Rewatching Dexter - 5.01 "My Bad", 5.02 "Hello, Bandit", 5.03 "Practically Perfect"

Rewatching Dexter by DexterDaily. A look back at the past seasons of 'Dexter' and our favorite serial killer's victims. Today, we're going to remember the first three episodes of the fifth season: 5.01 "My Bad", 5.02 "Hello, Bandit", 5.03 "Practically Perfect". Hit the 'read more' button for more!

In the aftermath of last season's chilling finale, Rita's death has left Dexter feeling responsible, possibly even... guilty. Unable to deal with the trauma, Dexter makes a drastic decision that will impact everyone around him. Quinn stirs up trouble at the station when he notes that Rita's murder, which is being pinned on the Trinity Killer, doesn't fit his normal murder profile. Things get even more heated when Quinn suggests to LaGuerta that they look at the husband: Dexter Morgan. Meanwhile, Quinn offers Debra much needed support, causing her to see Quinn in a new light.

Dexter's victim: A guy named Rankin. Beaten to death out of rage.

5.01 "My Bad": Original Air Date: September 26, 2010
Written By: Chip Johannessen
Directed By: Steve Shill

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In his new role as single father, an anxious Dexter tries to get his family's routine back on track, to begin the process of moving on from Rita's death. Dexter attempts to focus all his attention on the kids while curbing his dark urges. But when evidence of foul play falls into his lap, Dexter makes a horrific discovery, setting Dexter on the trail of his next victim. Debra, trying to be the good sister, shares her apartment with Dexter and the kids only to find there's no room for her. She unhappily finds herself on Quinn's doorstep. Miami Metro has their work cut out when a grisly scene is found in a Venezuelan neighborhood.

Dexter's victim: None

5.02 "Hello, Bandit": Original Air Date: October 3, 2010
Written By: Scott Buck
Directed By: John Dahl

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Dexter finds himself in a strange new world when he attempts to hire a nanny for Harrison so he can continue to stalk and kill his next victim. Meanwhile, Debra, who takes the lead on a bizarre double homicide, is displeased when Batista suggests bringing in an annoying rookie officer who has her own theories on the case. Things heat up for Dexter when Quinn notices strange similarities between Trinity Killer suspect, 'Kyle Butler' and Dexter Morgan.

Dexter's victim: Boyd Fowler. Member of serial rapist and murderers led by Jordan Chase. Stabbed in the chest.

5.03 "Practically Perfect": Original Air Date: October 10, 2010
Written By: Manny Coto
Directed By: Ernest Dickerson

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Images and recaps: Showtime

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