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Season 5 2010

  • 2010-09-26T05:00:00+01:00 on Showtime
  • 50 mins
  • 10 hours, 13 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama, Mystery, Crime

The fifth season of Dexter premiered on September 26, 2010, and consisted of 12 episodes. The season focuses on how Dexter comes to terms with the aftermath of the Season 4 finale, stopping a group of serial rapists and avoiding a corrupt cop who learns his deadly secret.

12 episodes

5x01 My Bad

  • Season Premiere

    2010-09-26T05:00:00+01:00 — 54 mins

Dexter must make a choice; Quinn stirs up trouble for Dexter but supports Deb.

5x02 Hello, Bandit

  • 2010-10-03T05:00:00+01:00 — 49 mins

Dexter tries to focus on the children and fight his dark urges; Debra ends up on Quinn's doorstep.

5x03 Practically Perfect

  • 2010-10-10T05:00:00+01:00 — 49 mins

Dexter hires a nanny; Debra is annoyed with her new partner; Quinn continues to investigate Rita's murder.

5x04 Beauty and the Beast

  • 2010-10-17T05:00:00+01:00 — 50 mins

Dexter must save a life; Deb has a confrontation with a key suspect; Quinn follows up on the similarities between Dexter and Kyle Butler.

5x05 First Blood

  • 2010-10-24T05:00:00+01:00 — 50 mins

Dexter is saddled with an unwanted conspirator; Dexter worries about how Rita's death will affect Harrison; Deb works alone; Quinn enlists an old friend's help.

5x06 Everything Is Illumenated

  • 2010-10-31T04:00:00+00:00 — 50 mins

Dexter is drawn into a precarious situation; Batista discovers an interesting lead; Quinn gets information about Dexter from a questionable source.

5x07 Circle Us

  • 2010-11-07T04:00:00+00:00 — 48 mins

Dexter is called to investigate a horrifying crime scene; the Santa Muerte case leads to a violent standoff between Debra and the Santa Muerte killers.

5x08 Take It!

  • 2010-11-14T05:00:00+00:00 — 52 mins

Dexter and Lumen vet and stalk a violent killer; Debra gets into some unexpected trouble from the fallout of the Santa Muerte case

5x09 Teenage Wasteland

  • 2010-11-21T05:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

Dexter and Lumen hunt for their next victim; Debra uncovers new evidence in the Barrel Girl case

5x10 In the Beginning

  • 2010-11-28T05:00:00+00:00 — 54 mins

Homicide uncovers some key evidence linked to one of Dexter's and Lumen's prior victims; Debra identifies two more suspects in the case.

5x11 Hop a Freighter

  • 2010-12-05T05:00:00+00:00 — 47 mins

Dexter must do damage control; Debra's speculation begins to take shape; Quinn becomes involved in a homicide.

5x12 The Big One

  • 2010-12-12T05:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

Dexter's situation grows desperate when he discovers that Lumen's been set up. Despite knowing he's being baited into a trap, Dexter risks everything to make sure he doesn't fall into the same mistake again. In the Barrel Girls case, Debra lets her personal feelings lead her instincts once she concludes that vigilantes are more than just a theory. Quinn finds himself in a troublesome situation, which only Dexter can help him out of.