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The Wire

  • 2002
  • Season 1
  • 13 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

From David Simon, creator and co-writer of HBO's triple Emmy-winning mini-series The Corner, this unvarnished, highly realistic HBO series follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge and surveillance, where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime a...

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Episode 9: Game Day

Summary

Avon and rival drug trafficker Proposition Joe hold an Eastside versus Westside basketball game, giving the detectives the first glimpse of their elusive target. Freamon shows Prez and Sydnor how to trace the Barksdale finances and Herc and Carver misplace money they take from Wee-Bey. Omar continues looking for a way to get to Avon and makes a deal with Joe.

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Cast

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Det Jimmy McNultyDominic West
Det Shakima GreggsSonja Sohn
Lt Cedric DanielsLance Reddick
Det William `Bunk' MorelandWendell Pierce
Det Ellis CarverSeth Gilliam
Det Roland `Prez' PryzbylewskiJim True-Frost
Det Leander SydnorCorey Parker Robinson
Det Thomas `Herc' HaukDomenick Lombardozzi
Det Lester FreamonClarke Peters
Omar LittleMichael K Williams
Avon BarksdaleWood Harris
Russell `Stringer' BellIdris Elba
Wee-Bey BriceHassan Johnson
Joseph `Proposition Joe' StewartRobert F Chew

Crew

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DirectorMilco Mancevski
WriterDavid H Melnick
WriterShamit Choksey

All episodes

  • Episode 9

    Game Day

    Summary

    Avon and rival drug trafficker Proposition Joe hold an Eastside versus Westside basketball game, giving the detectives the first glimpse of their elusive target. Freamon shows Prez and Sydnor how to trace the Barksdale finances and Herc and Carver misplace money they take from Wee-Bey. Omar continues looking for a way to get to Avon and makes a deal with Joe.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming providers below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Det Jimmy McNultyDominic West
    Det Shakima GreggsSonja Sohn
    Lt Cedric DanielsLance Reddick
    Det William `Bunk' MorelandWendell Pierce
    Det Ellis CarverSeth Gilliam
    Det Roland `Prez' PryzbylewskiJim True-Frost
    Det Leander SydnorCorey Parker Robinson
    Det Thomas `Herc' HaukDomenick Lombardozzi
    Det Lester FreamonClarke Peters
    Omar LittleMichael K Williams
    Avon BarksdaleWood Harris
    Russell `Stringer' BellIdris Elba
    Wee-Bey BriceHassan Johnson
    Joseph `Proposition Joe' StewartRobert F Chew

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMilco Mancevski
    WriterDavid H Melnick
    WriterShamit Choksey

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