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Season 5 Awards and Where ‘The Wire’ Ranks in TV History

Jemele and Van get together one last time to give their take on where ‘The Wire’ ranks all time in television history, and hand out Season 5 awards

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Taking a Deep Dive on the Series Finale of ‘The Wire’

Jemele and Van go over some of their favorite scenes and take a look at what aged the best and worse in the series finale of ‘The Wire’

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Breaking Down the Penultimate Episode of ‘The Wire’

Plus, Jemele and Van eulogize the character Snoop

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Eulogizing Omar Little and Analyzing Our Favorite Scenes From “Clarifications”

As Jemele and Van inch closer to the series finale, they take time to eulogize Omar Little and break down "Clarifications"

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A Deep Dive on Clay Davis and Breaking Down His Brilliant Courtroom Scene in “Took”

Van also leads Jemele through an epic sidebar, which involves stripping … and, to quote Jemele, "an eyeful"

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Who Is Detective Sydnor From ‘The Wire’? Plus, the Return of Some Important Characters.

Plus, Jemele and Van recall some of their favorite scenes from "The Dickensian Aspect"

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Who Is Chris Partlow From ‘The Wire’? Plus, How Omar Survived His Jump From the Balcony.

Jemele and Van deep dive into the fifth episode of Season 5, "React Quotes"

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Taking a Deep Dive Into the Character of Prop Joe and Discussing ‘Transitions’

Jemele and Van pick out some of the episode’s best scenes and have a sidebar conversation involving clowns and pranks

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Critiquing the Baltimore Sun Plot line in “Not for Attribution”

Jemele and Van critically analyze the Baltimore Sun plot line and how it’s lacking compared to other stories in the show

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A Deep Dive on Sober Bubbles in “Unconfirmed Reports”

Jemele and Van dive into the best scenes of S5E2, including an appearance from Avon Barksdale

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Starting Season 5 of ‘The Wire’ and Discussing “More With Less”

Jemele and Van return to close out the fifth and final season of ‘The Wire’

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‘The Wire’ Season 4 Awards

Jemele and Van hand out awards for Season 4 MVP, Rookie of the Year, Best Scene, and more

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Eulogizing the Character of Preston “Bodie” Broadus and Wrapping Up Season 4

Plus, Van receives a special phone call from Bodie himself, actor J. D. Williams

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Diving Deep Into “That’s Got His Own” and the Character of Ellis Carver

Plus, Van delivers a sidebar on riding horses

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Analyzing the Character of Bubbles and Discussing a Tearjerking Scene in “A New Day”

Jemele and Van also talk about a Dem Franchize Boyz song that has aged incredibly well

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Who Was Right Between Bodie and Poot in “Misgivings”?

Jemele Hill and Van Lathan recap Season 4, Episode 10 of ‘The Wire’ and do a character deep dive on Clay Davis

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Analyzing “Know Your Place” and Breaking Down One of Its Iconic Scenes

Jemele and Van also discuss a ‘Wire’ star who almost beat Daniel Craig out to be James Bond

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Breaking Down “Corner Boys” and the Character of Michael Lee

Plus Van’s sidebar involving Jheri curls and father-son relationships

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“Unto Others” Contains One of Van’s Favorite Scenes

He and Jemele get closer to the end of Season 4 of ‘The Wire’

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Breaking Down “Margin of Error” and De’Londa Brice

Plus, Jemele and Van break down what’s aged the worst from this Season 4 episode of ‘The Wire’

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How Do Voodoo and Zombies Fit Into Season 4 of ‘The Wire’?

Plus, Jemele and Van compare Chris Parlow’s presence to some notable horror-movie figures

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Analyzing the Character of Randy Wagstaff in Episode 2, Season 4

Plus, Jemele and Van talk about some standout scenes from "Refugees"

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Breaking Down “Home Rooms” and Duquan “Dukie” Weems

Plus, Van divulges the one time he tried to dress like Tupac

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Analyzing the Character of Namond Brice in Episode 2, Season 4

Plus, Jemele and Van talk about their favorite scenes from ‘Soft Eyes’

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Season 4 of ‘The Wire’ and “Boys of Summer”

Plus, Jemele and Van take a look at the child actors who star in the show

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Who was the Season 3 MVP of ‘The Wire’?

Jemele and Van dish out awards for Defensive Player of the Year, Best Scene, and more

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The Best Scenes From the Season 3 Finale of ‘The Wire’

Van and Jemele break down "Mission Accomplished," S3E12

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Breaking Down the Famous Balcony Scene in “Middle Ground”

Bill Simmons joins the conversation to discuss the interaction between Stringer and Avon in S3E11

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Analyzing the Success of Hamsterdam in “Reformation”

Plus, Van and Jemele do a deep dive on Bunny Colvin in S3E10

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What Characters Are Caught Between Two Worlds in ‘The Wire’?

Plus, Van and Jemele share their favorite scenes from S3E9

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‘Way Down in the Hole’: The Fallout Between Avon Barksdale and Stringer Bell

Jemele and Van break down Episode 8 of the third season of ‘The Wire’

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The Impact of Bernard and Squeak’s Romance on the Barksdale Organization

Jemele and Van push forward to "Back Burners," Episode 7 of the third season of ‘The Wire’