Tuesday, July 17th, 2007
6: The Wire: Tapping The Wire
Long-time Wire fan Charlie Brooker takes a journey to the mean streets of Baltimore to meet the cast and crew of the series, and undertakes a mission to explain what makes The Wire the best cop show ever made.
Saturday, December 15th, 2007
1: The Wire: When Bunk Met McNulty (2000)
One of three short prequel films shot during production of the Wire's fifth season and offered via HBO On Demand. McNulty shows up for his first day as Bunk's partner.
Saturday, December 15th, 2007
2: The Wire: Young Omar (1985)
One of three short prequel films shot during production of the Wire's fifth season and offered via HBO On Demand. Omar's first stick-up.
Saturday, December 15th, 2007
3: The Wire: Young Proposition Joe (1962)
One of three short prequel films shot during production of the Wire's fifth season and offered via HBO On Demand. An elementary school-aged Prop Joe shows his entrepreneurial tendencies
Thursday, December 20th, 2007
4: The Wire: Odyssey
Creator David Simon and members of the cast take you on a retrospective journey through the streets of Baltimore, and the first four seasons of "The Wire."
Friday, December 21st, 2007
5: The Wire: The Last Word
The role of the media is explored in this special that focuses on the upcoming fifth season of HBO's acclaimed drama series The Wire.
Sunday, June 2nd, 2002
1: The Target
Baltimore detective Jimmy McNulty gets assigned to a new task force.
Sunday, June 9th, 2002
2: The Detail
McNulty feels the heat when a witness who testified against D'Angelo is killed.
Sunday, June 16th, 2002
3: The Buys
The early-morning "field interviews" by Herc, Carver and Prez result in a minor riot.
Sunday, June 23rd, 2002
4: Old Cases
Greggs and McNulty try to get Hardcase to turn informant.
Sunday, June 30th, 2002
5: The Pager
McNulty's detail finally gets "clone" pagers to track Barksdale and his gang.
Sunday, July 7th, 2002
6: The Wire
McNulty and Greggs ask for a delay in a murder bust in order to preserve the wiretap.
Sunday, July 21st, 2002
7: One Arrest
Tipped off by the wire, Greggs, Herc, Carver and Freamon make a bust.
Sunday, July 28th, 2002
An unlikely source gives McNulty the tag of Stringer Bell's car. Later, Omar earns his 'loose cannon' reputation.
Sunday, August 4th, 2002
9: Game Day
Barksdale plays an expensive game of one-upmanship with an east-side rival.
Sunday, August 11th, 2002
10: The Cost
With Wallace in custody, McNulty and Daniels must figure out what to do with him in the time before he testifies.
Sunday, August 18th, 2002
11: The Hunt
Burrell orders Daniels to hit dealers for results that will impress the media. Meanwhile, Greggs is in the ICU.
Sunday, September 1st, 2002
12: Cleaning Up
With the detail's future hanging in the balance, Daniels faces off against Burrell and his political allies.
Sunday, September 8th, 2002
Daniels and McNulty turn to a higher authority to crack the case.
Sunday, June 1st, 2003
1: Ebb Tide
Det. McNulty—exiled to police-boat duty—makes a shocking discovery in the Baltimore harbor.
Sunday, June 8th, 2003
2: Collateral Damage
Major Valchek gets back at Sobotka for the church gift fiasco and a feud begins.
Sunday, June 15th, 2003
3: Hot Shots
Bunk and Freamon chase their crime scene, a container ship, to Philly.
Sunday, June 22nd, 2003
4: Hard Cases
Sobotka reprimands his nephew Nick for stealing the cameras and orders him to bring the cargo back.
Sunday, June 29th, 2003
Ziggy loses his prized Camaro to drug dealers who aren't buying his alibis about not paying up.
Sunday, July 6th, 2003
6: All Prologue
Trying to let go of police work and return to his marriage, McNulty gives up on identifying his Jane Doe.
Sunday, July 13th, 2003
Russell tells Sobotka the investigation is over, but a computer is cloned, and when a container goes missing, the cops follow.
Sunday, July 27th, 2003
8: Duck and Cover
McNulty is back to his old self, on a drunken binge of legendary proportions.
Sunday, August 3rd, 2003
9: Stray Rounds
Bodie's effort to improve sales ends disastrously, forcing Bell to rethink his strategy.
Sunday, August 10th, 2003
10: Storm Warnings
Bodie is unhappy that Proposition Joe's people are slinging on his turf.
Sunday, August 17th, 2003
11: Bad Dreams
With the clock ticking, the Detail makes a desperate move. Daniels reams out Landsman for dropping the ball.
Sunday, August 24th, 2003
12: Port in a Storm
The Detail suffers a setback, while Russell and Bunk revisit Philly to look for evidence.
Sunday, September 19th, 2004
1: Time After Time
A wave of urban reform brings down the notorious Franklin Terrace public housing towers.
