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The Wire Season 3 episodes

Mission Accomplished Season 3, Episode 12

News of Amsterdam reaches the public; Avon prepares for war with Marlo; Cutty comes face-to-face with Fruit (Brandon Fobbs); and Councilman Gray figures out Carcetti has political ambitions. Marlo: Jamie Hector. Gray: Christopher Mann. Bubbles: Andre Royo. read more

Middle Ground Season 3, Episode 11

Carcetti (Aidan Gillen) pays a visit to Amsterdam on a tip from Burrell; Stringer and Avon look back on a long friendship; Omar and Brother Mouzone meet face-to-face; Cutty finds help for his gym. Mouzone: Michael Potts. D'Agostino: Brandy Burre. Royce: Glynn Turman. read more

Reformation Season 3, Episode 10

Colvin deflects a reporter's questions about Amsterdam; Brother Mouzone (Michael Potts) returns to Baltimore on Omar's trail; the rift widens between Stringer and Avon; Daniels and Pearlman appeal to Judge Phelan for a new kind of wiretap; Carcetti worries that his mayoral campaign may affect his friendship with a colleague. Phelan: Peter Gerety. Omar: Michael K. Williams. Colvin: Robert Wisdom. read more

Slapstick Season 3, Episode 9

Carcetti learns that a colleague is planning to run for mayor; Bubbles wears a wire in Amsterdam; Proposition Joe intervenes in the Avon-Marlo dispute; Cutty finds an unlikely ally in his quest to open a gym; gun violence disrupts a longstanding Sunday truce. Proposition Joe: Robert F. Chew. Marlo: Jamie Hector. Gray: Christopher Mann. read more

Moral Midgetry Season 3, Episode 8

Stringer's frustrations with construction hassles are assuaged by Sen. Davis (Isiah Whitlock Jr.); Avon turns his attention to Omar; Brianna meets with McNulty; Prez's sleuthing provides concrete evidence for the detail; Cutty imagines a different career path. Brianna: Michael Hyatt. Marlo: Jamie Hector. Carcetti: Aidan Gillen. read more

Back Burners Season 3, Episode 7

Marlo (Jamie Hector) strikes back at the Barksdale gang; Carcetti calls the mayor on the witness-protection issue; Daniels is furious over his detail's reassignment; Colvin's Amsterdam project is no longer a secret; Greggs and Cheryl hit a rough patch in their relationship. Donette: Shamyl Brown. Terri: Brandy Burre. Royce: Glynn Turman. read more

Homecoming Season 3, Episode 6

Avon ups the ante in the Barksdale gang's feud with Marlo (Jamie Hector); Colvin's rules for the corner dealers still aren't sinking in; Bunk finally finds Omar (Michael K. Williams); Donette tells Brianna that she had a visit from McNulty; the mayor issues Burrell a stern warning about the rise in the city's homicides. Brianna: Michael Hyatt. Donette: Shamyl Brown. Marla: Maria Broom. read more

Straight and True Season 3, Episode 5

Colvin takes another stab at informing the dealers of his latest policies; Avon gets out of jail; Omar's influence may be waning after a recent setback; Cutty is up to his old tricks; McNulty is dismayed by Stringer's entrepreneurial acumen. Bubbles: Andre Royo. Johnny: Leo Fitzpatrick. Marlo: Jamie Hector. read more

Amsterdam Season 3, Episode 4

Bubbles (Andre Royo) canvasses the corners for Greggs; McNulty finds Stringer in unlikely company; Carcetti makes his political ambitions known; Avon attends a parole hearing with his lawyer; Colvin tells it like it is at a community meeting. Donette: Shamyl Brown. Levy: Michael Kostroff. Davis: Isiah Whitlock Jr. read more

Dead Soldiers Season 3, Episode 3

Colvin finds himself in the hot seat after a recent crime wave; Bunk searches for a wounded officer's missing gun; Cutty (Chad L. Coleman) tracks down an old friend; Daniels unveils a new target for the detail; Burrell takes the heat for the mayor after Carcetti leaks a story to the press. Fruit: Brandon Fobbs. Colvin: Robert Wisdom. Omar: Michael K. Williams. read more

All Due Respect Season 3, Episode 2

Burrell (Frankie R. Faison) is advised to play ball with Carcetti in exchange for small favors; Bodie searches for an elusive rival; McNulty probes the death of D'Angelo Barksdale; Colvin reacts to a sting operation gone awry; Greggs has second thoughts about her new home life. Cheese: Method Man. Marlo: Jamie Hector. Cutty: Chad L. Coleman. read more

Time After Time Season 3, Episode 1

Baltimore mayor Royce (Glynn Turman) puts pressure on police commissioner Burrell to keep the murder rate down. Elsewhere, the Barksdale crew eyes new territory after a public-housing project is demolished; a parolee (Chad L. Coleman) tries to start over after 14 years in prison; McNulty and Greggs search for a way to catch Stringer Bell. Burrell: Frankie R. Faison. read more

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Premiered: June 02, 2002, on HBO
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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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