Herc and Carver continue their renegade ways. Avon Barksdale instructs Stinkum, Wee-Bey and Stringer to double the existing reward to anyone who eliminates Omar and his crew. Detective Freamon discovers D'Angelo's pager number just when Greggs and McNulty figure out a cloned pager could be the advantage they need.
original airdate--June 23,2002 network--HBO
music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by Tom Waits
Epigraph--"It's a thin line 'tween heaven and here". - Bubbles
Spoken by Bubbles to McNulty after McNulty returns Bubbles to the ghetto low-rises of Baltimore after being with McNulty in Baltimore's suburbia which Bubbles refers to as "Leave It to Beaver land."