Synopses & Reviews
The heat is on in Baltimore. The drug war is being lost, bodies are piling up, and a desperate mayor wants the tide turned before the election. But the police department hasn't got any answers. With the demolition of the Franklin Terrace towers, Stringer Bell and the Barksdale crew have been forced to improvise. But no matter how hard McNulty and the detail try, the dealers always seem to be one step ahead of the game.
"TV's richest, most satisfying experience....It's no wonder novelists like Richard Price, Dennis Lehane, and George Pelecanos...have written scripts for this season... (Grade: A)" Entertainment Weekly
"The breadth and ambition of The Wire are unrivaled and that taken cumulatively over the course of a season any season it's an astonishing display of writing, acting and storytelling that must be considered alongside the best literature and filmmaking in the modern era." San Francisco Chronicle