The Wire

The Baltimore tranquilize scene, as observed through the eyes of street pharmacists and law implementation.


Dominic WestDet. James ‘Jimmy’ McNulty
John DomanDep. Comm. for Operations William A. Rawls
Deirdre LovejoyAsst. State’s Atty. Rhonda Pearlman


Set in Baltimore, this show revolves around the city’s downtown tranquilize scene. It begins as mid-level street pharmacist, D’Angelo Barksdale beats a homicide rap. After a discussion with a judge, Det. James McNulty has been alloted to lead a joint manslaughter and opiates group, so as to cut down medication boss Avon Barksdale. Avon Barksdale, joined by his right-hand man Stringer Chime, implementer Small Bey and numerous lieutenants (counting his very own nephew, D’Angelo Barksdale), needs to manage law requirement, sources in his own camp, and rivalry with a nearby opponent, Omar, who’s been looting Barksdale’s vendors and exchanging the medications. The manager of the examination, Lt. Cedric Daniels, needs to manage his very own issues, for example, a degenerate administration, a portion of his investigators beating suspects, headstrong however decided Det. McNulty, and a coercing agent. The show delineates the lives of all aspects of the medication ‘natural way of life’, from addicts to sellers, and from cops to legislators.