S2 E7
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Season 2  "Backwash"  2x7

Aired 17 years ago - Jul 13, 2003

"Don't worry, kid. You're still on the clock." -- Horseface Russell goes back in the bag for a day to con Sobotka's crew into thinking that the heat is off; Nick and Frog work out a deal that hinges on an upfront and making good on the money Frog owes Ziggy; as Stringer makes the back end payment to his out-source, it appears that this arrangement may have been all on Stringer; Avon and Brianna are inconsolable, but Donette seems to be taking things in stride; the latest in surveillance technology is no match for the modern urban crime environment and the idiocy of Herc and Carver; Landsman and Rawls are unsuccessful in getting Daniels to take the murders, but Lester finally makes the persuasive argument; after getting a horrifying glimpse of the future during a presentation about robotically-run docks, Sobotka gives DiBiago grease to get some speed under the wheels of union-friendly legislation; depressed that Nick has taken away the package business and made it a success, Ziggy is further demoralized when he becomes the butt of Maui's practical joke; the cloned computer hands the detail the information they need to stake out and follow a stolen can, and thereby connect Sobotka's crew to Proposition Joe; Greggs and Prez continue to follow the pross connection; Daniels tries unsuccessfully to convince Marla that the detail is good for his career; Sobotka asks Nat for another year as union president, as Nat wonders about the source of the contributions Sobotka makes on behalf on the union; Herc and Carver get Nick on surveillance and discuss the merits of creating a phony C.I. to recoup their losses on the bug; taking a break from consoling the bereaved, Stringer discusses a business deal with Proposition Joe, but Avon turns the arrangement down flat; Elena continues to rebuff McNulty's charms.

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No, seriously. Come here.
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This is the shit you had out here last week. The dimes that Moochie was slinging?
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But the boy almost rolled on you that one time.
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it sounds like Chuck Thompson doing play-by-play.
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Det. Moreland's target looks to be the same as yours.
#10
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I've been getting a feel for this shit. How it plays and works without the dirt.
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It's like you in a store working the register...
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I think we can all be happy with that, can't we?
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She looks about 40.
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I'm gonna bring Burrell exactly what he asked for...
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Excuse me, sir? Are you a resident?
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you go back in the stacks and bang on them to make sure.
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Tell him what you want
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Respecting the fact that you're known to have a way with your words...
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-I'll talk to Avon. -You do that.
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You sent him to Princeton to do whatever the fuck he wants.
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My great-grandfather was a knife sharpener.
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One of two things. The driver takes it through checkout...
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-He's all yours, Bunk. -Copy.
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You mean, you can tap a guy's phone if he's selling drugs...
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Between what you make with them scissors and this...
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Frank Sobotka.
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-We all got roles to play. -What's your role?
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You can take him, Zig. He just looks big.
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Right over there.
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Those girls in the can really suffocated. They really died in that fucking box.
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