The Shield/Mum

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Season 3, Episode 5
Airdate April 6, 2004
Production Number 5012-03-305
Written by Kurt Sutter &
Shawn Ryan
Directed by Nick Gomez
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Mum is the fifth episode of the third season of The Shield, and the thirty-first episode overall.

Starring: Michael Chiklis (Detective Vic Mackey), Catherine Dent (Officer Danielle "Danny" Sofer), Walton Goggins (Detective Shane Vendrell), Michael Jace (Officer Julien Lowe), Kenneth Johnson (Detective Curtis "Lemonhead" Lemansky), Jay Karnes (Detective Holland "Dutch" Wagenbach), Benito Martinez (Captain David Aceveda)

and CCH Pounder (Detective Claudette Wyms)

Guest Starring: Cathy Cahlin Ryan (Corrine Mackey), David Rees Snell (Detective Ronnie Gardocki), Vincent Angell (Owen Thigpen), Peggy Miley (Lou-Anne Klopp), Kurt Caceres (Juan Lozano), Ben Parrillo (Lyle Dockman), Afemo Omilami (Vincent Peabo), Andrew Borba (Agent Crosby Nell), Baadja-Lyne (Diana Peabo)

and Michele Hicks (Mara Sewell)

Co-Starring: Linda Friedman (Nina), Matt Gerald (Tommy Hisk), Frankie Rodriguez (Diagur), Laura Gray (Patty Klopp), Wilmer Calderon (Ricky), Manuel G. Jimenez (Aramis), K.T. Thangavelu (Elena), Zahn McClarnon (Avila), Albert Santos (Cruz), Fred Spencer (Fred), Autumn Chiklis (Cassidy Mackey), Joel Rosenthal (Matthew Mackey), Nathanial Moon (Officer Ben), Max Hernandez (Officer Toby), Katherine Anderson (Yolanda), Hunter Bodine (Henry)


Plot Overview

While recovering from Tavon's condition, Claudette has the Strike Team on a low-key task, but it soon blows up when their bust results in the discovery of the marked bills.

Claudette and Dutch try to build a profile on the serial rapist.


Arc Advancement


  • Vic pieces together the events that led to Tavon's accident and helps Shane and Mara clean up the scene.
  • The Strike Team learn about the marked bills in the money train stash.


  • Aceveda is raped when he's forced to perform oral sex at gunpoint.



The Show

Behind the Scenes

Allusions and References

Memorable Moments


  • When the Strike Team approaches Juan and Ricky, Juan has the bong, but when it cuts to the next shot, Ricky has it.