McNulty uses his children to tail Stringer after a chance encounter in a local market, with one of them getting his license plate. As the detail discuss the implications of the pit phones being disconnected, speculating the crew are going to start using phones outside their immediate area of operations, Herc and Carver prepare for the sergeant's exam. Stinkum, Wee-Bey and Savino raid Omar's pad, but he is nowhere to be found. Avon is unhappy when he learns of Orlando's proposal to D'Angelo. Meanwhile, Greggs and Carver arrest a driver picking up a large amount of cash from the towers, but are surprised to learn he is an aide to State Senator Clay Davis. Burrell is furious with this turn of events and confronts Daniels about the direction in which the case is heading, giving him one week to secure a charge on Avon and/or Stringer. Phelan, however, tells Burrell he wants the full thirty days of surveillance assigned by the court. As Wee-Bey and Stinkum attempt to take over new territory... Written by
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The title refers to the classes Stringer takes, Wallace teaching the math problems to the child in his charge, Judge Phelan showing his control over Burrell to McNulty, the sergeant's exam Herc and Carver take, Freamon teaching Kima about the use of instinct in solving cases, Kima learning that she made an error on the Omar witness case, and Omar teaching a lesson to the Barksdale soldiers. It may also refer to McNulty teaching his sons how to tag a suspect when he has them follow Stringer. See more
When Det. Freamon is showing Kima pictures of the strippers, one photo is labeled Department of Motor Vehicles and referred as a "DMV" photo, but Maryland does not have a Department of Motor Vehicles, instead it has a Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). See more
Look man, I do what I can do to help y'all. But the game is out there, and it's either play or get played.
Gentle On My Mind
Written by John Hartford
Performed by John Hartford See more