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Jennifer Carpenter got a little emotional at the PaleyFest Dexter Fall Farewell event .. Jake Gyllenhaal Is Dating Model Jeanne Cadieu. Dexter's Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter Discuss Real-Life Divorce He and Jennifer started dating, and got married in ; sadly, they. Michael Carlyle Hall (born February 1, ) is an American actor. He is best known for his roles as Dexter Morgan, a serial killer and blood . In , Hall began dating his Dexter co-star Jennifer Carpenter. They eloped on New Year's Eve.
As usual, Deb summed up things well. You're a serial killer and I'm more fucked up than you are. The whole thing kind of felt like a soapy step back for the show, which has been rejuvenated in its seventh season thanks to the push-and-pull between Deb and Dexter that's been focusing on how she would handle learning he's serial killer.
And now, just when the characters have come to terms with that dynamic, the writers dropped the ol' incest bomb again. I will say that I'll be impressed with the writers' gumption -- though not necessarily their wisdom -- if they steer the show into the genuinely bizarre territory that would result from Deb and Dexter actually sleeping together.
I don't think I can handle a will-they-or-won't-they storyline hanging over the show for its final season and a half. If they're going to go there, better to rip that dirty band-aid off quickly.
On other hand, after the mother-son sex scenes between Gillian and Jimmy Darmody last season on "Boardwalk Empire," premium cable incest is last season's news. I suspect they'll move away from this plotline as quickly as they did last season. Kill Of The Week: Circo took a few shots at Dexter in the doughnut shop around the same time his No.
His obsession with Dexter has grown into a liability for the Koshkas, even if Circo is the boss. So when Dexter showed up at Circo's apartment to finally finish the feud, he ran into the hitman sent by the Koshkas. But instead of "going halvsies" on the hit, Dexter went and slit his throat. Later, Dexer and Isaak met up a gay bar, and shared what feels like their fifth philosophical conversation as they try to kill each other.
I think under different circumstances I think we could have been great friends," Isaak told him. This has got to be the most gentlemanly mutual stalking with intent to murder ever. Dispatches From Miami Metro: Batista bought his restaurant, Papa's.
Throughout the novel, Dexter is involved in the investigation of the "Tamiami Butcher", a serial killer who dismembers his victims and puts the body parts in refrigerated trucks. The killer begins leaving taunting clues for Dexter to draw him in personally. The killer kidnaps Deborah and meets with Dexter in a storage container, and reveals their true connection: Brian tells Dexter that as children, they witnessed their mother's brutal murder at the hands of drug dealers, and were locked in a crate for two days, surrounded by dead bodies.
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Dexter persuades Brian to spare Deborah, and instead the two of them kill Lieutenant Migdia LaGuerta this does not occur in the TV series, in which LaGuerta — whose first name is changed to "Maria" — is a recurring character until her death at the end of the seventh season. At the end of the novel, Deborah learns of Dexter's secret life after he saves her from Brian.
She appears to accept it, but in subsequent books feels torn between her duties as a police officer and her loyalty to Dexter, whom she loves as her real brother.
Dearly Devoted Dexter[ edit ] Dexter's nemesis, Sergeant Doakessuspects Dexter of being involved in LaGuerta's murder, and starts following him around. Doakes and Dexter are soon forced to work together to stop "Dr. Danco", a psychopathic surgeon who removes his victims' limbs and sensory organs, leaving them in a state of living death. Doakes' pursuit forces Dexter to spend more time with Rita and her children. While attempting to bond with Astor and Cody, he realizes that they both have "Dark Passengers" of their own, and he resolves to provide them with the same "guidance" that Harry had given him.
At the climax of the book, Danco kidnaps Dexter and Doakes, mutilating the latter by removing his hands, feet, and tongue. Just as Danco is about to turn his attentions to Dexter, however, Deborah bursts in and kills him, saving Dexter's life. Dexter in the Dark[ edit ] In Dexter in the Darkthe third novel of the series, third-person narrative reveals through an entity referred to as "IT" that the Dark Passenger is an independent agent inhabiting Dexter, rather than a deviant psychological construction.
