• Network: FX
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 12, 2002
Season #: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Metascore
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No score yet - based on 2 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Terry Kelleher
    Jun 28, 2013
    91
    A daring police drama whose growing moral complexity redeems its occasional excesses.
  2. Reviewed by: Ken Tucker
    Jun 14, 2013
    58
    But for an excitingly directed, beautifully cast series, 'The Shield' seems to think that its core premise (Mackey: a hero who does brutal, illegal things) is so intrinsically engrossing, we're not going to notice how recklessly dumb his actions are.
User Score
9.1

Universal acclaim- based on 61 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 59 out of 61
  2. Negative: 1 out of 61
  1. Jul 16, 2012
    10
    i didnt think season 2 was quite as good as season 1 but it was still quite awesome...this show is so much better than the wire... that showi didnt think season 2 was quite as good as season 1 but it was still quite awesome...this show is so much better than the wire... that show is so overrated!! Full Review »
  2. Feb 8, 2012
    10
    Season 2 was great. The acting was just as good as the first season, The story was a lot better as well, and the season finale makes it reallySeason 2 was great. The acting was just as good as the first season, The story was a lot better as well, and the season finale makes it really excited for season 3. Full Review »
  3. Mar 1, 2015
    10
    One of the best seasons keeps you at the edge of your seat , superb acting by micheal chickis and waltton goggins both deserve emmy for theirOne of the best seasons keeps you at the edge of your seat , superb acting by micheal chickis and waltton goggins both deserve emmy for their jobs , one of a thriller Full Review »