Dexter: Season 2

Dexter: Season 2

Dexter: Season 2

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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EPISODE 2.1
1 January 2007

It's Alive!

Things are really beginning to heat up for Dexter: Doakes' 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... MORE shoe and Debra is going through trauma over the Ice Truck killer incident.

EPISODE 2.2
1 January 2007

Waiting to Exhale

Dexter is finding it hard to have closure on killing 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... MORE her.

EPISODE 2.3
1 January 2007

An Inconvenient Lie

Dexter sets his sights on a new victim: a murderer 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... MORE 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.

EPISODE 2.4
1 January 2007

See-Through

Rita's estranged mother visits and senses something is wrong with 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.

EPISODE 2.5
1 January 2007

The Dark Defender

Dexter finds out that the man who killed his mother, 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... MORE to addiction recovery. But then as his sponsor she insists on tagging along.

EPISODE 2.6
1 January 2007

Dex, Lies, and Videotape

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

EPISODE 2.7
1 January 2007

That Night, A Forest Grew

Dexter manages to get Doakes off his back. He devises 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.

EPISODE 2.8
1 January 2007

Morning Comes

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

EPISODE 2.9
1 January 2007

Resistance Is Futile

Dexter realizes it won't be easy to end things completely 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... MORE his secret.

EPISODE 2.10
1 January 2007

There's Something About Harry

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

EPISODE 2.11
1 January 2007

Left Turn Ahead

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

EPISODE 2.12
1 January 2007

The British Invasion

Lila Tournay finds Sgt. James Doakes imprisoned in an Everglades 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... MORE 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

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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Variety

Variety

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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IGN

IGN

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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