The Dark Passenger is one of Moloch's many offspring; Moloch had many children formed through human sacrificeand learned to share its knowledge with them. Eventually, there were too many, and Moloch killed the majority; however, some of them escaped into the world. In the novel, Dexter learns of the Dark Passenger's true nature when it briefly "leaves" him, frightening him into researching possible reasons for its existence.
By now, Dexter has embraced his role as stepfather to both children, but is annoyed when thoughts of them — wondering if Cody had brushed his teeth before bed and if Astor had set out her Easter dress for picture day at her school — distract him from hunting an intended victim.
By the end of the book, he has begun training Astor and Cody to be careful, efficient killers, with great success: The novel ends with the Dark Passenger returning to Dexter on his wedding day.
There, while visiting an art gallery, Dexter and Rita see an avant-garde performance piece called "Jennifer's Leg" in which the artist amputates her own limb.
When they return to Miami, Dexter crosses paths with a suspicious homicide detective and a serial killer who preys on tourists. In the novel's closing paragraphs, Dexter learns that Rita is pregnant with his child. Dexter is Delicious[ edit ] In Dexter is DeliciousDexter grapples with raising his infant daughter, Lily-Anne, and wonders if she can help restore his humanity.
Brian reappears in Dexter's life, situating himself with Dexter's family. The main event for the Miami Police Department is related to the appearance of cooked, partially eaten bodies and the disappearance of a teenaged girl, Samantha.
Dexter has sex with Samantha while under the influence of ecstasyand tries to prevent Rita from finding out while helping Deborah solve the murders. The novel reintroduces Dexter's brother, Brian, who shows up unexpectedly at Dexter's doorstep and inserts himself into his brother's new family. Dexter is reluctant at first to let Brian back into his life, but changes his mind when he sees him bond with Astor and Cody over their shared bloodlust.
Double Dexter[ edit ] In Double DexterDexter is seen by an anonymous Shadow while killing a victim in a secluded house. He continues on with his life until he starts receiving threatening emails from the person who claims to have seen him over a pile of dead body parts. Instead of turning him in, the Shadow, as he is referred to, takes it upon himself to take Dexter down.
While Dexter tries to find and dispose of this Shadow, he quickly finds out that this person is much more capable than he initially suspected. Dexter is eventually framed for a murder, at least circumstantially, by his still anonymous Shadow. While on suspension from the police force for being a 'person of interest' in a murder investigation, Dexter finally finds out who his Shadow is: When he goes to dispatch Crowley, he finds he is once again being tailed by Doakes.
Realizing that no way exists to take down Crowley with Doakes on his tail, he enlists the help of his brother, Brian, and finally thinks that his problems have been taken care of. Despite learning from his brother that a Doug Crowley had been taken care of, he finds the body of Detective Hood, the lead detective investigating him for murder, in his hotel suite, with the only explanation being that Brian killed the wrong Doug Crowley.
Dexter hunts down Crowley to a small island off the coast of Key West. He finally gets the drop on him, and Crowley escapes with Astor on a speedboat. Dexter manages to sneak aboard and overpower Crowley, with some assistance from Astor. They shove Crowley overboard, where he is eaten by a hammerhead shark.Date Night - Ever After High™
With Crowley dispatched, Dexter can finally focus on clearing his name in the murder investigation. He plants evidence in Hood's apartment, thoroughly discrediting him, while Doakes is now under review for excessive force and intimidating a witness. These developments leave Dexter in the clear. When the Big Ticket Network comes to Miami, Deborah and Dexter are assigned as "technical advisors" to the stars of the show.
Deborah is shadowed by female lead Jackie Forrest and Dexter is left with over-the-hill star Robert Chase. Sensing a strangeness in him, Dexter keeps Robert at arm's length. Deborah and Dexter quickly realize that the string of bodies all bear a striking resemblance to Jackie. Dexter is assigned to protect her in her hotel room. At first, things seem perfectly routine; Dexter accompanies Jackie to the station each morning and returns with her to the hotel at night, but when the killer's identity is revealed to him, Dexter's "Dark Passenger" leads him out into the streets in pursuit.
