An unexpected call puts Templeton back in the spotlight--and gets McNulty more attention than he expected. Bunk bucks at Landsman when ordered to help with the force's most recent red ball.

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McNulty abducts and photographs a homeless man, then fakes a call from the serial killer to Templeton, forwarding him the pictures in order to acquire PC for picture intercepts, and sending both the entire police department and The Sun into meltdown. As such, Carcetti authorizes more resources for the investigation, with McNulty finally getting the funds he had initially hoped for. However, with the city in uproar, the situation soon sprawls far beyond anything he envisioned, as everyone in the homicide unit begins to turn to him for help in their own cases. Matters are made even worse when Freamon proves unable to crack the code Marlo is using in his picture messages. When reporter Mike Fletcher (Brandon Young) visits a soup kitchen to interview the homeless about the serial killer, he makes a connection with Bubbles, who is serving food. Meanwhile, Carcetti begins to gear up for his gubernatorial run, whilst Bunk continues to do leg work on the vacant murders, and Omar begins to ... Written by Bertaut

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State Sen. R. Clayton 'Clay' Davis: My brother, let's be fair. I'm providing you with the opportunity to go head to head with the state's attorney in a case that's going to be front page news. For all that profile? Sheeee-it, partner, you should be paying me a fee. Seriously, dog, for twenty thousand cash to my campaign committee, I'll get myself indicted federal, let you go to trial on that. Beat the feds like a stepchild and really make a name for yourself. Fuck you? Naw, son, I'm going to make you. Motherfuckers going to be ...
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