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Postby BauerUK on Thu Jan 01, 2009 3:31 pm

The best show ever. Fine example of HBO's top-quality programming. Finished it's run after five (very awesome) seasons. Thank you for not cancelling this one, HBO. :)
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Re: The Wire

Postby The Strog on Thu Jan 01, 2009 7:27 pm

I've heard great things about this. Should probably get around to checking it out, but it doesn't really seem like my kind of show.
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Re: The Wire

Postby Finli Otego on Fri Jan 02, 2009 1:45 am

This really was one of the greatest shows ever. It's completely worth all of the praise it gets. Check it out! :thumbup:
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Re: The Wire

Postby Nicole on Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:09 pm

I really enjoyed it, although I must say I only started watching it during season 4. What I saw of it was excellent!
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Re: The Wire

Postby Gus TT Showbiz on Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:35 am

Just started season 1 .... freaking epic :thumbsup:
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Re: The Wire

Postby diddymao28 on Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:13 am

Best show I have ever seen. I thought I wouldn't enjoy it, but the writing and acting was amazing. I can't even begin to explain how much this show rocks.
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Re: The Wire

Postby Gus TT Showbiz on Sun Mar 15, 2009 10:44 am

I'm about 3/4th of the way through season 3, and this may be the best tv show i've ever seen already :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbsup:
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Re: The Wire

Postby CaseyCasey87 on Mon Mar 23, 2009 10:46 pm

bigsimpsin wrote:I'm about 3/4th of the way through season 3, and this may be the best tv show i've ever seen already :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbsup:


Believe me it only gets better from here on.
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Re: The Wire

Postby Spleen on Sat Nov 28, 2009 9:37 am

Damn this show is so awesome, it's very easy to see why lots of critics have called it best tv show ever. In my opinion it comes 2nd only to Lost.

I'm halfway through season 5 atm, and it's a show that just gets better better, I didn't think season 5 would be able to live upto season 4, but damn it does. Don't want this show to end, but I only have 6 episodes left :(

Like everyone else, when I heard of it I thought 'meh not enough crime drama', thinking it wouldn't live upto the sopranos etc, but it blows every other crime show out of the water.
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Re: The Wire

Postby Finli Otego on Thu Dec 10, 2009 4:17 am

I'm thinking about organizing a Season 1 re-watch of "The Wire".
If ever there was a show that benefits from a re-watch on a thematic level, it's The Wire. It's densely layered, complex and it has several deja-vu moments that make connections between seemingly different characters, which are hard to spot the first time through.
Would anyone be interested in this?
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Re: The Wire

Postby CaseyCasey87 on Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:24 am

Finli Otego wrote:I'm thinking about organizing a Season 1 re-watch of "The Wire".
If ever there was a show that benefits from a re-watch on a thematic level, it's The Wire. It's densely layered, complex and it has several deja-vu moments that make connections between seemingly different characters, which are hard to spot the first time through.
Would anyone be interested in this?



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Re: The Wire

Postby brentoid on Sat Jan 09, 2010 5:20 pm

Finli Otego wrote:I'm thinking about organizing a Season 1 re-watch of "The Wire".
If ever there was a show that benefits from a re-watch on a thematic level, it's The Wire. It's densely layered, complex and it has several deja-vu moments that make connections between seemingly different characters, which are hard to spot the first time through.
Would anyone be interested in this?


ahhh !!

already started my rewatch...on episode game day now...

i could re-watch it again tho
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Re: The Wire

Postby Horace Nosebleed on Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:25 pm

Omar is one of the best characters television has ever seen.

But I also loved D'Angelo. He seemed to give off the impression he wasn't such a bad guy at heart.

Hell, I loved pretty much everyone. And it's a big cast.
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Re: The Wire

Postby Sawyer5665 on Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:15 am

I have only seen the first two seasons of The Wire. I watched them when they originally aired on HBO. After the second season, I moved and didn't order HBO at the place I moved to. The first season of The Wire was friggin brilliant!!! Season two wasn't as good as the first, but it was still good drama. I really want to see the final three seasons. I am planning on getting them very soon.

BTW....I totally agree that Omar is one the best characters ever on television.
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Re: The Wire

Postby Horace Nosebleed on Thu Apr 08, 2010 5:43 pm

S3 is my fave season. Avon and Stringer is one of my favourite partnerships, and I love watching how
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they build an empire together, but both want different things, so end up eventually drifting apart and destroying eachother. It's quite Shakespearean.


S2 is difficult at first, it focuses a lot on new characters who aren't immediately as interesting, so it takes a while to get back into your comfort zone, but once you do I think it's actually better than S1.
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