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
Det. Meldrick Lewis
[Two Baltimore homicide, Detectives Steve Crosetti & Meldrick Lewis walk slowly along a street with Belgian block pavers along the waterfront of Fells Point. Both detectives are walking slowly, heads down, searching for a murder weapon that was recently fired. Another name has been added to the Baltimore city homicide tally. They illuminate their path with flashlights. The area has grown quiet now that the bar patrons are now home and tucked in for the night. Lewis longs to be there himself
References High Noon