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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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Why does Nick Sobotka have a pi tattoo?

Nick Sobotka is a major character in the second season of The Wire. In many scenes we can see that he has a very large letter pi (π) tattooed on the back of his neck. Why does he have this rather ...
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Camera manipulating actor's heights? (Chris Bauer height? The Wire vs For All Mankind)

I've started watching For All Mankind and was pleased to see Chris Bauer in a strong supporting role playing Deke Slayton. I hadn't seen him in anything since he played Frank Sobotka in The Wire In ...