While working a crime scene where police have found another body matching the pattern of Jackie's obsessed fan, Dexter notices a man fitting the description in a kayak out in the bay watching the scene.
Stealing away to his boat, Dexter slips alongside the man and kills him. After a hard day's work, they return to the hotel only to be disturbed in the night by sirens; Jackie's assistant Kathy has been murdered in the room below. The murder seems to fit the pattern, but Dexter notices several errors.
That night, Dexter and Jackie fall into bed together and start a brief but intense affair. Dexter thinks he has fallen in love with Jackie, and considers leaving Rita.
Dexter is called onto the set to appear as a minor character in the series following a conversation with Jackie and Robert. Suddenly, Dexter gets a panicked phone call from Rita: Fearing the worst, Dexter goes in search of Robert, who had shown a suspicious interest in Astor. He questions the show's director, who confirms that Robert is a pedophile. Moments later, he finds Jackie's dead body in her trailer. Dexter then pieces it together: Robert killed Kathy after she caught him in a compromising position with Astor, and then killed Jackie when she found out what he had done.
Dexter follows a hunch and heads to Rita and his new house. Robert catches him sneaking in and knocks him unconscious. Waking some time later, Dexter finds Astor and Robert together in the house.
Robert has lured Astor with promises of stardom, and she appears ready to help him to kill Dexter. Thinking quickly, Dexter tells Astor that Robert will be arrested and sent to prison, and is thus useless to her. When Robert tries to take Astor as a hostage, she stabs him to death. Dexter realizes that circumstantial evidence implicates him as the murderer of Robert and Jackie, and that the only person who can exonerate him is Rita.
When Dexter searches the house, however, he finds that Rita is dead, murdered by Robert. Dexter sees that his luck has finally run out, and waits for the police to arrive. Dexter is Dead[ edit ] In the final book of the series' Dexter is Dead ; Dexter is in jail after being charged with Robert's crimes - thanks to the corrupt Detective Anderson, who has falsified evidence and reports to make it seem that Dexter is guilty.
Only Masuoka tries to clear Dexter's good name, but he gets swatted down by everyone from the beat cops to the state attorney. Deborah, meanwhile, disowns Dexter for cheating on Rita and putting Astor in danger, and decides to take custody of his children.
Dexter's brother Brian bails him out of prison and gets him the best lawyer in town, but the lawyer happens to be in the pocket of a very powerful Mexican drug cartel led by a man named Raul, who is after Brian.
The cartel tries to kill Dexter several times to get to Brian. Eventually, Dexter and Brian find out their lawyer sold them out to the cartel, so they kill him and all the cartel's members, save for one, whom they torture to find out where Raul is holding Cody and Astor. Brian, Deborah, and Dexter team up, storm Raul's yacht, and take the kids back. Deborah and the kids get away, but Brian is killed by a bomb and Raul shoots Dexter in the shoulder. Dexter kills Raul and sets a bomb so no evidence is left, then jumps off the boat into the water and sinks into the ocean.
The book leaves it open to interpretation whether he survives. Dexter in the television show[ edit ] Season one[ edit ] By the start of season one, Dexter is a blood spatter analyst for the Miami Metro Police Department; in his "secret life", he is a serial killer who preys on people who are themselves murderers.
Dexter has internal conversations with his late foster father, Harry Morgan James Remarwho gives him advice about killing and navigating his personal life. Rita's previous, abusive marriage leaves her afraid to have sex, which suits the asexual Dexter perfectly.
When she overcomes her demons and becomes more amorous, however, Dexter considers ending the relationship, fearing that she will see him as he really is if they become a real couple. In a heightened emotional state, he runs to Rita's house for comfort, and they have sex.
One day, Dexter receives official notification that a man named Joseph Driscoll is his biological father, and that, since Dexter is the only next of kin, he must come settle the estate and claim the body.
Debra's new boyfriend, Rudy Cooper Christian Camargoinsists that they accompany Dexter and Rita to clean out the house. Dexter doubts that Driscoll is his father, but while cleaning, discovers a thank-you card that he sent his blood donor as a child, as Dexter has a rare blood type AB.
