The Shield: Season 7, Episode 12

Possible Kill Screen (18 Nov. 2008)

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Mara breaks her collarbone and accidentally shoots and kills an innocent person when Shane's plan to get more money goes sideways. Meanwhile, Vic contemplates leaving Ronnie out to dry and taking a deal with the Feds without him.

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Mara breaks her collarbone and accidentally shoots and kills an innocent person when Shane's plan to get more money goes sideways. Meanwhile, Vic contemplates leaving Ronnie out to dry and taking a deal with the Feds without him.

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The title of the episode refers to the concept of a 'kill screen' in video gaming. A kill screen is when a video game breaks due to a programming or design error not accounting for a player's skill. One of the best-known examples is the 256th level of 'Pac-Man', which cannot be completed under normal circumstances. The title has two meanings within the episode, the first being the memory limit on Agent Murray's recorder, which is strained by the amount of Mackey's crimes. The second is that Mackey has become so adept at 'playing the system' that he has broken the game of life, by attaining immunity for his crimes. See more »

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Vic Mackey: During a raid on a drug dealer named Two-Time... I... shot and killed Detective Terry Crowley.
Agent Olivia Murray: Y-you- you killed a police officer?
Vic Mackey: I planned it, and I carried it out. I shot him once just below the eye. Our Strike Team was committing criminal acts on a regular basis. At first it was just taking drugs from busts, turning it around, and selling it for profit. We were able to do this by making partnerships with local drug dealers and gangs, you know, that we knew we could leverage.
Agent Olivia Murray: You son of a ...
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