Dexter tells her that he is fine with them not having sex until the time is right for them and she replies that he is a truly decent man. Director: After running them through a database, he finds that Chambers has killed or injured people while driving drunk in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and South Boston under the aliases Matthew Brewster and Matt Rasmussen. Later, back at the station, Debra tells him about her new boyfriend, Sean, a mechanic, and Dexter offers to meet them for lunch along with Rita, and Debra skeptically agrees. Tony Cowley Written by: The Matt Chambers case starts up again and he is put on the stand and Matt tells the court that he reported the car stolen hours before Alexander was hit by it and that he has been sober for several months. Later, Rita starts to kiss Dexter but pulls away from him when it starts getting too sexual. Episode 803: What's Eating Dexter Morgan? The next day, Dexter visits Lila's apartment, only to find Debra there trying to persuade Lila to leave town. Rate. Crocodile is the second of twelve episodes in Season One of the Showtime series DEXTER, and the second overall episode of the series. Geoff Pierson: Thomas MatthewsSam Trammell: Matt ChambersRudolf Martin: Carlos GuerreroCristos: Norberto Cervantes C.S. He confirms it and says that she was going to ask Ricky for a divorce. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. He found Doakes's death dramatically unsatisfying since Dexter was absent, and was disappointed with Debra's portrayal as "relentlessly needy". [5] Erik King, who plays Doakes, mentioned the difficulty in killing Doakes off the show because Dexter could not murder an innocent man, and so Lila was Doakes' killer. Debra discovers a piece of evidence in the Ice Truck Killer Case that helps her get a promotion. ← Previous 2. Louis Cioffi Masuka tells Dexter the gas in the cabin was turned on while the stove was lit. Tim Schlattmann 0. ← Previous It first aired 8 October 2006. [1] The A.V. Rita comes outside and is surprised to find Dexter trying to protect her from last night's intruder (Lila). At his apartment, Dexter realizes his blood slides are gone, and determines that Lundy has them. [4], The writers planned from the pilot episode to eventually kill Doakes off the show. Debra remains determined not to let the end of the Bay Harbor Butcher case break up her relationship with Lundy, but their plans for a vacation are crushed when Lundy is called to Oregon to work on another murder case. María stops Doakes from doing anything about it and tells him that they should look at the big picture and try to get Guerrero. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Robert RamosAdam Lieberman: Federal AgentClint Palmer: Lab Tech #2Leila Charles Leigh: Lab Tech #3Karim Imam: BouncerJ.R. Since Doakes flew out of the country this morning, they got a warrant to search his car at the airport; the slides were found in the trunk. [15], Cinematographer Romeo Tirone's work on the episode was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a One Hour Series,[16] and Dexter's team of sound editors were nominated for a Golden Reel Award for "The British Invasion" in the category of Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley for Short Form Television. Romeo Tirone While leaving, he notices a crying family and sees what he describes as an "opportunity". The Miami Metro Police Department investigate the murder of an undercover officer, while Dexter stalks another victim. Debra, at the command of Captain Matthews, is told by LaGuerta that she is being promoted to the Homicide department, although still an officer, not a detective. Club's Scott Tobias gave the episode a B+ grade, saying that the episode was "for the most part exciting and satisfying". Executive Producer: Lauren GussisKevin Maynard James Doakes (Erik King) imprisoned in an Everglades cabin and learns from him that her object of affection, Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall), is the serial killer known as the "Bay Harbor Butcher". Doakes's death, according to Dexter's writers, was premeditated from the show's pilot episode because the character was "too good to not kill". Dexter accompanies them to make sure Lila doesn't say anything about Jimenez. Director of Photography: Lee: Vince MasukaLauren Velez: Maria LaGuertaDavid Zayas: Angel BatistaJames Remar: Harry Morgan It was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a One-Hour Series and a Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing – Sound Effects and Foley for Short Form Television. He has them stay in the lab and do the blood work, then prepares to go home. [11] Writing for TV Guide, Paula Paige believed that the finale "did not disappoint". Melissa Rosenberg Michael C. Hall: Dexter MorganJulie Benz: Rita BennettJennifer Carpenter: Debra MorganErik King: James DoakesLauren Velez: Maria LaGuertaDavid Zayas: Angel BatistaJames Remar: Harry Morgan Lundy puts a protective FBI detail on Dexter in case Doakes comes after him. Later, back at the MMPD (Miami Metro Police Department), they melt