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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 S (more…)

Premiered: June 2, 2002

Rating: TV-MA

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The Wire Season 3
The heat is on in Baltimore. In Season Three of the gritty HBO drama series, the war on crime is being lost...at a highly inconvenient time. It's an e (more…)
The Wire Season 5
In the fifth and final season of this explosive drama series, the show expands its focus into the media--specifically the role of newspapers in big-ci (more…)
The Wire Season 3
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  • Premiered: June 2, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • 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 S… (more)

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