"... 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. After the trial, Detective James "Jimmy" McNulty is taken to task for his indiscretion. Meanwhile, D'Angelo is free to return to work, but he soon discovers that he's been demoted.

Aired on 06/02/2002
62 :
7.98/10 • 3328 voting

The Wire • S01E01
Ed BurnsProducer
David SimonExecutive Producer
George PelecanosProducer
Joe ChappelleCo-Executive Producer
Eric OvermyerProducer
Nina Kostroff NobleExecutive Producer
Nina Kostroff NobleProducer
Ed BurnsStory
David SimonStory
Robert F. ColesberryExecutive Producer
Karen L. ThorsonCo-Producer
David SimonExecutive Producer
Francine Jamison-TanchuckCostume Design
William A. CiminoSet Decoration
Vincent PeranioProduction Design
Alexa L. FogelCasting
Geraldine PeroniEditor
Uta BriesewitzDirector of Photography
David SimonWriter
Clark JohnsonDirector
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    The Wire

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    5 Seasons • 60 Episodes

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