The Wire Stripped
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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. Read more »
Most Recent Episode
S1Ep13 : Sentencing
“And then he dropped the bracelets...” - Greggs
- Wendell Pierce ( Bunk) on the "Fat Finger"
- Lance Reddick (Daniels)
- Joe Kiely (Podcaster) on D'Angelo
- Hannah and Jen (The Standard Issue Podcast) on D'Angelo and his mother
- Luke Moore (Radio Stakhanov and "The Football Ramble") on the montage
- Jonathan Abrams (Author "All the Pieces Matter") on Kima Greggs
- Andrew Johnstone (Academic and Podcaster)
Storyline 1: The cops start rounding up all of the guys on the street
They pick up 12 or so people and with D’s help manage to catch Wee Bay in Philly. Wee Bay
Storyline 2: The streets try to regroup
The guys are low on supply. D’angelo has flipped and has to deal with his mother.
Storyline3: The cops try to take it to the FBI
It's good but doesnt go the way that they want. The feds want to go for the politicians but the detail feel that is not the direction that they wanted to go in.
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