Air Date: June 2nd, 2002
A homicide officer and narcotics detective target drug traffickers.
Genres: Crime drama
Season 5 - Episode 10 : - 30 - Mar 9, 2008
Carcetti maps out a damage-control scenario; McNulty asks Landsman to pull police off the homeless case; Haynes' concerns about Templeton fall on deaf ears; Dukie seeks out an old mentor for a loan.
Season 5 - Episode 9 : Late Editions Mar 2, 2008
While Freamon's hard work pays off with a promising lead, McNulty is not in the mood to celebrate; Michael is suspicious about his latest assignment; Bubbles recounts a recent temptation.
Season 5 - Episode 8 : Clarifications Feb 24, 2008
Bunk returns a favor; Carcetti must make political deals; Haynes approaches Templeton about his sources.
Season 5 - Episode 7 : Took Feb 16, 2008
After an unexpected call, Templeton and the newspaper find themselves back in the spotlight; McNulty receives unwanted attention.
Season 5 - Episode 6 : The Dickensian Aspect Feb 10, 2008
Templeton makes headlines; Bunk follows up on old leads; McNulty takes an interest in the homeless.
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