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Why Do We Feel So Good About Walter White's Bad Behavior?

Like Walter White, we left Breaking Bad with a big smile on our faces. And that’s what was so bad about it.

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The Shield: The Complete Series Collection

The Shield: The Complete Series Collection - Sony [$159.95]

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The Detective & His Reflections: The Shield: Sixth Season

The nihilistic, morally blurred world of The Shield reflects the inner workings of its characters.

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The Shield: The Detective & the Lieutenant

Detective Vic Mackey kills cops, steals money, and beats suspects. How, then, can the man trying to bring him to justice be the "bad guy"?

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The Shield

The betrayals work in all directions at once.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Shield: Season 4

Most of the brilliant fourth season is focused on the interplay of Vic with the two single-season 'heavyweights', Glenn Close as Captain Monica Rawling and Anthony Anderson as local kingpin Antwon Mitchell.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Shield

Vic is the man in every way: mean, impulsive, voluble, in love with his authority but resentful too, resisting his own responsibility.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Shield: Season 3

The Shield's moral center perpetually shifts, as the Team members struggle to maintain their sense of balance, caught between the outright villains and their own dishonesty.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Shield

The success of 'The Shield' has doubtless upped the ante in regard to what networks will allow -- and resort to -- in order to gain ratings.

Cary O'Dell
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The Shield

As played by new Emmy winner Michael Chiklis, Vic Mackey is casually racist and homicidal, by turns charismatic and appalling.

Cynthia Fuchs
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