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 7, Episode 7 Bitches Brew

First Aired: October 14, 2008

Vic's review-board hearing is moved up unexpectedly (but the result isn't unexpected), putting new pressure on his mission to take down Pezuela---which hits another snag when the Feds take over the investigation of Robert Martin's murder. Meanwhile, Vic ramps up his quest to stay in his infant son's life; Shane tends to private business as he probes a prostitute's murder; and Dutch is disturbed by what he finds at Claudette's house when he and Billings investigate a neighborhood break-in.

Watch Now
Subscription
Paid
Paid

Cast & Details See all »

  • 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)

Show More »