Ok, Ok, it wasn't that serious. But after sticking with Michael C. Hall's titular antihero - a blood spatter analyst for the Miami Pd by day, a serial killer who only murders other serial killers by night - for a long eight seasons, the series finale was the ultimate letdown. The creative forces behind the Showtime thriller decided to end the series with one of the most bizarre, unsatisfying twists in TV history, one that fans (myself included) are still confused by.
Instead of letting Dexter die in a meaningful sacrifice or be the dad he always wished he could be, the character decides to abandon his young son with a known murderer (The Handmaid's Tale's Yvonne Strahovski) and leave Florida so he can become . . . a lumberjack.