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Season Six
Season 06, Episode 06
Episode Information
Air Date: March 16, 2017
Viewers: 5.63 million
Written by: Chris Van Dusen
Directed by: Tony Goldwyn
Character Information
Episode Chronology
Previous Episode: "They All Bow Down"
Next Episode: "A Traitor Among Us"

"Extinction" is the sixth episode of the sixth season of Scandal, and is the ninety-sixth overall.


Rowan is caught by surprise when someone from his past resurfaces, and Olivia has to make a life-changing decision about the campaign. Meanwhile, flashbacks reveal exactly what happened the night of Francisco Vargas’ assassination.




Main CastEdit

Recurring CastEdit

Guest CastEdit


Long Speeches & RantsEdit


  • Francisco Vargas's assassination is revealed in this episode.
  • This episode was originally produced as the fifth episode of the season, but aired as the sixth instead.
  • This episode is the fourth flashback episode of the sixth season and twentieth flashback episode of the series.


Promotional PhotosEdit

→ See and enjoy 15 pictures from Extinction at Images from Extinction.

Behind the ScenesEdit



Promotional VideosEdit


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