To cover his tracks, Dexter injects Paul with heroin and leaves him to be found. Paul fails a drug test thus breaking his probation and returns to jail. Dexter is called to analyze a hotel room flooded with the blood of multiple persons. The sight triggers a panic attack and calls up several memories of himself as a child sitting in blood. Eventually, the Ice Truck Killer who turns out to be none other than Rudy kidnaps Debra after proposing to her, then drugs her and takes her to Dexter's childhood home.
Brian proposes that they begin to murder together, and leads Dexter to a bound and drugged Debra, suggests that she be their first kill. After wrestling with internal conflicts from his attachment to his biological brother and need to protect his adoptive sister, Dexter ultimately decides that his loyalty lies with Debra.
Later on, Brian begins to hunt down Debra himself, but Dexter apprehends Brian and then ties him down to an operating table in Brian's apartment. Dexter tearfully slits Brian's throat, staging the crime scene to make it look like Brian committed suicide. Eventually, the police find the body and close the case.
The season ends with Dexter wondering what it would be like if everyone knew his secrets and imagining being celebrated outside the police station by an adoring crowd. To make matters worse, Debra, traumatized by her ordeal with the Ice Truck Killer, moves in with Dexter, which hinders his secret life. To throw him off, Dexter reluctantly refrains from killing for a month. Just as Dexter finds a chance to kill again, over 30 bodies are found in a Miami harbor, provoking a massive search for the so-called "Bay Harbor Butcher".
Rita soon figures out that Dexter has been lying to her and concludes that Dexter is a heroin addict, with which he goes along to hide his real secret. Rita forces him to attend Narcotics Anonymous meetings, where he meets Lila Tournay Jaime Murraywho becomes his sponsor. Lila convinces him to explore his past, and while under extreme duress after confronting and killing his mother's murderer, his relationship with Lila becomes sexual.
Dexter confesses to Rita, who dumps him. Lila becomes obsessed with Dexter, believing he is her soulmate. Eventually, however, Dexter's desire to be with Astor and Cody compels him to ask for Rita's forgiveness; she grants it, and they get back together. Dexter learns that Lila is in fact a sociopath who attends NA meetings to vicariously experience emotions she is incapable of feeling, and tells her to leave him alone. Lila retaliates by framing Dexter's colleague and friend Angel Batista David Zayas for rapethough he is eventually cleared.
Doakes' suspicions subside some when he realizes that Dexter is attending Narcotics Anonymous, but he begins to suspect this is a cover for an even worse secret. As Doakes gets closer to discovering the truth, Dexter provokes him into a physical altercation at work, resulting in Doakes' suspension. Dexter is forced to take Doakes captive and sets about framing him. Lila discovers the cabin in the Everglades where Dexter is holding Doakes and blows it up with Doakes insideto protect Dexter.
The police eventually find Doakes' charred body, surrounded by Dexter's murderous paraphernalia, and conclude that Doakes was the Bay Harbor Butcher, much to Dexter's relief. Lila kidnaps Astor and Cody, and when Dexter finds them at her house, she sets it on fire and leaves the three of them locked inside. Dexter manages to save the children and escape unhurt. Weeks later, he follows Lila to Paris, where he thanks her for showing him his "true self" before killing her.
Dexter, afraid of what kind of father he would be, considers leaving Rita to parent alone, until Debra convinces him that he would be a great father. After a few failed marriage proposals, Dexter proposes again by mimicking a declaration of love from a criminal.
Rita finally accepts, with her children's blessing.
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Prado offers Dexter Freebo's bloody shirt as proof that he will not reveal Dexter's secret. Prado gradually discerns that Dexter is a serial killer, and they begin to murder together according to Dexter's "code". When Prado deviates from the code to murder a rival defense attorney, it sets off a game of competing leverage and blackmail between the two men.
Angry and hurt, Dexter decides to kill Prado. Facing certain death, Dexter resolves to keep fighting so he can live to see his son; he frees himself and kills the Skinner by snapping his neck and throwing his body into an arriving police car.
