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.
The Wire doesn't receive the attention of other HBO dramas, but it should. It often surpasses them in the chances it takes and the stories it tells. [1 Jun 2003] Show More
The Wire looks and feels like an ordinary show from some other network that snuck on to the air while the HBO execs' backs were turned. [31 May 2002, p.122] Show More
David Simon and his writers... aren't out to change the world; the slippery slope of civilization is already in place on The Wire and Simon is just out to document how each and every person survives. Or doesn't, as this season quite devastatingly proves. Show More