The Wire Stripped
About This Show
15 years ago, HBO released a show that nobody was talking about.But then, slowly, everyone started to realise that The Wire might just be the greatest show of all time.We're Dave and Kobi and we're going back to the Baltimore pits to rewatch EVERY EPISODE in our podcast – The Wire: Stripped.We’ll breakdown the lingo - like re-ups, burners and wiretaps.We’ll analyse key scenes too.We talk to key cast members, including Frankie Faison, better known as Deputy Commissioner Burrell, Lance Reddick who played Lieutenant Daniels, And of course, the one, the only… the Bunk. Wendell Pierce. Also listen out for celebrity guests and superfans.So if you're watching for the first time or the ninth time, join us as we revisit one of the greatest shows ever made.
Most Recent Episode
S1.E10: The Cost
3 days ago
“And then he dropped the bracelets...” - Greggs
"Cheese Puffs and ... Ring Dings?" - Syndor
Storyline 1: Orlando Gets Stung Gets stung and sets up the Undercover Buy/Bust and dies. Kima gets shot
Despite everyone's better judgement Orlando decides to hook up with his "connect" so that he can buy his own drugs and try and enter The Game more. This immediately backfires as Orlando's connect is an undercover cop unconnected with Daniels' detail.
The Detail under pressure from command operate a "buy bust" sting operation where Kima goes undercover in a bid to witness the exchange. The team did not realise that this was gang killing and Kima gets shot in the crossfire
Storyline 2: McNulty finds Wallace
The Detail hears that Wallace is in trouble and realise that they could "flip" him
Storyline3: They Find the Main Stash
Syndors' skills come to the forefront and he stumbles across what turns out to be the Barksdale's Stash House - queue another stakeout and Prez manages to get some sunlight!
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