What To Expect In 'Dexter' Episodes 8.01-8.05: A 6-Month Time Jump, A Continued Killing Spree and a DESPERATE Confession From Deb!

dexterHere are the synopses/guides for the upcoming episodes of Dexter's eight and final season (premiering on June 30/Showtime).

Season 8 Episode 1 "A Beautiful Day"
Written by Scott Buck, Directed by Keith Gordon
Official Airdate: June 30

  • It’s been 6 months since LaGuerta’s murder – and Dexter is still managing life as a dad, brother, and serial killer.
  • Debra now works as a PI for a private firm and Batista has replaced her as Lieutenant.
  • Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates the murder of a man who has had pieces of his brain removed.

SPOILER PHOTOS | View the promotional photos for this episode here.

Season 8 Episode 2 "Every Silver Lining…”
Written by Manny Coto, Directed by Michael C. Hall.
Official Airdate: July 7

  • Miami Metro continues their hunt for the Brain Surgeon, while Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter to do her bidding based on her own personal experience with her previous patients.
  • Debra continues to track down her PI case and has to take matters into her own hands.

SPOILER PHOTOS | View the promotional photos for this episode here.

Season 8 Episode 3 “What’s Eating Dexter Morgan?”
Written by Lauren Gussis, Directed by Ernest Dickerson.
Official Airdate: July 14

  • Dexter continues his manhunt for the Brain Surgeon.
  • Dr. Vogel tries to prove to Dexter that he’s perfect as a psychopath.
  • Debra’s PTSD kicks in and she makes a desperate plea to confess to LaGuerta’s murder.

Season 8 Episode 4 “Scar Tissue”
Written by Tim Schlattmann, Directed by Stefan Schwartz.
Official Airdate: July 21

  • Dexter tracks down another potential serial killer from Dr. Vogel’s list. Quinn celebrates his passing of the Sergeant’s exam by defending Debra’s honor in a fight. Dr. Vogel begins treating Debra for her PTSD.

Season 8 Episode 5 “This Little Piggy” – July 28, 2013
Official Airdate: July 28

  • Dr. Vogel encounters the infamous “Brain Surgeon”.
  • Dexter and Deb work to keep the doctor safe.
  • Masuka receives a bombshell when he learns that he has …a daughter.