The Shield

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 (more…)

Season 5, Episode 3 Jail Bait

First Aired: January 24, 2006

Vic finally meets Kavanaugh (Forest Whitaker), but first the Strike Team begins to develop a strategy to counter the IAD probe. Meanwhile, Tina goes undercover to nab a sex-trafficking ring; and friction between Claudette and Dutch deepens when she sides with defense lawyer Becca Doyle (Laura Harring) in a high-school shooting case the two detectives had worked on.

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  • Premiered: March 12, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • 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… (more)

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