The Shield (2002–2008)
billboard ad seen
Mentioned on Weekend Update
The featured cops in this game are corrupt members of CRASH. The Shield was based on Rampart Division's corrupt CRASH unit. Also the leader kills one of his team members when it was discovered he was a rat.
This title is referenced.
Celia says she forgot to Tivo "The Shield"
correct response in "Arresting Television" category
the cops talk about this series
Penn mentions, that one of the people with anger management problems looks like "that one cop from The Shield"
Mentioned by name
Shane says, "What would Vic Mackey do?"
Sign seen in video store showing date when season four will be available.
DVD is shown.
The One-Niners, commonly known as the 9'ers, are a street gang based in Oakland, Los Angeles and possibly other cities. Laroy is their leader. All of their members appear to be African American and their "colors" are purple. They also appeared frequently in The Shield which was formerly written and produced by Kurt Sutter, creator of S.O.A.
Dwight mentions it to Michael.
J.D. references to it in his threatening speech to Mr Rosell
Ryan mentions it to Michael.
The end credits of the seventh episode homage the opening credits of The Shield.
Incorrect guess on a $1,000 clue in the category "Emmy Repeat Winners?"
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "What the TV Title Means"
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "TV Casts"
Subject of a $10,000 question
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Oscar Winners & Nominees on TV"
Mentioned in CCH Pounder's introduction
Kozik is called "Lemonheaded". The actor was referred to as "Lemonhead" on 'The Shield'
Bobby Lee mentions the show by name.
Mentioned in dialogue
what Michael Chiklis went on to do
Mentioned by the filmmakers in interviews as being one of the many films which were used in storyboard comparisons and a major influence during the script-to-screen process.
Mentioned in dialogue
The show and CCH Pounder are mentioned in dialogue by Nwabudike Bergstein: "Miss Pounder. I thought I lost you. I'm a Shield fan. Seriously, she was that show."
referenced in clue in "L.A. Television" category
Vic Mackey is an example of the "Crusader".
Spoofs the show The Shield with Vic Mackey having a twin brother, played by Stewie's genitalia.
The episode features an internal affairs agent voiced by Forest Whitaker, spoofing his character Jon Kavanaugh from season 5 of The Shield
Vic Mackey switches places with The Thing
Ron Turlington, played by Forest Whitaker, is ironically modeled after Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh, the character played by Whitaker in this TV Show