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