After Marlo tells Levy the only people who knew their code were himself, Chris, Cheese and Monk Metcalf (Kwame Patterson), all of whom are in jail, Levy begins to dig into who exactly the police's CI is. Greggs tells Daniels that McNulty and Freamon made up the serial killer, and Daniels in turn tells Carcetti. However, fearing for his campaign for governor, Carcetti orders a cover-up, much to Daniels's disgust. As McNulty tries to talk the homicide department out of throwing more man-hours into the serial killer case, an unanticipated problem presents itself. Elsewhere, Freamon learns who the leak is at the courthouse, and Levy realises the Marlo investigation used an illegal wire, forcing Pearlman to negotiate. At The Sun, when Templeton tries to sneak his biggest fabrication yet into the paper, Haynes decides he has had enough. Meanwhile, Bubbles debates whether to let Fletcher publish his story, the hierarchies at the police department, City Hall and The Sun receive a shake-up, ...
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The original title for this episode was "The Life of Kings" referencing the quote by H.L. Mencken
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City Editor Augustus 'Gus' Haynes
You ever notice that the guys who do that, the Blairs, the Glasses, the Kelleys, they all start with something small, you know. Just a little quote that they clean up. And then it's a whole anecdote. And pretty soon, they're seeing some amazing shit. They're the lucky ones who just happen to be standing on the right street corner in Tel Aviv when the pizza joint blows up and the human head rolls down the street with the eyes still blinking!
Managing Editor Thomas Klebanow
The pictures were sent to him. The police have ...
This Is My Block
Written By Bob Mair, Nick Vincent and Don Reynolds
Performed by G-$tack
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