The Wire

Season 1 Episode 8

Lessons

9
Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jul 28, 2002 on HBO
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"Come at the king, you best not miss." - Omar

McNulty has his sons play the game of "front and follow" with Stringer Bell as the target at a local market, and the two get Bell's license plate number. As a result, the two get Stringer's license plate number and McNulty couldn't be happier. Greggs and Carver bust a driver picking up a suspiciously large amount of cash from the Towers, only they are forced to return the money on orders of the Deputy Commissioner. Avon finds out about Orlando's inquiries about branching out into "dirty" business, and makes it clear to Orlando that the plan will never happen.moreless

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Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce

Det. William "Bunk" Moreland

Wood Harris

Wood Harris

Avon Barksdale

John Doman

John Doman

Maj. William A. Rawls

Lance Reddick

Lance Reddick

Lt. Cedric Daniels

Andre Royo

Andre Royo

Bubbles

Idris Elba

Idris Elba

Russell "Stringer" Bell

Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

Damien Lavelle "Day-Day" Price

Guest Star

Christopher J. Clanton

Christopher J. Clanton

Savino

Guest Star

Micaiah Jones

Micaiah Jones

Wintell "Little Man" Royce

Guest Star

Jim True-Frost

Jim True-Frost

Off. Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski

Recurring Role

Clarke Peters

Clarke Peters

Det. Lester Freamon

Recurring Role

Domenick Lombardozzi

Domenick Lombardozzi

Off. Thomas R. "Herc" Hauk

Recurring Role

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