The Wire

Season 4 Episode 6

Margin Of Error

Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Oct 15, 2006 on HBO



  • Trivia

    • The prisoner who meets Omar says he is in for a "2255." A 2255 refers to a federal convict who is temporarily returned to his state for a re-hearing. David Simon also mentioned that this character was played by an actual prisoner who was in jail for just such a hearing and agreed to appear on the show.

  • Quotes

  • Notes

    • Although credited, Frankie Faison, Deirdre Lovejoy, Clarke Peters, Wendell Pierce and Andre Royo do not appear in this episode.

    • Music: "Lead Me Guide Me" by the Church choir; "Psalm" and "Three Deuces" by Opus1; "One More Once" and "Attention" by Black Toast Jazz; "Move On Up (Extended Version)" by Curtis Mayfield; "Give It To Me Baby" by Rick James; "Got To Let It Go" by Angela Johnson; "Robots In The Hood" by Blake Leyh; "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge

  • Allusions