Dexter (2006–2021)
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An Inconvenient Lie 

Dexter's inability to deceive has him pursuing a slick liar as his next victim, while Rita believes he's concealing a drug problem and forces him into a 12-step program where he meets Lila, a seductive new woman.

Director:

Tony Goldwyn

Writers:

James Manos Jr. (developed for television by), Jeff Lindsay (based on the novel "Darkly Dreaming Dexter" by) | 1 more credit »
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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
C.S. Lee ... Vince Masuka
Luna Lauren Velez ... Det. Maria LaGuerta (as Lauren Velez)
David Zayas ... Det. Angel Batista
James Remar ... Harry Morgan (credit only)
Geoff Pierson ... Capt. Tom Matthews
Judith Scott ... Lt. Esme Pascal
Don McManus ... Roger Hicks
Jaime Murray ... Lila Tournay
Keith Carradine ... Special Agent Frank Lundy
Christina Robinson ... Astor Bennett
Preston Bailey ... Cody Bennett
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Storyline

Rita threatens to leave Dexter if he does not commit to a program to deal with his drug addiction. He starts attending Narcotics Anonymous meetings, while still trying to evade Doakes' constant surveillance. At the meeting, Dexter meets a mysterious and flirtatious woman named Lila (Jaime Murray), who volunteers to be his sponsor. Doakes tracks Dexter at the meeting, but to Dexter's relief, Doakes displays understanding of the "addiction" and lets Dexter go. Later, he hunts down a new victim, Roger Hicks (Don McManus), a used-car salesman who murders beautiful brunettes. Lundy invites Debra to join the new task force investigating the Bay Harbor Butcher, and soon discovers a pattern to the murders.

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Trivia

First appearance of Jaime Murray as Lila Tournay. See more »

Goofs

When Debra is speaking to Special Agent Lundy after interviewing a woman and telling her that her daughter won't be found, part of her hair is in front of her right eye. In the next clip of her, her hair is up behind her right ear. See more »

Quotes

Dexter Morgan: [voiceover, about the used car salesman] It's a toupee. Even this guy's hair is a lie.
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Connections

References SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) See more »

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Blood Theme
Written by Daniel Licht
Performed by Daniel Licht
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The Dark Passenger
4 August 2010 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

Dexter is pressed by Rita to join a Twelve-Step Program in the AA otherwise she will end their relationship and Dexter finds that he is unable to lie with conviction. Meanwhile he investigates the efficient car dealer Roger Hicks that Dexter suspects that has raped and killed two single women and he is impressed with the skill to lie of the salesman. Agent Lundy assigns Debra to join his task force and after an initial rejection by her, Debra gives a good lead to him about the victims. Dexter meets the mysterious Lila in the program that helps him to understand the "dark passenger" he carries inside and become his sponsor. Sergeant Doakes follows Dexter and surprisingly supports and understands his suspicious attitude.

"An Inconvenient Lie" is a great show of Dexter where lie is the central theme. The witty black humor rules this episode and a new character is introduced, the gorgeous and sexy Lila. I have never seen the actress Jaime Murray before, but I am impressed how beautiful and sexy she is. Better off Rita changing her attitude with Dexter, since the newcomer in the show is also a troubled woman; therefore she has the profile Dexter found in Rita. My vote is nine.

Title (Brazil): "Uma Mentira Inconveniente" ("An Inconvenient Lie")


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 October 2007 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Marina del Rey, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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1.78 : 1
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