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The Shield (2007) (Video Game)

Referenced in 

Wolves of Wall Street (2002)
billboard ad seen
Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) (TV Movie)
Saturday Night Live: Jude Law/Ashlee Simpson (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned on Weekend Update
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) (Video Game)
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.
'Reservoir Dogs' Revisited (2005) (TV Special)
This title is referenced.
Weeds: Free Goat (2005) (TV Episode)
Celia says she forgot to Tivo "The Shield"
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.13 (2005) (TV Episode)
correct response in "Arresting Television" category
Blackout - Die Erinnerung ist tödlich (2006) (TV Mini-Series)
the cops talk about this series
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Anger Management (2007) (TV Episode)
Penn mentions, that one of the people with anger management problems looks like "that one cop from The Shield"
Tapping the Wire (2007) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by name
Weeds: Bill Sussman (2007) (TV Episode)
Shane says, "What would Vic Mackey do?"
Kingdom of the Vampire (2007) (Video)
Sign seen in video store showing date when season four will be available.
Be Kind Rewind (2008)
DVD is shown.
Sons of Anarchy: Pilot (2008) (TV Episode)
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.
Séries express: Episode #2.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
The Office: Frame Toby (2008) (TV Episode)
Dwight mentions it to Michael.
Séries express: Episode #2.14 (2008) (TV Episode)
Séries express: Episode #2.17 (2008) (TV Episode)
Scrubs: My Saving Grace (2009) (TV Episode)
J.D. references to it in his threatening speech to Mr Rosell
The Office: Casual Friday (2009) (TV Episode)
Ryan mentions it to Michael.
The WorSub Films Variety Hour (2009) (Video)
The end credits of the seventh episode homage the opening credits of The Shield.
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.5 (2009) (TV Episode)
Incorrect guess on a $1,000 clue in the category "Emmy Repeat Winners?"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.11 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "What the TV Title Means"
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.33 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,600 clue in the category "TV Casts"
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #8.76 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $10,000 question
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.86 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $600 clue in the category "Oscar Winners & Nominees on TV"
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Quarterfinal 9 (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in CCH Pounder's introduction
Sons of Anarchy: Dorylus (2011) (TV Episode)
Kozik is called "Lemonheaded". The actor was referred to as "Lemonhead" on 'The Shield'
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.16 (2012) (TV Episode)
Bobby Lee mentions the show by name.
Workaholics: Miss BS (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Cinema Snob: Wired (2014) (TV Episode)
what Michael Chiklis went on to do
The Andrew Klavan Show: The Court Jester (2015) (TV Episode)
Andrew Klavan mentions the series by name while discussing the Emmys.
Fraudulent (2015) (Short)
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.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia: The Gang Goes to Hell: Part Two (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Grace and Frankie: The Boar (2016) (TV Episode)
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."
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.27 (2016) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "L.A. Television" category
The Task: Pilot (2016) (TV Episode)
It is referenced.
The Chronic Rift: Some Things to Think About (2018) (TV Episode)
Referenced in television review
S.W.A.T.: Vendetta (2018) (TV Episode)
One-Niners Street Gang
Ghosted: The Wire (2018) (TV Episode)
One of the shows Leroy has finished watching
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Ator, the Fighting Eagle (2018) (TV Episode)
"I'm not interested in the shield." Crow: "But season 2 is Chiklis's best work!"

Featured in 

The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Class Dismissed: How TV Frames the Working Class (2005) (Video)
cop show distortion and tropes
The 63rd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2006) (TV Special)
Screenwipe: Episode #1.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
America in Primetime: The Crusader (2011) (TV Episode)
Vic Mackey is an example of the "Crusader".
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Detectives (2013) (TV Episode)
Vic Mackey is #6.
WatchMojo: Top 10 American Crime Shows (2015) (TV Episode)
The Shield is #6.
The 2000s: The Platinum Age Of Television (2018) (TV Episode)
clips shown
WatchMojo: Top 20 Best Modern TV Dramas (2019) (TV Episode)
The Shield is #12.
Legion: Chapter 23 (2019) (TV Episode)
Footage shown

Spoofed in 

Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
Spoofs the show The Shield with Vic Mackey having a twin brother, played by Stewie's genitalia.
American Dad!: Meter Made (2007) (TV Episode)
The episode features an internal affairs agent voiced by Forest Whitaker, spoofing his character Jon Kavanaugh from season 5 of The Shield
Robot Chicken: Monstourage (2008) (TV Episode)
Vic Mackey switches places with The Thing.
American Dad!: Chimdale (2009) (TV Episode)
Ron Turlington, played by Forest Whitaker, is ironically modeled after Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh, the character played by Whitaker in this TV Show
American Dad!: Live and Let Fry (2009) (TV Episode)
Inspector Turlington, voiced by actor Forest Whitaker, is modeled after Lieutenant Jon Kavanaugh, played by Whitaker in this TV Show

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