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The Wire

  • 2003
  • Season 2
  • 12 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...

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Episode 7: Backwash

Summary

Beadie tells Sobotka the investigation at the docks is over, but she and Freamon use a cloned computer to monitor traffic at the port and when a container goes missing they track the shipment back to a warehouse. Proposition Joe discusses a deal with Stringer to revitalise the Barksdale operation, but Avon turns it down, while Rawls tries to persuade Daniels to take on the Jane Doe homicides investigation.

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Det Jimmy McNultyDominic West
Det Lester FreamonClarke Peters
Off Beatrice `Beadie' RussellAmy Ryan
Lt Cedric DanielsLance Reddick
Det William `Bunk' MorelandWendell Pierce
Det Ellis CarverSeth Gilliam
Roland `Prez' PryzbylewskiJim True-Frost
Det Shakima GreggsSonja Sohn
Maj William A RawlsJohn Doman
Russell `Stringer' BellIdris Elba
Avon BarksdaleWood Harris
Joseph `Proposition Joe' StewartRobert F Chew
Frank SobotkaChris Bauer
Nick SobotkaPablo Schreiber
Ziggy SobotkaJames Ransone
Spiros `Vondas' VondopoulosPaul Ben-Victor

Crew

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DirectorThomas J Wright
WriterRafael Alvarez

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  • Episode 7

    Backwash

    Summary

    Beadie tells Sobotka the investigation at the docks is over, but she and Freamon use a cloned computer to monitor traffic at the port and when a container goes missing they track the shipment back to a warehouse. Proposition Joe discusses a deal with Stringer to revitalise the Barksdale operation, but Avon turns it down, while Rawls tries to persuade Daniels to take on the Jane Doe homicides investigation.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Det Jimmy McNultyDominic West
    Det Lester FreamonClarke Peters
    Off Beatrice `Beadie' RussellAmy Ryan
    Lt Cedric DanielsLance Reddick
    Det William `Bunk' MorelandWendell Pierce
    Det Ellis CarverSeth Gilliam
    Roland `Prez' PryzbylewskiJim True-Frost
    Det Shakima GreggsSonja Sohn
    Maj William A RawlsJohn Doman
    Russell `Stringer' BellIdris Elba
    Avon BarksdaleWood Harris
    Joseph `Proposition Joe' StewartRobert F Chew
    Frank SobotkaChris Bauer
    Nick SobotkaPablo Schreiber
    Ziggy SobotkaJames Ransone
    Spiros `Vondas' VondopoulosPaul Ben-Victor

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorThomas J Wright
    WriterRafael Alvarez

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