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Spoiler warning: Don't read this if you don't want to know what happens in the "Dexter" season finale. So maybe fans shouldn't have been so surprised to say nothing of shocked, baffled, and repulsed by the so-called "incest" storyline between siblings Dexter and Deborah Morgan this season. The pair aren't blood relatives, after all: Show runner Scott Buck tells TheWrap that writers have considered the possibility that Deb Jennifer Carpenter might carry romantic feelings for Dexter Michael C. Hall almost since the start of the show, even though it took her until Sunday's season six finale to truly realize it. Carpenter and Hall must have seen the possibilities; they were briefly married during the show's run. It's something we'd always talked about and it just felt like it was time to finally deal with that issue.
At the end of the season, Rudy proposes to her and she accepts. Rudy who is actually Brian Moser, Dexter's biological brother then kidnaps her to reveal himself to Dexter. He binds her to a table in the same manner that Dexter kills his victims, while Dexter and Brian discuss her fate.
Dexter ultimately saves her life, and reluctantly kills Brian to keep her safe. However, FBI agent Frank Lundy Keith Carradine reassures her otherwise and they, mid-season, develop a romantic relationship, which ends when he is called away from Miami. Debra is appalled when she finds out that Dexter is cheating on his girlfriend, Rita Bennett Julie Benzwith his Narcotics Anonymous sponsor, Lila Tournay Jaime Murrayof whom she is immediately suspicious. Debra eventually threatens to have Lila deported upon finding out that she murdered her ex-boyfriend.
By the end of the season, she has regained her confidence, and she is more determined than ever to improve her career and get a detective shield. As season three begins, Debra has had her hair cut to shoulder length, and has "sworn off men, liquor and smokes". She is working with a new partner, Detective Joey Quinn Desmond Harringtonbut has been approached by Internal Affairs officer Yuki Amado Liza Lapirawho tells her that her partner is being investigated for corruption.
She refuses to assist in the investigation, however. She is originally part of the team investigating the murder of Miguel Prado 's Jimmy Smits brother Oscar Nick Hermzbut because of her lack of tact and people skills she is removed from the case by the newly promoted Angel Batista David Zayas. The case she has been assigned to, the murder of a young woman, is eventually found to have been connected to the ongoing case of a serial killer called " The Skinner " Jesse Borregowhich she solves with the help of confidential informant Anton Briggs David Ramsey.
The two begin a relationship after she saves his life. Because of her success on the Skinner case, Debra receives her detective shield at the end of the season.
At the beginning of the season, Dexter tells Debra that Harry slept with one of his confidential informants. She investigates the files on Harry's informants and interviews them, hoping to find the one Harry slept with.
One of the files is shown to be Laura Moser Sage Kirkpatrick. Her relationship with Anton begins to suffer at this point, especially when Lundy returns to Miami to hunt the Trinity Killer John Lithgow. They sleep together and renew their relationship, but the very same night they are both shot Lundy fatally by an unknown assailant.
After consulting with forensics technician Vince Masuka C. Leehowever, Debra deduces that Trinity could not have been the shooter.
They play brother and sister on the hit drama series. Now Dexter's killed off his marriage: Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter to divorce after just two They married on New Years Eve in after two years of dating. So we now have a brother-sister-serial-killer-cop-other-lady-serial-killer love triangle on our hands. To recap: Dexter was going to kill Hannah. Debra Charlotte Morgan is a fictional character created by Jeff Lindsay for his Dexter book . Their truce is threatened when Dexter begins dating Hannah McKay (Yvonne Strahovski), a serial poisoner who Debra is intent on arresting for the.
During a Thanksgiving dinner with Dexter's family, Debra remembers a conversation she had with reporter Christine Hill Courtney Fordand realizes Hill has knowledge of the shooting that no one outside the police department knew about, and concludes that she was the shooter. Hill confesses to Debra that she killed Lundy, moments before she commits suicide. She tells Dexter the news which he already knewand then tells him that he is "the one consistently good thing" in her life.
Debra begins an intimate relationship with Quinn while trying to support Dexter following Rita's murder portrayed in the season four finale, " The Getaway ". She and Quinn are assigned to the "Barrel Girls" case, in which 13 women were rapedtortured and murdered by a group of men, and left in barrels in a swamp. The police find DVDs the killers recorded of the crimes, and Debra is assigned to study them.
She figures out that Jordan Chase Jonny Lee Millera prominent public speaker, is involved with the group of men killing the girls, but cannot prove her suspicion because he never appears on the DVDs.
She doesn't realize that Rudy is dating her in order to get close to Dexter, and she falls in love with him. In "Truth Be Told," Rudy proposes to Debra, and she. Jennifer Leann Carpenter (born December 7, ) is an American actress. She is known for playing Debra Morgan, the adoptive sister of the title character of the Showtime series Dexter, for which In , she began dating her Dexter co- star Michael C. Hall. They eloped on New Year's Eve in California and. Dexter's day job is as a forensic blood expert with the Miami police department where he works with his sister, Debra Morgan, an up and.
