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.
5 seasons , 60 episodes
Dominic West (Jimmy McNulty), Lance Reddick (Cedric Daniels), Sonja Sohn (Kima Greggs), Wood Harris (Avon Barksdale), Idris Elba (Stringer Bell), Wendell Pierce (Bunk Moreland), Clarke Peters (Lester Freamon) more..., Michael Kenneth Williams (Omar Little), Deirdre Lovejoy (Rhonda Pearlman), J.D. Williams (Bodie Broadus), Jamie Hector (Marlo Stanfield), Aidan Gillen (Tommy Carcetti), Andre Royo (Bubbles), Seth Gilliam (Ellis Carver), Frankie Faison (Ervin Burrell), Domenick Lombardozzi (Herc), Corey Parker Robinson (Leander Sydnor), Jim True-Frost (Roland Pryzbylewski), Robert Wisdom (Howard "Bunny" Colvin), Isiah Whitlock Jr. (Clay Davis), Michael Kostroff (Maurice Levy), John Doman (William Rawls), Gbenga Akinnagbe (Chris Partlow), Felicia Pearson (Snoop), Lawrence Gilliard Jr. (D'Angelo Barksdale), Hassan Johnson (Roland 'Wee-Bay' Brice), Tray Chaney (Malik 'Poot' Carr)
Joe Chappelle (Co-Executive Producer), Nina Kostroff-Noble (Executive Producer), Eric Overmyer (Producer), George Pelecanos (Producer), Ed Burns (Producer), David Simon (Executive Producer), Robert F. Colesberry (Producer) more..., David Simon (Producer), Joe Chappelle (Producer), Nina Kostroff-Noble (Producer), Nina Kostroff-Noble (Co-Executive Producer), Robert F. Colesberry (Executive Producer),
Blown Deadline Productions
McNulty is in a tight spot when Major Rawls gives him a week to report back to his old job.
The police are investigating the murder of William Gant. They find a witness.
D'Angelo Barksdale teaches the boys how to play chess.