The Wire: Complete HBO Season 1-5 [DVD]

Starring: Dominic West
Format: Box set PAL
Released: 08 Dec 2008
RRP: £124.99

The Wire addresses the seedy side of Baltimore's finest, told from the point of view of the police and the criminals. It looks into money, drugs and murder.
It is one of television's most critically acclaimed programs, being groundbreaking, complex and political.
The Wire box set contains 24 DVDs on includes all 60 episodes, with special features and commentaries.

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All five seasons of the highly-acclaimed crime drama series which follows drug & murder investigations in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police & their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge & surveillance, where easy distinctions between good & evil, & crime & punishment, are challlenged at every turn. Season 1 episodes comprise: 'The Target', 'The Detail', 'The Buys', 'Old Cases', 'The Pager', 'The Wire', 'One Arrest', 'Lessons', 'Game Day', 'The Cost', 'The Hunt', 'Cleaning Up' & 'Sentencing'. Season 2 episodes are: 'Ebb Tide', 'Collateral Damage', 'Hot Shots', 'Hard Cases', 'Undertow', 'All Prologue', 'Backwash', 'Duck & Cover', 'Stray Rounds', 'Storm Warnings', 'Bad Dreams' & 'Port in a Storm'. Season 3 episodes comprise: 'Time After Time, 'All Due Respect', 'Dead Soldiers', 'Amsterdam', 'Straight & True', 'Homecoming', 'Back Burners', 'Moral Midgetry', 'Slapstick', 'Reformation', 'Middle Ground' & 'Mission Accomplished'. Season 4 episodes are: 'Boys of Summer', 'Soft Eyes', 'Home Rooms', 'Refugees', 'Alliances', 'Margin of Error', 'Unto Others', 'Corner Boys', 'Know Your Place', 'Misgivings', 'A New Day', 'That's Got His Own' & 'Final Grades'. Season 5 episodes comprise: 'More With Less', 'Unconfirmed Reports', 'Not for Attribution', 'Transitions', 'React Quotes', 'The Dickensian Aspect', 'Took', 'Clarifications', 'Late Editions' & '-30-'.

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All five seasons of the highly-acclaimed crime drama series which follows drug & murder investigations in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police & their targets the series captures a universe of su...

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All five seasons of the highly-acclaimed crime drama series which follows drug & murder investigations in Baltimore. A modern television classic & a true must-see, this Baltimore-set crime drama disects the modern American city, layer by layer. Sociology aside, it’s also extremely gripping. Told from the point of view of both the police & their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge & surveillance, where easy distinctions between good & evil, & crime & punishment, are challlenged at every turn.

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All five seasons of the highly-acclaimed crime drama series which follows drug & murder investigations in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police & their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge & surveillance, where easy distinctions between good & evil, & crime & punishment, are challlenged at every turn. Season 1 episodes comprise: 'The Target', 'The Detail', 'The Buys', 'Old Cases', 'The Pager', 'The Wire', 'One Arrest', 'Lessons', 'Game Day', 'The Cost', 'The Hunt', 'Cleaning Up' & 'Sentencing'. Season 2 episodes are: 'Ebb Tide', 'Collateral Damage', 'Hot Shots', 'Hard Cases', 'Undertow', 'All Prologue', 'Backwash', 'Duck & Cover', 'Stray Rounds', 'Storm Warnings', 'Bad Dreams' & 'Port in a Storm'. Season 3 episodes comprise: 'Time After Time, 'All Due Respect', 'Dead Soldiers', 'Amsterdam', 'Straight & True', 'Homecoming', 'Back Burners', 'Moral Midgetry', 'Slapstick', 'Reformation', 'Middle Ground' & 'Mission Accomplished'. Season 4 episodes are: 'Boys of Summer', 'Soft Eyes', 'Home Rooms', 'Refugees', 'Alliances', 'Margin of Error', 'Unto Others', 'Corner Boys', 'Know Your Place', 'Misgivings', 'A New Day', 'That's Got His Own' & 'Final Grades'. Season 5 episodes comprise: 'More With Less', 'Unconfirmed Reports', 'Not for Attribution', 'Transitions', 'React Quotes', 'The Dickensian Aspect', 'Took', 'Clarifications', 'Late Editions' & '-30-'.

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Includes every episode from mini-series The Wire One of television's most criticallly acclaimed programmes, The Wire challlenges viewers with a 'cop show' unlike anything on air. Universallly lauded, The Guardian claimed that 'you either love The Wire or you haven't seen it yet' - now there is no excuse with the release of this complete box-set. The HBO series addresses the seedy side of Baltimore's finest looking into money, drugs, politics & murder. Told from the point of view of both the police & their targets, the series captures a universe of subterfuge & surveillance, where easy distinctions between good & evil, & crime & punishment, are challlenged at every turn. A study on urban life in one of America's toughest cities, each season of The Wire has focused on a different aspect of Baltimore, starting with the police force & the drug trade, then moving on to City Halll, the education system & concluding with the media. Over the course of five seasons, David Simon has endeavoured to build a city. It is a groundbreaking, complex & political look at the streets of America, detailed & fiercely intelligent; there is no other show like it on TV.

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