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Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs (Character)
from "The Wire" (2002)

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"The Wire: The Detail (#1.2)" (2002)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Who we got to fuck in this town to get a real office?

Det. Ellis Carver: Kima, if you don't my asking, when was it that you first figured that you liked women better than men?
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: I mind you asking.


"The Wire: Ebb Tide (#2.1)" (2003)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Fuck me. I still cannot type.

Det. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk: If white boys wanna sell drugs in Baltimore, they have to make different laws for it, like even it out for 'em.
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Affirmative action.
Det. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk: Leave no white man behind.


"The Wire: The Cost (#1.10)" (2002)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: [recounting a memory] He says, "Here you go, rook." That's all he says. "Here you go, rook." And then he dropped the bracelets and walked away.

Troy Wiggins: Shakima she's just talking like that 'cause I had her when she was good.
Shakima Greggs: Shiiit, you the ugly-ass motherfucker that turned me the other way.


"The Wire: Reformation (#3.10)" (2004)
Bubbles: Little Squeak, off of Lanvale. Yeah, she used to boost for Turtle Wells' old mob. She lost a little bit of weight, too. I mean, looking a lot better than I remember. And I remember a lot about that girl.
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Damn, Bubs, is there anybody West Side you don't know?
Bubbles: Just citizens and shit.


"The Wire: The Target (#1.1)" (2002)
Det. Ellis Carver: What he means to say is that we are effective deterrent in the war on drugs when we are on the street.
Det. Thomas Hauk: Fucking motherfuckers up.
Det. Ellis Carver: Indeed.
Det. Thomas Hauk: Fuck the paperwork. Collect bodies, split heads.
Det. Ellis Carver: Split 'em wide.
Det. Thomas Hauk: The Western District way.
Det. Ellis Carver: A'ight.
Shakima Greggs: You rogue motherfuckers kill me. Fighting the war on drugs, one brutality case at a time.
Det. Ellis Carver: You can't even call this shit a war.
Det. Thomas Hauk: Why not?
Det. Ellis Carver: Wars end.


"The Wire: Undertow (#2.5)" (2003)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Cool Lester Smooth... hey, what's happenin'?
Det. Lester Freamon: Same fuck-ups in the same shit detail, workin' out of the same shithouse kind of office. You people lack for personal growth, you know that?


"The Wire: Hard Cases (#2.4)" (2003)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: [quote after opening credits] If I hear the music, I'm gonna dance.


"The Wire: Stray Rounds (#2.9)" (2003)
Det. Lester Freamon: You do any accents? English, British, Scottish, something like that?
Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: [trying British accent] Crikey! I was looking to get a little hanky-panky and this one bloke gave me this number to call when I got across the pond.
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: [laughs]
Det. Lester Freamon: [laughs] Work on it, son.


"The Wire: Back Burners (#3.7)" (2004)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Damn boy, you smell like sex. Take a fucking shower.
Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: Late for work.


"The Wire: The Pager (#1.5)" (2002)
Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: [after his ex-wife hangs up on him] You know something? My ex-wife, the way she acts sometimes, the way she deals with shit... You would think a less enlightened man than myself, a cruder man than myself, a man less sensitized to the qualities and charms and value of women- a man like that, not me, but a man like that, he just might call her a 'cunt.'
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: You just called the mother of your children a cunt.


"The Wire: Duck and Cover (#2.8)" (2003)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: It takes a whore to catch a whore.
Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: What the fuck did I do?


"The Wire: Refugees (#4.4)" (2006)
Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland: You know what you need at a crime scene?
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Rubber gloves?
Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland: Soft eyes.
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Like I'm suppose to cry and shit?
Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland: If you got soft eyes, you can see the whole thing. If you got hard eyes - you staring at the same tree missing the forest.
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: Ah, zen shit.
Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland: Soft eyes, grasshopper.


"The Wire: Final Grades (#4.13)" (2006)
Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: [Herc has been ranting about IID charges] Herc, What the fuck did you do exactly?
Sgt. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk: I lost a surveillance camera that I took without my Lieutenant's permission and the evidence that I had found, I it attributed to a made up informant.
Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland: Son, They gonna beat on your White ass like it was a Rented Mule.