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