'Dexter' - 'Helter Skelter' recap: Dexter's ship is sinking. All aboard?

Tonight's (Nov. 25) action-oriented episode of "Dexter" was more reminiscent of "The Usual Suspects" -- including a harbor shootout -- than the carefully planned kills we've come to expect from our favorite serial killer (Michael C. Hall) and his new sidekick. Even Hannah McKay (Yvonne Strahovski) joined the fray. But while his girlfriend survived her ordeal, he lost his new frenemy, Isaak (Ray Stevenson) -- who, ironically, taught his nemesis a little bit about living. Sink or Swim: Dexter takes Hannah out on his boat (there were a lot of scenes involving watercraft tonight), and it's the first time we've seen the femme fatale thrown off-balance. It's also the first time Dexter has taken one of his victims for a ride on the Slice of Life without tossing their body overboard, usually in many different pieces. This time, it's the water that's choppy, but Hannah is less seasick than terrified. As she admits to Dexter,...



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