The Shield: Season 2 (2003)



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Air date: Jan 7, 2003
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Air date: Jan 28, 2003
Air date: Feb 4, 2003
Air date: Feb 11, 2003
Air date: Feb 18, 2003
Air date: Feb 25, 2003
Air date: Mar 4, 2003
Air date: Mar 11, 2003
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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 Det. Curtis Lemansky
Jay Karnes
as Det. Dutch Wagenbach
Lucinda Jenney
as Lanie Kellis
David Rees Snell
as Det. Ronnie Gardocki
Brian J. White
as Tavon Garris
Danny Pino
as Armadillo Quintero
Cathy Cahlin Ryan
as Corrine Mackey
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Critic Reviews for The Shield Season 2

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

The Shield has taken a visible turn this season, structuring its horrors so that they pertain acutely to current anxieties.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

With Mackey and Aceveda forced to work together, "Shield" creator Shawn Ryan has diffused the Road Runner-Wile E. Coyote dynamic...It's a shakeup that ought to ensure more surprising twists in episodes to come.

Nov 19, 2018 | Full Review…

With half as many episodes as a typical series, the show doesn't get as bogged down in personal matters...which keeps things taut.

Aug 14, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

Episodes like this [finale] are why they came up with the word "game-changer."

Aug 14, 2018 | Full Review…
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The cop show so different it tells you it's different about a dozen times every episode just in case you don't notice it's different, The Shield is back for a second season of belligerent chest-thumping.

Aug 30, 2017 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…

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