Jun. 02, 2002
60 min.
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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.


The Wire Season 1 (2002)

1x01 1 1x01 The Target
During the trial of D'Angelo Barksdale, a mid-level dealer accused of murder, the prosecution's star witness takes back her testimony, resulting in a not guilty verdict. After the trial, ...
Jun. 02, 2002
1x02 1 1x02 The Detail
Carver, Herc and Pryzblewski abuse their authority in the Terrace. Meanwhile, D'Angelo gets an earful from his uncle Avon after his talk with police.
Jun. 09, 2002
1x03 1 1x03 The Buys
Bubbles ends up giving Sydnor fashion tips to help him go undercover and score drugs in the projects. The detectives inquiries end up causing a riot and leave a young boy without an ...
Jun. 16, 2002
1x04 1 1x04 Old Cases
Greggs and McNulty desperately try to get Hardcase to turn informant as the arraignment begins for those caught in the raid. Barksdale places a bounty on gang rival, Omar. Meanwhile, ...
Jun. 23, 2002
1x05 1 1x05 The Pager
Carver and Herc end up taking Bodie back into custody. Omar notices that his crew is beginning to disappear, one by one, and thinks he knows who is involved. McNulty and Greggs must ...
Jun. 30, 2002
1x06 1 1x06 The Wire
Brandon's body is discovered in a lot next door Poot and Wallace's house. Wallace gets worried whenAvon rewards him and D'Angelo with some extra money for getting rid of Brandon. Omar, ...
Jul. 07, 2002
1x07 1 1x07 One Arrest
After listening in on the wire, Greggs, Herc, Carver and Freamon make a bust, but the incident makes Avon and Stringer very suspicious and they decide it's time to stop dealing in the ...
Jul. 21, 2002
1x08 1 1x08 Lessons
McNulty decides to play a game with his sons that yields Stringer's license plate number. Greggs and Carver are more than thrilled when the arrest a congressional aide who has some ...
Jul. 28, 2002
1x09 1 1x09 Game Day
Avon tries his best to stay one step ahead of a crosstown rival, but it ends up costing him. Herc and Carver end up lightening Wee-Bey's wallet. Freamon, Prez and Sydnor finally trace ...
Aug. 04, 2002
1x10 1 1x10 The Cost
Now that the police have Wallace in their custody , McNulty, Daniels, and Pearlman have to figure out just what they must do with him during the months before he is slated to testify. ...
Aug. 11, 2002
1x11 1 1x11 The Hunt
After the detail's scheduled drug bust goes wrong, Greggs winds up in intensive care and McNulty blames himself for what happened. The police step up the hunt for Savino, Wee-Bey and ...
Aug. 18, 2002
1x12 1 1x12 Cleaning Up
Since the tapped pay phones are on the blink, McNulty and Daniels have to try to listen in by wiring Barksdale's back office at his club. Although the detail does not know it, Wallace ...
Sep. 01, 2002
1x13 1 1x13 Sentencing
McNulty, Bunk and Pearlman head to New Jersey to interview D'Angelo. In hopes they can continue the case, Daniels and McNulty have to turn to a higher authority. Brianna Barksdale joins ...
Sep. 08, 2002
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