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The Shield Episode: "Tar Baby"

Season 4, Episode 5
Episode Synopsis: Vic works with Shane to bring down a pusher who killed an ex-addict-turned-drug counselor, and it leads them to a black-tar heroin ring that's run by Antwon's crew. Meanwhile, Dutch and Claudette investigate the murder of an elderly woman who was shot in her home; and Julien has concerns about the seized-assets program.
Original Air Date: Apr 12, 2005
Guest Cast Lilly Knight: Donna Alex Fernandez: Bob Mamyn Abby Brammell: Sara Frazier Fylicia King: Hoda Stubbs Florence Regina: Woman Ryan Gesell: Lars Vanderveen Sergio Enrique: Jorge Laurence Mason: Halpern White Bradley James: Milo Renfrew Jeffrey Lorient: Freebo Bokamp Autumn Chiklis: Cassidy Mackey Howard Mungo: Munson Jeffers Gary Bullock: Warren Jerry Lorient: Weebo Bokamp Rodney J. Hobbs: Marwon Anna Maria Horsford: Beth Insardi Michelle Anne Johnson: Belle Michael Edward Thomas: Montell Choatson Bree'Anna Banks: Angie Stubbs Chaney Kley: Asher Nick Gillie: Odet Michael Pena: Armando `Army' Renta
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Season 4, Episode 5
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Aired: 4/12/2005
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Premiered: March 12, 2002, on FX
Rating: TV-MA
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Premise: 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 by Michael Chiklis as the complex and volatile Vic Mackey. The drama made Emmy history when he won for Lead Actor in a Drama in 2002, the first such win for a basic-cable series.



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