The Wire (2002–2008)
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A New Day 

After flexing his muscles around the city, Carcetti faces his first dilemma when a group of ministers protests Herc's mistreatment of one of their own. Randy gets the cold shoulder at ... See full summary »

Director:

Brad Anderson

Writers:

David Simon (created by), Ed Burns (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic West ... Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
John Doman ... Dep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
Frankie Faison ... Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell
Aidan Gillen ... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
Deirdre Lovejoy ... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman
Clarke Peters ... Det. Lester Freamon
Wendell Pierce ... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
Lance Reddick ... Col. Cedric Daniels
Andre Royo ... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
Sonja Sohn ... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Jim True-Frost ... Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski
Robert Wisdom ... Howard 'Bunny' Colvin
Seth Gilliam ... Sgt. Ellis Carver
Domenick Lombardozzi ... Sgt. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk
Reg E. Cathey ... Norman Wilson
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Storyline

After flexing his muscles around the city, Carcetti faces his first dilemma when a group of ministers protests Herc's mistreatment of one of their own. Randy gets the cold shoulder at school. Omar and Reynaldo pay a menacing visit to Proposition Joe, with their own proposition. Freamon has a revelation at a crime scene that promises to blow the lid off an unsolved mystery. Written by WyattJones

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 November 2006 (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

Carcetti is seen at some sort of political fundraiser and under the foundation's banner there is another banner reading "The Ella Thompson Foundation". Ella Thompson was a character on 'Wire' creator David Simon's other Baltimore series 'The Corner'. She was based on the real-life Ella Thompson who ran the Martin Luther King rec center. The real-life Ella Thompson died of heart problems so this is clearly a nod to her memory. See more »

Quotes

Joseph 'Proposition Joe' Stewart: Omar to one side holding a spade, and maybe Marlo to the other with a shovel, and just at this moment, I manage to crawl out my own damn grave. No way do I crawl back in.
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What You Lookin' at
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Performed by G-$tack
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