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LSUgrad83
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I just finished The Wire.

WOW. It was fantastic! A wonderful ensemble cast. Lots of plotlines going on at once. Gritty, realistic, and funny as hell at times. Thanks MTV board for the heads up on this show.


Tiger1242
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re: I just finished The Wire.
frick your Wire thread, go post in mine


WB504
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Favorite season and characters?


boom roasted
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re: I just finished The Wire.
If you're asking yourself, "what the hell do I watch now?" The answer is: rewatch The Wire.


putt23
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re: I just finished The Wire.
I just recently binge watched for the first time.

I actually liked the "union/docks" season

My favorite character is Lester and McNulty

Slim and Chris seemed very real to me and scared the frick out of me.

I wanted to kill Snoop in real life.

couldn't stand the season with all the kids in it

Omar should of went out in a better way then they did it


LSUgrad83
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Member since Sep 2004
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re: I just finished The Wire.
I actually liked all the seasons. Favorite characters. Omar of course. McNulty most of the time. Lester. Carver turned into good police. He and Heck were funny together. Prez found his niche. Bunk Moreland was too funny. Proposition Joe. Slim, bode. Just too many to name really. Yeah and where do I go next . Can anything keep up with The Wire?


AmosMosesAndTwins
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re: I just finished The Wire.
First and last seasons.

Gotta love the McNulty trainwreck. Also liked the lawyer that got hotter each season until she started banging ET.


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smash williams
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re: I just finished The Wire.
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If you're asking yourself, "what the hell do I watch now?" The answer is: rewatch The Wire.
Whenever I end up watching some shitty show or episode, I immediately start re-watching The Wire or The West Wing to get that terrible taste out of my mouth and restore my faith in humanity.


bdskelton
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Favorite character was Bunk. He was funny as hell, but he was also the most "natural po-lice" in my mind out of anybody on the show. He was a damn good murder detective, but also didn't upset the system for selfish reasons like McNulty. Bunk did his job, and did it well without all the drama, but also had a damn good time in his life outside of work.

Rewatching the early seasons now you actually do see how McNulty is kinda an a-hole the whole time, though when I originally watched the first season I felt like he was doing the right thing.

My favorite season by far was 4 (the one w ithe kids). But all of the seasons were great.


Tiger1242
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re: I just finished The Wire.
This ties in with another Wire thread I was thinking about making but I'll ask it here.

Who was the best straight police officer on the show? Not favorite character but best police, I'm thinking Greggs or Bunk


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re: I just finished The Wire.
quote:

Who was the best straight police officer on the show?


Lester Freamon


Tiger1242
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Nah, you've gotta play the game just a little, he got himself stuck in Pawn shop unit for a reason


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NIH
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Lester Freamon is the GOAT

Bunny Colvin was the best district commander/white shirt.


Tiger1242
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Yea fricking Hamsterdam was genius


NIH
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Bunny Colvin could put this country's LE on the right path.


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lsutiger333
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Reading this makes me want to go watch it right now. So many great characters and storylines that all tie together. one of the best written and thought out shows ever

Favorite characters.. Omar..Bunk..Lester..Stringer..Slim C.. and of course Wallace until he got popped


NIH
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re: I just finished The Wire.
My favorite criminal was Avon. "I'm just a gangster, I suppose."


Spock's Eyebrow
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re: I just finished The Wire.
Avon knew his station. Stringer's reach always far exceeded his grasp.


lsutiger333
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re: I just finished The Wire.
"come at the king you best not miss"


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NIH
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re: I just finished The Wire.
They saw his ghetto arse comin' from miles away.


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