The Wire Season 1 Review (83/100)

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80-84 (Great)
70-79 (Very Good)
60-69 (Good)
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The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Target (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 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 8.4/10 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 8.3/10 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 8.4/10 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 8.4/10 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 8.7/10 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 8.6/10 X  
Burrell reluctantly sides with Daniels in the disagreement with Rawls, giving the detail more time to make a case against Avon... (59 mins.)
“ 78 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
8.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Lessons (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
McNulty uses his children to tail Stringer after a chance encounter in a local market, with one of them getting his license plate... (59 mins.)
“ 77 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
9.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Game Day (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
D'Angelo speaks to Wallace, who tells him he wants to go back to school and get out of the Game. However... (59 mins.)
“ 78 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
10.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Cost (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
Avon, Stringer and Wee-Bey discuss how best to deal with Omar after the attempted hit on Avon, deciding to let him think they want peace... (59 mins.)
“ 84 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
11.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: The Hunt (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
While Greggs' life hangs in the balance, the entire department attempts to hunt down Savino. When Wallace flips... (59 mins.)
“ 82 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
12.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Cleaning Up (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Kima slowly recovers in hospital. Stringer changes operations in the pit and the towers, rendering the wiretaps and clones useless... (59 mins.)
“ 86 ” - GibsonExplorer1976
 
13.
The Wire (2002 TV Series)
Episode: Sentencing (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The detail has enough information to arrest Avon and many of his people, but, with Wallace dead, they are unable to bring a charge against Stringer... (59 mins.)
“ 79 ” - GibsonExplorer1976