is an action-adventure and drama themed television series on Showtime based on Jeff Lindsay's novel "Darkly Dreaming Dexter". The main focus of the crime thriller show is the mysterious Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall
The heart of the plot of Dexter
generally centers on Dexter's double life, a forensics blood spatter for the Miami-Dade Police Department during the day and a serial killer who brutally murders escaped criminals by night. As the center of attention, his life entails a lot of lurking underneath his charming persona. With a very traumatic and tragic past, he continuously struggles to deal with his vigilante urges and homicidal tendencies. The cast also includes Julie Benz
as Rita Bennett, Jennifer Carpenter
as Debra Morgan, Erik King
as Sergeant James Doakes, Lauren VÃ©lez
as Lt. Maria LaGuerta, David Zayas
as Angel Batista, and James Remar
as Harry Morgan.
is produced by Clyde Phillips, Sara Colleton, John Goldwyn, and Michael Cuesta. It airs Sundays at 10PM on Showtime.