Netflix Crime Shows: Dexter
Release Year: 2006
Created by James Manos, Jr.
Starring Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas, Julie Benz, James Remar
Dexter Morgan (Hall) is the world’s most foremost authority on serial killers. One reason is that he is a blood splatter analyst for the Miami Metro Police Department so he’s seen his fair share of murder scenes. But the primary reason Dexter knows so much about serial killers is that he is one.
Dexter has a code he has to abide by to satisfy his urges to kill that he was taught by his adopted father Harry (Remar) and only hunts and kills bad guys.
Because he only kills other bad guys, you root for Dexter and view him as a good guy, and root for him to get his next victim in a demented way. He’s the Robin Hood of serial killers. Dexter’s sister Deb (Carpenter) is one of his co-workers at the police department and makes it difficult for Dexter to keep his double life a secret.
Every season of Dexter is available to stream on Netflix.