The Shield: Season 3 Reviews

October 25, 2019
In any discussion of TV's best series, The Shield deserves to be ranked with The Sopranos. Vic Mackey and Tony Soprano are the poster boys for great drama.
January 30, 2019
Season 3 of The Shield has been what good television drama is all about -- an interesting, breathing mix of story, characters and actors, hitting on all cylinders.
November 20, 2018
All you need to know is that Close is terrific as Rawling, in or out of uniform; that Chiklis as Mackey, who looked vulnerable last season, is all puffed up again, as if testosterone were natural gas.
August 14, 2018
Season three ends as it began, with an across-the-board restructuring, and this one really sticks.
June 12, 2018
Now, after watching this scene - which might possibly be the most brutal ever shown in an ad-supported TV show - I'm not sure I can recommend "The Shield" anymore.
March 14, 2017
Ultimately, the reason The Shield is one of the best police dramas going isn't just its spiderweb plots... or its antihero... It's the fact that the program regularly yields even its main characters to baleful Fate.