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Season 5 Episode 1

More With Less


Citywide budget cuts hit the police hard; corporate downsizing frustrates the staff of a local newspaper.
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Season 5 Episode 2

Unconfirmed Reports


McNulty decides to take matters into his own hands; Marlo takes care of unfinished business.
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Season 5 Episode 3

Not for Attribution


Carcetti?s police plans are leaked to the press; Marlo cleans up his cash; McNulty shares his obsession with Freamon.
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Season 5 Episode 4

Transitions


The police brass changes; McNulty and Freamon look for bodies; Prop Joe pays his last respects; Marlo delivers a gift.
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Season 5 Episode 5

React Quotes


Marlo's new alliance gives Freamon and McNulty a fresh lead; the press turns its attention to a breaking story, to Davis' relief.
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Season 5 Episode 6

The Dickensian Aspect


Templeton makes headlines; Bunk follows up on old leads; McNulty takes an interest in the homeless.
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Season 5 Episode 7


An unexpected call puts Templeton and the newspaper back in the spotlight?and gets McNulty some unwanted extra attention.
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Season 5 Episode 8

Clarifications


Bunk returns a McNulty favor; Carcetti is forced to make political deals; Hayes talks to Templeton about his sources.
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Season 5 Episode 9

Late Editions


"Freamon's hard work pays off with a promising lead, though McNulty isn't in the mood to celebrate."
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Season 5 Episode 10


In the series finale, McNulty and Freamon face the consequences of their actions, while Carcetti tries to save face.
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