Jun. 02, 2002
60 min.
HBO TV Network

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The Wire

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.

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05x10 -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 …

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The show had 5 seasons and 60 episodes air between 2002 and 2008.

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  • Clarke Peters had previously co-starred in The Corner, which was also co-created by David Simon. Delaney Williams also had a small role.
  • The picture on Frank Sobotka's dartboard is of Bob Irsay, the owner of the Indianapolis Colts who moved the team from Baltimore in the middle of the night in late 1983.
  • D'Angelo Barksdale originally lived with his grandmother and collected fancy footwear. He also had a sister who abandoned two children on him.
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