When Avon becomes more and more suspicious, he orders Wee-Bey to change phone lines in his apartment. Stringer Bell warns D'Angelo that a snitch may be in his camp. The detectives get their affadavit approved. McNulty and Greggs get a lead on Omar's van and McNulty prepares his house for his kids' weekend visit only when he goes to pick the kids up no one's home. Bunk gets the file on an old murder case that could be connected to D'Angelo.
original airdate--June 30,2002
music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by Tom Waits
Epigraph--"...a little slow, a little late". - Avon Barksdale
Avon uses this phrase in a speech he makes to D'Angelo about the random nature of their business and the constant danger involved.