S1 E8 ∙ Cupid & Psycho ∙

With his team reassigned during the evidence theft investigation, Vic teams up with Claudette in order to keep some deadly drugs off the street.


Contains Strong Language, Mature Themes, Sexual Themes and Violence

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All episodes for series 1 of The Shield

S1 E1 · Pilot

A detective and his team prepare to take down a major drug dealer who has never been caught with his products.

S1 E2 · Our Gang

Aceveda turns up the heat in the investigation of Mackey and his team after the death of a police informant.

S1 E3 · The Spread

It's Sweep Day on the Farm as Mackey and his team move to take down an old foe.

S1 E4 · Dawg Days

A dispute over a singer's success erupts in a gang war, and Dutch and Claudette search for a missing labourer.

S1 E5 · Blowback

Mackey must recover the stolen evidence from a drug bust before Aceveda is able to pin the theft on him.

S1 E6 · Cherrypoppers

Dutch convinces Aceveda to launch an all-out effort to find a serial killer before he strikes again.

S1 E7 · Pay in Pain

The murder of seven gang members causes Vic to be teamed up with a Latino detective to crack the case.

S1 E9 · Throwaway

Lemonhead sets out to make things right following his shooting of an unarmed man.

S1 E10 · Dragonchasers

Dutch uncovers a lead to the serial killer, and a reporter forces Aceveda to explain historic problems.

S1 E11 · Carnivores

A confrontation between a local drug dealer and Black Muslims places Vic in danger of being exposed.

S1 E13 · Circles

Aceveda is caught between two corrupt cops looking to save themselves as a wave of police killings strikes.