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 McNulty is monitoring Stringer's car, the car is on the same side of the road, facing away from McNulty's car. The next shot shows Stringer being dropped off by a taxi next to his car. Stringer's car is now on the opposite side of the road, facing towards McNulty. See more
Lesson here, 'Bey: You come at the king, you best not miss...
Performed by Cage
Written by Chris Palko
Courtesy of Eastern Conference Records
Published by Bicycle Music
Played when D walks down the stairs to the party See more