Slapstick
Episode 9 of 12 within Season Three. Item 34 of 60 overall.
Production number 309.
George P. Pelecanos - Story
David Simon - Story
David Simon - Teleplay
Alex Zakrzewski - Director
9.06
56 votes

Freamon Responding to a call for an officer's call for help, McNulty and Prez turn up the wrong alley, with unanticipated results. Under orders, a Barksdale crew violates the long-standing, but unspoken, Sunday truce with gunplay, increasing discontent among the New Day Co-op members. Stymied by the bureaucracy in his effort to open a gym, Cutty is surprised to find help from within Baltimore's power structure.

Omar decides to go it alone against Avon and Stringer Bell, who are pressed by Brianna for some answers. Bubbles is wired up and sent into Hamsterdam to help make the case against the Barksdale organization, while Pearlman and Daniels confront a cell phone company over its foot-dragging on wiretap orders.

Proposition Joe goes to Vinson in an effort to broker peace between Marlo and Avon, while a murder in Amsterdam presents new challenges and further divides the Western District troops and their allegiance to Colvin. Councilman Gray tells Carcetti he's running for mayor and offers him the council president's slot on his ticket.

original airdate--November 21,2004

network--HBO

music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by The Neville Brothers

  1. "The Way You Move" by OutKast

 

 

Epigraph--"...while you're waiting for moments that never come". - Freamon

 

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