The Wire (2002–2008)
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Major Colvin instructs his men to use brute force to get the message out to street dealers about his free zone. Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell discover that real estate development has ... See full summary »

Director:

Leslie Libman

Writers:

David Simon (created by), Rafael Álvarez (teleplay by) (as Rafael Alvarez) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic West ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
John Doman ... Dep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
Idris Elba ... Russell 'Stringer' Bell
Frankie Faison ... Acting Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell
Aidan Gillen ... Councilman Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
Wood Harris ... Avon Barksdale
Deirdre Lovejoy ... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman
Clarke Peters ... Det. Lester Freamon (credit only)
Wendell Pierce ... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
Lance Reddick ... Lt. Cedric Daniels
Andre Royo ... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
Sonja Sohn ... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Jim True-Frost ... Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski (credit only)
Robert Wisdom ... Maj. Howard 'Bunny' Colvin
Seth Gilliam ... Sgt. Ellis Carver
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Storyline

Major Colvin instructs his men to use brute force to get the message out to street dealers about his free zone. Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell discover that real estate development has its own pitfalls. McNulty and Greggs ask Daniels to let them renew the Bell and Barksdale investigation. On Barksdale's orders, Cutty plans to take back corners from Marlo's crew. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Omar is watching an episode of Oz, another HBO show, on TV. See more »

Goofs

When the van load of dealers is unloaded in the country their hands are cuffed behind their backs. Just before the van leaves their hands are free without anyone having released them. As the van pulls away they are cuffed again. See more »

Quotes

Avon Barksdale: How many corners do we need? How much money can a nigger make?
Avon Barksdale: More than a nigger can spend.
Russell 'Stringer' Bell: And then we ain't gonna be around to spend what we done made already.
Avon Barksdale: Shit, I ain't think I was gonna be around this long.
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Connections

References Hawaii Five-O (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Way Down in the Hole
(uncredited)
Written by Tom Waits
Performed by the Neville Brothers
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