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Malik 'Poot' Carr (Character)
from "The Wire" (2002)

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"The Wire: The Detail (#1.2)" (2002)
Wallace: [while eating some Chicken McNuggets] Man, these shits is right, yo.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: [with his mouth full] Mm-hmm.
Wallace: Good with the hot sauce too, yo.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: Most definitely.
Wallace: Yo, D, you want some nuggets?
D'Angelo Barksdale: Nah, go ahead, man.
Wallace: Man, whoever invented these, yo, he off the hook.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: What?
Wallace: Mm. Muthafucka got the bone all the way out the damn chicken. 'Til he came along, niggas been chewin' on drumsticks and shit, gettin' they fingers all greasy. He said, " Later for the bone. Let's nugget that meat up and make some real money."
Malik 'Poot' Carr: You think the man got paid?
Wallace: Who?
Malik 'Poot' Carr: Man who invented these.
Wallace: Shit, he richer than a muthafucka.
D'Angelo Barksdale: Why? You think he get a percentage?
Wallace: Why not?
D'Angelo Barksdale: Nigga, please. The man who invented them things? Just some sad-ass down at the basement at McDonald's, thinkin' up some shit to make some money for the real players.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: Naw, man, that ain't right.
D'Angelo Barksdale: Fuck "right." It ain't about right, it's about money. Now you think Ronald McDonald gonna go down in that basement and say, "Hey, Mista Nugget, you the bomb. We sellin' chicken faster than you can tear the bone out. So I'm gonna write my clowny-ass name on this fat-ass check for you"?
Wallace: Shit.
D'Angelo Barksdale: Man, the nigga who invented them things still workin' in the basement for regular wage, thinkin' up some shit to make the fries taste better or some shit like that. Believe.
Wallace: Still had the idea, though.

"The Wire: Time After Time (#3.1)" (2004)
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: Y'all are talking about steel and concrete, man. Steel and fucking concrete.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: Man, I'm talking about people, memories and shit.
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: That ain't the same! Look, they gonna tear this building down, they gonna build some new shit. But people? They don't give a fuck about people.

"The Wire: The Buys (#1.3)" (2002)
heroin addict: Got any testers, man?
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: Nigga, it ain't even 9:00 and you fiendin' on it. Get the fuck outta here, man! Damn.
D'Angelo Barksdale: Yo, why you act like that, yo?
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: What, for these junkie motherfuckers?
D'Angelo Barksdale: So you just gonna take his money all day and treat him like a dog?
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: How I'm supposed to treat him?
D'Angelo Barksdale: I don't know. But you ain't gotta punk him like that.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: He punked hisself. He a goddamn drug addict.
D'Angelo Barksdale: And you a goddamn drug *dealer*.
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: So? So *what*? Oh, what, the 'customer's always right'?
Wallace: Yo, we in the projects. The customer be fucked up. You can't give these niggers shit, man.
D'Angelo Barksdale: Why not? Why can't you? Shit, everything else in the world gets sold without people taking advantage, scamming, lying, doing each other dirty. Why it got to be that way with this?
Malik 'Poot' Carr: 'Cause they DOPE fiends.
D'Angelo Barksdale: Yeah, but the game ain't gotta be played like that, yo. You can't tell me this shit can't get done without people beatin' on each other, killing each other, doing each other like dogs. And without all that, you ain't got 5-0 down here on our backs every five minutes. Throwing us around and shit.
Wallace: Sheeit, man.
D'Angelo Barksdale: You think 5-0 care about niggers gettin' high? In the *projects*? Man, 5-0 be down here about the *bodies*, yo. That's what they be down here about. The bodies.

"The Wire: Misgivings (#4.10)" (2006)
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: He's a cold motherfucker.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: It's a cold world, Bodie.
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: Thought you said it was getting warmer, man.
Malik 'Poot' Carr: World going one way, people another.