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Ben and Roger
Ben and Roger
Character Profile
Portrayed By
Turner Dixon (Ben)
Grant Mathis (Roger)
Season(s)
Season Six
First Appearance
Those Kinds of Things
Last Appearance
Those Kinds of Things
Appears in
One Episode
Character
Full Name
Ben
Roger
Aliases
EMT Ben and EMT Roger
Status
Deceased
Manner of Death
Killed by Dexter Morgan
Characteristics
Age
36 (Ben; at death)
42 (Roger; at death)
Gender
Male
Eyes
Hazel (both)
Hair
Brown (Ben)
Bald (Roger)
Personal Status
Marital Status
Unknown


Professional Status
Profession
EMT (Paramedic) (both)
Killer Profile
"No Known Alias"
Inactive
Number of Victims
At least 2
Modus Operandi
Tools/Weapons
Ambulance
Killing Method
They delay transporting patients to the hospital and let them die in the back of their ambulance. After they die, a doctor removes the organs of the victims and sells them on the black market
Method of Disposal
None
Cause
They wanted to make more money and found a way to do that using their positions as EMTs

Ben and Roger are both characters on Showtime's series DEXTER.

They are Miami paramedics and work at scenes where someone is sick or injured and needs immediate aid. They are referred to by dispatch as Team 42.

Background

These two paramedics made a quick buck off of letting or making some of their patients die. They had a partnership with an emergency room doctor who then harvest the body parts.

Descriptions

Ben is a scruff, older man in his 30s with short brown hair. He wears a blue button-up short sleeve shirt and black dress pants, equipped with black dress shoes as his paramedic uniform.

Roger is a bald, older man in his 40's with a matching uniform.

Both come equipped with basic paramedic supplies including white and blue plastic gloves.

Personalities

Not much can be said for their personalities. Both men try to make it seem as if they were doing nothing wrong. At one time they were honest paramedics, but became cold-blooded murderers.

Summary

Dexter Morgan, usually a very careful man, finds himself wandering a warehouse district with a bloody knife and an apparent wound on his body. He brings up a phone, calling for an emergency team to come pick him up. Ben and Roger, likely given this area of patrol, answer the call and proceed casually to the location (likely taking their time in order to see if the victim would pass on in time for them to do their "alternate" work). As the ambulance arrives, both men approach Dexter who is lying on the ground apparently near death or dead...but find themselves injected with M99 at the same time. Both men fall down and Dexter rises up, completely unharmed as he drags them to the ambulance in another successful attempt in subduing his victims.

When they come to, Ben and Roger are handcuffed to the gurneys in the back of the ambulance. Dexter speaks to both men, calling them by name. Roger asks what's going on and how he knows their names. Dexter explains their crimes to both men, saying that they let some live and some die in order to harvest their body parts... and that the corrupt emergency room doctor who was selling these parts was arrested but Dexter figured he had a regular supplier, so through research he came across these two. Roger tries to defend both of them by claiming they were only trying to help, but Dexter stops him and says they were only trying to help themselves for a quick buck. Wasting no more time, he uses the nearby defibrillator to shock both men's hearts until they stop beating and they are dead. He later disposes of them both in the Gulf Stream and stores their bloodslides in his case back at his apartment..

Victims

  • Three Unnamed Victims

Attempted Victim

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