Dexter: Some people think that religion began as a way for primitive cultures to explain natural phenomenon , the fire, the wind , the rain, they created a god for each one . You'd think science would have made religion obsolete but it hasn't,
The woman with the wings could be representative of several parts of revelation, but most likely is the woman in the wilderness who was attacked by the red dragon "But the two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly into the wilderness to her place, where she was nourished for a time and times and half a time, from the presence of the serpent. - Rev 12:14"
The count down in the tableaus of the victims is a count down to the 1,260 days of the two witnesses spoke of in Revelations Chapter 11: "And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will be clothed in burlap and will prophesy during those 1,260 days. - Rev 11:3"
Anderson: "So who is Crockett and who is Tubbs?"
Alluding to Miami Vice's Crockett and Tubbs, played by Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas. A fitting allusion, considering that the arch-villain of this season is played by Edward James Olmos, aka lt Castillo.