the ice and find that the fingertips have differently colored fingernails. [6], Filming of "The British Invasion" concluded production on the second season, and ended in early November 2007. With all of the evidence pointing to Doakes as the Bay Harbor Butcher, the case is closed. "The British Invasion" was filmed in early November 2007. [2] The character was killed to prevent recycling of used ideas, so that the writers would "stay aggressive and on top of it rather than repeat ourselves", according to Phillips. He finds out that Chambers has moved around from place to place for years. Things get worse for Rita when her estranged mother comes for a visit. At the station, Lundy and Captain Thomas Matthews present Dexter with the blood slide box. In the bar's bathroom, Dexter confronts Lila, who insists that the two of them belong together, that she knows the real Dexter and isn't afraid of him. Lundy's task force determines Doakes's location, and Dexter has to race his colleagues to reach the cabin first. At the station, Miami Metro deals with the news that The Bay Harbor Butcher is someone in their department. Rate. He empties the man's remains into trash bags and returns home after throwing the body parts into the ocean. Michael SoderquistDe' Leon Howard III: Silent FBI AgentChris Krauser: Special Task Force Agent (BHB Case) Clyde Phillips Michael C. Hall: Dexter MorganJulie Benz: Rita BennettJennifer Carpenter: Debra MorganErik King: James DoakesC.S. When he arrives, he discovers that it has been destroyed and initially believes it to be a miracle. After finding out that the dead man under the causeway was a police officer named Ricky Simmons, James Doakes and Lt. LaGuerta go to make a next-of-kin notification when they find Kara Simmons shot in her home. In his lab, Dexter contends with a team of FBI technicians who look into the forensic database and examine his files. Editor: She calls the team in and they find human fingertips inside an ice block in the back compartment. The two arrange to meet tomorrow. He meets with her at the aquarium and tells her that he, like her, has no emotion and lives a life devoid of feeling. Dexter kidnaps Matt Chambers and forces him to confess to killing Alexander Pryce. Arturs Rusis Dexter Season 2 was about The Bay Harbor Butcher, Dexter's relationships, Dexter's killings, Debra's relationships, and Sergeant Doakes getting too close. He brings him into the cabin and imprisons him in the large cage where Jimenez was storing his cocaine. 10. Dexter examines the dead fingertips and discovers that they were removed postmortem, Debra tells him that the prostitute's name was Sheri Taylor. Cast Associate Producer: When Dexter realizes they are missing and goes to confront Lila, she lights another fire and locks the three of them inside her apartment. After the scene where Debra is transferred to homicide, Batista and LaGuerta have a short conversation in the kitchen in Spanish without subtitles. Robert RamosAdam Lieberman: Federal AgentClint Palmer: Lab Tech #2Leila Charles Leigh: Lab Tech #3Karim Imam: BouncerJ.R. Though Doakes manages to shoot him in the thigh, Dexter knocks him out with a sleeper hold. He was displeased with the unheroic circumstances of Doakes's death, the lack of direction in LaGuerta's character arc and the abrupt end to Debra and Lundy's relationship. As the FBI agents stand guard outside his apartment, Dexter sneaks out through a window and takes his boat to the Everglades. [1] The episode was written by Daniel Cerone (based on a story by Cerone and Melissa Rosenberg) and was directed by Steve Shill. [13] Zap2it reviewer Daniel Fienberg felt that the episode was disappointing in comparison to the first-season finale, "Born Free". [18], Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Cinematography for a One Hour Series, "Exclusive Interview: 'Twilight' Screenwriter Melissa Rosenberg", "Tuned In Journal: 'Dexter,' Doakes and endings", "Exclusive Interview: 'Dexter' Star Erik King, Part 2", "EXCLUSIVE! When Rita notices the apparent ease of Debra and Sean's relationship, she starts to feel insecure and Dexter notes his loss for words to comfort her. [9][10], "The British Invasion" received positive to mixed reviews from critics. Airdate: Next → He arrives at the cabin and cleans up the murder scene. Christina Robinson: Astor BennettPreston Bailey: Cody BennettEli Goodman: Detective WeissPablo Soriano: Det. Season Two Episode 9 In the morning, having spent the night trying to stand watch outside Rita's house, Dexter awakens from a dream about Santos Jimenez's corpse and remembers that he still has to go back to the Everglades and dispose of it. Dexter examines the body and tells LaGuerta that it originated from the Westbound Causeway, after which he notices that the victim has something in his mouth. To preserve the department's reputation, Matthews enforces an in-house forensic investigation, and makes Dexter the lead technician in analyzing the slides. They go over how Doakes investigated several BHB victims before their deaths and how he fits the profile of a murderous vigilante.