The Cost
Episode 10 of 13 within Season One. Item 10 of 60 overall.
Production number 110.
Ed Burns - Story
David Simon - Story
David Simon - Teleplay
Brad Anderson - Director
9.19
63 votes

After being clean for three days straight, Bubbles gets some strong advice from another former addict. When murder attempt on Avon Barksdale fails, Stringer lays down some new laws for the Barksdale crew. As the team goes through their setup of one of Barksdale’s people, one of the officers gets shot.

original airdate--August 11,2002

music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by Tom Waits

Epigraph--" And then he dropped the bracelets... - Greggs

Greggs uses the quote when describing her experience of a difficult physical arrest where she received nonchalant backup and realized she was meant to be a police officer.

 

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