David Simon. Avon recalls the time that Stringer stole a badminton set, even though they had no yard in which to use it.
The greatest drama of the past 25 years.? And Kima, would she really be snitching on them?
Among its embarrassment of virtues was its nose for character. See More.
The idea: Trailers and Videos. Damn — I needed that lad to have a happy ending! Thank you so much for making The Wire, it ruined every other tv show.
IMDb More. Season 5 was tremendous, I can only assume the criticism comes from those who still believe that high standards of journalistic integrity are still the goal of the modern news room. To debate whether Gus Haynes is more of a hero than Bunny Colvin? I even tried going back and watching homicide life on the street but without Bunk and McNulty just couldnt get into it. We certainly expected more attention from the media.
The Wire is an archetypal slow-burning, word-of-mouth success. Health department regulations be damned!
See if you can purse your lips any tighter or hold your nose any higher. I know that is a meta-narrative that some people find credible, but I could as easily and as credibly argue that the meta-narrative itself stems from newspaper critics who were too close and too sensitive to the overall critique.
I love season 5. This feeling of gritty realism was lost on me during the McNulty fake-killer arc.
Season 5 is tremendous, you have such great payoffs for characters, building on all that came before. It worked, I thought it fell short of the seasons 3, and 4.