From: Todd Mason (
Date: 26 Apr 2002

I find it interesting enough to watch, but not superb. Can't seem to make up its mind as to whether it wants to be more like NYPD BLUE, HOMICIDE, or MANIAC COP, but does manage to make its protagonist a complex sort of thug. TM

-----Original Message----- From: [mailto:] In a message dated 4/26/02 5:38:22 AM, writes:

<< My Comment on "the Shiled." The producers and writers seem to be trying to do for dirty cops what HBO does for organized crime, and I don't think it works.

It's hard to sympathize with cops who: kill other cops and try to stash drugs to "seed" their crime fighting. >>

It works for me.

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