What is it supposed to be on the show?
Where is it supposed to be on the show?
When did we see it on the show?
A. In Episode
6, of Season 5, "Everything Is Illumenated".
Since the main
suspect in the Santa Muerte cult decapitation murders, Carlos Fuentes,
escaped from a raid on his apartment
house, the Miami police are trying to find a way to track him down.
The only clue
they have is a witness report that Fuentes had an eye-shaped tattoo
on his hand.
a visit to the house of Fuentes' first
victims, Debra discovers that the eye-shaped mark on his wrist wasn't a
tattoo. It was actually a hand-stamp from a local nightclub called Club Mayan.
In these scenes,
we first see an outside establishing shot of the club, followed by its
busy interior, where Quinn sits at the club's bar, downing shots and flirting
waits nearby - and Debra & Angel watch from a van parked outside
(via a surveillance camera).
jealous watching Quinn with other women, so when a call comes in about
a possible homicide at a warehouse,
a woman in the club wearing a Santa Muerte charm. So he goes
inside the club, flirts with her, and gets her to come with him. (He later
turns her over to LaGuerta, to strike a deal for her to inform on Carlos
Fuentes, in return for not being charged for drug offenses.)
What is it actually in real life?
Where can I find it in real life?
A. This scene
was shot at Boulevard3, at 6523 Sunset
Blvd, in Hollywood.
in the old Hollywood Athletic
Club building, at the northeast corner of Sunset & Schrader Blvd.
shot of the club's exterior is looking east on Sunset Blvd (from Schrader
For the interior
scenes, it appears they draped the upstairs balcony with curtains.
When we see
Debra & Angel's reconnaissance van parked outside the club, it's
actually parked on Schrader Blvd, just north of Sunset.
The club has
its own website at www.boulevard3.com.
is a Google StreetView panorama of the club:
here is an image of the club's interior from their website:
Here is an aerial
photo of the club. And here is a map
How the heck did you figure out where it was?
previous seasons, I've usually had to hunt down the locations after viewing
the episodes, using various clues from the scenes. By the 5th season,
though, I'd developed a small group of fans, spies & tipsters who kept
an eye out for Dexter filming in their neighborhoods, and would
let me know in advance when something was about to film there.
reports, and my own personal reconnaissance around town, by the time the
first episode aired, I already knew most (but not all) of the filming locations,
and only needed to watch the episodes and match up the scenes with the
This group of
helpful fans includes Kerry,
Jeff, and others. My thanks to all of them.
tip came from Rick, who let me know
that they were filming there. I recognized the exterior, then I checked
the club's website for photos of the interior.to make sure the interiors
scenes were filmed there as well. (Thanks, Rick!)
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