Dexter Reviews

Dexter Review: Effed Up and Beautiful

Dexter Review: Effed Up and Beautiful

The best Dexter episode of the season featured the sort of pulse-pounding action that makes this one of the most suspenseful shows on TV. Read on for our take on "Hop a Freighter."
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Dexter Review: Sex, Murder and Videotapes

Dexter Review: Sex, Murder and Videotapes

A couple of major steps were taken in the relationship between Dexter and Lumen this week. Come along as we review "In The Beginning" and wonder how this season will conclude.
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Dexter Review: Sprinting Toward Suspense

Dexter Review: Sprinting Toward Suspense

Jordan Chase knows. This week's episode of Dexter concluded with a scene that made raised the stakes for the show's title character and made it clear that he and Lumen must speed up their plans for revenge.
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Dexter Review: Take It!

Dexter Review: Take It!

Various plot holes contributed to another lackluster episode of Dexter this week. But the episode at least ended with a surprise, giving this critic hope that the tension will grow even more intense as the season progresses.
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Dexter Review: "Circle Us"

Dexter Review: "Circle Us"

What code?!? Dexter breaks Harry's rules in a major way this week, getting far too close to Lumen. Elsewhere, Deb and Quinn also take a big step in their relationship.
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Dexter Review: Robocop to the Rescue?

Dexter Review: Robocop to the Rescue?

Not much is happening this season on Dexter. The episode "First Blood" made especially little progress on every storyline, leaving our critic feeling something he never felt before while watching this show: bored.
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Dexter Review: Changing the Code

Dexter Review: Changing the Code

Dexter learned the identity of the battered woman that witnessed his killing of Boyd this week. He also learned an important, troubling fact about Lumen Pierce.
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Dexter Review: "Practically Perfect"

Dexter Review: "Practically Perfect"

Dexter got out of mourning mode and into murdering mode this week. The episode concluded with an exciting cliffhanger. Read our review of "Practically Perfect" now.
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Dexter Review: "Hello Bandit"

Dexter Review: "Hello Bandit"

The fifth season of Dexter continued its slow start this week, but at least the episode "Hello Bandit" introduced us to the title character's latest victim. It was nice to meet you, Boyd Fowler.
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Dexter Quotes

Deb: (excitedly) A baby? a motherfucking rolly-poly, chubby cheeked shit machine? Are you kidding me?
Dexter: I've never heard it described in quite those words before, but yeah.

Tonight's the night. And it's going to happen again, and again. It has to happen. Nice night.

Dexter Morgan