Friday, October 30, 2009

Why "Dexter" Is "Can't Wait" Instead of "Must See" Television



Mary McNamara, television critic for The Los Angeles Times, tries to explain why Dexter is one of the best shows on television:

"It's difficult to explain to someone who has never seen Showtime's “Dexter” why it is currently the most riveting and addictive show on television. When you try, you tend to sound a tiny bit psychotic.

'It's about this guy named Dexter who works as a blood splatter analyst for the Miami Police Department but is also secretly a serial killer," you say, adding quickly, "except he only kills bad people, the kind the law can't touch. He has this code of honor and he's played by Michael C. Hall, who is just amazing because he makes Dexter kind of lovable and, well, you just have to watch it.'

You finish lamely, and your friend takes a couple steps back."


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