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Biographical information
Status Deceased
Cause of death Shot by Raymond Reddington
Physical description
Career information
Job Aide to Raymond Reddington
Member of Raymond Reddington's syndicate
Cabal operative
Out-of-Universe information
First Seen Dr. James Covington
Last Seen Arioch Cain
Episode Count 5
Season(s) 2, 3
Actor(s) Paul Reubens

Vargas is a character in NBC's The Blacklist


Season 2Edit

Dr. James CovingtonEdit

He appeared to determine the loyalty of Niko Demakis in the syndicate.

Dr. Linus CreelEdit

He visited Monica Lyons and convinced her to end her affair with Frank Hyland, the husband of Naomi Hyland.

Season 3Edit

"Eli Matchett"Edit

He was thrown into the cell with a captured Dembe after being tortured for a period of time.

"The Djinn"Edit

Vargas shoots Dembe and calls Matias Solomon.

"Arioch Cain"Edit

Vargas is killed by Red.


Vargas is a strange mix of ruthlessnes and sensitivity. On the one hand, he is shown to be a competent and efficient operative, on the other, he can't stand the sight of blood. He also berates Monica Lyons for leaving her dog indoors all day when it needed to get out.

Unanswered QuestionsEdit

  1. Why did he betray Red?
    1. A: He felt the Cabal was more powerful than Reddington and that he could become a member.
    2. A: He was always part of the Cabal, assigned to keep Red close, or to terminate him if needed.


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