Avon readies his troops for a seemingly endless war against Marlo. The detail works towards the top rungs of the Barksdale organization with the information garnered from the wire. While Royce continues to grapple with Amsterdam, Burrell offers a deal to minimize the fallout. Carcetti's political plans become obvious to his friend and fellow councilman Tony Gray. Bubbles offers his view of the world. McNulty changes tack. Written by
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During the takedown of Hamsterdam, 'The Ride of the Valkyries' is heard, as well as a voice on the radio saying, 'Outstanding, Red Team. Outstanding. Get you a case of beer for that one', an homage to the helicopter attack scene from Apocalypse Now
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While the police take pictures, Victim 1 is clearly breathing while laying supposedly dead on the floor. See more
Don't matter who did what to who at this point. Fact is, we went to war, and now there ain't no going back. I mean, shit, it's what war is, you know? Once you in it, you in it. If it's a lie, then we fight on that lie. But we gotta fight.
References Apocalypse Now
Ride of the Valkyries
Composed by Richard Wagner See more