The Wire (2002–2008)
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Johnny pressures Bubbles to stop snitching for the detail. Cutty lies to his grandmother about going straight. McNulty realizes pursuing Barksdale and Bell is a losing cause, so he turns ... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Attias

Writers:

David Simon (created by), Ed Burns (teleplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Dominic West ... Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
John Doman ... Dep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
Idris Elba ... Russell 'Stringer' Bell
Frankie Faison ... Acting Commissioner Ervin H. Burrell
Aidan Gillen ... Councilman Thomas 'Tommy' Carcetti
Wood Harris ... Avon Barksdale
Deirdre Lovejoy ... Asst. State's Atty. Rhonda Pearlman (credit only)
Clarke Peters ... Det. Lester Freamon
Wendell Pierce ... Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
Lance Reddick ... Lt. Cedric Daniels
Andre Royo ... Reginald 'Bubbles' Cousins
Sonja Sohn ... Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
Jim True-Frost ... Det. Roland 'Prez' Pryzbylewski
Robert Wisdom ... Maj. Howard 'Bunny' Colvin
Seth Gilliam ... Sgt. Ellis Carver
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Storyline

Johnny pressures Bubbles to stop snitching for the detail. Cutty lies to his grandmother about going straight. McNulty realizes pursuing Barksdale and Bell is a losing cause, so he turns his attention to nailing Kintel Williamson. Colvin's free drug dealing zone, now known in the streets as Hamsterdam, scores a small victory. Avon Barksdale emerges from prison to a warm welcome from Stringer Bell. Written by schismpunk

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

TV-MA | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 2004 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

4:3
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Bubbles: No offense, son, but that's some weak-ass thinking. You equivocating like a motherfucker.
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Connections

References CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000) See more »

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The Fall
(uncredited)
Composed by Blake Leyh
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