• Network: FX
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 12, 2002
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7
Metascore
tbd

No score yet - based on 2 Critics

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

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  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 »