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Season 1  "The Detail"  1x2

Aired 18 years ago - Jun 09, 2002

"You cannot lose if you do not play." - Marla Daniels The witness who testified against D'Angelo winds up being a murder case for "Bunk" Moreland. However, McNulty tells Bunk that since the victim testified against D'Angelo, this murder was probably ordered by Avon Barkdsdale. McNulty and Bunk pick up D'Angelo for questioning and convince him to write an "apology" to the victim's family. Just as he's about to start, D'Angelo's attorney arrives and makes him leave. Meanwhile in "The Pit", Detective Greggs gets some inside information courtesy of Bubbles. New investigation team member Prez arrives with a heavy reputation of incompetence, which worries Lieutenant Daniels. Daniels's concerns are supported when Prez teams up with Herc and Carver to make their own moves in the case by going to the projects to "bust heads" for information. Things backfire and a quasi riot ensues.

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I absolve you of all your sins, Detective McNulty.
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-You missed a spot. -Why don't you fucking do it?
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I was just showing Carv how my trigger pull is light, you know.
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"So, I'm gonna write my clowny-ass name on this fat-ass check for you."
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He stuck to his story for half a day, until Ballistics matched the bullet...
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Rhonda, darling...
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Jesus. You all ain't got no creep to you.
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I'm sitting in back there, behind Stringer, watching, listening.
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-You want to get arrested? -No.
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If I cross him, I'm fucked on the next round of promotions.
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So, then he's not gonna go public, right?
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So do l.
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-Really, where were you? -Where was she?
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Crying their little orphaned asses to sleep...
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My thing, they ain't had....
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Tell them how you personally think your uncle...
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-They're yours? -Yeah, afraid so.
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you don't do anything, you don't write anything.
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You need a prosecutor.
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He doesn't put himself in, or anyone else for that matter.
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-How y'all doing? You doing good? -Yeah, we all right.
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Everyone in the hat's part of Barksdale's crew?
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-You gonna spoil him with that shit. -I respect the work.
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What you think, cuz?
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I say we go down there right now. Right fucking now.
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We roll out, come back in an hour, catch everybody dirty.
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-What? -The newspaper, get it.
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I fucking know where he's detailed. I fucking already know that!
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and two witnesses who say one of you princes...
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