The Wire Episodes

2002, TV Show

The Wire Episode: "More With Less"

Season 5, Episode 1
Episode Synopsis: In the fifth-season premiere, cutbacks in the police department and at the Baltimore Sun newspaper send shock waves through their respective, disgruntled staffs. Meanwhile, Marlo shakes up Proposition Joe's discussion of East Side distribution, and a front-page story ties a co-op member to city council.
Original Air Date: Jan 6, 2008
Guest Cast Dion Graham: D.A. Rupert Bond Gil Deeble: Hucklebuck Ryan Sands: Off. Lloyd 'Truck' Garrick Sam Freed: James Whiting Anwan Glover: Slim Charles Corey Parker-Robinson: Det. Leandor Sydnor Tom McCarthy: Scott Templeton Neal Huff: Michael Steintorf Dennis Hill Isiah Whitlock Jr.: Sen. R. Clayton Davis Jamie Hector: Marlo Stanfield Eisa Davis Michael Kostroff: Maurice Levy Method Man: Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff Edward Norris: Det. Ed Norris Rick Otto: Det. Kenneth Dozerman Bobby Brown: Off. Bobby Brown Bobby Brown: Off. Bobby Brown Benjamin Busch: Off. Anthony Colicchio David Costabile: Thomas Klebanow Robert F. Chew: Proposition Joe Reg E. Cathey: Norman Wilson Gbenga Akinnagbe: Chris Partlow Clark Johnson: Augustus 'Gus' Haynes Bruce Kirkpatrick: Roger Twigg
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Season 5, Episode 1
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Length: 59:00
Aired: 1/6/2008
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Premiered: June 02, 2002, on HBO
Rating: TV-MA
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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 Simon (`The Corner'), whose richly layered plotlines focused on the city's illegal drug trade in the first season before expanding in scope for the second to include corruption on the waterfront.



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