- Date: November 19, 2006
- Type: Television Episode
This Television Episode refers to How the Grinch Stole Christmas! part of The Grinch
Dexter says the the psychiatrist, "You're a mean one, Mr. Shrink" which is a reference to a song from the movie with the lyric, "You're a mean one, Mr. Grinch."
An unexplained suicide of a wealthy and powerful woman leads Dexter to suspect that her psychiatrist, Dr. Emmett Meridian, may have killed her. But he gets a shock when a visit to the suspect reveals dark secrets from Dexter's past. Elsewhere, Rita becomes warmer towards her ex-husband Paul, who claims to have reformed. She wants to become more intimate with Dexter, who is afraid of physically consummating their relationship. At the same time, Debra is falling in love with her new boyfriend.