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
4, of Season 5, "Beauty And The Beast".
that Dexter was somehow involved with the Trinity Killer and his wife's
murder, but no one will listen to him.
renderings of "Kyle Butler" resemble Dexter, Quinn wants
to show Dexter's photo to Trinity's son, Jonah, to see if he can confirm
Quinn's suspicion that "Kyle" and Dexter are one and the same.
for Quinn, the FBI has Jonah hidden away in a "safe
house", under the witness protection program, and they won't let
Quinn near him.
So he follows
an FBI agent to the safe house, and then to this liquor store, where
the Feds have made a brief stop (while transporting Jonah).
Inside the liquor
store, when the FBI agent temporarily takes his eyes off Jonah, Quinn approaches
the young man and shows him a photo of Dexter, asking him if that is Kyle
who feels indebted to "Kyle", isn't sure what to do, so he hesitates.
Before he can say anything, the FBI swoops in and handcuffs Quinn.
What is it actually in real life?
Where can I find it in real life?
A. This is Dave's
Palm Liquor, at 3014 N. Studebaker
Road, in Long Beach, CA.
That's at the
northeast corner of Studebaker and Spring Street.
It's right next
door to El Dorado Park, where they filmed the abandoned Visitors Welcome
Center (where Dexter held Lumen captive), and is very close to both
the safe house where the FBI kept Jonah,
and the corner where Boyd & Dexter picked up a dead skunk.
And in past
seasons, they have used El Dorado Park for Dexter's car accident,
the scene where Dexter catches Trinity,
and the park where he jogs after a young
shot the photos below in July 2010:
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 clues from the various 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 (and the great photos) came from Kerry,
who also sent in the photos this season of the El Dorado Park
scenes, the dead skunk scene, and the safe
house. (And last season, she got photos of the roll-over
accident scene, not to mention actually landing a cameo at Trinity's
Kerry, who lives
near El Dorado Park, was scoping out the above park locations, when
she learned that they were filming nearby, at the liquor store. I also
got an early tip from Rick on this
one. (Thanks, Kerry & Rick!)
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