Dexter: Season 2

Dexter: Season 2

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In a role that earned him multiple Emmy nominations, Michael C. Hall is Dexter Morgan—a blood spatter pattern analyst who secretly quenches his thirst for murder by killing the criminals that slip past the law. 

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It's Alive!

Things are really beginning to heat up for Dexter: Doakes'... More suspicions about him are growing, his victims are escaping, and his body dump site has been found. Meanwhile Paul is troubling Rita over the missing shoe and Debra is going through trauma over the Ice Truck killer incident.


Waiting to Exhale

Dexter is finding it hard to have closure on killing... More his brother. There is a new FBI agent to head the "Bay Harbor Butcher" case. Debra is finding it tough to put the past behind her.


An Inconvenient Lie

Dexter sets his sights on a new victim: a murderer... More so repulsive it seems only fitting that he's a used-car salesman. Dexter's been unable to lie to Rita about his midnight activities, which has her thinking that he's a drug addict. She's threatened to leave him if he doesn't commit to a 12-step program to deal with his supposed addiction. While in this recovery, though, Dexter meets a sexy, mysterious woman named Lila.



Rita's estranged mother visits and senses something is wrong with... More Dexter. Masuka thinks he's developed a lead in the Bay Harbor Butcher case, which has Dexter concerned. Angel's interrogation of a witness crosses a line.


The Dark Defender

Dexter finds out that the man who killed his mother,... More right in front of him, is still alive. When he tells this to Lila, she suggests he face the man, as part of his road to addiction recovery. But then as his sponsor she insists on tagging along.


Dex, Lies, and Videotape

A copy-cat killer follows the lead of the "Bay Harbor... More Butcher." Dexter must destroy an incriminating surveillance video.


That Night, A Forest Grew

Dexter manages to get Doakes off his back. He devises... More a plan to get the police in another direction. Lila and Dex's relationship intensifies, and he has some interaction with Rita and the kids.


Morning Comes

Dexter is attacked by the man who murdered his mother.... More Meanwhile, Lila wants to get closer to Dex, and Debra and Lundy close in on the Bay Harbor Butcher.


Resistance Is Futile

Dexter realizes it won't be easy to end things completely... More with Lila. Dexter tries to stay ahead of the investigations as the manhunt for the Bay Harbor Butcher intensifies. An enemy of Dexter figures out his secret.


There's Something About Harry

Doakes follows Dexter to his next crime scene and shocks... More him with a revelation about Harry. The Bay Harbor Butcher task force feels they are zeroing in on their man.


Left Turn Ahead

Dexter must make a massive decision that will have an... More effect on all those he holds close. Lila meanwhile is back with a secret to blackmail Dexter.


The British Invasion

Lila Tournay finds Sgt. James Doakes imprisoned in an Everglades... More cabin and learns from him that her object of affection, Dexter Morgan, is the serial killer known as the "Bay Harbor Butcher". She decides to help Dexter and kills Doakes by setting the cabin on fire. Meanwhile, Dexter's sister Debra questions whether her career is more important than her relationship with FBI Special Agent Frank Lundy.

Dexter: Season 2 | Reviews

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

"It's Alive" turns the screws nicely on Dexter by hitting him [with] an identity crisis and the possibility of getting found out, and it's easy to see how that tension might sustain another brilliantly plotted season of television.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

This series has always handled the duality of his [Dexter] character with masterful strokes. And it has done viewers a favor by quickly setting up the seasonlong scenario.

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Spiced with dark humor and oozing atmosphere, "Dexter" is the buzzworthy franchise for which the pay cabler has long pined.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Despite Dexter's failed attempts at tension, the show's oddball cast of characters still has draw.

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The "FBI Hunt for the Bay Harbor Butcher" was appropriately nerve-wracking and engrossing. Now... just imagine if that story hadn't happened as early as the show's second season!

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Bolder and stronger than almost any other drama on the dial...

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New York Post

New York Post

It's quite an achievement to get people to cheer on a serial killer, but this is what "Dexter," the series, does.

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Dexter: Season 2 | Release Details

Dexter: Season 2 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.