The latest teaser for Season 6 of “Dexter” has arrived, and we are simultaneously really excited and more than a little skeeved out by it.
It’s a simple teaser: just a close-up shot of star Michael C. Hall staring at the camera as he reads some voiceover copy. But what he says — and the fact that his eyes turn red as the camera pushes in ever closer — is brilliantly creepy. The full text:
“You know me. We’ve been through a lot together. I’ve always found it easiest to be honest with you, so I wanted to be the first to tell you: I’m feeling like my old self again — renewed, recharged, refocused — with nothing to stop me from being … me.”
Yeah — if that doesn’t warm the hearts/make the hair of “Dexter” fans stand on end, we don’t know what will.
There’s just one flaw, and it has nothing to do with the promo itself. Because Hall also does voiceovers for Dodge, we almost can’t help but wonder if he’s talking about Dexter’s sociopathy or hawking the new Durango. But that’s our own hangup, and the “Dexter” promo is great regardless. The series returns to Showtime in the fall.