Surprise, Motherfucker! is the last of twelve episodes in Season Seven and the eighty-fourth in the Dexter television series. The episode premiered on December 16, 2012. The estimated amount of viewers for the episode during it's original airing was 2.75 (millions).
The episode was directed by Steve Shill and written by Scott Buck & Tim Schlattmann.
We all make rules for ourselves. It’s these rules that help define who we are. So when we break those rules we risk losing ourselves and becoming something unknown. Who is Deb now? Who am I? …Is this a new beginning, or the beginning of the end? - Dexter at the end of the episode