The Shield - Season 4, Episode 5 - Rotten Tomatoes

Tar Baby

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Episode Info

Aceveda (Benito Martinez) arranges for Monica (Glenn Close) to meet with community leaders to sell her forfeiture program. Antwon (Anthony Anderson) is at the meeting and attacks the program as racist. Julien (Michael Jace), speaking as a former resident of Farmington, defends it, but Aceveda sandbags Monica by coming out against the seizures. Later, Julien begins to have his own doubts about the fairness of the program. Claudette (CCH Pounder) finds out about Dutch's (Jay Karnes) deal with the DA's office, and gets very angry about it, even though the detectives are given a murder case. She attacks Monica because a low-level pot dealer's property was seized. Monica reprimands her, but later complains to ADA Encardi (Anna Maria Horsford) about the way her detectives were used. Lem (Kenny Johnson) wants to come back to The Barn, but Vic (Michael Chiklis) is worried about bringing him back because Lem and Shane (Walton Goggins) are on the outs, and Vic wants to keep Shane close. A drug counselor is murdered by a heroin dealer. Lem brings in Angie (Bree'Anna Banks), a juvenile whose addict mother, Hoda (Fylicia King), had a connection to the victim. This leads to Vic and his people finding a massive cache of heroin and weapons, which, unfortunately for Shane and Army (Michael Pena), turns out to be the property of Antwon. They don't have time to warn Antwon about the bust, and later, he makes his displeasure known.

Cast

Michael Chiklis
as Det. Vic Mackey
Benito Martinez
as 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
Glenn Close
as Capt. Monica Rawling
Michael Peña
as Armando `Army' Renta
Anthony Anderson
as Antwon Mitchell
David Marciano
as Steve Billings
Abby Brammell
as Sara Frazier
Cathy Cahlin Ryan
as Corrine Mackey
David Rees Snell
as Ronnie Gardocki
Anna Maria Horsford
as Beth Insardi
Autumn Chiklis
as Cassidy Mackey
Alex Fernandez
as Bob Mamyn
Laurence Mason
as Halpern White
Jeffrey Lorient
as Freebo Bokamp
Jerry Lorient
as Weebo Bokamp
Michael Edward Thomas
as Montell Choatson
Howard Mungo
as Munson Jeffers
Bradley James
as Milo Renfrew
Bradley James
as Milo Renfrew
Bree'Anna Banks
as Angie Stubbs
Ryan Gesell
as Lars Vanderveen
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