Season 1 Episodes

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Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 9/8/2002
"all in the game..." -- Traditional West BaltimoreIn the season finale, Greggs finds the strength to finger "Little Man" as one of the men who shot her.
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Cleaning Up

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 9/1/2002
"This is me, yo, right here." -- WallaceAfter the Barksdale's supply gets confiscated in another bust, Stringer gives more new rules to the crew.
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The Hunt

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 8/18/2002
"Dope on the damn table." -- DanielsWhile Greggs' life hangs in the balance, the officers deals with the shock in many different ways.
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The Cost

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 8/11/2002
"And then he dropped the bracelets..." -- GreggsAfter being clean for three days straight, Bubbles gets some strong advice from another rformer addict named Walon.
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Game Day

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/4/2002
"Maybe we won." - HercFreamon gets Syndor and Prez started on the Barksdale money trail. They discover the usual ties to dummy companies, but they also find large sums of political contributions.
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Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 7/28/2002
"Come at the king, you best not miss." - OmarMcNulty has his sons play the game of "front and follow" with Stringer Bell as the target at a local market, and the two get Bell's license plate number.
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One Arrest

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 7/21/2002
"A man must have a code." - BunkGreggs, Herc, Carver, and Syndor grab the runner who is holding the re-up stash for the pit.
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The Wire

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 7/7/2002
"..and all the pieces matter." - FreamonBrandon's bloodied body is discovered in a lot that coincidentally is located next to Poot and Wallace's home.
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The Pager

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 6/30/2002
"..a little slow, a little late." - Avon BarksdaleWhen Avon becomes more and more suspicious, he orders Wee-Bey to change phone lines in his apartment.
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Old Cases

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 6/23/2002
"It's a thin line 'tween heaven and here." - BubblesBodie manages to slip through security and escape from lockup.
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The Buys

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 6/16/2002
"The king stay the king." - D'AngeloAfter early morning "field interviews" conducted by Herc, Carver and Prez lead to a minor riot and bad publicity for the police, Daniels gets called in by the Deputy Commissioner.
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The Detail

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/9/2002
"You cannot lose if you do not play." - Marla DanielsThe witness who testified against D'Angelo winds up being a murder case for "Bunk" Moreland.
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The Target

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/2/2002
"...when it's not your turn." - McNultyDuring the trial of D'Angelo Barksdale, a mid-level dealer accused of murder, the prosecution's star witness recants her testimony, resulting in a not guilty verdict.