The Wire Episodes

2002, TV Show

The Wire Episode: "Unconfirmed Reports"

Season 5, Episode 2
Episode Synopsis: McNulty has a revelation after a visit to the morgue; Gus's misgivings about a story on baseball's opening day fall on deaf ears; Marlo sees a familiar face from the West Side while pursuing a business deal; Walon urges a reluctant Bubbles to share some troubling information; Chris and Snoop take advantage of the police department's budget cuts; Davis pleads with Burrell to intervene on his behalf.
Original Air Date: Jan 13, 2008
Guest Cast Tom McCarthy: Scott Templeton Reg E. Cathey: Norman Wilson Steve Earle: Walon Gbenga Akinnagbe: Chris Partlow Brendan Walsh Chris Ashworth: Sergei Malatov Anthony Mangano Ayoka Dorsey Isiah Whitlock Jr.: Sen. R. Clayton Davis Doug Olear: Agent Terrance Fitzhugh Bruce Kirkpatrick: Roger Twigg Bobby Brown: Off. Bobby Brown Bobby Brown: Off. Bobby Brown Jamie Hector: Marlo Stanfield Neal Huff: Michael Steintorf Michael Kostroff: Maurice Levy Clark Johnson: Augustus 'Gus' Haynes David Costabile: Thomas Klebanow Corey Parker-Robinson: Det. Leandor Sydnor
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Season 5, Episode 2
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Length: 59:00
Aired: 1/13/2008
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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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