Season: 2 / Episode: 2
Waiting to Exhale
Date: October 7, 2007
This Television Episode refers to Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street composed by Stephen Sondheim
While Dexter is asking Masuka how to "theoretically" get ride of a dead body, one of his suggestions is a "meat pie" which is how the murderer in Sweeny Todd got rid of his victims - cooking them into meat pies.
The Miami Metro Police Department, led by FBI Special Agent Frank Lundy, begins the hunt for the "Bay Harbor Butcher". Both Dexter and the police are hunting for Little Chino, and Dexter is determined to kill him properly given a second chance. Debra and Dexter struggle to overcome memories of the encounter with Brian that led to his death. After Paul's funeral, Rita confronts Dexter about his involvement in Paul's death, and he admits to having an addiction, which Rita infers to be to drugs. LaGuerta and her new boss, Lieutenant Esmee Pascal are not getting along very well.