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