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Dexter: The Dark... Whatever

Dexter is unnerved when Hannah's father pays him a surprise visit; the Phantom Arsonist's crimes become more vicious; and Quinn defends Nadia's honor and finds himself in a volatile situation. Meanwhile; LaGuerta asks a former superior for help on the Bay Harbor Butcher case.


Episode Info

Episode number: 7x10
Airdate: Sunday December 02nd, 2012

Alternate Airdates:

UK (FOX) Apr 28, 2013
AU (Eleven) Aug 18, 2014


Special Guest Stars
Yvonne StrahovskiYvonne Strahovski
As Hannah McKay

Guest Stars
Aimee GarciaAimee Garcia
As Jamie Batista
Brett RickabyBrett Rickaby
As Inspector Phil Bosso
Geoff PiersonGeoff Pierson
As Tom Matthews
Jason GedrickJason Gedrick
As George Novikov
Jim BeaverJim Beaver
As Clint McKay
Katia WinterKatia Winter
As Nadia

Co-Guest Stars
Andrew KirsanovAndrew Kirsanov
As Jurg
Dana L. WilsonDana L. Wilson
As Detective Angie Miller
Francisco VianaFrancisco Viana
As Detective Simms
Luke Andrew KruntchevLuke Andrew Kruntchev
As Harrison
Adam Johnson (1)Adam Johnson (1)
As Burly Man
Brent ChaseBrent Chase
As Bouncer
Jenny PhaganJenny Phagan
As Female Witness
Michael PolliMichael Polli
As Male Witness
Mike FoyMike Foy
As Jensen
Wayne LopezWayne Lopez
As Juan Alonso
Main Cast
Michael C. HallMichael C. Hall
As Dexter Morgan
Jennifer CarpenterJennifer Carpenter
As Debra Morgan
Desmond HarringtonDesmond Harrington
As Joey Quinn
C.S. LeeC.S. Lee
As Vince Masuka
Lauren VelezLauren Velez
As Maria LaGuerta
David ZayasDavid Zayas
As Angel Batista
James RemarJames Remar
As Harry Morgan


The episode begins at the scene of the fifth arson attack in five weeks, this time a six-year old and his mother. Witnesses claim the suspect was enormous. The same accelerant was used and the word "Bobby" was again scrawled into a wall. Dexter is suspicious of the arson investigator, Phil Bosso. Dexter tells Hannah about "The Phantom," and admits being frustrated he's promised Debra he wouldn't take any cases from the police. He tells her about feeling like the Dark Passenger doesn't give him a choice. Hannah doesn't seem to understand. Her father, Clint, shows up unexpectedly. Hannah hasn't seen him since he went to prison for writing bad checks. ..

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Episode Quotes
Vince: Hey, Angel, do you know anything about Dexter's new girlfriend?
Angel: Who, Hannah McKay?
Dexter: How did you--
Angel: Jamie told me.
Vince: Ahh, my man. Hannah McKay! Yeah, that is so awesome.
Debra: Excuse me, but what is so fucking awesome about my brother dating a killer? You guys heard Sal Price's recording. Hannah confessed to murder.
Vince: Oh, come on, she was only 15 when she did that. I mean, when I was 15, my parents still thought I was retarded.

Other Episode Crew

Associate ProducerShawn Petersen
CastingShawn Dawson
Unit Production ManagerGary Law
First Assistant DirectorSunday Stevens
Second Assistant DirectorMolly Rodriguez
Music EditorMark Bensi
Music SupervisorGary Calamar
Costume DesignerKathleen Felix-hager
Key GripTom Keefer
Set DesignerArthur Chadwick
Set DecoratorJeffrey Kushon
Transportation CoordinatorSergio Orozco
Property MasterJoshua Meltzer
Construction CoordinatorDaniel Brewer
Script SupervisorScott Peterson
Production CoordinatorStan Szewczyk
Assistant EditorLaura Zempel
Re-Recording MixerKevin Roache  |  Pete Elia
Story EditorKaren Campbell
Stunt CoordinatorWally Crowder
Art DirectorElizabeth H. Gray
Post Production CoordinatorMegan Walsh
Sound MixerGreg Agalsoff
Costume SupervisorKaren Bellamy
Makeup Department Head Keith Hall
Key Makeup ArtistGabriel De Cunto
Visual Effects SupervisorScott Milne
Production AccountantSusan Safer
Chief Lighting TechnicianCameron Smith
"A" Camera OperatorMartin J. Layton
Sound SupervisorFred Judkins
Casting AssociateHelen Geier
Original CastingDeborah Aquila  |  Tricia Wood  |  Jennifer L. Smith  |  Julie Tucker
Graphic DesignerKevin Egeland
ColoristJoe Cook (1)
Second Unit DirectorGary Law
Special Effects CoordinatorDavid Watkins
ADR MixerJudah Getz
Hair Department HeadMichelle Ceglia
Assistant Art DirectorSamantha Englender
Key CostumerTonya Barrett
Best Boy GripBob Snowdon
"B" Camera OperatorEric Fletcher
Stunt PerformerShawn Crowder  |  Paul E. Short  |  Garrett Warren  |  Steve Ritzi  |  Karin Justman  |  Doc Duhame
Set CostumerKat Williams
Music ClearanceJeanne Fay
"A" Camera 1st AssistantSteve Hurson
Best Boy ElectricSteve Reinhardt (1)
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