The Wire (2002–2008)
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Daniels goes ballistic when the detail gets reassigned to the Western District. Stringer Bell learns from Donette that Brianna is thinking about talking to McNulty. Bunk receives a gift ... See full summary »

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(as Tim Van Patten)

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(created by), (teleplay by) (as Joy Lusco Kecken) | 2 more credits »
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
... Dep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
... Russell 'Stringer' Bell
... Acting Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell
... Councilman Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
... Avon Barksdale
... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman
... Det. Lester Freamon
... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
... Lt. Cedric Daniels
... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
... Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski
... Maj. Howard 'Bunny' Colvin
... Sgt. Ellis Carver
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Daniels goes ballistic when the detail gets reassigned to the Western District. Stringer Bell learns from Donette that Brianna is thinking about talking to McNulty. Bunk receives a gift wrapped surprise. A single cell phone allows Freamon to begin mapping out a communications network for the Barksdale organization. Marlo dispatches a drive-by on a Barksdale drug corner. Written by Anonymous

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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TV-MA | See all certifications »
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7 November 2004 (USA)  »

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Goofs

After Snoop commits the drive by the window of a nearby car is shown to be intact but in subsequent shots the window is completely broken. See more »

Quotes

Sgt. Ellis Carver: [to drug dealers] This shit is like unemployment insurance. Every employer gotta pay in. If I find out anyone been holding out, then he's out of here back on the street getting his head busted. The least y'all can do is look out for your own people a little bit.
Det. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk: What are you, a fuckin' communist?
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In memory of Geraldine Peroni; editor, colleague, friend. 1953-2004 See more »

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References Shrek (2001) See more »

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The Fall
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Composed by Blake Leyh
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