A critically-acclaimed, ensemble television drama that originally aired from 2002-2008 on HBO. Taking place in Baltimore, the show explores the inner-working and relationships among the police department, seaports, illegal drug trade, city government, public schools and print media.

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The meaning of the intro to S01E01 of The Wire

In the intro of season 1, episode 1 of The Wire, detective McNulty and some random dude talk about the Snot Boogie being murdered because of a craps game. What's the meaning behind this intro scene ...
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What happened to “The Greek” in the Wire?

"The Greek" managed to board a plane with Vondas at the end of season 2 therefore avoiding being arrested. I remember a scene in season 5 where Marlo meets Vondas on a park bench which leads to a ...
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How did Bunk cross McNulty?

In Season 1, Episode 7, there is funny, heart-warming bar scene between McNulty and Bunk. They're both drunk and McNulty's laying on all kinds of compliments. Then he closes with "you know why I ...
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Detective Leander Sydnor - What was the point?

You'd be hard pressed to find a bigger fan of 'The Wire' than me. The writing was superlative; amongst the very best ever. Having said that, I always struggled with Detective Leander Sydnor's ...