I just started watching on dvd the fourth season of Dexter and I believe Carpenter deserves to win an emmy and/or golden globe. Her performances are spot on. She is so believable as an insecure woman "looking for love in all the wrong places." Her performance in the scene where she goes back to the place where Lundy (sp?--Keith Carradine's character) dies is absolutely gut wrenching. This is the first time I have ever seen acting where I actually thought wasn't acting (and Carradine actually died)!!! She deserves many accolades. Her performance ranks right up there with Andre Bauer's role as someone who had a stroke and you thought it was for real--his role in Homicide. Anyway, I digress--Hollywoodies acknowledge this great actress.