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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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