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Dexter: New Blood: Season 1 (2021)



Critic Consensus: Anchored by Michael C. Hall's still-compelling portrayal of the title character, Dexter: New Blood helps restore some of the luster lost by the show's contentious finale.


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Finds Dexter living under an assumed name in the small town of Iron Lake, N.Y., 10 years after he went missing in the eye of Hurricane Laura. Dexter may be embracing his new life, but in the wake of unexpected events in this close-knit community, his Dark Passenger beckons.


Clancy Brown
as Kurt Caldwell
Jennifer Carpenter
as Debra Morgan
Gregory Cruz
as Abraham Brown
John Lithgow
as le tueur de Trinity
Armen Garo
as Caldwell Diner Cook
Dustin Tucker
as Pastor Brian
Christian Dell'Edera
as Ethan Williams
Jami Tennille
as Principal Strode
Elbert Kim
as Iron Lake Townsfolk
Omar Khan
as Paramedic
Rob Levesque
as Bar Patron
William Xifaras
as Ballcap Guy
Kris Sidberry
as Dr. Rashad
Charlie Thurston
as Bill Harris
Kate Avallone
as le docteur
Levon Panek
as State Trooper Dennis
Michael Malvesti
as Truck Driver
Luke Crory
as Winnie's Boyfriend
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Critic Reviews for Dexter: New Blood: Season 1

All Critics (50) | Top Critics (21)

With style, humor, and self-awareness, Dexter: New Blood returns to the original series' themes of violence as catharsis and vigilantism as pleasure.

November 5, 2021 | Full Review…

Unfortunately, what Showtime's limited series Dexter: New Blood mostly reveals is that trying again - without a feel for what went wrong last time - doesn't lead to a better result.

November 5, 2021 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Packaged as a 10-episode limited series and not a full series return, the revival tries -- alas, mostly unsuccessfully -- to erase our disappointment and give us a reason to care about a character we wrote off years ago.

November 4, 2021 | Full Review…

Should audiences really reinvest in this character, after nearly a decade of much-needed distancing?

November 2, 2021 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

Hall, as the ultimate good bad guy, is as riveting to watch as ever.

November 2, 2021 | Full Review…

What makes "Dexter: New Blood" intriguing - aside from Hall, who somehow manages to work his face into an expression that is just short of a smirk that is exactly what this character needs - is Dexter's knowledge of his past...

November 2, 2021 | Full Review…

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