The Wire is an American television drama series set and produced in and around Baltimore, Maryland. Created and primarily written by author and former police reporter David Simon, the series was broadcast by the premium cable network HBO in the United States. The Wire premiered on June 2, 2002 and ended on March 9, 2008, comprising 60 episodes over five seasons.
- "You see the king stay the king."
- ―D'Angelo Barksdale (D'Angelo teaching Bodie and Wallace to play chess)