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
- Senator Clay Davis' catchprase "Sheeeeee-it" didn't appear in the script. It was added by Isiah Whitlock Jr..
- D'Angelo Barksadale is Avon Barksdale's nephew. In reality, Lawrence Gilliard Jr. is only two years younger than Wood Harris and a year older than Idris Elba.
- SPOILER: According to David Simon, Idris Elba took Stringer's death very hard and that he had to assure Elba that he was talented enough get other roles.