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Hamsterdam 

Greggs and McNulty recruit Bubbles to gather street intelligence on the Barksdale gang. Cutty seeks out the Barksdale gang after he loses his taste for the straight life. Bunk feels the ... See full summary »

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(as Ernest Dickerson)

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Greggs and McNulty recruit Bubbles to gather street intelligence on the Barksdale gang. Cutty seeks out the Barksdale gang after he loses his taste for the straight life. Bunk feels the pressure to find Dozerman's gun. Daniels worries that Avon Barksdale, having cut a prison deal, will be paroled. Stringer Bell tries to make amends with Donette. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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10 October 2004 (USA)  »

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Trivia

This episode is mistakenly titled "Amsterdam" on the DVD release. The mistake was corrected for the 2015 Blu-ray release, where it is correctly titled "Hamsterdam". See more »

Quotes

Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: He's a boss. Fuck the bosses.
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Connections

References Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) See more »

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My Downfall
(uncredited)
Composed by Sean Combs, The Notorious B.I.G., Darryl McDaniels
Performed by The Notorious B.I.G. featuring DMC
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