Undertow
Episode 5 of 12 within Season Two. Item 18 of 60 overall.
Production number 205.
Ed Burns - Story
David Simon - Story
Ed Burns - Teleplay
Steve Shill - Director
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Ziggy ends up experiencing a very different kind of car trouble. Russell decides to look up an old acquaintance in her search for info about the docks. Rawls ends up being held responsible for his inferior merchandise.

original airdate--June 29,2003

music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by The Blind Boys of Alabama

  1. Midnight At the Oasis by Maria Muldaur
  2. The Hand That Rocks the Cradle by Akrobatik

Epigraph--"They used to make steel there, no? - Spiros Vondas 

Vondas makes this comment in reference to a shut down steel works reflecting the seasons theme of the death of work in American cities.

 

 

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