The Wire

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 (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 8:00am
The Target(Season 1, Episode 1) HBO2

After making comments to a judge about police procedure, McNulty (Dominic West) is assigned to a new detail created to bring down a known drug dealer (Wood Harris). Greggs: Sonja Sohn. Bunk: Wendell Pierce. Daniels: Lance Reddick. D'Angelo: Larry Gilliard (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 9:02am
The Detail(Season 1, Episode 2) HBO2

Carver, Herc and Pryzblewski abuse their authority in the Terrace; D'Angelo gets an earful from his uncle (Wood Harris) after talking to the police; Bubbles provides Greggs with vital information. Bubbles: Andre Royo. Phelan: Peter Gerety. Carver: Seth Gil (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 10:00am
The Buys(Season 1, Episode 3) HBO2

With fashion tips from Bubbles (Andre Royo), Sydnor (Corey Parker-Robinson) goes undercover to score drugs in the projects. Also: the department plans an ill-advised raid; D'Angelo's business acumen impresses Stringer; McNulty and Greggs ask an FBI agent f (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 10:55am
Old Cases(Season 1, Episode 4) HBO2

Bodie (JD Williams) temporarily lands in a juvenile facility after the raid; Avon plots revenge on Omar (Michael K. Williams) and his stickup crew; McNulty learns all will be forgiven if he works quickly. Rawls: John Doman. Avon: Wood Harris. Landsman: Del (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 11:55am
The Pager(Season 1, Episode 5) HBO2

Carver and Herc take Bodie (JD Williams) back into custody; Omar's crew is beginning to disappear; McNulty and Greggs get legal approval to “clone” D'Angelo's pager; Bubbles visits Johnny in rehab. Freamon: Clarke Peters. Wee-Bey: Hassan Johnson. Johnn (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 12:55pm
The Wire(Season 1, Episode 6) HBO2

Rawls (John Doman) gets mad at McNulty all over again after a flap regarding arrest warrants; D'Angelo and Wallace (Michael B. Jordan) receive a gift from Avon; Omar's world starts to cave in around him. Omar: Michael K. Williams. D'Angelo: Larry Gilliard (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 1:55pm
One Arrest(Season 1, Episode 7) HBO2

Avon and Stringer (Idris Elba) shut down operations in the Pit when Greggs (Sonja Sohn) acts on a tip to bust a new supply of drugs. Herc: Domenick Lombardozzi. Carver: Seth Gilliam. Avon: Wood Harris. Bird: Fredro Starr. Avon: Wood Harris. Bunk: Wendell P (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 2:55pm
Lessons(Season 1, Episode 8) HBO2

Omar's reputation for violence is well-earned in a showdown with Barksdale's crew; Greggs and Carver feel the sting of bureaucracy after a significant bust; McNulty gets lucky with information about Stringer. Burrell: Frankie R. Faison. Wee-Bey: Hassan Joh (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 3:52pm
Game Day(Season 1, Episode 9) HBO2

Avon tries to stay one step ahead of a crosstown rival; Herc and Carver lighten Wee-Bey's wallet; Freamon, Prez and Sydnor trace Barksdale's business interests; Omar makes his presence known again. Omar: Michael K. Williams. Shardene: Wendy Grantham. Wee-B (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 4:49pm
The Cost(Season 1, Episode 10) HBO2

An outsider sets up a meeting between Omar and Stringer; McNulty and Daniels worry about the safety of a witness in a murder trial; Orlando makes his move; Carver and Sydnor find one of Barksdale's stash houses; Prez displays another hidden talent. Orlando (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 5:45pm
The Hunt(Season 1, Episode 11) HBO2

In search of favorable press, Burrell calls for drug raids all over the city; Avon notices his numbers are shrinking; Freamon smells a rat. Savino: Christopher J. Clanton. Little Man: Micaiah Jones. Wee-Bey: Hassan Johnson. Freamon: Clarke Peters. Burrell: (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 6:42pm
Cleaning Up(Season 1, Episode 12) HBO2

The detail looks to pierce Avon Barksdale's inner sanctum; Daniels goes head-to-head with Burrell (Frankie R. Faison); D'Angelo takes a business trip to New York City; Wallace comes home. Avon: Wood Harris. D'Angelo: Larry Gilliard Jr. Daniels: Lance Reddi (more…)

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Sat Sep 2 7:39pm
Sentencing(Season 1, Episode 13) HBO2

Avon welcomes his sister (Michael Hyatt) to his new office; D'Angelo ponders a change in plans; Freamon and Bunk trace an important call; McNulty and Daniels face another obstacle. Avon: Wood Harris. D'Angelo: Larry Gilliard Jr. Bunk: Wendell Pierce. Writ (more…)

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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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