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The Shield Episode: "Tapa Boca"

Season 5, Episode 4
Episode Synopsis: Vic asks lawyer Becca Doyle (Laura Harring) to represent him---and the rest of the Strike Team---in the Kavanaugh investigation. “We're family,” he tells her. Vic also comes to doubt the loyalty of Emolia (Onahoua Rodriguez) and questions her about it. Meanwhile, Corinne confronts Kavanaugh about who he is and what he's doing; Tina makes yet another rookie mistake; and Dutch grows increasingly concerned about Claudette's health as the two probe a grisly case involving a dead pregnant woman.
Original Air Date: Jan 31, 2006
Guest Cast J.R. Smith: Mr. Gordon Steven Kozlowski: Justin Benita Barti: Rahdika Onahoua Rodriguez: Emolia Melendez David Grammer: Quayle Rubin Rubio: Gualberto Sahara Garey: Marla Nashawn Kearse: Rubin Joe Stevens: Leon John J. Acosta: Old Latino Man Marilyn A. Harris: Florence Terrence Ellis: Manfred
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Season 5, Episode 4
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Length: 47:29
Aired: 1/31/2006
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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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