The Wire: Season 4, Episode 5

Alliances (8 Oct. 2006)

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The ensuing negative attention turns Royce against Burrell, who takes the heat while Rawls comes to the rescue. At school, Prez's reward/punishment program meets with mixed results, and ... See full summary »

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The ensuing negative attention turns Royce against Burrell, who takes the heat while Rawls comes to the rescue. At school, Prez's reward/punishment program meets with mixed results, and Colvin looks to restore order by separating disruptive "corner" kids from more attentive "stoop" ones. Chris tries to enlist Michael into Marlo's ranks, spooking Randy along the way. Dukie debunks Randy's "special dead" theory. Written by WyattJones

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Mayor Clarence V. Royce: I admit I've made some mistakes, Burrell being one of the biggest. But he's got a job for about 10 more days. After the primary, he's gone believe me. And that last stunt - pulling a detective.
State Delegate Odell Watkins: What'd you expect?
Mayor Clarence V. Royce: Not that, huh-uh. Hey, I had nothing to do with that nonsense.
State Delegate Odell Watkins: Now that's a straight-up lie. I was at that damn meeting when you told him "Slow the case down.".
Mayor Clarence V. Royce: I didn't mean...
State Delegate Odell Watkins: Who the hell knows what you mean anymore Clarence? Look at this.
[hands Clarence two campaign flyers]
State Delegate Odell Watkins: Look at...
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