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The Wire

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The Wire Season Five: A Review

Last night, I wrapped up episode 10 from Season Five of HBO's The Wire.  That was the series finale and the 60th episode overall.  I started with The Wire pilot back on March 9th which means I managed to burn through over 60 hours in less than six weeks.  Addiction
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The Wire Season Four: A Review

Last night, I wrapped up episode 13 from Season Four of HBO's The Wire.  That was the season finale and the 50th episode overall. Season One was all about the Barksdale Organization and we spent those first 12 episodes on the streets of Baltimore and in the pit with Avon's
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The Wire Season Three: A Review

Last night, I wrapped up episode 12 from Season Three of HBO's The Wire.  That was the season finale and the 37th episode overall. Season One was all about the Barksdale Organization and we spent those first 12 episodes on the streets of Baltimore and in the pit with Avon's
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The Wire Season Two: A Review

Last night, I wrapped up episode 12 from Season Two of HBO's The Wire.  That was the season finale and the 25th episode overall. Season One was all about the Barksdale Organization and we spent those first 12 episodes on the streets of Baltimore and in the pit with Avon's
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The Wire Season One: A Review

Last night, I wrapped up episode 13 from Season One of HBO's The Wire.  That was the season finale.  I'm going to throw down some thoughts after each season, but I'm not going to include spoilers.  Nothing would piss me off more, so I'm going to treat you the way
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Addicted to The Wire

I finished the eighth episode of Season One of The Wire late last night.  I've been working through this series since I picked up all 60 episodes from Andrew last week. This show is so compelling, so wonderfully written and so brilliantly paced that I simply can't get enough.  Like
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Tonight: The Wire Pilot

I mentioned that I wanted to see The Wire.  I had always heard good things, but I've read a couple of articles recently that made me realize this was my kind of show. Thanks to Andrew, who some of you may know from the comments, I have borrowed all five
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I Want to Watch The Wire

I want to watch The Wire.  I understand there are five seasons and 60 episodes in total.  From everything I've read, The Wire is right up my ally and I'm certain I'll love it. Here's a shot in the dark, but what the hell.  Can anyone out there lend me
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