Hopefully at this point I’m not spoiling “Dexter” for anyone, but I may, so be forewarned.
“Dexter” should have ended ages ago or it should have been taken to where it was taken this final episode(?).
Things were tied off hastily and other things dangling in the air.
At the end I actually wanted more.
“Dexter” has gone from predictable–surprising and inexplicable…and that was just this final season. This includes Dexter Morgan & Co.
There were other more interesting ways I imagined this could have been ended(?) including Dexter Morgan dying and/or doing himself in because he had broken his (father’s) code.
However this alternate alternate, etc. life was given. Frankly when I first began watching I assumed that sooner or later that he’d have to reinvent himself and move on. Unfortunately other commitments and his realization or acquiring of empathy for loved ones made it very difficult for him to do so. That is untill those very things that prevented him from doing so made him eventually do it.
I found it interesting that Showtime stated that they did not want Dexter Morgan to die and that is what leads me to believe that to believe that possibly they may explore Dexter Morgan at a future time. Or possibly they’re trying to end on the note of “The Sopranos” did with their non-ending, leave it up to the viewer, etc.
Looking back the word I like to use is that some seasons were whimsical and at times slightly disappointing. The reason I say this is that the show began to show more and more Dexter Morgan & Co. and some episode were just his company with a little Dexter Morgan because well he happens to be there and we need to establish surroundings. That’s fine, but when you deal with Dexter Morgan & Co. it would be best to tie all the ends of Dexter Morgan & Co. and not just of Dexter Morgan with some of the ends directly tied to Dexter being tied.
All in all it was ride–a very good one that’ll will keep you watching till the end…?