Dexter is based on the compelling novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay. Orphaned at the age of four and harboring a traumatic secret, Dexter is adopted by a police officer who recognizes Dexter’s… See More
DEXTER stars Michael C. Hall in his Golden Globe and SAG Award-winning role as Dexter Morgan. Season Eight begins six months after LaGuerta’s murder – and Dexter is still managing life as a dad, brother, and serial killer. As Deb struggles to deal with the consequences of her actions, a mysterious woman comes to work with Miami Metro, offering first-hand information on Dexter’s past. The series also stars Jennifer Carpenter, Desmond Harrington, C.S. Lee, Aimee Garcia, David Zayas and James Remar. DEXTER is tied as the No. 1 rated series on SHOWTIME along with HOMELAND. Produced by SHOWTIME, DEXTER is executive produced by John Goldwyn, Sara Colleton, Scott Buck, Manny Coto, Tim Schlattmann, Wendy West and Michael C. Hall.
It’s been 6 months since LaGuerta’s murder and Dexter is still managing life as a dad,
brother, and serial killer. Debra now works as a P.I. for a private firm and Batista has replaced
her as Lieutenant. Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates the murder of a man who has had
pieces of his brain removed.
Miami Metro continues their hunt for the Brain Surgeon while Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter to
do her bidding based on her own personal experience with her previous patients. Debra
continues to track down her P.I. case and has to take matters into her own hands.
Dexter continues his manhunt for the Brain Surgeon. Dr. Vogel tries to prove to Dexter that
he’s perfect as a psychopath. Debra’s PTSD kicks in and she makes a desperate plea to
confess to LaGuerta’s murder.
Dexter tracks down another potential serial killer from Dr. Vogel’s list. Quinn celebrates his
passing of the Sergeant’s exam by defending Debra’s honor in a fight. Dr. Vogel begins
treating Debra for her PTSD.
Dexter is torn between fleeing the country with Hannah and Harrison and taking Saxon out once and for all. A dramatic sequence of events follows that shows Dexter’s growth as a human being, but at the same time his lack of action causes a grizzly end to the episode.