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The wire. The complete series

Author: Nina Kostroff-NobleDavid SimonGeorge P PelecanosEdward BurnsClark JohnsonAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Home Box Office, Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Warner Home Video. [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
An urban epic set in Baltimore, where police detectives investigate cases involving the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and its bureaucracy, the school system, and the print news media.

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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery television programs
Television cop shows
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Kostroff-Noble; David Simon; George P Pelecanos; Edward Burns; Clark Johnson; Dominic West; John Doman; Idris Elba; Frankie Faison; Larry Gilliard; Wood Harris; Deirdre Lovejoy; Wendell Pierce; Lance Reddick; Andre Royo; Sonja Sohn; Jim True; Corey Parker Robinson; Aidan Gillen; Jamie Hector; Domenick Lombardozzi; Isiah Whitlock; Home Box Office (Firm); HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780670515 9780780670518 1419869094 9781419869099
OCLC Number: 1037221325
Language Note: English, French and Spanish language soundtracks; English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as episodes of the television program The wire from 2002 - 2008.
Special features: episode previews and recaps, q & a with David Simon and creative team, conversations with David Simon, audio commentaries from cast and crew, four-season retrospective, 2 documentaries, 3 prequels exploring life before The Wire; gag reel.
Credits: Director of photography, Uta Briesewitz [and others] ; editor, Geraldine Peroni [and others] ; music supervisor, Blake Leyh.
Cast: Dominic West, John Doman, Idris Elba, Frankie R. Faison, Larry Gilliard Jr., Wood Harris, Deirdre Lovejoy, Wendell Pierce, Domenick Lombardozzi, Lance Reddick, Andre Royo, Sonja Sohn, Jim True-Frost, Corey Parker Robinson, Aidan Gillen, Jamie Hector, Isiah Whitlock, Jr.
Event notes: Filmed on location in Baltimore, Maryland.
Description: 23 videodiscs (approximately 3,600 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1; Dolby digital.
Contents: Season 1. Disc 1. The target ; The detail ; The buys --
Disc 2. Old cases ; The pager --
Disc 3. The wire ; One arrest ; Lessons --
Disc 4. Game day ; The cost ; The hunt --
Disc 5. Cleaning up --
Sentencing. Season 2. Disc 1. Ebb tide ; Collateral damage --
Disc 2. Hot shots ; Hard cases --
Disc 3. Undertow ; All prologue ; Backwash --
Disc 4. Duck and cover ; Stray rounds ; Storm warnings --
Disc 5. Bad dreams ; Port in a storm. Season 3. Disc 1. Time after time ; All due respect --
Disc 2. Dead soldiers ; Hamsterdam --
Disc 3. Straight and true ; Homecoming ; Back burners --
Disc 4. Moral midgetry ; Slapstick ; Reformation --
Disc 5. Middle ground ; Mission accomplished. Season 4. Disc 1. Boys of summer ; Soft eyes ; Home rooms --
Disc 2. Refugees ; Alliances ; Margin of error ; Unto others --
Disc 3. Corner boys ; Know your place ; Misgivings ; A new day --
Disc 4. That's got his own ; Final grades. Season 5. Disc 1. More with less ; Unconfirmed reports ; Not for attribution --
Disc 2. Transitions ; React quotes ; The Dickensian aspect --
Disc 3. Took ; Clarifications ; Late editions --
Disc 4.-30-
Other Titles: Wire. Season 1.
Wire. Season 2.
Wire. Season 3.
Wire. Season 4.
Wire. Season 5.
Wire (Television program)
Responsibility: HBO Original Programming presents ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble [and others] ; directed by Clark Johnson [and others] ; written by David Simon [and others] ; created by David Simon.


An urban epic set in Baltimore, where police detectives investigate cases involving the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the city government and its bureaucracy, the school system, and the print news media.


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