The Shield

Episode 5.01 : Extraction

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TV Info

Episode Premiere

January 10, 2006


fX Network



Show Period

2002 - 2008

Production Company

Fox, Sony Pictures

Cast and Crew


D.J. Caruso


Kurt Sutter

Main Cast

  • Michael Chiklis as Detective Vic Mackey
  • Walton Goggins as Detective Shane Vendrell
  • Benito Martinez
  • David Rees Snell
  • Kenny Johnson as Detective Curtis 'Lemonhead' Lemansky (voice)
  • Brian White
  • Jay Karnes
  • CCH Pounder as Detective Claudette Wyms
  • Michael Jace
  • Cathy Cahlin Ryan
  • Catherine Dent
  • Glenn Close as Capt. Monica Rawling (2005-)

Additional Cast

  • Shontae Saldana
  • Inger Tudor
  • Stevie Johnson
  • Matthew C. Drake
  • Jeff Bowser


As the Strike Team tries to end a race war between Blacks and Mexicans, Dutch and Claudette investigate a riot at a high school that also stems from racial tensions. Meanwhile, Vic is encouraged to accept an early retirement package as the Department attempts to improve its image, and Lem gets an unexpected visit from IAD. Julien tries out his new role as training officer for Tina, and Danny refuses to disclose the father of her baby.

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