Before the final series of The Wire aired, HBO released three prequel shorts produced by Wire creator David Simon, exploring the backstory for the characters Prop Joe, Omar, and William ''Bunk'' Moreland.
Omar Little is the single greatest character in the history of television. The Wire is overflowing with amazing characters, so rising above such a stellar crop is saying something.
Here's Omar Little back in 1985. He had respect since day one.