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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 Ryan Gesell: Lars Vanderveen Bradley James: Milo Renfrew Florence Regina: Woman Jerry Lorient: Weebo Bokamp Gary Bullock: Warren Anna Maria Horsford: Beth Insardi Sergio Enrique: Jorge Abby Brammell: Sara Frazier Autumn Chiklis: Cassidy Mackey Lilly Knight: Donna Laurence Mason: Halpern White Michelle Anne Johnson: Belle Chaney Kley: Asher Nick Gillie: Odet Jeffrey Lorient: Freebo Bokamp Michael Pena: Armando `Army' Renta Alex Fernandez: Bob Mamyn Michael Edward Thomas: Montell Choatson Rodney J. Hobbs: Marwon Fylicia King: Hoda Stubbs Bree'Anna Banks: Angie Stubbs Howard Mungo: Munson Jeffers
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Season 4, Episode 5
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Length: 46:26
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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