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Dexter then kills Prado  and marries Rita, with Debra as his "best man". Nathan Marten Jason Kaufmana pedophile who is stalking Astor;  and his old friend Camilla Figg Margo Martindalewho is dying of cancer and asks him to end her suffering. Dexter is happy to have a child of his own, but his responsibilities as a new father leave him too exhausted to kill. At Rita's urging, Dexter and she enter couple's therapy. After his first kill of the new season, Dexter falls asleep while driving and has an accident, and the resultant short-term memory loss causes him to forget where his victim's body is.
After retired Special Agent Frank Lundy Keith Carradine is murdered, Dexter begins his pursuit of the so-called "Trinity Killer"who has been committing ritualistic murders across the country for 30 years. Dexter assumes the alias Kyle Butler and begins to insinuate himself into Mitchell's personal life in an effort to learn how Mitchell balances his family responsibilities with his secret life as a serial killer.
To that end, Dexter repeatedly puts off murdering Mitchell, thwarts police efforts to apprehend him, and even saves Mitchell's life when he attempts suicide. Upon getting to know Mitchell, however, Dexter realizes that he misjudged him; after spending Thanksgiving with the Mitchell family, Dexter learns that his would-be mentor is an abusive tyrant whose family is terrified of him. After getting into a violent altercation with Mitchell, Dexter insists that they are nothing alike and thinks he may be able to silence his Dark Passenger permanently.
He sends Rita ahead and entraps Mitchell as Mitchell tries to skip town. Before Dexter kills him with a hammer, Mitchell tells him that Dexter will not be able to control his violent urges for long, and "it's already over" — the same thing Mitchell tells his victims just before killing them. I thought I could change what I am, keep my family safe. But it doesn't matter what I do, what I choose He immediately hears Rita's phone start to ring, indicating that she is in the house.
Harrison then starts crying and Dexter is devastated to find Rita lying dead in the bathtub, with Harrison on the floor in a pool of his mother's blood; she was Trinity's final victim. While he means that he killed her by letting Trinity know his identity, the police interpret this as an admission of direct guilt. Dexter spends the next day completely numb, unable to even fake any sort of emotion or grief.
As Dexter plans to disconnect and restart, he finds himself confronted by Rankin Brad Cartera brash, foul-mouthed hillbilly. When Rankin insults Rita, Dexter kills him in a fit of rage. Harry tells Dexter that this act is the first human thing he has seen Dexter do since Rita's death.
A struggling Dexter attempts to move on by hiring an Irish nanny to look after Harrison while he goes out to find his next kill. He settles on Boyd Fowler Shawn Hatosya convicted rapist whose connection to a string of missing women makes him the perfect target. Dexter kills Fowler, only to find Fowler's latest victim, a young woman named Lumen Pierce Julia Stileswho is still alive.
After debating whether or not to kill her and thus eliminate a potential witnessDexter gives in to his better nature and decides to protect her. Lumen is slow to trust Dexter, but comes to realize he means her no harm.
She reveals that Fowler was not the only man who raped her. As Lumen gradually becomes integrated into Dexter's life, she begs him to help her to go after her attackers; Dexter reluctantly agrees.
They stalk a children's dentist and the head of security for a high-profile motivational speaker named Jordan Chase Jonny Lee Miller. As the plot thickens, it becomes clear that Chase was also one of Lumen's attackers.
Complicating the situation further is Detective Joey Quinn Desmond Harringtonwho believes that Dexter killed Rita and is getting too close to finding out Dexter's secrets. To keep the police occupied, Dexter puts them on Fowler's trail.
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Dexter becomes personally acquainted with Chase and stumbles onto a photo that proves that all of Lumen's attackers who are also guilty of torturingraping, and murdering 12 other women have known each other since childhood.
Dexter eventually finds a vial of blood that Chase wears around his neck. After extracting a sample, he discovers that the blood belongs to Emily Birch Angela Bettisthe rape club's first victim. She provides Lumen and Dexter with the identity of the mysterious fourth attacker in the photo, Alex Tilden Scott Grimes.
Dexter allows Lumen to kill Tilden by stabbing him in the heart. Dexter and Lumen then become lovers, before continuing their hunt for Chase. As Lumen and Dexter plan to capture Chase, Dexter realizes cameras are in his apartment.