They talked about approving the series and what it did for the network. Following the events of season one The Strike Team plan to steal from the Armenian mafia whilst working alongside the rest of The Barn to capture a viscous child molester. And then there was the little matter of the cops. Directors' Roundtable features Ryan and some episode directors, including former Thirtysomething star Peter Weller, talking about shooting the show, while Raising the Barn is a look at how the two-story police station set was built. Wyms makes headway on her investigation against Mackey after a conversation with Corrine, and Wagenbach takes Sofer under his wing as they try to find the suspect of a Thai Town beating. Mackey and the Strike Team move to take down an old foe, arresting a basketball star in the process, seeing a chance to affect sports history and make some money in the process. Ryan has said that he never thought any network would make it, but agreed to work with him.
So it threw me a little, but once I determined what they were trying to do vs. Skin tones are nice and even, with some good, fine detail on the more pock marked faces. Wagenbach and Wyms search for a serial killer and bring in a psychic on a complaint from the son of one of her clients, and Aceveda calls internal affairs after getting Lowe's affidavit. Wagenbach and Wyms try to track down the man responsible for fire necklacing the captains of two separate gangs. Later, Coulson woke up onboard a station. Also, rookie officer trains under officer , while also struggling with his latent homosexuality.
The audio is mixed well, with voices, sound effects and the score all evenly mixed so none dominates. Aceveda turns to Wyms after a double homicide raises ire and fear within an ignored community. Unfortunately, a federal criminal comes back to Farmington, and the Team has to use every connection trick and resource to bring him in to prove the Barn is still powerful. This is not an easy series to watch, with a lot of violent deaths and bad language. Wagenbach and Wyms investigate the rape of a young girl which leads to information that puts the case in a new light. After Agent Coulson and the team escaped the Framework and awakened back in the real world, they battled L. Although no timeline is specified, it appears to cover a period of roughly a month or two.
Meanwhile, Shane has to deal with the guilt of what they just did, while Assistant Chief of Police tries to cover Mackey's tracks. This was done intentionally to heighten the surprise of his death in the same episode. While Dutch gets obsessed with the case, Claudette frequently tries to divert his attention to their other cases. The villain not only manages all the bandits, but also becomes an underground leader of the district, promoting among people the idea of combating corrupt police officers. Each of participants of Shock team began to live by the rules, and in Department there was a new management which began to enter the laws. The audio is a bit on the soft side, and almost entirely comes from the center channel. Packaging and Extras The Shield comes in a box set that uses the ultra-thin Amaray discs, similar to other series sets like Profiler and Firefly The episodes break down on the four-disc set as such: Disc One The Quick Fix Dead Soldiers Partners Carte Blanche Disc Two Greenlit Homewrecker Barnstormers Scar Tissue Disc Three Co-Pilot Coyotes Inferno Breakpoint Disc Four Dominoes Falling Special Features I have to admit, you do a real good Denzel impersonation.
Even better, there are virtually no interlacing errors, the number one problem with series sets. Timeline Season 2 begins approximately a month after the events of. Moreover, on the streets of Los Angeles appeared another criminal named Antoine Mitchell. Lowe, a devout Christian, is afraid of facing his desires so he tries to hide them. Promotional clips for the show heavily featured actor on his role of Detective. Wagenbach and Wyms realize they make a good team, and Aceveda discovers he doesn't have as much power as he thought he would. It plays out in a challenging, ethically uncertain globe where the line in between negative and also excellent is gone across each day.
As Vic fights to maintain the criminal enterprise he's conducting under the color of law, Dutch pursues a pair of sadistic serial killers; Danny is dogged by a campaign to get her fired for the fatal shooting of an innocent Muslim and Julien is finally forced to disclose his homosexual past. I would rather they just did a separate interview on this matter, because it is interest, but it has nothing to do with the season finale. Kudos to them for that. Something similar happens to , whose character, , also doesn't appear in three of them despite being credited in all. There is always a worry when any great show comes back for its second season that it'll be unable to repeat the success but fortunately that is not the case here with the show going from strength to strength and again delivering some intense drama. The series concentrates on the stress in between a team of efficient however corrupt polices and also a captain torn in between bringing them down and also progressing his very own political aspirations.
The next featurette, Sound Surgery, continues the thread, with Dean White, co-producer, and Albert Ibbotson, supervising sound editor, walking us through a scene and how sound is put together. Mackey threatens to reveal that Officer Lowe is gay if he won't recant his statement about the Strike Team. Mackey must now prevent Wyms from finding out the truth about his connection to Tio and his men. Meanwhile, The Strike Team busts an underage prostitution ring, and Capt. Mackey and Captain Aceveda must work together to stop these attacks and solve the problems in The Grove, while Assistant Chief Gilroy tries to pit the two against each other to save his own job.
. As they come into contact with the vessel's inhabitants, it becomes abundantly clear that something has gone terribly awry. Meanwhile, Mackey continues the search for his family, while making an unlikely allegiance with Aceveda to make ends meet at the Barn. Score: 6 out of 10 Missing newspapers? Watching season one will give you backstory, but you can jump in with season two for a nasty ride. Officers Lowe and Sofer find a dying man being mugged, eventually linked to a Mexican gang. The Series Season one ended with a crushed Vic on his knees in his empty home after his wife had grabbed the kids and ran, unable to put up with him any more.
When Aceveda tells Wagenbach that he embarrassed the department with the Bob and Marcy case and that Wyms is now lead on all their cases, he's forced to take any action necessary to prove himself in a new homicide. To further complicate matters, one of Mackey's contacts was involved in the shootout. Monica Rowling, the new boss, does not welcome the work of the group, but decides to give it one last chance. I don't know if I could take 26. Ryan approached director to work with him directing the pilot. Unusually gritty and graphically violent, but seldom less than riveting, 'The Shield' gets its biggest jolt from the breakout performance by Michael Chiklis as the complex and volatile Vic Mackey.