The Wire (HBO)
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In the city of Baltimore, there are good guys and there are bad guys. Sometimes you need more than a badge to tell them apart. This highly realistic and totally unvarnished drama series chronicles the vagaries of crime, law enforcement, politics, education and media in Baltimore as it follows a team of cops and the criminals they are after.
Starring: Dominic West, Sonja Sohn, Lance Reddick, Wendell Pierce, Idris Elba, Wood Harris, Frankie R. Faison, Clarke Peters, Reg E. Cathey, Deirdre Lovejoy, Seth Gilliam, Domenick Lombardozzi, Jim True-Frost, Glynn Turman, Aidan Gillen
Season One of the HBO drama series follows a joint homicide/narcotics police detail created to investigate a drug-dealing operation.
1. The Target
In the pilot episode, Baltimore detective Jimmy McNulty gets assigned to a new t...
2. The Detail
McNulty feels the heat when a witness who testified against D'Angelo is killed.
3. The Buys
The early-morning 'field interviews' by Herc, Carver and Prez result in a minor riot.
4. Old Cases
Greggs and McNulty try to get Hardcase to turn informant as arraignment begins f...
5. The Pager
McNulty's detail finally gets 'clone' pagers to track Barksdale and his gang, bu...
6. The Wire
McNulty and Greggs ask for a delay in a murder bust in order to preserve the wiretap.
7. One Arrest
Tipped off by the wire, Greggs, Herc, Carver and Freamon make a bust, but the in...
An unlikely source gives McNulty the tag of Stringer Bell's car, and Omar earns ...
9. Game Day
Barksdale plays an expensive game of one-upmanship with an east-side rival.
10. The Cost
With Wallace in custody, McNulty and Daniels must figure out what to do with him...
11. The Hunt
Burrell orders Daniels to hit dealers for results that will impress the media. M...
12. Cleaning Up
With the detail's future hanging in the balance, Daniels faces off against Burre...
In the Season One finale, Daniels and McNulty turn to a higher authority to crac...