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The Wire 5 Seasons 2008

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In the fifth and final season of this explosive drama series, the show expands its focus into the media--specifically the role of newspapers in big-city bureaucracy--as it follows the fictional staff of a real newspaper.

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Sonja Sohn, Frankie Faison, Clarke Peters

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1. More With Less

Season Five premiere. As McNulty and the detail continue staking out Marlo's crew, recently promoted Sergeant Carver is welcomed by a cauldron of discontent from officers coping with unpaid overtime.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: December 31, 2007
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2. Unconfirmed Reports

[HBO] Although he tells Sydnor the Davis investigation could be a 'career case,' Freamon keeps a wary eye out for Marlo, who takes care of some unfinished business and strikes a business deal with Barksdale.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: January 7, 2008
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3. Not for Attribution

[HBO] Carcetti's master plan for the police department is leaked to the press, sending the brass into a panic. Marlo turns to Proposition Joe to help with an enviable problem. Whiting and Klebanow drop a bombshell on the newspaper staff.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: January 14, 2008
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4. Transitions

[HBO] Campbell tries to smooth out the transitions in the police department. The newspaper scrambles to confirm surprising news from City Hall, but lose out to the TV media in scooping a high-profile Grand Jury appearance.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: January 21, 2008
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5. React Quotes

[HBO] Marlo forges an alliance with a drug connect, who shows him a new communications trick. McNulty's case gets increased attention from the newspaper, in large part thanks to the addition of Templeton to the reporting team.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: January 28, 2008
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6. The Dickensian Aspect

[HBO] Mystified by Omar's disappearance, Marlo and Chris ramp up their efforts to locate their nemesis. After a sparsely attended waterfront ceremony, Carcetti fires away at a larger press event--and recasts himself as a champion for the homeless.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: February 4, 2008
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7. Took

[HBO] An unexpected call puts Templeton back in the spotlight--and gets McNulty more attention than he expected. Bunk bucks at Landsman when ordered to help with the force's most recent red ball.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: February 11, 2008
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8. Clarifications

[HBO] Baltimore's renewed police commitment brings fresh recruits to Daniels and McNulty, starting with Carver. Facing a new political challenge, Carcetti is forced to make dangerous political deals.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 58 minutes Release date: February 18, 2008
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9. Late Editions

[HBO] With Steintorf ordering Rawls to initiate 'creative' remedies for the rising crime rate, Freamon's vigilance pays off with a promising lead, sending Sydnor and the department into overdrive.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 59 minutes Release date: February 25, 2008
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10. -30-

In the series finale, Carcetti maps out a damage-control scenario with the police brass in the wake of a startling revelation from Pearlman and Daniels. Their choice: clean up the mess...or hide the dirt.

TV-MA CC Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 33 minutes Release date: March 9, 2008
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Bonus: The Wire: Series Clip Trailer

HD. Follow the vagaries of crime and law enforcement in Baltimore in one of the most riveting drama series ever made: 'The Wire.'

TV-14 CC Language: English Runtime: 2 minutes Release date: May 12, 2017

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Bonus: The Wire: Season 5 Introduction

HD. Creator David Simon and writer George Pelecanos discuss why they tackled journalism in the final season of 'The Wire.'

TV-14 CC Language: English Runtime: 1 minute Release date: June 3, 2017

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