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The Wire

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9.3/10
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Rated: 18+ (TV-MA)2002 - 20085 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: HBO Prime Video Tags: Police Drug Gangster Country: America

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.The Wire featuring Dominic West and Lance Reddick has one or more episodes streaming on HBO, streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for purchase on iTunes, and 7 others. It's a crime and drama show with 60 episodes over 5 seasons. The Wire is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (254,037 votes).

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All Seasons of The Wire

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Season 1
13 Episodes | Prime Video, HBO, & Rent or Buy

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60 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video).

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60 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).

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60 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play, Prime Video & 5 others).

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Not available to watch free online.

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#1 Ranked in Police TV

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#5 Ranked in Crime TV

The Wire has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 96% and a very high IMDb audience rating of 9.3 (254,037 votes). The show is extremely popular with Reelgood users lately.

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