The Shield - Season 3, Episode 9 - Rotten Tomatoes

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Corrine (Cathy Cahlin Ryan) is attacked at the hospital by an Asian man (Xuyen Tu Valdivia) she's trying to patch up. Vic (Michael Chiklis) argues with Owen (Vincent Angell) over whether or not she should go to the station and file a report. Vic plans to hunt down the perp regardless. Called away on other police business, he asks Julien (Michael Jace) to alert him when they catch the guy. Vic learns that the feds have traced some of the marked bills from the "Money Train" job to a bank in Indio. A talented young black graffiti artist is found lynched, and despite the fact that the victim had no gang affiliation, gang involvement is suspected. When a local Hispanic priest affiliated with Los Profetas is stabbed to death soon afterward, with the signature of the One-Niners, Aceveda (Benito Martinez) fears, rightly, that a gang war could erupt at any moment, and puts all of his available manpower on the case. Claudette (CCH Pounder) comes into conflict with Waylon (Gareth Williams) again over an assignment, and Vic continues to play both sides against the middle, offering to help Waylon get his Decoy Squad transferred out of the division, while appearing to support Claudette. When Vic puts his trust in the wrong gang leader, he tells Aceveda that it's because he's no longer in touch with the streets, and he needs to have the Strike Team turned loose again. Aceveda finally tells Aurora (Camilia Sanes) that he was sexually assaulted, and she is not as understanding as one might hope. This episode marked the directorial debut of star Michael Chiklis.

Cast

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
David Rees Snell
as Detective Ronnie Gardocki
Michael Jace
as Off. Julien Lowe
Nicki Micheaux
as Detective Trish George
Andrew Borba
as Vince Peabo
Kenny Johnson
as Detective Curtis "Lemonhead" Lemansky
Jay Karnes
as Det. Dutch Wagenbach
Michele Hicks
as Mara Sewell
Aisha Hinds
as Annie Price
Nigel Gibbs
as Assistant Chief Roy Phillips
Autumn Chiklis
as Cassidy Mackey
Joel Rosenthal
as Matthew Mackey
Dwayne L. Barnes
as Olias "Link" Linkletter
Roger Marks
as Yosef Rabinowitz
Yoann Cifuentes
as Avram Rabinowitz
Tom Holiday
as Reverend
Tom Yi
as Detective Rodriguez
Steve Cell
as Cobalt
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