The Wire

10 Best Episodes of The Wire - Season 4

Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between good and evil are routinely obliterated.

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The Wire - S4E13

#1 - Final Grades (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Namond, Randy and Dukie adjust to new realities; Michael is promoted; Omar makes Prop Joe an offer.

The episode was rated 8.39 from 1109 votes.

The Wire - S4E12

#2 - That's Got His Own (Season 4 - Episode 12)


Freamon seeks help in City Hall; Bubbles gets desperate; Michael rejects his past; Omar strikes again.

The episode was rated 8.20 from 1116 votes.

The Wire - S4E11

#3 - A New Day (Season 4 - Episode 11)

Carcetti faces a dilemma; Randy gets the cold shoulder; Omar makes a power play; Freamon has a revelation.

The episode was rated 8.19 from 1099 votes.

The Wire - S4E10

#4 - Misgivings (Season 4 - Episode 10)


Burrell sends out a mandate; Kevin comes clean to Marlo; Bubbles gets payback; Chris takes care of a problem.

The episode was rated 7.99 from 1071 votes.

The Wire - S4E6

#5 - Margin of Error (Season 4 - Episode 6)

Carcetti responds to a campaign smear; Randy makes a startling revelation; Marlo proves elusive.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 1113 votes.

The Wire - S4E5

#6 - Alliances (Season 4 - Episode 5)


Burrell feels the heat from Royce; Marlo tries to enlist Michael; Dukie debunks Randy's 'special dead' theory.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 1123 votes.

The Wire - S4E7

#7 - Unto Others (Season 4 - Episode 7)

Royce and Carcetti make their peace; Prez has a good day; Greggs uses 'soft eyes' at a crime scene.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 1108 votes.

The Wire - S4E3

#8 - Home Rooms (Season 4 - Episode 3)


Royce takes extreme measures; the detail gets a new boss and agenda; Prez survives his first day at school.

The episode was rated 7.84 from 1162 votes.

The Wire - S4E8

#9 - Corner Boys (Season 4 - Episode 8)

Carcetti makes the rounds; Colvin uses corner logic in class; Daniels sees his stock rising.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 1099 votes.

The Wire - S4E9

#10 - Know Your Place (Season 4 - Episode 9)


Bubbles fingers a witness for Herc; Colvin offers an incentive; Andre turns to Proposition Joe for help.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 1088 votes.

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    The Wire - S4E2

    #11 - Soft Eyes (Season 4 - Episode 2)

    Pearlman is on thin ice; Marlo plays Robin Hood; Prez preps for school; Carcetti drops a bombshell on Royce.

    The episode was rated 7.82 from 1173 votes.

    The Wire - S4E4

    #12 - Refugees (Season 4 - Episode 4)


    A major case gets a new detective; Marlo is burned in poker; Colvin and Cutty get new jobs in the school system.

    The episode was rated 7.77 from 1108 votes.

    The Wire - S4E1

    #13 - Boys of Summer (Season 4 - Episode 1)

    Four boys play out their summer; Royce and Carcetti hit the campaign trail.

    The episode was rated 7.75 from 1218 votes.


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