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The Shield

The Shield breaks the conventional formula of the cop genre. It plays out in a tough, morally ambiguous world in which the line between good and bad is crossed every day. The series focuses on the tension between a group of corrupt but effective cops and a captain torn between bringing them down and advancing his own political ambitions.

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07x13 Family Meeting Aired: Nov. 25, 2008

The series finale finds the team searching for a missing woman and awaiting a huge drug shipment.

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The Shield is Completed/Ended
The show had 7 seasons and 88 episodes air between 2002 and 2008.

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Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Mar. 12, 2002
Status:
Completed/Ended
Runtime:
60 min.
Aired:
2002 - 2008
To-Date:
7 Seasons
88 Episodes
Network
FX TV Network
AKA:
The Barn (Previous Working Title)
Genre

Series Fun Facts

More Trivia
  • The Barn is a deconsecrated church.
  • Vic Mackey's TV daughter Cassidy is played by Michael Chiklis's real-life daughter Autumn.
  • In the original pitch of the series to FX, the members of the Strike Team were supposed to be background characters and that the character of Vic Mackey would mainly interact with the other…
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    In the original pitch of the series to FX, the members of the Strike Team were supposed to be background characters and that the character of Vic Mackey would mainly interact with the other characters. However, after casting David Rees Snell and Kenny Johnson as members of the Strike Team, it was decided to make the Strike Team members a regular part of the series.
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