Dexter: Season 6

Dexter: Season 6

Dexter: Season 6

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 6.1
1 January 2011

Those Kinds of Things

Dexter shows up at his 20th high-school reunion with the intention of confronting the former prom king. Elsewhere, an investigation into a heinous murder with religious overtones leads Dexter to ponder spiritual matters and wonder... MORE about his son's legacy. And an unexpected situation results in Debra becoming a hero.

EPISODE 6.2
1 January 2011

Once Upon a Time...

Brother Sam, a minister with a criminal history, is brought in by the homicide department to help solve a macabre murder, but Dexter sees him for what he really is, and it's definitely not a... MORE man of God. Elsewhere, Debra's sudden hero status elicits a pair of surprising proposals.

EPISODE 6.3
1 January 2011

Smokey and the Bandit

Dexter is confronted with a sobering glimpse of his own potential future when a serial killer from his past makes a startling reappearance; Debra is uncomfortable in her new job; Travis struggles to keep his... MORE mentor happy, as he and Gellar prepare a new twisted tableau, ensuring Debra's next task will be a daunting one.

EPISODE 6.4
1 January 2011

A Horse of a Different Color

Much to his own surprise, an emergency with Harrison and a new tableau from Gellar and Travis has Dexter leaning on Brother Sam and an unexpected winged messenger for support as he questions the idea... MORE of faith; with proof of a religiously motivated killer, Homicide hunts for a zealot, with Debra giving her first official press conference.

EPISODE 6.5
1 January 2011

The Angel of Death

With the help of his newfound friend Brother Sam, Dexter wonders if there is light within him to counter the darkness, while the search for the Doomsday Killers takes him in a new direction; Batista... MORE and Quinn pay a visit to the university where Professor Gellar taught; due to departmental regulations following the shooting, Debra is forced to begin therapy.

EPISODE 6.6
1 January 2011

Just Let Go

Dexter is caught up in a very personal case that awakens the needs of his Dark Passenger; Debra feels overwhelmed by her new Lieutenant duties, made all the more complicated when she finds out Quinn... MORE slept with a witness in the Doomsday case.

EPISODE 6.7
1 January 2011

Nebraska

Dexter finds himself teamed up with a fellow Dark Passenger when he takes a road trip to Nebraska to tie up some loose ends from the past; Debra deals with the complications of her promotion... MORE as she leads the Doomsday investigation.

EPISODE 6.8
1 January 2011

Sin of Omission

Dexter uses lessons he learned from Brother Sam to follow up on some new leads in the Doomsday investigation; Debra butts heads with Captain LaGuerta over the case of a dead call girl.

EPISODE 6.9
1 January 2011

Get Gellar

Dexter receives help from an unexpected source while hunting the Doomsday Killers and staying one step ahead of Homicide; Debra discovers something new about herself in therapy.

EPISODE 6.10
1 January 2011

Ricochet Rabbit

Dexter tries to figure out the Doomsday Killers' next victim before it's too late; Debra has a strong reaction to a crime scene, which leads her to the realization that she leans too heavily on... MORE her brother.

EPISODE 6.11
1 January 2011

Talk to the Hand

Dexter finds that in order to catch the Doomsday Killers, he must create a macabre tableau of his own; Debra's battle with LaGuerta over the case of the dead call girl boils over, and her... MORE therapist makes an unnerving suggestion.

EPISODE 6.12
1 January 2011

This is the Way the World Ends

In the Season 6 finale, Dexter and Homicide race against a lunar eclipse to catch the Doomsday Killers before their final gruesome act; Debra struggles with a new emotional reality.

Dexter: Season 6 / Reviews

IGN

IGN

This was the first year that Dexter really and truly acted just plain dumb...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

Hall continues to impress with his sly comic skills and unreadable face.

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New York Daily News

New York Daily News

It almost feels too light.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

Uneven, overloaded, even peculiar.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

Dexter has convinced me that perhaps it's got a few gasps left in its lungs, and that's not a minor accomplishment.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

There's an interesting switcheroo halfway and a game- altering climax, but this is not quite Dexter at his blood-splattered best.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The early Dexters were clever, sly and engrossing but, sad to say, the show seems to be suffering a slow and painful death.

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Salon

Salon

Wherein a series that once deftly balanced dry wit and pulp opera becomes paralyzed by chatter, and the most memorable scene involves a floater's gut leaking CGI snakes.

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Vulture

Vulture

The writers are treading water, waiting for the green light to send this story where we all know it eventually is going.

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Variety

Variety

Creatively speaking, the current season looks like it's going to require a major late-act rescue.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

If there's a TV writers' version of Stockholm syndrome, Dexter is Exhibit A.

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