The Corner (2000)

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Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war.

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 Gary McCullough (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Fran Boyd (6 episodes, 2000)
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 DeAndre McCullough (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Fat Curt (6 episodes, 2000)
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 George 'Blue' Epps (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Tyreeka Freamon (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Bunchie Boyd (6 episodes, 2000)
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 DeRodd (6 episodes, 2000)
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 R.C. (6 episodes, 2000)
Reg E. Cathey ...
 Scalio (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Reporter (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Drug Dealer (6 episodes, 2000)
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 Street Dealer 2000 (6 episodes, 2000)
Tyra Ferrell ...
 Ella Thompson (5 episodes, 2000)
Delon Browne ...
 Boo (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Dinky (5 episodes, 2000)
John Epps ...
 Tae (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Officer Bob Brown (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Himself (5 episodes, 2000)
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 Veronica 'Ronnie' Boice (4 episodes, 2000)
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 Stevie Boyd (4 episodes, 2000)
Bonita L. Cartwright ...
 Roberta (4 episodes, 2000)
Robin Michelle McClamb ...
 Rita Hale (4 episodes, 2000)
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 Bread (4 episodes, 2000)
Duane Chandler Rawlings ...
 Hungry (4 episodes, 2000)
Derren Fuentes ...
 Officer Tucker (4 episodes, 2000)
Fran Boyd ...
 Detox Clerk / ... (4 episodes, 2000)
Clayton LeBouef ...
 Scoogie (3 episodes, 2000)
J. Valenteen Gregg ...
 W.M. (3 episodes, 2000)
Ron Brice ...
 Tony (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Ricardo 'Cardy' McCullough (3 episodes, 2000)
Robert Harley ...
 Brooks (3 episodes, 2000)
Kathryn Kelley ...
 Adelaide (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Mary (3 episodes, 2000)
Joe Laney ...
 House (3 episodes, 2000)
Terry Hamlin ...
 Bryan Mathis (3 episodes, 2000)
E. Dawn Samuel ...
 Rose Davis (3 episodes, 2000)
Rodney Scott ...
 Young DeAndre (3 episodes, 2000)
Krystal Morris ...
 Officer Jenerette (3 episodes, 2000)
Bobby J. Brown ...
 Officer Ira Weiner (3 episodes, 2000)
Dennis Wilson ...
 Tee-Tee (3 episodes, 2000)
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 Marvin (2 episodes, 2000)
Denise Diggs ...
 Sherry (2 episodes, 2000)
Justin Omar Smith ...
 Little Stevie (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Bugsy (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Will (2 episodes, 2000)
Eugene R. Little ...
 Gee Money (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Doug (2 episodes, 2000)
Lorenzo Heard ...
 Dennis (2 episodes, 2000)
Willette Thompson ...
 Antoinette (2 episodes, 2000)
Mia Arnice Chambers ...
 Peaches (2 episodes, 2000)
Jacqui Allen ...
 Mrs. Taylor (2 episodes, 2000)
Chantia L. Thomas ...
 Shanelle (2 episodes, 2000)
Denise Preddy ...
 Marzell (2 episodes, 2000)
Donyelle Brown-Parish ...
 Wendy's Manager (2 episodes, 2000)
Robert Crenshaw ...
 Fat Rick (2 episodes, 2000)
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 A-rabber (2 episodes, 2000)
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 Scale Guy (2 episodes, 2000)
Courtlon Ward ...
 Foolish Dealer / ... (2 episodes, 2000)
George 'Blue' Epps ...
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Tyreeka Freamon ...
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Chronicles West Baltimore family living in poverty on the front lines of America's drug war.

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On the front lines of America's drug war, one family is living in the crossfire.

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Gripping and Absorbing Drama
1 May 2000 | by (Pasadena, CA) – See all my reviews

"The Corner," adapted from the true-life book, shows how drugs have infested a Baltimore neighborhood and how they have affected the residents.

Each episode starts documentary-style, with director/producer Charles S. Dutton interviewing one of the main characters off-screen. Then, Dutton stops and the audience follows the main characters around their day-to-day existence.

I was really impressed with Dutton's work. The series makes no apologies for the characters' behavior and presents things very realistically. The acting is strong throughout, and I have to single out Khandi Alexander's portrayal of Fran the addict/mother as exceptional.


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