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The Wire is an American television crime drama series set and produced in and around Baltimore, Maryland. Each season of The Wire introduces a different facet of the city of Baltimore. In chronological order they are: the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and bureaucracy, the school system, and the print news media. Despite only receiving average ratings and never winning major television awards, The Wire has been described by many critics and fans as one of the greatest TV dramas of all time. The show is recognized for its realistic portrayal of urban life, its literary ambitions, and its uncommonly deep exploration of sociopolitical themes.

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  • 10. -30-
    09 Mar '08
  • 9. Late Editions
    02 Mar '08
  • 8. Clarifications
    24 Feb '08
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A brilliant show which shows the different sides of a mirror in a drug war. The characters are well scripted along with the dialogues.That is the best thing about HBO's TV series,the emphasis is on the characters and the screenplay more than the storyline. From brilliant character developments to heart pounding season finales, the wire has everything.

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