Season 5

In the projects. On the docks. In City Hall. In the schools. And now, in the media. The places and faces change, but the game remains the same. In the fifth — and final — season, the series expands its focus into the media — specifically the role of newspapers in big-city bureaucracy — as it follows a newspaper staff as they struggle to maintain integrity and meet deadlines in the face of budget cuts and staff reductions.

Season episodes list 5

S05E01

S05E01 : More With Less 8.09/10 (aired on 01/06/2008)

"The bigger the lie, the more they believe." - Bunk Moreland As McNulty and the detail continue to…
S05E02

S05E02 : Unconfirmed Reports 8.2/10 (aired on 01/13/2008)

"This ain't Aruba, bitch." - Bunk Moreland Although he tells Sydnor that the Davis investigation…
S05E03

S05E03 : Not For Attribution 8.49/10 (aired on 01/20/2008)

"They're dead where it doesn't count." - Fletcher Mayor Carcetti's master plan for the police…
S05E04

S05E04 : Transitions 8.49/10 (aired on 01/27/2008)

"Buyer's market out there." - Templeton Campbell tries to smooth out the transitions in the police…
S05E05

S05E05 : React Quotes 8.49/10 (aired on 02/03/2008)

"Just because they're in the street doesn't mean they lack opinions." - Haynes Marlo forges an…
S05E06

S05E06 : The Dickensian Aspect 8.39/10 (aired on 02/10/2008)

"If you have a problem with this. I understand completely." - Freamon Mystified by Omar's…
S05E07

S05E07 : Took 8.49/10 (aired on 02/17/2008)

"They don't teach it in law school." - Pearlman After cooking up another scheme for the homeless…
S05E08

S05E08 : Clarifications 8.49/10 (aired on 02/24/2008)

"A lie ain't a side of a story. It's just a lie." - Terry Hanning A shift in the police department…
S05E09

S05E09 : Late Editions 8.59/10 (aired on 03/02/2008)

"Deserve got nuthin' to do with it." - Snoop With Carcetti's Chief of Staff Michael Steintorf…
S05E10

S05E10 : -30- 8.99/10 (aired on 03/09/2008)

"...the life of kings." - H.L. Mencken Carcetti maps out a damage-control scenario with the police…
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  • Original title

    The Wire

  • Type

    TV series

  • Episodes

    5 Seasons • 60 Episodes

  • Rating

    9.28/10 (218 601 voting)

  • Popularity : 100%

  • Country of origin

    US

  • Original language(s)

    en

  • Running time

    60 :

  • Website

    http://www.hbo.com/the-wi…

  • Status

    Ended