Sunday, September 26th, 2004
2: All Due Respect
Omar continues his bold strikes on Barksdale stash houses, which are now heavily guarded.
Sunday, October 3rd, 2004
3: Dead Soldiers
Colvin feels the sting of Burrell and Rawls during a Comstat assessment of his district's felony numbers.
Sunday, October 10th, 2004
West Baltimore residents get some surprising straight talk at a community meeting from Major Colvin.
Sunday, October 17th, 2004
5: Straight and True
Frustrated in his reform efforts, Colvin delivers a message to the next level of corner management.
Sunday, October 31st, 2004
Stringer Bell gets an education in construction management; Bunk uses shoe-leather to catch up with Omar.
Sunday, November 7th, 2004
7: Back Burners
Herc discovers a blast from the past, which he belatedly reveals to his ex-colleagues.
Sunday, November 14th, 2004
8: Moral Midgetry
With Amsterdam running full-tilt, Carver and Truck discover there really is no honor among thieves.
Sunday, November 21st, 2004
Responding to an officer's call for help, McNulty and Prez turn down the wrong alley, with unexpected results.
Sunday, November 28th, 2004
Brother Mouzone returns to Baltimore on a mission of revenge and casts a wide net in his search for Omar.
Sunday, December 12th, 2004
11: Middle Ground
The wire begins to yield info about the Barksdale organization, though links to the top are elusive.
Sunday, December 19th, 2004
12: Mission Accomplished
A reticent Avon readies his troops for a seemingly endless war against Marlo.
Sunday, September 10th, 2006
1: Boys of Summer
Four boys play out their summer; Royce and Carcetti hit the campaign trail.
Sunday, September 17th, 2006
2: Soft Eyes
Pearlman is on thin ice; Marlo plays Robin Hood; Prez preps for school; Carcetti drops a bombshell on Royce.
Sunday, September 24th, 2006
3: Home Rooms
Royce takes extreme measures; the detail gets a new boss and agenda; Prez survives his first day at school.
Sunday, October 1st, 2006
A major case gets a new detective; Marlo is burned in poker; Colvin and Cutty get new jobs in the school system.
Sunday, October 8th, 2006
Burrell feels the heat from Royce; Marlo tries to enlist Michael; Dukie debunks Randy's 'special dead' theory.
Sunday, October 15th, 2006
6: Margin of Error
Carcetti responds to a campaign smear; Randy makes a startling revelation; Marlo proves elusive.
Sunday, October 29th, 2006
7: Unto Others
Royce and Carcetti make their peace; Prez has a good day; Greggs uses 'soft eyes' at a crime scene.
Sunday, November 5th, 2006
8: Corner Boys
Carcetti makes the rounds; Colvin uses corner logic in class; Daniels sees his stock rising.
Sunday, November 12th, 2006
9: Know Your Place
Bubbles fingers a witness for Herc; Colvin offers an incentive; Andre turns to Proposition Joe for help.
Sunday, November 19th, 2006
Burrell sends out a mandate; Kevin comes clean to Marlo; Bubbles gets payback; Chris takes care of a problem.
Sunday, November 26th, 2006
11: A New Day
Carcetti faces a dilemma; Randy gets the cold shoulder; Omar makes a power play; Freamon has a revelation.
Sunday, December 3rd, 2006
12: That's Got His Own
Freamon seeks help in City Hall; Bubbles gets desperate; Michael rejects his past; Omar strikes again.
Sunday, December 10th, 2006
13: Final Grades
Namond, Randy and Dukie adjust to new realities; Michael is promoted; Omar makes Prop Joe an offer.
Sunday, January 6th, 2008
1: More with Less
Budget cuts hit the police hard; corporate downsizing frustrates the staff of a local newspaper.
Sunday, January 13th, 2008
2: Unconfirmed Reports
McNulty decides to take matters into his own hands; Marlo takes care of unfinished business.
Sunday, January 20th, 2008
3: Not for Attribution
Carcetti's police plans are leaked to the press; Marlo cleans up his cash.
Sunday, January 27th, 2008
The police brass changes; McNulty and Freamon look for bodies; Prop Joe pays his last respects.
Sunday, February 3rd, 2008
5: React Quotes
Marlo's new alliance gives Freamon and McNulty a fresh lead; the press turns to a breaking story.
Sunday, February 10th, 2008
6: The Dickensian Aspect
Templeton makes headlines; Bunk follows up on old leads; McNulty takes an interest in the homeless.
Sunday, February 17th, 2008
An unexpected call puts Templeton and the paper back in the spotlight--and gets McNulty unwanted extra attention.
Sunday, February 24th, 2008
Bunk returns a McNulty favor; Carcetti is forced to make deals; Hayes asks Templeton about his sources.
Sunday, March 2nd, 2008
9: Late Editions
Freamon's hard work pays off with a promising lead, though McNulty isn't in the mood to celebrate.
Sunday, March 9th, 2008
McNulty and Freamon face the consequences of their actions, while Carcetti tries to save face.