The Wire

Season 5 Episode 3

Not for Attribution

10
Aired Sunday 9:00 PM Jan 20, 2008 on HBO
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"They're dead where it doesn't count." - Fletcher

Mayor Carcetti's master plan for the police department is leaked to the press, sending the brass into a panic; Marlo turns to Proposition Joe for help with an enviable problem; executive editor Whiting and managing editor Thomas Klebanow drop a bombshell on the newspaper staff; Michael finds temporary respite from his life on the corner by taking Dukie and Bug on a trip; McNulty shares some inside info with Gutierrez, but her subsequent story doesn't cause the splash either envisioned; McNulty, undaunted, looks for a new ally in Freamon.

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Who was the Episode MVP ?

Dominic West

Dominic West

Det. James "Jimmy" McNulty

Clark Johnson

Clark Johnson

City Editor Augustus "Gus" Haynes

Aidan Gillen

Aidan Gillen

Mayor Thomas "Tommy" Carcetti

Deirdre Lovejoy

Deirdre Lovejoy

Chief State's Attorney of Violent Crimes Rhonda Pearlman

Michael Kenneth Williams

Michael Kenneth Williams

Omar Little

Tristan Wilds

Tristan Wilds

Michael Lee

Bruce Kirkpatrick

Bruce Kirkpatrick

Roger Twigg

Guest Star

Donnell Rawlings

Donnell Rawlings

Damien Lavelle "Day-Day" Price

Guest Star

Michael Stone Forrest

Michael Stone Forrest

Det. Frank Barlow

Guest Star

Frankie Faison

Frankie Faison

Police Comm. Ervin H. Burrell

Recurring Role

Paul Ben-Victor

Paul Ben-Victor

Spiros "Vondas" Vondopoulos

Recurring Role

Robert F. Chew

Robert F. Chew

Joe "Proposition Joe" Stewart

Recurring Role

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