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A corrupt and brutal L.A. detective runs an elite squad by his own rules in a neighborhood ravaged by drugs and gangs. Unusually gritty and graphically violent, but seldom less than riveting, 'The Shield' gets its biggest jolt from the breakout performance (more…)

Premiered: March 12, 2002

Rating: TV-MA

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Season 1, Episode 5 Blowback

First Aired: April 9, 2002

Mackey and the Strike Team bust an Armenian gang's drug delivery, only to have the drugs---and the vehicle they're in---stolen from them. Also: Mackey learns his son is autistic.

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