The end begins for Dexter in a climactic new season. After meeting the psychiatrist who helped create Harry’s code, Dexter must confront his own dark origins. Only one thing is certain — somebody is going to meet their maker.
Episode 1 – ‘A Beautiful Day’ 30 June 2013 – The eighth season begins six months following LaGuerta’s murder. Deb works as a private investigator, with Batista replacing her as lieutenant. Meanwhile, Miami Metro investigates a murder in which the victim had pieces of his brain removed.
Episode 2 – ‘Every Silver Lining’ 7 July 2013 – Miami Metro continues its search for the Brain Surgeon, and Dr. Vogel enlists Dexter’s help. Meanwhile, Debra works a case and is forced to take matters into her own hands.
Episode 3 – ‘What’s Eating Dexter Morgan?’ 14 July 2013 – Dexter searches for the Brain Surgeon. Meanwhile, Dr. Vogel tries to prove to Dexter that he is perfect as a psychopath; and Deb makes a desperate plea when her post-traumatic stress disorder kicks in.
Episode 4 – ‘Scar Tissue’ 21 July 2013 – Dexter pursues another potential serial killer from Dr. Vogel’s list. Quinn celebrates his passing of Sergeant’s exam by defending Deb in a fight. Dr. Vogel begins treating Deb for her post-traumatic stress disorder.
Episode 5 – ‘This Little Piggy’ 28 July 2013 – Dr. Vogel comes into contact with the “Brain Surgeon”; Dexter and Deb try to keep the doctor safe; Masuka learns he has a daughter.
Episode 6 – ‘A Little Reflection’ 4 August 2013 – Dexter monitors a young psychopath to see if he is suited for Dexter’s table. Meanwhile, Dex and Deb get back to normal but are surprised by a visitor from the past.
Episode 7 – ‘Dress Code’ 11 August 2013 – Dexter tracks down Hannah to see why she is back in Miami. He also takes on a protégé and begins teaching him the Code.
Episode 8 – ‘Are We There Yet?’18 August 2013 – Dexter tracks down Zach, concerned that he may have murdered an innocent person. Meanwhile, Dexter tries to help Hannah escape the country.
9 – ‘Make Your Own Kind Of Music’ 25 August 2013 – Dexter investigates a murder that hits close to home. Dr. Vogel gets the surprise of a lifetime when someone returns from her past.
Episode 10 – ‘Goodbye Miami’ 1 September 2013 – With Dr. Vogel’s help, Dexter tries to lure the Brain Surgeon into a trap so he can get him on his table. Dexter witnesses a murder.
Episode 11 – ‘Monkey In A Box’ 8 September 2013 – Dexter is torn between fleeing the country with Hannah and Harrison or taking Saxon out for good. Dexter’s inaction results in a grisly and unexpected consequence.
Episode 12 – ‘Remember The Monsters?’ 22 September 2013 – Series finale. Dexter is faced with impossible odds as a brewing hurricane makes its way towards Miami.