The Wire

A complex, impeccably acted crime drama set in Baltimore that follows the thread of a single police investigation, from the perspectives of both law-enforcement officials and the criminals they're pursuing. The Peabody-winning series was created by David Simon (`The Corner'), whose richly layered plotlines focused on the city's illegal drug trade in the (more…)

Season 1, Episode 1 The Target

First Aired: June 2, 2002

After making comments to a judge about police procedure, McNulty (Dominic West) is assigned to a new detail created to bring down a known drug dealer (Wood Harris). Greggs: Sonja Sohn. Bunk: Wendell Pierce. Daniels: Lance Reddick. D'Angelo: Larry Gilliard Jr. Stringer: Idris Elba.

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  • Premiered: June 2, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • Premise: A complex, impeccably acted crime drama set in Baltimore that follows the thread of a single police investigation, from the perspectives of both law-enforcement officials and the criminals they're pursuing. The Peabody-winning series was created by David S… (more)

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