The Wire (2002–2008)
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Moral Midgetry 

Prez impresses the detail with what he's found out from Bodie's cell phone, information that sends McNulty and Greggs on a road trip. Colvin sees the benefits of his plan working. Carcetti ... See full summary »

Director:

Agnieszka Holland

Writers:

David Simon (created by), Richard Price (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic West ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
John Doman ... Dep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
Idris Elba ... Russell 'Stringer' Bell
Frankie Faison ... Acting Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell
Aidan Gillen ... Councilman Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
Wood Harris ... Avon Barksdale
Deirdre Lovejoy ... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman (credit only)
Clarke Peters ... Det. Lester Freamon
Wendell Pierce ... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland (credit only)
Lance Reddick ... Lt. Cedric Daniels
Andre Royo ... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins (credit only)
Sonja Sohn ... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Jim True-Frost ... Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski
Robert Wisdom ... Maj. Howard 'Bunny' Colvin
Seth Gilliam ... Sgt. Ellis Carver
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Storyline

Prez impresses the detail with what he's found out from Bodie's cell phone, information that sends McNulty and Greggs on a road trip. Colvin sees the benefits of his plan working. Carcetti confronts a hurdle he must clear if he wants to run for higher office, while Marlo appears to take the bait set by the Barksdale crew. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 2004 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the first scene, in Hamsterdam, the girl in the car asking for an eight-ball is Dee Dee, an addict who later in the series will become a prostitute (S04 E08) and then a recovering addict (S05 E02). See more »

Goofs

When McNulty is talking to Brianna about D'Angelo, he throws his tea bag in the garbage but later in the scene the tea bag is still in his cup. See more »

Quotes

Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski: OK, on that burner? I called Trac, gave them the serial number. Trac Corporation told me they sent it to Northland, a purchasing corporation. Northland tells me they sent it to their distribution center in Hagerstown. Hagerstown tells me they sent it to Buddy's Mondo Mart at 1440 Propane Road, Falls Church, Va. That's where it went out into the street.
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Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski: What?
Lt. Cedric Daniels: Did Buddy have them on display to the left or the right of the cash register?
Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski: How would I know that?
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Connections

References Jurassic Park (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
(uncredited)
Written and performed by Hank Williams
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