Michael C. Hall has slammed the Dexter series finale.
While standing by his belief that the titular serial killer’s (spoiler alert) self-imposed exile was a “pretty fitting” conclusion to the series, Hall acknowledges that the finale was “not so savory” and suggests that the series, which spanned eight seasons, ran longer than the story could handle, per The Daily Beast:
“Liked it? I don’t think I even watched it. I thought it was narratively satisfying—but it was not so savory.”
“I think the show had lost a certain amount of torque. Just inherently because of how long we’d done it, because of the storytelling capital we’d spent, because our writers may have been gassed. Maybe some people wanted a more satisfying—maybe they wanted a happy ending for him, either a happy ending or a more definitive sense of closure. They wanted him to die or something, but I think the fact that he’s sort of exiled in a prison of his own making is, for my money, pretty fitting.”