The Wire (2002–2008)
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In the Season Four finale, the bodies from the vacants pile up while Burrell offers his support to Daniels and admonishes Rawls for crossing him. A distraught Bubbles finds himself at his wit's end after his revenge plan backfires.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
... Dep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
... Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell
... Mayor Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman
... Det. Lester Freamon
... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
... Col. Cedric Daniels
... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
... Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski
... Howard 'Bunny' Colvin
... Sgt. Ellis Carver
... Sgt. Thomas 'Herc' Hauk
... Norman Wilson
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Distraught at Sherrod's death, Bubbles attempts to commit suicide. Carcetti agonizes about whether to take the governor's financial offer, fearing it could be used against him if he makes a run for governor himself in two years. As Cutty recovers from being shot by Michael's crew, Colvin makes an interesting suggestion regarding Namond. Freamon re-enlists Greggs into the MCU, and begins to build his investigation into the bodies in the vacants. With the case sprawling, Burrell gives Daniels a free hand to oversee it as he sees fit, leading to Freamon bringing Chris and Snoop in for DNA sampling. Bodie reaches breaking point over Marlo's murder of his people, and turns to McNulty for help. As the New Day debate how to handle Omar's robbery of their shipment, Prop Joe introduces Marlo to Vondas. Meanwhile, Omar tries to sell Joe back his own drugs. Test day arrives in Tilghman Middle School, as Dukie makes a decision about his future. With Randy's foster-mother badly burned after the ... Written by Bertaut

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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10 December 2006 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Visiting Bubbles in the hospital, Waylon wears a leather jacket decorated with a 'Copperhead Road' patch. This was an album released by the actor playing Waylon, Steve Earle. See more »

Goofs

When Colvin and Parenti are waiting for a meeting at the Mayor's office, there is a piece of black wire lying at Colvin's feet, probably left there by the crew. See more »

Quotes

Off. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: You're a soldier, Bodie.
Preston 'Bodie' Broadus: Hell yeah.
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References Dog Day Afternoon (1975) See more »

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Way Down in the Hole
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Performed by DoMaJe
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