Avon, Stringer and Wee-Bey discuss how best to deal with Omar after the attempted hit on Avon, deciding to let him think they want peace, whilst secretly planning to kill him. As such, Omar... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Maj. William A. Rawls (credit only)
D'Angelo Barksdale (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
Det. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk (credit only)


Avon, Stringer and Wee-Bey discuss how best to deal with Omar after the attempted hit on Avon, deciding to let him think they want peace, whilst secretly planning to kill him. As such, Omar and Stringer meet for a parley, with security provided by Prop Joe. Meanwhile, Stringer insists on decreasing Avon's visibility in light of the detail's attempt to follow him after the basketball game. An irritable Phelan signs an affidavit for the new phone being used by the pit crew, and Pearlman tells McNulty that he is not up for automatic re-election, possibly because of the feathers he has ruffled due to his involvement with the Barksdale case. D'Angelo tries to understand why Shardene has left him, and after being clean for three days, Bubbles gets some advice from Waylon, before turning to Greggs for support. Meanwhile, McNulty attempts to flip Wallace, and the detail identifies Barksdale's main stash house. However, when Orlando's attempt to purchase weight gets him a lot more than he ... Written by Bertaut

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Crime | Drama | Thriller


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11 August 2002 (USA)  »

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When Omar leaves at the bus station and says goodbye to McNulty, he is asked about New York City. He replies 'There must be something happening, it's too big a town', a line lifted from the Steve Earle song 'New York City' See more »


Proposition Joe: He said y'all would be paying my fee rather than his own, so...
Stringer Bell: Your fee?
Proposition Joe: I'm doing like one of them marriage counselors. Charge by the hour to tell some fool he need to bring some flowers home. And charge another hour telling the bitch she oughta suck some cock every little once in a while. You know, keep a marriage strong like that.
[Omar arrives]
Proposition Joe: Speaking of cocksuckers...
Proposition Joe: [to Omar] Don't believe we met. Proposition Joe. You ever steal from me, I'll kill your whole family.
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References A River Runs Through It (1992) See more »


Power Of The Dollar
Performed by Kool & the Gang
[Plays on Orlando's car radio as he drives]
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the cost, simply that
30 April 2009 | by (Mexico City) – See all my reviews

We have another lesson from Omar; after begin almost killed by Omar Avon says to Stringer that his advice was good advice so they will want to parley with Omar just waiting for the right moment to end with him. I as simple as Omar stops stealing from them and they cancel the bounty but Omar will find out that they are just waiting for that moment, Omar will be moving to NY. Other that is moving is Wallace, here he is picked up and he says pretty much everything to McNulty (except anything of what D'Angelo said to him, certainly D'Angelo was good with him) but most important is that Wallace puts Stringer in the murder of Omar's boyfriend. Now Wallace is going with his grandmother to the shore, practically he is out of the game and certainly that's the best thing that could happen to him.

This is one of those episode that leave you just extremely interested, when the credits start to roll you will be like "I really need to know what is going to happen…NOW". Fortunately I saw this Season on DVD and I will be seeing Season 2 on DVD also. But anyway, here again is the damn Deputy with his sort of trademark "BUY-BUST" so again is the detail doing things that nobody but the Deputy wants. Meet Orlando, he is arrested yet nobody is going to pay his bail, he will help the detail for their and his own good. S*** will go wrong…

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