The Wire: Season 3, Episode 7

Back Burners (7 Nov. 2004)

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Daniels goes ballistic when the detail gets reassigned to the Western District. Stringer Bell learns from Donette that Brianna is thinking about talking to McNulty. Bunk receives a gift ... See full summary »

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Daniels goes ballistic when the detail gets reassigned to the Western District. Stringer Bell learns from Donette that Brianna is thinking about talking to McNulty. Bunk receives a gift wrapped surprise. A single cell phone allows Freamon to begin mapping out a communications network for the Barksdale organization. Marlo dispatches a drive-by on a Barksdale drug corner. Written by Anonymous

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Omar returns Dozerman's gun to bunk "gift-wrapped" in the silk tie he wore to Bird's trial in Season 2. See more »

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In episode 4 of this season (Hamsterdam) Bunk talks to a group of kids that Carv and Herc round up about Doserman's missing gun. He says "Glock 9" referring to a 9mm Glock. When he gets the gun back in this episode from Omar via Butchie, Butchie says, "Glock .40 I believe." The gun somehow changes from a Glock 17 or 19 into a Glock 22 or 23. The Baltimore Police Department switched from 9mm to .40 caliber in 2000. Most likely a technical advisor noted the mistaken earlier references to the lost police weapon as a "nine" and they referred to it as a "40" subsequently without explaining the change. See more »

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Butchie: Conscience do cost.
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In memory of Geraldine Peroni; editor, colleague, friend. 1953-2004 See more »

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References Shrek (2001) See more »

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Way Down in the Hole
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Written by Tom Waits
Performed by the Neville Brothers
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