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Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.

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Top Rated TV #87 | Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 13 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
...  Vic Mackey 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Danni Sofer 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Shane Vendrell 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Julien Lowe 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Holland Wagenbach 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  David Aceveda 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Claudette Wyms 89 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Corrine Mackey 83 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Ronnie Gardocki 83 episodes, 2002-2008
...  Curtis Lemansky 66 episodes, 2002-2006
...  Steve Billings 42 episodes, 2005-2008
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The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact. Written by <jgp3553@yahoo.com>

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The road to justice is twisted See more »

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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$1,200,000 (estimated)
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Prior to the start of the series, star Michael Chiklis had been known mostly for playing the chubby, good natured title character on "The Commish" (1991). Because of the contrast between that characters laid back, affable style, and Vic Mackey's violent and brutal style, Mackey was often referred to in the descriptions of the first season as "The anti-Commish." See more »

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Officer Danielle "Danny" Sofer: [to Tina] It's bitches like you that make this job hard for the rest of us.
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Featured in The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) See more »

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The Shield is superb
31 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

I think the Shield is excellent and has a huge fan base in the UK. In my opinion it's up there with the Sopranos as the best thing on TV certainly in the UK. Obviously I can't comment on US television. I love the documentary style of filming and can't get enough of the whole thing. It's just a shame that we have to wait so long to see the new series here as we are well behind you in the US. I usually buy them on DVD to save waiting. I really can't believe anyone being critical of this show. You should see some of the stuff that's broadcast in England if you want to see rubbish. The Shield really is top class and long may it continue.


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