Season 8

Dexter learns more about his dark origins from Dr. Evelyn Vogel, an old family friend, while helping her track down the Brain Surgeon, a new serial killer who is terrorizing Miami; Dexter is reunited with Hannah and they plan a life together; Deb suffers the consequences of loving her brother despite everything she knows about him; Batista is made Lieutenant and calls off his retirement; Masuka finds out he has a daughter.
A Beautiful Day
Episode 1: A Beautiful Day

Original Air Date: Jun 30, 2013

Season 8 premiere. Six months after LaGuerta's death, Dexter (Michael C. Hall) is still managing life as a dad, brother and serial killer. Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates the murder of a man who's had pieces of his brain removed.

Every Silver Lining...
Episode 2: Every Silver Lining...

Original Air Date: Jul 7, 2013

Miami Metro continues their hunt for the Brain Surgeon, while Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter's help. While on a case, Debra has to take matters into her own hands.

What's Eating Dexter Morgan?
Episode 3: What's Eating Dexter Morgan?

Original Air Date: Jul 14, 2013

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.

Scar Tissue
Episode 4: Scar Tissue

Original Air Date: Jul 21, 2013

Dexter tracks down another potential serial killer from Dr. Vogel's list. Quinn celebrates passing the sergeant's exam by defending Debra's honor in a fight. Dr. Vogel begins treating Debra for her PTSD.

This Little Piggy
Episode 5: This Little Piggy

Original Air Date: Jul 28, 2013

Dr. Vogel comes into contact with the Brain Surgeon, while Dexter and Debra try to keep her safe. Masuka finds out he has a daughter.

A Little Reflection
Episode 6: A Little Reflection

Original Air Date: Aug 4, 2013

Dexter monitors a young psychopath to see if he meets the criteria of the code. Dexter and Debra finally get back to normal, but are surprised when someone from Dexter's past pays them a visit.

Dress Code
Episode 7: Dress Code

Original Air Date: Aug 11, 2013

Dexter hunts down Hannah (Yvonne Strahovski) to figure out why she's back in Miami. Dexter takes on a protégé and starts teaching him the code.

Are We There Yet?
Episode 8: Are We There Yet?

Original Air Date: Aug 18, 2013

Dexter tracks down Zach, concerned that he may have murdered an innocent person. Meanwhile, Dexter tries to help Hannah escape the country.

Make Your Own Kind of Music
Episode 9: Make Your Own Kind of Music

Original Air Date: Aug 25, 2013

Dexter investigates a murder that hits close to home. Dr. Vogel gets the surprise of a lifetime when someone returns from her past.

Goodbye Miami
Episode 10: Goodbye Miami

Original Air Date: Sep 8, 2013

With Dr. Vogel's help, Dexter tries to lure the Brain Surgeon into a trap so he can get him on his table. Dexter witnesses a murder.

Monkey in a Box
Episode 11: Monkey in a Box

Original Air Date: Sep 15, 2013

Dexter is torn between fleeing the country with Hannah and Harrison or taking Saxon out for good. Dexter's inaction results in a grisly and unexpected consequence.

Remember the Monsters?
Episode 12: Remember the Monsters?

Original Air Date: Sep 22, 2013

Series finale. Dexter is faced with impossible odds as a brewing hurricane makes its way towards Miami.


8 Seasons, 96 Episodes

  • Season 8

    Dexter learns more about his dark origins from Dr. Evelyn Vogel, an old family friend, and is reunited with Hannah; Deb suffers the consequences of loving her brother despite everything; Masuka learns he has a daughter.

    Season 8
  • Season 7

    Dexter comes clean to Deb and finds true love with a fellow serial killer; Deb learns the hard way how difficult it is to keep Dexter's secret; LaGuerta gets closer to pinning the Bay Harbor Butcher killings on Dexter.

    Season 7
  • Season 6

    Dexter stalks the Doomsday Killer, a vicious, deluded, religious fanatic who displays his victims in grisly, Biblical-themed tableaux; Deb reconsiders her relationship with Dexter; Quinn jeopardizes his partnership with Batista.

    Season 6
  • Season 5

    Dexter grieves his loss and tries to stay one step ahead of a suspicious Quinn and his own sister, while reluctantly guiding a near-victim (Julia Stiles) of a serial killer who sets out to get lethal revenge.

    Season 5
  • Season 4

    Dexter has become a husband and father, and finds a potential mentor in a macabre serial killer known as Trinity (Emmy winning guest star John Lithgow) who lives a familiar double life as a suburban family man.

    Season 4
  • Season 3

    Dexter befriends an assistant District Attorney (Jimmy Smits) who becomes increasingly and disturbingly helpful in Dexter's secret pastime; Debra gets a new partner, Joey Quinn (Desmond Harrington).

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Dexter tries to sabotage his department's investigation into his killings and hooks up with an obsessed pyromaniac; traumatized Debra dates the FBI agent assigned to the case; Rita urges Dexter to join a treatment program for addicts.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    Dexter hunts the Ice Truck Killer, whose gruesome crimes indicate knowledge of Dexter's true identity, triggering hidden memories; Dexter's sister Debra joins Homicide; Rita's ex-boyfriend is paroled.

    Season 1

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