Orlando is still itching to get in on the action and tries to make a buy only to find that the seller is actually an undercover State policeman. Once arrested, he's keen to make a deal and finger Avon Barksdale. At the same time, the Deputy Chief is fed up with the length and growing complexity of the investigation and orders Lt. Daniels to set up a drug buy using Orlando as the go between. Daniels isn't too keen feeling they will get a conviction with he information from the wire. Greggs accompanies Orlando on the buy but walks into a trap. Greggs' confidential informant, Bubbles, has gone three days without drugs and decides to try and go straight. Omar meanwhile decides to get out of town for a while and goes to New York. McNulty reaches out to Wallace when he hears the young man was shaken by Brandon's killing. Written by
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Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
So what's the name of your fish?
Wendell O. - as in "Oh shit, I tried to buy from a State Police" - Blocker.
References A River Runs Through It