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