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Old 09-22-10, 12:52 PM
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Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Hi guys, just starting watching Dexter, half way through Season one and absolutely loving it

PLEASE NO SPOILERS FOR ANY SEASONS AT ALL

If you could rate the 4 seasons in order, what would they be ?
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1, 4, 2, 3

No explanation, just my opinion.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1, 3, 4, 2
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

2, 4, 1, 3
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

I think it's hard IMO to rate Dexter season to season. The show is heavily serialized and is like Chapters 1-4 of Dexter Morgan's life. So I take everything as a progression/growth of his character.

But here is my choice
1, 4, 3, 2
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

So if I'm reading this right, Season 2 is either the best, worst or most average of the seasons.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1, 4, 3, 2 for me.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Originally Posted by RichC2 View Post
So if I'm reading this right, Season 2 is either the best, worst or most average of the seasons.
They're all great and ranking them wasn't easy for me, but I'm just partial to season 2.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1 then 4 for sure.

2 and 3 were both below average so either or.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1,4,2,.......3.

3 is not even close to the other seasons.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Originally Posted by spamurai View Post
1 then 4 for sure.

2 and 3 were both below average so either or.
How can ANY seasons of Dexter be below average... the best show on tv... even season 3 was great... with its anticlimactic finale

My rankings are the same as Damfino 2,4,1,3

I dont understand the hate for season two however,
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most people would say Lila was some annoying bitch that ruined the season, but we had two excellent obstacles for Dexter that season: Doakes and Lundy. Doakes for having the instinct to always see something off in Dexter, and wondering if Lundy would eventually see Dexter for what he is too, his character was so smart, Dexter couldnt outsmart him and wouldnt have outsmart him if the events didnt unfold the way they did

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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Originally Posted by lewisb73 View Post

I dont understand the hate for season two however,
Guess you missed the giant letters asking for no spoilers to ANY season, seeing as the OP is still in S1.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

4, 2, 1, 3

However I will say that ranking this show is extremely difficult for me. The seasons are all really great and like someone else said watching the show is like reading chapters from a book and watching the character develop through each chapter (season).

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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1, 2, 4, 3
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Originally Posted by smegger2000 View Post
1,4,2,.......3.

3 is not even close to the other seasons.
+1

1 and 4 are about the same, 2 was just below those two. I thought season 3 was awful.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1,4,2,3

It's also the combination on my luggage...
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Originally Posted by MrX View Post
+1

1 and 4 are about the same, 2 was just below those two. I thought season 3 was awful.
Season 3 wasn't that bad in my opinion. The main thing that dragged it down a bit to me was
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The Skinner side plot was really weak and just felt tacked on. The Miguel story was strong enough on its own and I didn't think they needed to add another bad guy to the story just so the other other members of Miami Metro had something to do. They could have just had them work regular cases or whatever I don't see why there has to be a huge serial killer every season.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

4,1,2,3
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Great Good OK
1........2,4...3.
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Doesn't relate to this thread, but I just called Directv and managed to get all the Showtime channels for $2.99 a month for the next year....Now I'm ready for Dexter on Sunday Night.
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2, 1,4, 3. For me anyway, S1 and S2 are really close. Coin flip style. S2 was a tad more intense. S4 was good but not as great as S1 or S2. S3 lags far behind as previously noted.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

alright so what seems to be unanimous is i am in for a letdown in season 3 then a spring back to form for season 4, that's cool

I posted a similar thread for 24 when i started watching that and Season 6 came out as being the unanimously worst such that i had no expectations when i got to Season 6 but ended up still enjoying it.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

1=4, then 2=3.

2 and 3 are not bad at all, they're still very very good seasons. It's just that 1 and 4 are so excellent that 2 and 3 have no choice but to be the "least good."
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

Season One
Season Four
Season Three
Season Two

If it weren't for Lila, Season two would be before Season three. She was so fucking annoying.
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Re: Dexter - Rating the Seasons

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4,1,2,3
Agreed.

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