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