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Dexter: Beauty and the Beast

Dexter finds himself in a strange situation when, instead of taking a life, he has to save one. Deb has a scary confrontation with a key suspect in the Santa Muerte murder cases. Quinn continues following up on the strange similarities between 'Kyle Butler' and Dexter Morgan.

Source: Showtime

Episode Info

Episode number: 5x4
Airdate: Sunday October 17th, 2010

Director: Milan Cheylov
Writer: Jim Leonard

Alternate Airdates:

NL (VPRO) May 16, 2011

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (47 Votes cast)
Special Guest Stars
Julia Stiles
As Lumen Ann Pierce

Guest Stars
Adam Harrington
As Agent Walker
April L. Hernandez
As Officer Cira Manzon (as April Hernandez Castillo)
Brando Eaton
As Jonah Mitchell
Gino Montesinos
As Sgt. Lopez
Joseph Julian Soria
As Carlos Fuentes
Maria Doyle Kennedy
As Sonya
Raphael Sbarge
As Jim McCourt
Saxon Trainor
As Hotel Clerk
Angel Oquendo
As FBI Handler
Main Cast
Michael C. Hall
As Dexter Morgan
Jennifer Carpenter
As Debra Morgan
Desmond Harrington
As Joey Quinn
C.S. Lee
As Vince Masuka
Lauren Velez
As Maria LaGuerta
David Zayas
As Angel Batista
James Remar
As Harry Morgan


Dexter gives medical attention to the woman he found at Boyd's house. As
he works, Harry appears. Dexter's recent carelessness has him concerned.
He reminds Dexter that the first rule of the code is "Don't get caught."
Once the woman recovers, she will go to the police. Harrison is Dexter's
responsibility; not this woman. When the woman opens her eyes, Dexter
reassures her. She falls onto the floor. Dexter tries to help, but she
fights him so hard that he has to sedate her. Once she's unconscious
again, he places her on the table...

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Other Episode Crew

DeveloperJames Manos, Jr.
Executive ProducerChip Johannessen  |  John Goldwyn  |  Sara Colleton  |  Michael C. Hall  |  Scott Buck  |  Manny Coto
Co-Executive ProducerWendy West  |  Tim Schlattmann
Supervising ProducerLauren Gussis
ProducerRobert Lloyd Lewis
Co-ProducerGary Law  |  Chad Tomasoski
Consulting ProducerJim Leonard
Production DesignerJessica Kender
EditorMichael Ruscio
MusicDaniel J. Licht
Director of PhotographyMartin J. Layton
Based On The Works OfJeff Lindsay (1)
ConsultantClyde Phillips
Warning: Dexter season 5 episode 4 guide may contain spoilers
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