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Twitter wants “Dexter” to avenge Trayvon’s murder

Fictional worlds can overlap the real one in surprising ways, as this weekend demonstrated.

On Saturday, a Florida jury acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder in the death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. On Sunday, Showtime aired the third episode of the eighth and final season of Dexter, a series about a Miami psychopath who hunts and kills other killers, especially those who slip through the cracks of the criminal justice system.

Fans were quick to connect the dots, and a photoshopped image making the rounds on Twitter spelled out what they were thinking:

Some people saw the opportunity for a TV crossover:

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