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
7, of Season 5, "Circle Us".
attempts to move the bodies in the barrels from Boyd's swamp
to another location.
But along the
way, his truck gets into an accident,
and the bodies of the dead women end up strewn across a highway.
The police soon
trace the registration back to Jordan Chase, a famous motivational
speaker. Cole is his chief of security.
him as "suit & tie guy", one of her attackers.
In this night
scene, we see Dexter and Lumen pull up in a car, across the street from
for the lights to go out in the neighbor's house. When they do, he tells
Lumen to wait in the car (over her objections), and then heads over to
Inside, he looks
around and finds a photo of a group of young men. But then he is suddenly
attacked from behind by Cole.
Lumen appears out of nowhere and beats the crap out of Cole with a heavy
flashlight, and the two escape.
look at the photo, and realize that it shows Boyd, Cole, Chase and the
dentist they killed at the warehouse,
all together as youths.
What is it actually in real life?
Where can I find it in real life?
A. The house
is at 507 N. Lucerne Blvd,
in the Hancock Park neighborhood
of Los Angeles.
That's on the
west side of the street, just north of Rosewood Ave, two blocks north of
They added some
palm trees out front, as usual, to give it more of a Florida look...
first pulls up (with Lumen) in his car, the house we mostly see across
the street is actually the neighbor's house
(where the lights eventually go out). That neighbor's house is located
just to the right of Cole's, at 513 N. Lucerne.
Their car is
pointed north, on the east side of Lucerne, and they are looking west across
is an affluent neighborhood, often used by filmmakers when they're looking
for an upscale setting. From "Whatever
Happened to Baby Jane" to "Bewitched",
you see Hancock Park all the time.
has only filmed there twice before: for the Teegan's
frat party house (in Season 3), and for the first part of the scene
where cop Zoey Kruger pulls over Dexter's
car (in Season 4).
is about two miles northeast of Farmers Market, and about a mile and
a half southwest of the Sunset-Gower studio where they film Dexter.
is a Google StreetView panorama of the house:
Here is an aerial
photo of the houses. And here is a map
[ Warning: This
is a private home. Do not knock
on their door, trespass
on their property, or do anything else that might disturb the residents.
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. Google StreetView confirmed it when it showed
up later on the show. (Thanks, Rick!)
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