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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 David Costabile: Thomas Klebanow Eisa Davis Isiah Whitlock Jr.: Sen. R. Clayton Davis Anwan Glover: Slim Charles Dion Graham: D.A. Rupert Bond Jamie Hector: Marlo Stanfield Bobby Brown: Off. Bobby Brown Bobby Brown: Off. Bobby Brown Method Man: Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff Robert F. Chew: Proposition Joe Reg E. Cathey: Norman Wilson Clark Johnson: Augustus 'Gus' Haynes Rick Otto: Det. Kenneth Dozerman Gbenga Akinnagbe: Chris Partlow Benjamin Busch: Off. Anthony Colicchio Ryan Sands: Off. Lloyd 'Truck' Garrick Sam Freed: James Whiting Dennis Hill Tom McCarthy: Scott Templeton Edward Norris: Det. Ed Norris Corey Parker-Robinson: Det. Leandor Sydnor Neal Huff: Michael Steintorf Michael Kostroff: Maurice Levy Bruce Kirkpatrick: Roger Twigg Gil Deeble: Hucklebuck
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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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