Showtime "Dexter."

Showtime's serial killer series "Dexter" returned last night to leap right into the fallout from Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) catching her adopted brother (Michael C. Hall) mid-kill.

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The episode offers some surprising developments for a series that has in the past been a little too eager to hit the reset button and return to the approximate status quo at the end of each season. Now that the end is in sight for the drama -- the next season will be its last -- is "Dexter" ready to take some real chances and upset the delicate balance its main character has somehow been able to maintain?

Showtime has put the full Season 7 premiere up online -- check it out below and decide for yourself.