which says a lot considering the network. I just hope they don't screw it up.


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