Forensics analyst Dexter Morgan hides his life as a serial killer from his sister, co-workers and girlfriend.
The Ice Truck Killer privately contacts Dexter and reveals that he knows his grisly secret; meanwhile Debra is transferred to homicide.
Dexter must deal with a dismembered hooker found in a hockey rink while he stalks a recently released murderer who may kill again.
The Ice Truck Killer begins leaving victims' body parts at sites that relate to Dexter's childhood.
The Ice Truck Killer's latest victim is alive; Dexter stalks a human-trafficker.
The Ice Truck Killer leaves a surprise at a crime scene for Dexter.
The identity of the Ice Truck Killer does not sit well with Dexter; Rita's ex-husband returns.
A high-profile woman's presumed suicide reveals a strange pattern of murders, leading Dexter to stalk a killer unlike any other.
Rita, Debra and Rudy join Dexter for a weekend away when he learns that his biological father has just passed away.
The Ice Truck Killer leaves Dexter the most awful crime scene imaginable, forcing him to confront a suppressed memory.
The Ice Truck Killer lures Dexter into a trap by kidnapping someone close to him.
Dexter follows clues in his rescue attempt; Rita's ex tries to convince her that Dexter is too dangerous.