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Wooly
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just watched the pilot of The Shield

I'm hooked

Didn't see the episode ending like that!

About to start #2


davesdawgs
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
This is the next closed series I want to watch but it's hard to find time with so many good active series.


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Popcorn
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
Hulu+ for the win!

Great series.


ipodking
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
I miss Vic


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Wooly
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Member since Feb 2012
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
Amazon prime.

Think the next show ill try is justified... also on amazon


PowerTool
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
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Didn't see the episode ending like that!


Yep, shite didn't take long to get real on that show.

Might start watching it again on Amazon Prime.


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USMC Gators
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
Buckle up, it only gets better.


Wooly
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Member since Feb 2012
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
I like how it just jumped right in to the action. . Didn't wait til the end of the season to kill that guy and figure out vic is a bad cop


JJ27
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
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Buckle up, it only gets better.


I've seen every episode of The Shield and I kinda disagree. The pilot might have been the best episode of the series. The ending was classic.


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Napoleon
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
about to start right now. I was going through a streaming site looking for a show, I forgot I had Prime.

Need to use it more.



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Placebeaux
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
The shield was rough.

The acevada cell phone video


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Michael J Cocks
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
The first 2 entire seasons are on Crackle right now too. I just watched the 1st 4 episodes a few weeks ago for the first time. Agree with all of you on the pilot, it was strong. Also cool seeing all the SOA actors on the show, but I already knew about that parallel going into it.


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Ace Midnight
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
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I'm hooked


I envy anyone watching The Shield for the first time.

quote:

Good cop and bad cop left for the day. I'm a different kind of cop.


Boy, howdy!

I currently have The Shield, Breaking Bad, The Wire and Hill Street Blues as the four best hour-long dramas that television has produced, to date.

The Shield is the one I'm most excited to watch all the way through again - I have seen season 1 - 4 about 3 times, Season 5 twice and 6 & 7 only once. After I finish the last few episodes of The Wire, I'm going back to watch The Shield again.
This post was edited on 5/11 at 7:59 am


Charleaux
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
I didn't love the Shield like a lot of people on this board do but I gotta admit it has one of the best pilots of all-time.


johnnydrama
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
Vic Mackey is bad-ass!


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bulldog95
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
Damn good plot, series opener, middle and close to end but I did not like the series finale.


Jcorye1
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
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vic is a bad cop


Eh.


Indiana Tiger
Member since Feb 2005
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
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I did not like the series finale.

To each his own, but that was one of the best and most truthful finales ever. By truthful I mean realistic and believable and not gimmicky like the Sopranos for example.


Wooly
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
Well don't ruin it for me!!!


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Ace Midnight
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re: just watched the pilot of The Shield
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To each his own, but that was one of the best and most truthful finales ever. By truthful I mean realistic and believable and not gimmicky like the Sopranos for example.



Brilliant - best Pilot/Finale combo ever. Both directed by Clark Johnson, who also directed the pilot and series finale of The Wire.

These four episodes alone put Johnson in the running for best television direction of all time.


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