Herc's soft-duty job with the mayor takes an unexpectedly hard turn. Despite the potential damage to her career, Pearlman provides Freamon and Sydnor with subpoena ammunition for their 'grizzly bear' hunt in City Hall.



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Pearlman fights Freamon on the issue of subpoenas, worrying about her future career, and hesitant to antagonize Clay Davis and Andy Krawczyk in the lead-up to an election. Freamon, however, argues now is the perfect time to go after those with the most power, as they are under scrutiny. When Davis receives his subpoena, he angrily confronts Royce, who in turn brings the issue to Rawls and Burrell, telling them he wants no more surprises of that nature. Namond visits Wee-Bey in prison, receiving a lecture on the ethics of being a hopper. When he tries to get Bodie to hire Michael, Bodie refuses, but Namond says Michael can have his job. Bunk continues to investigate the murder of Fruit, but finds his prime suspect missing. As Carcetti becomes convinced he is incapable of winning the election, Herc catches Royce in a compromising position, and is advised the situation could be spun into a career opportunity. Later, when a state's witness is killed, Carcetti is handed ammunition for his ... Written by Bertaut

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17 September 2006 (USA)  »

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This is the first episode in which Dominic West does not appear. West requested less screen time for the fourth season so that he could spend more time in his London home with his daughter. See more »


Det. Leander Sydnor: Senator.
[hands Sen. Davis a subpoena]
State Sen. R. Clayton 'Clay' Davis: What the hell is this?
Det. Leander Sydnor: Subpoena for records.
[points to a plaque on the wall]
Det. Leander Sydnor: Sphinx club? Man of the Year!
State Sen. R. Clayton 'Clay' Davis: What kind of bullshit is this? You people must be out yo damn mind!
Det. Leander Sydnor: You were in the Sphinx club? My Uncle used to tend bar over there. Marvin Thompson? Short guy...
State Sen. R. Clayton 'Clay' Davis: What is your name officer?
Det. Leander Sydnor: Detective Sydnor sir.
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