Mar. 12, 2002
60 min.
FX TV Network

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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 show had 7 seasons and 88 episodes air between 2002 and 2008.

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'The Shield' A Retrospective
Whether you have seen 'The Shield' or not you can either take a trip down memory lane or learn about one of the greatest TV shows that hardly anyone has ever heard of by reading "The Shield: A Retrospective" on the Share TV blog by clicking here.

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  • Clark Johnson directed both the pilot and the last episode of the show.
  • Eric Stoltz was the original choice for Vic Mackey.
  • Creator Shawn Ryan skipped the final wrap of the series due to his commitment to the 2007 WGA strike.
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