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Season 1 Episode 1

The Target


In the pilot episode, Baltimore detective Jimmy McNulty gets assigned to a new task force.
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Season 1 Episode 2

The Detail


McNulty feels the heat when a witness who testified against D'Angelo is killed.
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Season 1 Episode 3

The Buys


The early-morning 'field interviews' by Herc, Carver and Prez result in a minor riot.
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Season 1 Episode 4

Old Cases


Greggs and McNulty try to get Hardcase to turn informant.
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Season 1 Episode 5

The Pager


McNulty's detail finally gets 'clone' pagers to track Barksdale and his gang.
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Season 1 Episode 6

The Wire


McNulty and Greggs ask for a delay in a murder bust in order to preserve the wiretap.
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Season 1 Episode 7

One Arrest


Tipped off by the wire, Greggs, Herc, Carver and Freamon make a bust.
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Season 1 Episode 8

Lessons


An unlikely source gives McNulty the tag of Stringer Bell's car. Later, Omar earns his 'loose cannon' reputation.
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Season 1 Episode 9

Game Day


Barksdale plays an expensive game of one-upmanship with an east-side rival.
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Season 1 Episode 10

The Cost


With Wallace in custody, McNulty and Daniels must figure out what to do with him in the time before he testifies.
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Season 1 Episode 11

The Hunt


Burrell orders Daniels to hit dealers for results that will impress the media. Meanwhile, Greggs is in the ICU.
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Season 1 Episode 12

Cleaning Up


With the detail's future hanging in the balance, Daniels faces off against Burrell and his political allies.
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Season 1 Episode 13

Sentencing


In the Season One finale, Daniels and McNulty turn to a higher authority to crack the case.
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