Colvin tells the dealers about his new policies. Avon gets out of prison. Cutty using his old tricks again. McNulty finds out something about Stringer. Omar faces a major setback.
original airdate--October 17,2004
music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by The Neville Brothers
Epigraph--" I had such fuckin' hopes for us". - McNulty
McNulty makes this statement expressing his disappointment at losing a worthy target after approaching Stringer and finding that he is now mostly straight.