The Wire Season 1 Review (83/100)

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70-79 (Very Good)
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1.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Target (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Baltimore Det. Jimmy McNulty finds himself in hot water with his superior Major William Rawls after a drug dealer... (59 mins.)
“ 65 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
2.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Detail (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Lt. Daniels puts his team together but the extra help he's asked includes several less than stellar officers... (59 mins.)
“ 75 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
3.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Buys (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
After two weeks on the job, the team still doesn't have a photo of their principal target, Avon Barksdale... (59 mins.)
“ 77 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
4.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Old Cases (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Bodie walks out of detention pretending to be a janitor but Patty is recovering in hospital and is pleased... (59 mins.)
“ 70 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
5.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Pager (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Avon Barksdale is becoming paranoid and thinks he's being watched. He's also worried his phone is being tapped... (59 mins.)
“ 74 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
6.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Wire (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Avon takes care of Omar's man Brandon but Wallace, who saw Brandon in the arcade, isn't too comfortable when he sees what they've done to him... (59 mins.)
“ 76 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
7.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: One Arrest (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The squad decide to make an arrest when their taps reveal that the low-rise projects are about to be re-supplied... (59 mins.)
“ 78 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
8.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Lessons (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
On an outing with his kids, McNulty manages to get Stringer's license plate number. Omar goes after Stinkum... (59 mins.)
“ 77 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
9.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Game Day (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The team begins to trace Avon Barksdale's money and find that through a variety of dummy companies,... (59 mins.)
“ 78 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
10.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Cost (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
Orlando is still itching to get in on the action and tries to make a buy only to find that the seller is actually an undercover State policeman... (59 mins.)
“ 84 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
11.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Hunt (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
With Greggs in the hospital on life support, the police pull out all of the stops in searching for the shooters... (59 mins.)
“ 82 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
12.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Cleaning Up (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
Stringer reorganizes everything after the raids: no telephones, no pagers and more importantly, no dope now that their main stash has been seized... (59 mins.)
“ 86 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
13.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Sentencing (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Greggs comes out of her coma and manages to identify one of the shooters. She won't play the game of fingering the second shooter... (59 mins.)
“ 79 ” - GibsonExplorer1976