In chronicling a multi-generational family business dealing illegal drugs and the efforts of the Baltimore police to curb their trade, this series draws parallels between these organizations and the men and women on either side of the battle.
Last Episode05x10 -30- Aired: Mar. 09, 2008
A damaging report by Pearlman and Daniels gets a reaction from Carcetti, while Haynes finds little support for his concerns about a reporters …
- Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
- Omar Little
- Det. Shakima 'Kima' Greggs
- Det. William 'Bunk' Moreland
- Det. Lester Freamon
Series Fun Facts
- Robert F. Chew, who played Proposition Joe, selected and mentored many of the child actors.
- D'Angelo Barksdale originally lived with his grandmother and collected fancy footwear. He also had a sister who abandoned two children on him.
- Jermaine Crawford auditioned for the role of Michael Lee before being cast as Dukie Weems.