Category Archives: Season 4

The Wire Fever hits the UK

With the announcement that BBC2 is going to air all five seasons of The Wire, everyone is quick to jump on the bandwagon and tell their praise. The show is scheduled for 1120pm, and will be on every night for the next 12 weeks.

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The Wire, The End, The City – Cheers!

Five season of the Wire is gone. It’s been one hell of a ride. Big ups and downs.

Have to say that I thought the ending was pretty damn perfect. A little bit sentimental, but not over the top. And even if the show came to and end, the city and streets continue to live its life…

Cheers to you McNulty, Bunk, Daniels, Rhonda, Kima, Herc, Ellis, Lester, Bubbles, Omar, Prez, Burrell, Bodie, Avon, Stringer, Carcetti, Marlo, Chris, Bunny, Cutty, Poot, Snoop, Prop Joe, Duke, Clay Davis, Wee-Bey, D’Angelo, Clarence, Valchek, Monk, Shamrock, Fitz, Sobotka, Gus, Scott, The Greek, Butchie, O-Dog, and the rest of you!

One of my favourite scenes, when McNulty gets profiled 🙂 Pure genious!

What’s your favourite The Wire moments, from any season?

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The Wire Credit Sequence Disected

Today I stumbled upon an old but interesting blog post about the Wire’s credit sequence. The post discuss how it differs from your average television show credits.

…The Wire’s four credits sequences don’t fit any of these descriptions; the images are taken out of context from the season’s 12 episodes and arranged in a pattern that only makes sense if you watch the show closely. Most significantly, the content changes significantly from season to season

A well written, long and recommended read.

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Meet the Wire Season 4 Cast for DVD signing in NYC

Reader msisco writes:

I want to let everyone know that the cast members of “The Wire” will be doing a special DVD signing of The Wire: The Complete Fourth Season on Thursday, December 13th at 12:30pm at J&R Music and Computer World in NYC!

Cast members sceduled to appear are Chad L. Coleman (Dennis ‘Cutty’ Wise), Jermained Crawford (Duquan ‘Dukie’ Weems), Seth Gilliam (Sgt. Ellis Carver), Demenick Lombardozzi (Sgt. Thomas ‘Herc’ Hauk), Julito McCullum (Namond Brice) and Tristan Wilds (Michael Lee)

So if you’re in the area, check it out!

ps. The Wire – the Complete Fourth Season DVD is now available at Amazon for $48.99 with free shipping, here! And at time of writing it got a perfect 5 out of 5 rating, couldn’t agree more 😀

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The Wire Season 4 on DVD

The Wire Season 4 DVD…soon that is at least. The latest and penultimate season of the Wire will be released on DVD the 4th of December. At least if you live in the US, here in the UK I have’t seen it listed anywhere. If you know of a UK release date, please drop a comment below.

Updated: The Box is set for UK realease 10th March 2008 according to play.com. Thanks to Alex W for the heads up.

Updated 2: The Wire the Complete Fourth Season DVD is now ready to order at Amazon for $48.99 with free shipping, here!

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Bodie – The Realest G to Run a Corner

Spoiler Warning Season 4!

Bodie Broadus of Barksdale’s crew has a firm following of fans. As a member of facebook, I recently joined the group Murdaland: forever home of Bodie Broadus, the realest G to run a corner. As of writing the group has attracted 321 members. So if you’re a Bodie fan, join in.

About the group:
From a loyal member of the Barksdale crew to an independent running his own corner, Bodie was a real G. He followed orders from above like a true soldier and never backed down even when he knew the hit was coming.

This group is here to represent the realest character on The Wire: the realest show on TV, not just HBO.

And below’s a clip of his last chat with mcnulty, and ultimate fight for his corner with Chris and Snoop, and fatal shot by O-Dog (no, it wasn’t Mike)

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