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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

User Rating:4.78 out of 5 (250 ratings)

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Chad L. Coleman appeared to have a meltdown on a New York City subway on Friday, according to a video posted by TMZ. The actor -- best known as Tyreese from The Walking Dead and Cutty from The Wire-- was videotaped ranting and stomping up and down th… Read more

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-30- Season 5, Episode 10 Mar 9, 2008 Subscription

In the series finale, Carcetti maps out a damage-control scenario with the police brass in the wake of a startling revelation from Pearlman and Daniels. Their choice: clean up the mess...or hide the dirt. With his leads predictably drying up, McNulty asks Landsman to pull police off the homeless case--until a fresh homicide ramps up the investigation.

Late Editions Season 5, Episode 9 Mar 2, 2008 Subscription

With Steintorf ordering Rawls to initiate 'creative' remedies for the rising crime rate, Freamon's vigilance pays off with a promising lead, sending Sydnor and the department into overdrive.

Clarifications Season 5, Episode 8 Feb 24, 2008 Subscription

Baltimore's renewed police commitment brings fresh recruits to Daniels and McNulty, starting with Carver. Facing a new political challenge, Carcetti is forced to make dangerous political deals. As the Pulitzer season winds down, Haynes approaches Templeton about his sources. Bunk returns a McNulty favor; little Kenard makes a big score; Dukie finds work.

Took Season 5, Episode 7 Feb 17, 2008 Subscription

An unexpected call puts Templeton back in the spotlight--and gets McNulty some unwanted attention. Bunk bucks at Landsman when ordered to help with the force's most recent red ball. Omar sends Marlo a message; Carcetti proves he's still an adept fund-raiser; Carver gift-wraps a witness for Bunk; Bubbles shows a reporter the ropes; Freamon tries to crack a clock code.

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  • Premiered: June 2, 2002
  • Rating: TV-MA
  • User Rating:4.78 out of 5 (250 ratings)
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