Ten fun facts about Dexter
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The series centers on Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), a blood spatter pattern analyst for Miami Metro Police Department who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.
Set in Miami, the show's first season was largely based on the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter (2004), the first of the Dexter series novels by Jeff Lindsay.
The series has enjoyed wide critical acclaim and popularity, including four straight Primetime Emmy nominations for Best Drama series in its first four seasons.
Hall has received several awards and nominations for his portrayal of Dexter, including a Golden Globe award.Fact 5
The name of Dexter's boat is "Slice of Life".Fact 6
Dexter used syringes to kill his victims.Fact 7
Dexter was originally planned to be made into a movie based off of the book, however, producers figured the public would assume it was just another slasher movie.Fact 8
The name of the main character, Dexter, is also a Latin word meaning "right hand." The implied complement is the Latin for "left hand," "sinister," reflecting his hidden dark side.Fact 9
Dexter has killed about 117 people.Fact 10
It was ranked number 30 on Empire magazine's 50 Greatest TV Shows Of All Time (2008). Go to more entertainment facts ❯
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