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The Shield: Season 1 (2002)





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A corrupt and brutal LA detective runs an elite squad by his own rules in a neighbourhood ravaged by drugs and gangs.


Michael Chiklis
as Det. Vic Mackey
Benito Martinez
as Capt. David Aceveda
CCH Pounder
as Det. Claudette Wyms
Walton Goggins
as Det. Shane Vendrell
Catherine Dent
as Off. Danny Sofer
Michael Jace
as Off. Julien Lowe
Kenny Johnson
as Lemonhead Lemansky
Jay Karnes
as Det. Dutch Wagenbach
Elimu Nelson
as Derrick Tripp
John Diehl
as Asst. Chief Gilroy
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Critic Reviews for The Shield: Season 1

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

The show grabs the viewer by the throat from the very first episode - the shocking ending of which sets up seven seasons of superb drama.

June 15, 2018 | Full Review…

The Shield may be unoriginal, but as commercial entertainment it is also sleek, provocative and dynamic.

December 7, 2017 | Full Review…

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