The BEST episodes of Dexter season 7

Every episode of Dexter season 7, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dexter season 7!

Dexter Morgan is a Miami-based blood spatter expert who doesn’t just solve murders; he commits them too. In fact, he’s a serial killer — but he only murders the guilty, so he feels justified with his lifestyle choices. His policewoman sister and his cop co-workers have no idea Dexter lives a double life; however, adoptive father Harry knows his secret, and does, in fact, help Dexter hone his “skills.” It’s a unique brand of justice for which charming Dexter feels a psychological hunger.

Last Updated: 4/1/2023Network:Showtime
Are You...?
7260 votes

#1 - Are You...?

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/30/2012

Deb tries to cover up involvement in Travis' murder; Detective Mike Anderson has an unfortunate run-in; Quinn and Batista make amends; LaGuerta rethinks the Bay Harbor Butcher case.

Directors: John Dahl
Writer: Scott Buck
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Surprise, Motherfucker!
6704 votes

#2 - Surprise, Motherfucker!

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/16/2012

Dexter must protect himself when LaGuerta closes in on his secret.

Directors: John Dahl
Watch Now:iTunes
6459 votes

#3 - Argentina

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/18/2012

Fresh out of jail, Isaak renews his pursuit of Dexter while Quinn continues his power struggle with the Koshkas. Dexter tries to keep Debra in the dark about his relationship with Hannah, but a surprise visit from Astor, Cody and Harrison throws a wrench into his plans.

Directors: Romeo Tirone
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Do You See What I See?
6734 votes

#4 - Do You See What I See?

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/9/2012

It's Christmas time, and Debra learns it may be better to receive when she gets a tip from Hannah's father... one that could lead to incriminating Dexter in a crime. Meanwhile, Dexter discovers that the man behind his mother's death has been released from prison.

Directors: John Dahl
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
6846 votes

#5 - Run

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/21/2012

After capturing a deadly killer, things go awry for Miami Metro, sending Debra into a tailspin. In an effort to help his sister, Dexter enters into a dangerous game of cat and mouse, while the Ukrainian mob continues to seek revenge.

Directors: John Dahl
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Sunshine and Frosty Swirl
6785 votes

#6 - Sunshine and Frosty Swirl

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/7/2012

Miami Metro sets out to unearth new evidence on a claim from a local convict that he has new information regarding a 15-year-old crime spree; Debra tries to cure Dexter of his killer tendencies.

Directors: Steve Shill
Writer: Manny Coto
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Buck the System
6648 votes

#7 - Buck the System

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/14/2012

Dexter tries to bring Debra on board with his new target. While the Ukrainian mob seeks revenge for the killing of one of their own, Quinn grows close to a dancer at their strip club. LaGuerta, convinced the Bay Harbor Butcher is still out there, attempts to enlist Batista to help her re-open the case.

Directors: Stefan Schwartz
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Helter Skelter
6431 votes

#8 - Helter Skelter

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/25/2012

As Dexter scrambles to track down Isaak, a power struggle erupts among the Koshka Brotherhood, which could prove to Dexter's advantage. Meanwhile, Miami Dade tries to smoke out the Phantom Arsonist.

Directors: Steve Shill
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The Dark... Whatever
6493 votes

#9 - The Dark... Whatever

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/2/2012

Dexter is unnerved when Hannah's father pays him a surprise visit; the Phantom Arsonist's crimes become more vicious; and Quinn defends Nadia's honor and finds himself in a volatile situation. Meanwhile; LaGuerta asks a former superior for help on the Bay Harbor Butcher case.

Directors: Michael Lehmann
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
6537 votes

#10 - Chemistry

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/11/2012

Quinn falls back into his old ways as he makes some questionable choices to protect Nadia. Things heat up as Dexter and Hannah grow closer, but when Sal Price discovers the two are involved, he wants the exclusive story.

Directors: Holly Dale
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Swim Deep
6758 votes

#11 - Swim Deep

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/28/2012

While trying to uncover why someone was killed on his boat, Dexter must out-maneuver a vengeful Isaak. New leads are brought to light on the Wayne Randall case by Hannah McKay, Randall's alluring former accomplice.

Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Do the Wrong Thing
6640 votes

#12 - Do the Wrong Thing

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/4/2012

Debra gets to know a local crime writer who's dug up some incriminating dirt on Hannah McKay. Quinn gets an offer he tries to refuse and Batista is drawn to a new business opportunity. LaGuerta keeps digging into the Bay Harbor Butcher case.

Directors: Alik Sakharov
Watch Now:AmazoniTunes

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