‘The Wire’ on HBO is one of the great epic TV series, introducing new aspects of the story every season and yet always adding dimensions to its ongoing characters.
Tim Goodman is TV critic for the SF Chronicle and always has a good in-depth take on ‘The Wire’ at TGTV.
Freakonomics has been running a series: “What do real thugs think of ‘The Wire’?”
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