Dexter Review: A Fatal One Night Stand

Dexter took a rather big leap in logic to close out "A Horse of a Different Color" this week.

Considering his tutelage at the warped hands of Professor Gellar, along with the fear that man clearly instills in him, it seems hard to believe that Travis would just stand admiringly outside of his most recent crime scene. He might as well have sent the Miami PD a text message with his name and address.

Moreover... he has sex with the door open in the house he shares with Gellar? And these two are somehow able to construct such an elaborate, booby-trapped crime scene on public property?!?

I know, I know: it's no fun to question developments in such a manner. Dexter tells the story of a serial killer masquerading as a blood splatter specialist; it's not exactly aiming for realism. Still, it shouldn't be too much to ask for rational storytelling within the contexts of that world - and this episode stretched those limits a lot in order to bring the Doomsday Killer(s) into contact with the Miami PD. Read More...


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