Boys of Summer
Episode 1 of 13 within Season Four. Item 38 of 60 overall.
Production number 401.
Ed Burns - Story
David Simon - Story
David Simon - Teleplay
Joe Chappelle - Director
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Four West Baltimore teens get a summer education on the streets with school on the horizon.

Meanwhile, Councilman Carcetti campaigns for mayor, Prez prepares for his new career as a teacher and Freamon is puzzled by the lack of violence between drug gangs.

original airdate--September 10,2006

music--Opening theme--"Way Down in the Hole" by DoMaJe and Steve Earle

  1. At Her Open Door by Dead Meadow
  2. Handle the Vibe by Bone Thugz-n-Harmony
  3. Something Wrong by Kid Kurrupt
  4. Krazy by Elephant Man
  5. (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People by The Chi-Lites
  6. The Patriot Act by Blake Leyh
  7. Back Home by Black Toast Music
  8. Survival of the Fittest by Mobb Deep
  9. Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof Off the Sucker) by Parliament
  10. The Fall by Blake Leyh

Epigraph--"Lambs to the slaughter here". - Marcia Donnelly

Assistant principal Donnelly makes this comment regarding her new teachers.

 

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