Season 5 Episodes

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The Big One

Season 5, Episode 12 - Air Date: 12/12/2010
From Showtime: In the Season 5 finale, Dexter realizes that he and Lumen are being lured into a trap and risks everything to escape; Debra lets her personal feelings overwhelm her instincts in the Barrel Girls case; Quinn needs help that only Dexter can provide.
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Hop A Freighter

Season 5, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/5/2010
From Showtime: Dexter is forced to do damage control after he concedes that someone outside of Miami Metro has taken an interest in him and Lumen; Debra's speculation on the missing Barrel Girl suspects begins to take shape; Quinn becomes more involved in a homicide than he'd like to be.
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In The Beginning

Season 5, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/28/2010
From Showtime: Dexter discovers a possible ally in the pursuit of Lumen's former captors, but he and Lumen are forced to step down when homicide uncovers evidence linked to one of their prior victims; Debra identifies two more suspects in the Barrel Girls case.
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Teenage Wasteland

Season 5, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/21/2010
From Showtime: While in the midst of hunting down their next victim, Dexter and Lumen are surprised by the return of an unannounced guest; Debra is assigned to the file room, but still manages to uncover new evidence in the Barrel Girl case.
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Take It!

Season 5, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/14/2010
From Showtime: While attending a self-help seminar, Dexter and Lumen vet and stalk a violent killer; Debra gets into some unexpected trouble from the fallout of the Santa Muerte case, forcing Batista to make a difficult decision.
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Circle Us

Season 5, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/7/2010
From Showtime: While helping Lumen, Dexter finds himself on a collision course with Debra and the rest of Homicide when he is called to investigate a horrifying crime scene; the Santa Muerte case leads to a violent standoff between Debra and the killers.
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Everything Is Illuminated

Season 5, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/31/2010
From Showtime: Trying to get his life back on track, Dexter hunts a new target, but is distracted and drawn into a precarious situation while helping his troubled acquaintance; Batista discovers an interesting lead in the Santa Muerte murder cases; Quinn learns some new information about Dexter from a questionable source.
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First Blood

Season 5, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/24/2010
From Showtime: When Dexter is saddled with an unwanted conspirator, he is forced to make some hard decisions about her fate; meanwhile, Dexter wonders if Rita's death has awakened a darkness inside Harrison; due to Quinn's recent suspension, Debra works the Santa Muerte case alone, leaving Quinn time to enlist an old friend to look into Dexter.
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Beauty And The Beast

Season 5, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/17/2010
From Showtime: Dexter finds himself in a strange situation when, instead of taking a life, he has to save one; Deb has a scary confrontation with a key suspect in the Santa Muerte murder cases; Quinn continues following up on the strange similarities between 'Kyle Butler' and Dexter Morgan.
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Practically Perfect

Season 5, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/10/2010
From Showtime: In an effort to create more free time to stalk and kill victims, Dexter hires a nanny; Debra is annoyed by her new partner, a rookie with her own theories on a bizarre double homicide; Quinn pursues the theory that Trinity did not kill Rita.
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Hello, Bandit

Season 5, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/3/2010
Dexter tries to focus on the children and fight his dark urges; Debra ends up on Quinn's doorstep.
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My Bad

Season 5, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/26/2010
America's favorite serial killer is in the acclaimed Showtime Original Series DEXTER, starring Michael C.