I never really got into Dexter while the show was actually on. It’s not that I don’t enjoy a good serial-killer show, because I do. I just never found the premise all that interesting. A high-functioning sociopathic serial killer who works for the crime lab in Miami PD uses his knowledge and instincts to catch the bad guy and (most often) dispense his own brand of justice on those who escaped arrest or jailtime. Sounds like a second-rate procedural, right?
Well, that’s where I was wrong, and I’m not afraid to admit it. Our serial killer protagonist is a likable guy, for one. That’s an incredible twist and it is capitivating.