The Wire

Storm Warnings - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: They check up Pyramid Inc at the Eastpoint Insurance register for the Volvo S80 to GPS track at the beginning of the episode. Next scene they're putting a tracker on a S60. (00:01:53)

Clarifications - S5-E8

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Omar walks through some alleys on his way to stick up a corner crew, he is first observed carrying a double barreled shotgun with a wooden butt. A minute later, when he emerges from the alleys and dumps the drugs down the sewer, he is seen carrying a metal pump action shotgun. (00:13:40 - 00:14:30)

Back Burners - S3-E7

Continuity mistake: When Poot first jumps up after Snoop rakes the corner, the blood stain his shirt has absorbed is much larger, and singular - consistent with lying in a pool of blood not coming from your body on a flat surface. When the frame changes, there are now three blood stains, each much smaller. (00:51:52 - 00:52:56)

All Prologue - S2-E6

Factual error: The police "clone" the cargo dock's computer, as though it were a cell phone, so that they can watch all the cargo traffic and see when containers disappear. In reality, to "clone" a computer would simply make an exact copy of that computer's hard drive at a specific point in time. In order to see what is happening on a specific computer in real time, it is necessary to install some sort of spyware on The Target machine.

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Avon Barksdale: I ain't no suit-wearin' businessman like you... you know I'm just a gangsta I suppose.

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-30- - S5-E10

Question: What is Valchek's last sentence in the show as he is being promoted to commissioner by Nerese Campbell? Looks like a joke, but no subtitles and it is pretty difficult to hear.

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Chosen answer: As he's trying on his new hat, Valchek says, with a smile, "fits like a glove!"

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