She sees them at the crime scene through a wall of plastic sheeting, and tells them that she needs to call in the crime scene. She gives them an hour head start because she sympathizes with Lumen, but she never finds out that Dexter was involved.
In the middle of the season, Debra finds out that Quinn, who believes that Dexter was involved in Rita's murder, has been investigating Dexter behind her back. Debra is very upset at Quinn and confronts him. Quinn decides that his relationship with Debra is more important than his supposedly unfounded suspicions about Dexter, and stops his investigation.
At the end of the season, they have reconciled, and attend Dexter's son Harrison's birthday party together. At the start of the season, Quinn proposes to Debra, but she rejects him and ends their relationship. The job is also very stressful in itself, and she comes to doubt whether she can handle the responsibility.
Her work and personal troubles weighing down on her, she begins to attend therapy. Matthews attempts to make a deal with her about covering up his involvement in the death of a prostitute, but before she can take any action, LaGuerta tells Matthews' superiors about his indiscretion and lets Debra take the fall for it.
Dexter stars Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter to divorce after just two years of marriage
At the end of the season, her therapist helps her realize that she has been in love with Dexter all along. She finally makes peace with the idea on the same day that she catches Dexter in the act of murdering "Doomsday Killer" Travis Marshall Colin Hanks. In the season premiereDebra witnesses Dexter murder Travis Marshall.
Dexter claims that he went to collect evidence, and was surprised by Marshall; he then says that he "snapped" and killed him on impulse. Debra reluctantly helps him burn down the abandoned church where he killed Marshall, destroying the evidence of the crime. Later, Dexter comes home to Debra, who is surrounded by Dexter's victim's blood slides, a pack of knives, and other tools that Dexter uses to kill. Debra reluctantly asks Dexter if he is a serial killer.
Dexter, taken aback, replies yes. Horrified, Debra recoils from Dexter as he admits that he is the "Bay Harbor Butcher", and that Harry taught him how to get away with murder. After reading Lundy's files on serial killers, Debra says she wants to help Dexter, and make sure he doesn't kill again. Dexter agrees, even though he doesn't really have a choice, as Debra probably would have arrested him.
Debra admits that she understands why Dexter takes the law into his own hands, and tells him that she will not stop him as long as he does not tell her about it or interfere with Miami Metro investigations. Their truce is threatened when Dexter begins dating Hannah McKay Yvonne Strahovskia serial poisoner who Debra is intent on arresting for the murder of Sal Price Santiago Cabreraa writer she had feelings for.Dexter Deb loves Dexter
She is convinced Hannah poisoned her, and Dexter is suspicious enough to order a toxicology screen on a bottle of water in Debra's car. The results prove that Hannah did indeed poison Debra, leaving Dexter with no choice but to give Debra evidence proving that Hannah killed Price. Debra is on hand to arrest Hannah, as a heartbroken Dexter looks on.
In the season finaleDebra rushes to Dexter's side when LaGuerta has him arrested for the Bay Harbor Butcher murders, and angrily confronts LaGuerta before being told to recuse herself. Dexter is released, however, thanks to the evidence that Debra tampered with. The next day, LaGuerta calls her into her office under the pretext of apologizing and confronts her with circumstantial evidence that she was near the church at the time it was destroyed.
Debra talks her way out of immediate danger, but fears that LaGuerta will soon have definitive proof of what she and Dexter had done.
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Later, at Batista's New Year's Eve party, she learns that LaGuerta has gone in pursuit of Dexter, who she fears is in the act of killing Hector Estrada Nestor Serranothe man who ordered his mother's murder. She goes to the scene, where she finds Dexter poised to shoot an unconscious LaGuerta.
As she pleads with Dexter not to do it, LaGuerta regains consciousness and urges Debra to kill her brother. Resigned, Dexter tells her to "do what you gotta do".
Dexter dating his sister
Desperate to save Dexter, Debra shoots and kills LaGuerta, and breaks down in tears over her body. Six months after LaGuerta's death, Debra's life has gone into a tailspin: She has quit her job, started abusing drugs and alcohol, and cut off all contact with Dexter.
Now working as a private investigator, she is chasing after and sleeping with drug dealer Andrew Briggs Rhys Coiro. By Bryan Alexander. By Pamela Warrick.
Popular in Celebrity. More Close Close. Hall Celebrity Next. Close Share options. Isaak's No. They're now forcing him to be a dirty cop for their drug deals. Sooner or later, Quinn is going down hard. Theory of the week: Dexter telling Hannah that Isaak Circo is trying to kill him seemed to open the door to Hannah helping Dexter take Circo down.
It's too bad that Isaak is into dudes, because Hannah could have pulled a nice femme fatale rouse on him. Then again, Circo could target Hannah, since Dexter killed his lover Victor.
How do you see this scenario playing out? Leave your thoughts and theories in the comments.
"Dexter" star Michael C. Hall has married co-star Jennifer Carpenter, who plays his sister on the television show, the actor's representative said. So to see them dating in real life is a real buzz-kill. It's like when I found It's official, Dexter must kill his sister on the show. Please, spare me. Also read: Jennifer Carpenter: It's Time for Deb to Figure Dexter Out We talked to Buck about his plans for the show's remaining two seasons.