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