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The Wire: Complete HBO Season 1-5 DVD

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Includes every episode from mini-series The Wire One of television's most critically acclaimed programmes The Wire challenges viewers with a cop show unlike anything on air. Universally lauded The Guardian claimed that 'you either love The Wire or you haven't seen it yet' - now there is no excuse with the release of this complete box-set. The HBO series addresses the seedy side of Baltimore's finest looking into money drugs politics and murder. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets the series captures a universe of subterfuge and surveillance where easy distinctions between good and evil and crime and punishment are challenged at every turn. A study on urban life in one of America's toughest cities each season of The Wire has focused on a different aspect of Baltimore starting with the police force and the drug trade then moving on to City Hall the education system and concluding with the media. Over the course of five seasons David Simon has endeavoured to build a city. It is a groundbreaking complex and political look at the streets of America detailed and fiercely intelligent; there is no other show like it on TV.

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  • 08 December 2008
  • Dominic West
  • DVD
  • Warner Home Video
  • 18
  • 3600 minutes
  • Box set, PAL

Acclaimed HBO series THE WIRE centres on the drug culture of inner-city Baltimore The show&39;s storyline unfolds from the viewpoints of both the criminals ruling the streets and the police officers determined to bring them down This release contains all five series in their entirety

All five seasons of the highly-acclaimed crime drama series which follows drug and murder investigations in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge and surveillance, where easy distinctions between good and evil, and crime and punishment, are challenged at every turn. Season 1 episodes comprise: 'The Target', 'The Detail', 'The Buys', 'Old Cases', 'The Pager', 'The Wire', 'One Arrest', 'Lessons', 'Game Day', 'The Cost', 'The Hunt', 'Cleaning Up' and 'Sentencing'. Season 2 episodes are: 'Ebb Tide', 'Collateral Damage', 'Hot Shots', 'Hard Cases', 'Undertow', 'All Prologue', 'Backwash', 'Duck and Cover', 'Stray Rounds', 'Storm Warnings', 'Bad Dreams' and 'Port in a Storm'. Season 3 episodes comprise: 'Time After Time, 'All Due Respect', 'Dead Soldiers', 'Amsterdam', 'Straight and True', 'Homecoming', 'Back Burners', 'Moral Midgetry', 'Slapstick', 'Reformation', 'Middle Ground' and 'Mission Accomplished'. Season 4 episodes are: 'Boys of Summer', 'Soft Eyes', 'Home Rooms', 'Refugees', 'Alliances', 'Margin of Error', 'Unto Others', 'Corner Boys', 'Know Your Place', 'Misgivings', 'A New Day', 'That's Got His Own' and 'Final Grades'. Season 5 episodes comprise: 'More With Less', 'Unconfirmed Reports', 'Not for Attribution', 'Transitions', 'React Quotes', 'The Dickensian Aspect', 'Took', 'Clarifications', 'Late Editions' and '-30-'.

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