Homicide: Life on the Street

Wu's on First?

Season 5, Ep 15, Aired 2/7/97
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  • Episode Description
  • A new Baltimore Sun reporter gets into the middle of Frank's investigation of the death of a county cop who was shot because of drugs. Gee likes her style. Mike's brothers, Drew and Greg, come to town, who want to take him and his boat to Miami to set up a charter service. Mike learns that they are on the run from a bookie that Drew owes $18,000. To pay that debt, they've stolen Babe Ruth's Baltimore uniform from another bookie with the intent of selling it. Lewis and Cox go in search of the Kellerman boys. They find them in jail where they spent the night after trying to return the uniform.moreless

  • Cast & Crew
  • Max Perlich

    J.H. Brodie (season 5, TVM, recurring previously)

  • Andre Braugher

    Det. Frank Pembleton (seasons 1-6, TVM)

  • Kyle Secor

    Tim Bayliss

  • Richard Belzer

    Det. John Munch

  • Michelle Forbes

    Dr. Julianna Cox, CME (1996-1998)

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Isn't on a first, but a solid hit

    By DavidB226Morris, Nov 21, 2005

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Wu: The drug dose is the story. Pembleton: And the story comes first. Howard: All right Frank, she does have her job to do. Pembleton: So do the hookers down in the blocks, they just don't take as much pride in it.

    • Bayliss: Elizabeth Wu. Lewis: Have you seen her? Munch: Who? Lewis: Wu. Munch: Why? Lewis: Whoo. Munch: Wu. Lewis: Wu-ho.

    Notes (2)

    • Max Perlich does not appear in this episode.

    • Eric, Tate and Reed all worked together before in the 1990 film Memphis Belle.

    Trivia (1)

    • Goof: In the opening segment, Elizabeth Wu sabotages her TV rivals by unscrewing the handset of the pay phone and removing the microphone element. However, unlike home phones, pay phones had sealed handsets that cannot be opened without damaging them.

    Allusions (1)

    • The title is taken from the Abbott & Costello's famous comedy routine "Who's on First?"

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