Ep. 1 - "It's Alive!"
After killing his brother, the Ice Truck Killer, at the end of last season,
Dexter now finds himself unable to kill again. He certainly wants to, and in
fact needs to, but he is unnerved by feelings he can't understand. After
nearly being killed by the Ice Truck Killer, Debra returns to work at Miami
Metro PD, but shows signs that she may not be ready to resume duty just yet.
Ep. 2 - "Waiting to Exhale"
Dexter, still trying to recover his killer instincts, continues his pursuit
of the mountain-sized gangster, Little Chino. Debra convinces herself she is
past the trauma of her ordeal with the Ice Truck Killer, but loses control
on the job. As they both struggle with their recent pasts, Agent Lundy, a
high-profile FBI agent, comes to Miami Metro PD to break the case of the
city's newly discovered serial killer, the Bay Harbor Butcher. More
Ep. 3 - "An Inconvenient Lie"
Dexter stalks his latest victim: a murderer so vile he could only be a
used-car salesman. Dexter finds the man's smooth-talking charm and
effortless lying are things that he himself is lacking these days. In fact,
Dexter's inability to lie to Rita about his midnight activities has caused
her to think that he's a drug addict, and if he doesn't commit to a 12-step
program to deal with his addiction, she threatens to leave him. More
Ep. 4 - "See-Through"
While pretending to be a drug addict, Dexter gets an N.A. sponsor to please
Rita. But when the sponsor turns out to be a beautiful woman who may have
more in common with Dexter, Rita is not happy. Things get worse for Rita
when her estranged mother comes for a visit. Meanwhile, Dexter must find a
way to lead the all-too-smart FBI Agent Lundy, now working with Miami Metro
PD, off his trail. More
Ep. 5 - "The Dark Defender"
Dexter discovers the man who killed his mother, before his young eyes, is
still alive. When he shares this information with Lila, she suggests he face
the man, as part of his "steps" to addiction recovery. And as his sponsor
she insists on tagging along. But when Dexter finds his mother's murderer,
his killer urges push him back to the knife's edge. More
Ep. 6 - "Dex, Lies, and Videotape"
Dexter is none too pleased to discover a copy-cat killer has started his own
attempt at vigilante serial murder in Miami. He is even less pleased to
learn the new killer claims to be inspired by the "Bay Harbor Butcher." As
Dexter sets out to stop the imposter, he finds himself drawn into the arms
of Lila. When Rita discovers the truth, it could be the end of their
Ep. 7 - "That Night, A Forest Grew"
A written manifesto from the "Bay Harbor Butcher" sends the Special Task
Force in charge of capturing the killer into chaos. All part of Dexter's
plan as he tries to be more "pro-active" in keeping Agent Lundy off his tail.
But things start to spiral downward for Dexter as Lila's influence begins to
take its toll on Dexter's personal life. More
Ep. 8 - "Morning Comes"
After a fire at Lila's place, Dexter finds her becoming more attached to him
than he is comfortable with. Meanwhile, Dexter decides "recovery" isn't
working for him and pays a second visit to the man who murdered his mother.
At the station, Debra and Lundy find a clue that points to the Bay Harbor
Butcher being right under their noses. More
Ep. 9 - "Resistance is Futile"
As Dexter tries to distance himself from Lila, he discovers she is not so
willing to let go of their relationship. Meanwhile Lundy's manhunt for the
Bay Harbor Butcher starts to make Dexter nervous as he tries to stay one
step ahead. However, in the end it is Dexter's worst enemy who discovers his
secret first. More
Ep. 10 - "There's Something About Harry"
Dexter finds himself with the upper hand when Doakes tracks him to his
latest kill. But when Doakes reveals a secret about Harry's past, Dexter's
world comes crumbling down. Meanwhile, Rita starts letting Dexter back into
her life, and the Miami Metro PD starts closing in on the Bay Harbor Butcher.
Ep. 11 - "Left Turn Ahead"
As Lundy's noose starts to tighten, Dexter finds himself dodging bullets
both figurative and real. Dexter now must decide about not only his own fate
but those of the people he cares most about. Lila attempts to blackmail
Dexter into loving her and then makes a startling discovery that changes
their relationship forever. More
Ep. 12 - "The British Invasion"
Season two concludes as Lundy and the FBI settle the case of the Bay Harbor
Butcher once and for all. But the heat's not entirely off Dexter as his
world literally becomes an inferno. Can he rise from the ashes once again?...