Dexter - 12/4/11 -"Ricochet Rabbit"

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  1. Dec 4, 2011 #1 of 56
    VegasVic

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    Not a great episode IMHO. Sets things up I guess for the final 2 but no major surprises.

    But lots of "logic" loopholes for another weeklong debate ;)
     
  2. Dec 4, 2011 #2 of 56
    NatasNJ

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    Last two seasons have been just bleh. Bad writing leading to stupid loopholes and really letting viewers down after some great seasons early on.
     
  3. Dec 4, 2011 #3 of 56
    VegasVic

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    There have been loopholes every season. We could all (and many do) go through them for each episode but I've always just looked past them because I enjoy the show. This season I thought the main plot was interesting (although like most on here I knew Gellar was dead long ago) but tonight it was an hour of chasing Travis and debating his "dad". The whole hooker death subplot I don't care about. Video game guy is weird but filler. Quinn getting drunk and being useless is old. I hope the next two don't turn into Jack Bauer chasing the dirty bomb.
     
  4. Dec 5, 2011 #4 of 56
    mrowe8

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    2 odd feelings I got during this episode -

    Is the Dr. that Debra keeps seeing going to slowly push her into having a crush on her own brother? I first thought it was going to turn into a lesbian relationship but am now getting a creepy feeling.

    I think the game developer is a total serial killer groupie at this point and now that Dexter said "You don't know what it is like to kill someone" - he is going to go from groupie to next years main killer.

    Just my .02
     
  5. Dec 5, 2011 #5 of 56
    JFriday

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    I agree, the series peaked with Season 4 and has been going downhill from there.
     
  6. Dec 5, 2011 #6 of 56
    DanB

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    well, its to be expected. Writers come up with a good premise for a show that maybe has a 1-3 year lifespan, but then the executives get excited about the $$ being made and the show gets extended past its expected lifespan, but suffers from poorly thought out story lines.
     
  7. Dec 5, 2011 #7 of 56
    john4200

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    Step-brother. No blood relation.
     
  8. Dec 5, 2011 #8 of 56
    mrowe8

    mrowe8 "Too Slow - Chuck No

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    Ummmm...... still not ok. They grew up in the same house. I have a step sister and that is so disgusting to even think about for 1 second.
     
  9. Dec 5, 2011 #9 of 56
    TAsunder

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    Why didn't Dexter hear two voices? That's what the other victim claimed. Just a curiosity...

    Looking forward to Miami Metro realizing that Dexter made the call to 911 since he used his own cell phone to do so.
     
  10. TampaThunder

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    Nor did he disguise his voice as he's done in the past. Any of the Miami Metro homicide staff hear that recording they should know it's Dexter right away.
     
  11. pmyers

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    IIRC she never said she heard 2 voices. The writers were very careful to make it seem that way. I think she mentioned something about hearing 2 names, or something like that.
     
  12. john4200

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    Hmmm, it is growing up in the same house that makes it a problem? So if one of them had been sent off to boarding school all the time it would be okay with you? What if they had lived in adjacent houses, best friends throughout childhood?
     
  13. JFriday

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    A friends of mine son married his step-sister. He pretty much lived with his mom growing up. She is about 7 years younger. When she turned 21 they started dating and eventually married. Parents weren't real happy about the situation but couldn't legally do anything. They're still married and have a couple kids. They both share a half-brother.
     
  14. VegasVic

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    Yes, this was discussed in the previous thread, she never heard two voices, she just heard Travis "talking to someone".
     
  15. smak

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    This season has been disappointing to me, I see everything coming a mile away.

    How cliched is it that when the partner doesn't show up on time that bad things are going to happen.

    Happens in every cop show ever.

    -smak-
     
  16. Rob Helmerichs

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    The only thing more amazing than Dexter's adroit social engineering to sabotage the nanny and the gamer's date so he could get away for the evening, was the fact that he did it completely by accident. :D
     
  17. madscientist

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    I wonder if someone is going to tell creepy gamer guy about Dexter's past (his mom)... seems like he then might understand why Dexter would react the way he did. Of course it was an act but it still fits with Dexter's persona.
     
  18. TampaThunder

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    I would think the more recent events with Dexter's wife would have been enough to have given the gamer guy pause before he sought Dexter's endorsement of his video game idea. And gamer guy should be very well aware of those events.
     
  19. Rob Helmerichs

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    And I'm not at all convinced it was an act.

    If it was, it was brilliant. But I think its brilliance was purely accidental.
     
  20. mwhip

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    Uninspired season so far but I am happy anytime Jordana Spiro shows up in anything.
     

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