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List Rules Best Dexter episodes, no matter how popular they are.

List of the best Dexter episodes, as determined by voters like you. Michael C. Hall stars in this groundbreaking show about a Miami Metro blood specialist who is also one of the city's most prolific serial killers. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Dexter episodes of all time are. Fans of Dexter are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

Episodes on this list include "Go Your Own Way" and "Getaway". What is the best Dexter episode of all time? Look below and find out.
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Hello, Dexter Morgan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 06 2009
"Hello, Dexter Morgan" is the 11th and penultimate episode of the fourth season of Showtime TV series, Dexter, which aired on December 6, 2009. The police team attempt to get Christine ...more

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Born Free is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 17 2006
Dexter follows clues left for him by the Ice-Truck Killer in an attempt to find the hostage. Paul tries to convince Rita that she and the children are not safe around Dexter.

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Dexter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Oct 01 2006
Dexter is a forensic expert in blood patterns who works with the Miami Police Department. He is also a serial killer, who kills people that the police can't bring to justice. He has to hide his ...more

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The Getaway is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 13 2009
Dexter and Arthur find themselves on a collision course, as Debra unearths a shocking long-hidden truth, Rita admits her marriage to Dexter is troubled, and Batista and LaGuerta face the ...more

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The British Invasion is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 16 2007
The Task force believes the Bay Harbor Butcher case is closed, but Dexter still has some trouble to deal with.

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Seeing Red is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 03 2006
The Ice Truck Killer is back. He leaves a crime scene that brings back some horrifying repressed memories for Dexter. Paul sues Rita for sole custody of Astor and Cody.

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Are You... ? is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Sep 30 2012
After witnessing her brother kill Travis Marshall, Debra attempts to reconcile with Dexter while struggling to cover up their involvement with the murder. Meanwhile, Detective Mike Anderson has ...more

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Dex Takes a Holiday is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Oct 18 2009
Dexter gets some much-needed R&R time with Rita and the kids out of town, leading to his stalking of a new victim until he unexpectedly begins to empathize with his target, a cop that ...more

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Hungry Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 22 2009
For most people, Thanksgiving is a time for traditions and family. But for Dexter, it’s an opportunity to get closer to his most dangerous adversary yet. As Dexter gains insight into Arthur’s ...more

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Lost Boys is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 29 2009
Dexter finally believes he understands the beast known as Trinity. But when a ten-year old boy goes missing, Dexter is forced to question everything he’s learned up to this point.

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Finding Freebo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Oct 05 2008
Dexter continues the hunt for Freebo, knowing he is still in town after finding Teegan's body. Dexter and Rita must make a decision about her pregnancy. Dexter isn't sure whether he can raise a ...more

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Surprise, Motherf*****! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Season 7 Episode 12: As LaGuerta closes in on Dexter's secret, Dexter struggles to protect himself, Debra, and the life he's built, in this disturbing season finale.

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Father Knows Best is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 26 2006
Dexter receives notification that his biological father has recently passed away. Dexter is named as the sole heir of all his possessions including his house. Dexter goes for a weekend away with ...more

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There's Something About Harry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 02 2007
Doakes follows Dexter to his next crime scene and shocks him with a revelation about Harry. The Bay Harbor Butcher task force feels they are zeroing in on their man.

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Go Your Own Way is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 30 2008
A series of chess-like moves ensues when Dexter and Miguel vie for the upper hand, with Miguel winning Rita's affection by presenting her with a lavish wedding gift. Elsewhere, Debra wonders if ...more

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11 3
Do You Take Dexter Morgan? is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 14 2008
It is the day before Dexter's wedding and Dexter must deal with two people targeting him, while preparing for his special occasion. Meanwhile, Angel tells Deb he's put her in for a promotion, ...more

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Dex, Lies, and Videotape is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 04 2007
A copy-cat killer follows the lead of the "Bay Harbor Butcher." Dexter must destroy an incriminating surveillance video.

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Road Kill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 15 2009
Dexter has always known his father’s Code was meant to protect him from exposure. But after committing a serious mistake, he wonders if it could have been designed to protect him from something ...more

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If I Had a Hammer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 01 2009
"If I Had a Hammer" is the sixth episode of the fourth season of the Showtime television series Dexter. Dexter knows it’s only a matter of time before Miami Metro discovers the Trinity ...more

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My Bad is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Sep 26 2010
"My Bad" is the premiere of the fifth season of the Showtime series Dexter and the show's forty-ninth episode overall. It was written by Chip Johannessen, the show's former executive ...more

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See-Through is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Oct 21 2007
"See-Through" is the fourth episode of the second season and sixteenth overall episode of the American television drama series Dexter, which first aired on 21 October 2007 on Showtime ...more

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I Had a Dream is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 07 2008
While preparing for his big wedding day, Dexter has to figure out a way to remove Miguel from his life for good. In the meantime, Rita has troubles of her own, when Syl reveals that Miguel has ...more

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Morning Comes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Nov 18 2007
Dexter is attacked by the man who murdered his mother. Meanwhile, Lila wants to get closer to Dex, and Debra and Lundy close in on the Bay Harbor Butcher.

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Everything Is Illumenated is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Oct 31 2010
Dexter is drawn into a precarious situation; Batista discovers an interesting lead; Quinn gets information about Dexter from a questionable source.

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Truth Be Told is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dexter Episodes
Dec 10 2006
"Truth Be Told" is the eleventh episode of the first season of the American television drama series Dexter, which first aired on December 10, 2006 on Showtime in the United States. The ...more