The team investigate a woman who appears to be murdering her husbands for the insurance money.
Did You Know?
Several of the cops on the TV show were inspired by the real-life cops in David Simon
's 1991 book: (list of Fictional Character/Real Cop) 1. Stan Bolander-Det. Donald Worden 2. Frank Pembleton-Det. Harry Edgerton 3. Tim Bayliss - Det. Tom Pellegrini 4. David Brown - Det. John Munch 5. Al Giardello - Lt. Gary D'Addario However, the resemblance between the real detectives and their fictional counterparts is not universally viewed as strong. One source said the only thing Pembleton and Edgerton had in common is that they were both African-American cops in Baltimore. See more
Detective Crosetti claims that at the moment of Abraham Lincoln
's fatal gunshot wound, the only other people in the theater box were John Wilkes Booth and Major Rathbone. He omits mention of Mary Todd Lincoln and Clara Harris. See more
[Bayliss wants to watch Pembleton interrogate a suspect
Det. Frank Pembleton
What you will be privileged to witness will not be an interrogation, but an act of salesmanship - as silver-tongued and thieving as ever moved used cars, Florida swampland, or Bibles. But what I am selling is a long prison term, to a client who has no genuine use for the product.