10 Reasons to Watch Dexter
Crime thriller addicts cannot deny the fact that Showtime’s ‘Dexter’ is one of the best crime-drama series in the American television industry. Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for the ‘Miami Metro Police Department’ is undoubtedly one of the greatest fictional characters in the television scenario today. This hit crime-drama is largely based on Jeff Lindsay’s Dexter novel series. If you are interested in serial killers and their histrionics, then this show will definitely not disappoint you in any way. Still not convinced? Here are some reasons why you should be watching this amazing crime-thriller show.
1. For Michael C. Hall
Without a doubt, the complex character of Dexter Morgan cannot be portrayed in a better manner than what Michael C. Hall does. He does a superb job in playing an “emotionally hollow” man who is striving hard to express his humanly feelings like love, grief, camaraderie, etc. His relationships with his father, sister and girlfriend are crafted perfectly. And the way he portrays his dark side in the show is something to look out for.
2. For the awesomely developed characters
Along with the protagonist, the other characters in the show too are amazingly sketched, especially his girlfriend Rita and sister Deborah. The characters are believable and they are given flaws, thus, making them close to you. You grow with all the characters in the show. The chemistry and camaraderie between the actors is outstanding.
3. For the clever storyline
The story of every season is woven intrinsically and keeps you on the edge of the seat. The Ice Truck Killer of season one deserves a mention here. The screenplay is engaging and will not let you leave any scene for even a second! The storyline is unique, smart and extremely clever. The makers have left no stone unturned.
4. For the humor
Yes, being an intense crime-thriller-drama series, this show is uniquely funny a lot of times. The humor of this show is well timed. The audiences know what is going on in Dexter’s mind, as compared to what the other characters are interpreting it as. You won’t be wrong in saying that Dexter has some really dark comedy moments.
5. For the unexpected twists
Whenever you feel that a particular case has come to a conclusion, there comes an unexpected twist that will blow you off completely! This makes it impossible for anyone to stop watching after an episode is over. It forces you to watch continuously.