ALAN SEPINWALL THE WIRE SEASON 1 EPISODE 11 VETERANS

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He makes the most of it, demonstrating how quickly Clay can shift from smooth politican to profane street hustler. Daniels and McNulty face the ire of their superiors for flouting orders for a quick resolution to the case. Archived from the original on October 20, In just a short period of time, Cutty has instilled enough pride in him that he can see this as the beginning of his education, not the end. Are we looking at next summer for Season Herc and Sydnor driving Lester nuts with their chili dog argument, Herc and Sydnor trying really hard not to leer as Ronnie watches them watch Shardene walk with the string around her ankles, and especially Herc’s victory dance at finding out his score on the sergeant’s exam. Retrieved February 22, Like Daniels, he started out in narcotics and on at least one occasion stole money when no one was looking during a bust.

Or on other cop shows, for that matter. He may stick to the letter of the law by excusing himself before those two actively begin discussing whom they need to kill, but Maury’s the one strongly suggesting they have that conversation in the first place. Cool Lester Smooth, who for a while is the only member of the detail other than maybe Daniels, but he’s understandably detained to understand how they might be able to use their resources to catch the shooters, and who pulls off another investigative miracle with his “pull” of the Slice can. His speech in the hospital to McNulty is one of the most inspiring bits of oratory I’ve ever heard to include a line like “You, McNulty, are a gaping a–hole. Middleman, “The Vampiric Puppet Lamentation”: And the last thing you want to do when Cool Lester Smooth is on your trail is to take a shortcut to anything. HAving said that, I’m now watching Season 4 again and that feeling of dread comes on every time I see Randy and Dukie and their smiles.

One question – are the later season DVDs in widescreen??

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He viewed himself not as a drug dealer, but a businessman, one who found a way to make a fortune on the only career path he found open to him, and one who up until his dying moments was trying to both transform and transcend The Game. Retrieved Veteranz 8, This is the latter; scroll up for the veteran-friendly edition.

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Hail to the king, baby The Wire, Season 1, Episode 9: Rawls always did what was asked of him by his superiors, and surely that’s why he was promoted so quickly from major to colonel to Deputy Ops in just a couple of years. One possibility that i’ve thought of is that the shooter could have been Slim Charles. Hey you, get your damn In the one example, there is Daniels’ cool professionalism as he snatches McNulty’s bottle of Jamison’s from him and says, tersely, “Do your job.

The scene in the hospital where they’re all listening to the tape is absolutely devastating. As far as he knew, Bubbs was just another junkie rat.

Some extremely valid points! We know what Hamsterdam is by this point; what matters is the reaction of the man who may get to decide its fate.

Unless I’m reading this wrong, you are being very unfair to Carver, who learns a lot throughout the series and seems poised to become the next Major Colvin. One of the things I’m missing in watching “Generation Kill” is some glimpses of real ability in those who have climbed the food chain.

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A bridge too pot I echo the comments here about Rawls: And the last thing you want to do when Cool Lester Smooth is on your trail is to take a shortcut to anything. I catch up with you guys on the next one.

Olympics TV preview News roundup: Cutty turned his life around by not shooting Fruit in S3. Season 3 Preview Mad Men: Both had spent a long time working on opposite sides of The Game. Sign Up Sign In. Retrieved September 5, All the Barksdale muscle that we’ve been introduced to are no longer present. Even more than Rawls, Landsman usually lets kissing ass overpower the part of him that is real police.

I definitely am of the camp that there are definitely at least a few ‘all bad’ characters in the Wire. Middleman, “The Obsolescent Cryogenic Meltdown”: The Wire, Season 1, Episode All The Links warning: This blog has moved!

Nonchalantly tap on a window in the dark and shoot the woman who comes to answer it and torture, mutilate, and kill a young man. Ozymandias review, take two Game of Thrones Bonus!

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Omar and Stringer Bell meet for a parley. Season 8 Preview Respecting McNulty’s acknowledgement of his selfish motivation for his crusades, there are a couple of other echoes. He initially cares more about climbing the ladder and seasob up to superiors than he does about doing good policework, but after being lectured by Daniels in the first season finale, and again by Bunny throughout season three, he finally gets it and becomes arguably the most honorable cop left in the department by the end of the series.

The detail’s hand is forced and a series of city-wide raids and arrests are made to appease the Commissioner’s desire for “dope on the table”. TV’s finest hour is back”. And speaking of which They actually did it. The major characters of the first season were divided between those on the side of the law and those involved in drug-related crime. He’s absolutely being a selfish eepinwall, even screwing over friends, but it’s wonderful.

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But the moment when the series hit an entirely different alah of personal investment for me was the moment when McNulty gave Bubbs the money. They have zepinwall interests, be it upward mobility or family. This thread is pretty dead now but I’d love to hear others’ thoughts Daniels discusses his problems following the money trail with his wife Marla. Retrieved August 4, Daniels clashes with homicide Major William Rawls over their approach to the evidence they have gathered thus far.

Cool Lester Smooth, who for a while is the only member of the detail other than maybe Daniels, but he’s understandably detained to understand how they might be able to use their resources to catch the shooters, and who pulls off another investigative miracle with his “pull” of the Slice can.

Yes, this is the life he chose — and the life he chose to come seazon to after Lt.