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Avon, Stringer and Wee-Bey discuss how best to deal with Omar after the attempted hit on Avon, deciding to let him think they want peace, whilst secretly planning to kill him. As such, Omar... See full summary »

Director:

Brad Anderson

Writers:

David Simon (created by), David Simon (teleplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic West ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
John Doman ... Maj. William A. Rawls (credit only)
Idris Elba ... Russell 'Stringer' Bell
Frankie Faison ... Dep. Comm. for Operations Ervin H. Burrell (as Frankie R. Faison)
Lawrence Gilliard Jr. ... D'Angelo Barksdale (as Larry Gilliard Jr.)
Wood Harris ... Avon Barksdale
Deirdre Lovejoy ... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman
Wendell Pierce ... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
Lance Reddick ... Lt. Cedric Daniels
Andre Royo ... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
Sonja Sohn ... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Peter Gerety ... Judge Daniel Phelan
Callie Thorne ... Elena McNulty
Seth Gilliam ... Det. Ellis Carver
Domenick Lombardozzi ... Det. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk (credit only)
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Storyline

Avon, Stringer and Wee-Bey discuss how best to deal with Omar after the attempted hit on Avon, deciding to let him think they want peace, whilst secretly planning to kill him. As such, Omar and Stringer meet for a parley, with security provided by Prop Joe. Meanwhile, Stringer insists on decreasing Avon's visibility in light of the detail's attempt to follow him after the basketball game. An irritable Phelan signs an affidavit for the new phone being used by the pit crew, and Pearlman tells McNulty that he is not up for automatic re-election, possibly because of the feathers he has ruffled due to his involvement with the Barksdale case. D'Angelo tries to understand why Shardene has left him, and after being clean for three days, Bubbles gets some advice from Waylon, before turning to Greggs for support. Meanwhile, McNulty attempts to flip Wallace, and the detail identifies Barksdale's main stash house. However, when Orlando's attempt to purchase weight gets him a lot more than he ... Written by Bertaut

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 August 2002 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby (Dolby Surround)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Trivia

In the scene with Kima Greggs and her girlfriend Cheryl and the girls drinking in the bar, Kima is drinking an Australian "Fosters" Brand stubby of beer - obviously an imported beer in Bal'more. See more »

Quotes

Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs: [recounting a memory] He says, "Here you go, rook." That's all he says. "Here you go, rook." And then he dropped the bracelets and walked away.
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Connections

References A River Runs Through It (1992) See more »

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Hater Players
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Performed by Black Star
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