The Wire (2002–2008)
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Responding to an officer's call for help, McNulty and Prez turn up the wrong alley with unanticipated results. Cutty is surprised to find help from within Baltimore's power structure for ... See full summary »

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Responding to an officer's call for help, McNulty and Prez turn up the wrong alley with unanticipated results. Cutty is surprised to find help from within Baltimore's power structure for his proposed boxing gym. Omar decides to go it alone against Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell. Bubbles is wired up and sent into Amsterdam Written by Anonymous

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Trivia

McNulty proclaims, "How many out there can do what we do? Don Warden, Ed Burns, Gary Childs out in the county, John O'Neil and Steve Cleary over in Woodlawn, oh they bring it in, but there's not many". This is a winking reference to Ed Burns, one of the writer's and show's creator, also a police officer for many years. Don Warden was also a detective for the BPD See more »

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When McNulty/Prez first step out to pick up Chinese food for the others, it is daytime. The scene then cuts back and forth between story lines such as Stringer/Avon where it is daytime, back to McNulty/Prez still picking up Chinese but now it's night, over to Daniels/Pearlman's meeting with the Feds during the daytime, then finally back to the Chinese food run still at night. (It could have just been a really long food run). See more »

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Omar Little: I damn near got that woman killed, yo. Y'all should've seen me in Sinai Hospital while they stitching her up, lying about why somebody wanna shoot me down the street. That woman think I work in a cafeteria.
Kimmy: Cafeteria?
Omar Little: At the airport, yeah.
Kimmy: The airport? Why the airport?
Omar Little: 'Cause I know she ain't gonna never go down there to go dining, that's why! Hey, yo, Kimmy, this ain't funny, yo! That woman raised me! And for as long as I been grown, once a month I been with her on a church Sunday, telling ...
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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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