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Air Date: June 2nd, 2002

Network: HBO

Series Summary
A homicide officer and narcotics detective target drug traffickers.

Rating: TVMA

Genres: Crime drama

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  • Those along for the ride since the beginning have rightly come to savor this as one of TV's premier hours --- a meticulously written, superbly acted program that demands undivided attention. [16 Sep 2004] Show More

  • The breadth and ambition of "The Wire" are unrivaled and that taken cumulatively over the course of a season -- any season -- it's an astonishing display of writing, acting and storytelling that must be considered alongside the best literature and filmmaking in the modern era. Show More

  • One of the best series anywhere. [8 Jun 2003] Show More

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Awards

Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
Nominated Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series