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
Did You Know?
In the montage at the end of this episode, just before Omar disposes of the duffle bag (presumably containing the murder weapons) the camera pans by flyers that say "Re-elect Frank Sobotka", a reference to one of the main characters from season 2. See more
While the police take pictures, Victim 1 is clearly breathing while laying supposedly dead on the floor. See more
The things that make me right for this job, maybe they're the same things that make me wrong for everything else.
References Apocalypse Now
Way Down in the Hole
Written by Tom Waits
Performed by the Neville Brothers See more