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Dexter: Our Father

Dexter continues to live his life according to his newly revised code. Deb is asked to help IA by investigating another officer. Batista is promoted to Sergeant ( Doake's old title). While trying to apprehend a new victim, Dex stumbles upon someone not in the plan. After an altercation, Dex is forced to kill the unknown man. Immediately after, the unknown man is recognized as the ADA's brother. The ADA, Miguel Prado (Jimmy Smits), invites Dex to his slain brother's wake. Dex blows off Deb for their annual celebration of Harry's birthday. Rita tells Dex she is pregnant.

Episode Info

Episode number: 3x1
Airdate: Sunday September 28th, 2008
Special Airtime: 09:00 pm

Director: Keith Gordon
Writer: Clyde Phillips

Alternate Airdates:

AU (Eleven) Jul 19, 2008
UK (FOX) Apr 24, 2009
NL (VPRO) May 10, 2010

  • Currently 8.4/10
8.4/10 (60 Votes cast)


Special Guest Stars
Jimmy SmitsJimmy Smits
As Miguel Prado

Guest Stars
Christina RobinsonChristina Robinson
As Astor
David RamseyDavid Ramsey
As Anton
Desmond HarringtonDesmond Harrington
As Joey Quinn
Preston BaileyPreston Bailey
As Cody
Jason Manuel OlazabalJason Manuel Olazabal
As Ramon Prado
Jelly HowieJelly Howie
As Teegan
Liza LapiraLiza Lapira
As Yuki Amado
Mike ErwinMike Erwin
As Fred "Freebo" Bowman
Nick HermzNick Hermz
As Oscar Prado
Paul LieberPaul Lieber
As Bartender
Main Cast
Michael C. HallMichael C. Hall
As Dexter Morgan
Julie BenzJulie Benz
As Rita Bennett
Jennifer CarpenterJennifer Carpenter
As Debra Morgan
Lauren VelezLauren Velez
As Maria LaGuerta
David ZayasDavid Zayas
As Angel Batista
Episode Notes
James Remar (Harry Morgan) does not appear in this episode.

Episode Quotes
Dexter: God, you're on fire lately.
Rita: Are you complaining?
Dexter: Complying.

Warning: Dexter season 3 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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