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The Wire

The Wire

Jun 02, 2002 1h 0m US
8.4
1151 votes
  • Drama
  • Crime

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Synopsis

Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.

Title The Wire
First Air Date Jun 02, 2002
Last Air Date Mar 09, 2008
Episodes 60
Seasons 5
Companies Blown Deadline Productions
Keywords drug dealer, newspaper, police, gangster, baltimore, police detective, power politics, newspaper reporter, police precinct, newsroom, workers union, education system, docks, black project
Dominic West

Dominic West

Jimmy McNulty
Lance Reddick

Lance Reddick

Cedric Daniels
Sonja Sohn

Sonja Sohn

Kima Greggs
Wood Harris

Wood Harris

Avon Barksdale
Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce

Bunk Moreland
Clarke Peters

Clarke Peters

Lester Freamon
Deirdre Lovejoy

Deirdre Lovejoy

Rhonda Pearlman
J.D. Williams

J.D. Williams

Bodie Broadus
Seth Gilliam

Seth Gilliam

Ellis Carver
Frankie Faison

Frankie Faison

Ervin Burrell
John Doman

John Doman

William Rawls
Tray Chaney

Tray Chaney

Malik 'Poot' Carr
Hassan Johnson

Hassan Johnson

Roland 'Wee-Bay' Brice