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A damaging report by Pearlman and Daniels gets a reaction from Carcetti, while Haynes finds little support for his concerns about a reporters work from the bosses. Meanwhile, McNulty wants to put a homeless case to an end, Dukie searches for an old mentor and a fallen officer is given a wake.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x10
Airdate: Sunday March 09th, 2008
Special Runtime: 95 Minutes



  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (12 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Al BrownAl Brown
As Commissioner Stanislaus Valchek
Recurring
Anwan GloverAnwan Glover
As Slim Charles
Recurring
Benay BergerBenay Berger
As FBI Supervisor Amanda Reese
Recurring
Bill RaymondBill Raymond
As The Greek
Recurring
Brandon YoungBrandon Young
As Mike Fletcher
Recurring
Brian Anthony WilsonBrian Anthony Wilson
As Det. Vernon Holley
Recurring
David CostabileDavid Costabile
As Managing Editor Thomas Klebanow
Recurring
Delaney WilliamsDelaney Williams
As Sgt. Jay Landsman
Recurring
Dennis HillDennis Hill
As Det. Christeson
Recurring
Dion GrahamDion Graham
As State's Attorney Rupert Bond
Recurring
Dionne AudainDionne Audain
As Social Worker
Recurring
Donald NealDonald Neal
As Rewrite Man Jay Spry
Recurring
Doug OlearDoug Olear
As FBI Spec. Agent Terrance 'Fitz' Fitzhugh
Recurring
Edward GreenEdward Green
As Spider
Recurring
Edward T. Norris (1)Edward T. Norris (1)
As Det. Edward Norris
Recurring
Eisa DavisEisa Davis
As Bubbles' Sister
Recurring
Gary DGary D'Addario
As Grand Jury Prosecutor Gary DiPasquale
Recurring
Gbenga  AkinnagbeGbenga Akinnagbe
As Chris Partlow
Recurring
Gregory Alan WilliamsGregory Alan Williams
As Det. Michael Crutchfield
Recurring
Hassan JohnsonHassan Johnson
As Roland 'Wee-Bey' Brice
Recurring
Jamie HectorJamie Hector
As Marlo Stanfield
Recurring
Jermaine CrawfordJermaine Crawford
As Duquan 'Dukie' Weems
Recurring
Kwame PattersonKwame Patterson
As 'Monk' Metcalf
Recurring
Maria BroomMaria Broom
As Marla Daniels
Recurring
Marlyne BarrettMarlyne Barrett
As Council President Nerese Campbell
Recurring
Megan Anderson (1)Megan Anderson (1)
As Jen Carcetti
Recurring
Method ManMethod Man
As Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff
Recurring
Michael KostroffMichael Kostroff
As Maurice 'Maury' Levy
Recurring
Michael SalconiMichael Salconi
As Off. Michael 'Sanny' Santangelo
Recurring
Michael WillisMichael Willis
As Andy Krawczyk
Recurring
Michelle ParessMichelle Paress
As Alma Gutierrez
Recurring
Neal HuffNeal Huff
As Chief of Staff Michael Steintorf
Recurring
Norris DavisNorris Davis
As Vinson
Recurring
Peter GeretyPeter Gerety
As Judge Daniel Phelan
Recurring
Ptolemy SlocumPtolemy Slocum
As Business Card Homeless Man
Recurring
Reg E. CatheyReg E. Cathey
As Norman Wilson
Recurring
Reggie Alwin GreenReggie Alwin Green
As Arabber
Recurring
Rick OttoRick Otto
As Off. Kenneth Dozerman
Recurring
Robert PoletickRobert Poletick
As Metro Editor Steven Luxenberg
Recurring
Sam FreedSam Freed
As Executive Editor James C. Whiting III
Recurring
Sho BrownSho Brown
As Phil Boy
Recurring
Steve EarleSteve Earle
As Walon
Recurring
Thomas McCarthyThomas McCarthy
As Scott Templeton
Recurring
Thuliso DingwallThuliso Dingwall
As Kenard
Recurring
Tom McCarthy (1)Tom McCarthy (1)
As State Editor Tim Phelps
Recurring
Tristan WildsTristan Wilds
As Michael Lee
Recurring
Troj StricklandTroj Strickland
As Ricardo 'Fat Face Rick' Hendrix
Recurring
Wendy GranthamWendy Grantham
As Shardene Innes
Recurring
William F. Zorzi Jr.William F. Zorzi Jr.
As Bill Zorzi
Recurring
Alan V. PoulsonAlan V. Poulson
As Developer
Chris KiesChris Kies
As Petey
Clark JohnsonClark Johnson
As City Editor Augustus 'Gus' Haynes
Jeff WincottJeff Wincott
As Johnny Weaver
Sophia AyoudSophia Ayoud
As Cary Russell
Stephen SchnetzerStephen Schnetzer
As Robert Ruby
Susan DuvallSusan Duvall
As Assistant Principal Marcia Donnelly
William Joseph BrookesWilliam Joseph Brookes
As Lawrence Butler

Uncredited
Anika C. McFallAnika C. McFall
As CSI Lab Tech
Recurring
Anthony BoscoAnthony Bosco
As The Sun Copy Editor
Recurring
Art HallArt Hall
As Reporter
Recurring
Gina HernandezGina Hernandez
As On-Air Reporter
Recurring
Jennifer RouseJennifer Rouse
As Whiting's Secretary
Recurring
Michael AhlMichael Ahl
As Detective
Recurring
Patrick Michael StrangePatrick Michael Strange
As Reporter
Recurring
Al SottoAl Sotto
As Deli Delivery Boy
Ben SolenbergerBen Solenberger
As Carcetti Detail
David Ehrman (2)David Ehrman (2)
As Researcher
David SimonDavid Simon
As Sun Staff Member
Douglas NelsonDouglas Nelson
As Homicide Detective
Katrinka StringfieldKatrinka Stringfield
As Homicide Secretary
Lil RheeLil Rhee
As Bar Patron
Marcus LaRonMarcus LaRon
As Police Officer
Stefan NiemczykStefan Niemczyk
As Baltimore Police Officer
Ted BorodaeffTed Borodaeff
As Boyfriend of William Rawls
Tom GambrillTom Gambrill
As Retired Detective
Tommy Lee Taylor Jr.Tommy Lee Taylor Jr.
As Lester Sanders
Episode Notes
Series finale, has a run time of 93 minutes, making it the longest episode of the series.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
The Blind Boys Of AlabamaWay Down In The Holeclosing montage
David BannerK.O.Michael sticks up rim shop
Joe Shannon & John McGreevyThe Bucks Of Oranmoreduring wake
Lafayette GilchristAssume The PositionBubbles brings crabs up for Rae
Liz CarrollThe Green MountainFreamon & McNulty at the bar
The PoguesThe Body Of An Americanduring wake
The PoguesThe Broad Majestic ShannonGregg, McNulty and Freamon talk outside of the bar
Robert Plant & Alison KraussRich WomanMcNulty playing games with the kids


Warning: The Wire season 5 episode 10 guide may contain spoilers
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