He approaches , a political consultant he knows from law school, and courts her interest in becoming his. Avon is wounded when Marlo senses the trap and then wrestles with a revelation by Stringer. McNulty sees Stringer is now unreachable as a drug target because of his ties to legitimate business. Cutty is shown the possibilities for the future with a tour of a working gym, while the Western District cops tip a few, and weigh the merits of Amsterdam and their loyalty to their commander. The Sun Graphics Designer uncredited.
However, his lack of experience in the field leads to failure, so he reluctantly refocuses on the drug trade. Brianna and McNulty sit down for a heart-to-heart. Creator David Simon Tells U. The upstart Stanfield Organization introduced several new roles: , a ruthless leader seeking to challenge Avon's dominance; , Stanfield's chief enforcer; , Partlow's protege; as rimshop owner and advisor ; as crew chief ; and and as young drug dealers and. A new character, , was introduced, who began to aggressively move into Barksdale territory throughout the city. But Stringer is himself being betrayed by Avon: had returned to Baltimore and tracked down Omar to join forces. Beginning with Baltimore's drug trade, the overarching story focuses in turn on subjects such as the media, inner city government, and the bureaucracy of the public school system.
Prez impresses the detail with what he's found out from Bodie's cell phone, information that sends McNulty and Greggs on a road trip. With Johnny in the wind, Bubbles considers a new partner, while Omar and Brother Mouzone encounter each other suddenly. McNulty is devastated that Stringer was killed before he could arrest him but his spirits lift when he gets a chance to bring down Avon instead. Burrell leaks the story to Carcetti. Stringer meets with Colvin and gives him the location of Avon's safehouse believing that returning Avon to prison is the best way to end the war. Bubbles provides entree to Freamon in an undercover cell-phone hustle. Archived from on December 7, 2003.
Cutty's initial approach to teaching boxing ends up alienating the corner boys, while Marlo raises the stakes against the Barksdale gang. With the information from Stringer the Major Case Unit arrest Avon and most of his people. Royce is reluctant to shut the project down because of its success in reducing crime. Carver's partner reaches a breaking point and calls the press about the tolerant zones. Cheese loses more than a little on his bet at a bloody dogfight and later is hauled downtown for questioning as a murder suspect by Bunk and McNulty. Carver gets some frank advice about his failings as an officer from Colvin. Officer Russell gets information from one of the workers she used to have a relationship with who indicates that the union computer may be useful in tracking containers.
Cutty's new job is corralling truants, but his mentoring of Michael is going nowhere. Carcetti is about to launch his campaign, but struggles with its effect on his friendship with Council colleague Tony Gray. Meanwhile Avon initiates a war over territory with Marlo but is dismayed at the ineptitude of his people when several are killed while attempting a drive-by shooting. Chief of Staff Michael Steintorf. Colvin commanded the Western district where the Barksdale organization operated, and nearing retirement, he came up with a radical new method of dealing with the drug problem. The detail closes in on Sergei Malatov when they track his cell phone through his truck rental paperwork.
Coleman, Jamie Hector, and Glynn Turman. Bill Anderson - Port Admin. D'Angelo's funeral brings together the Barksdale Organization. Cutty struggles to keep his young boxers off the corners, as he and Fruit cross paths once again. Back at the detail, admonishes McNulty and Greggs for showing disloyalty towards Daniels by investigating Bell, despite what the lieutenant has done for them. At a meeting, new head enforcer suggests that more territory is required and should be taken by force if needed; Stringer maintains that product is the cornerstone of their operation.
Dissent spreads in Omar's crew over his bloody minded pursuit of the Barksdale Organization. The fourth season accompanies four students on their difficult journey through the school system of the city. Believing that the bloody turf war with Marlo is poised to destroy everything the Barksdale crew had worked for, Stringer gives Major Colvin information on Avon's weapons stash. Omar feels great remorse over the death of Tosha and is reprimanded by Bunk Moreland; Bunk also makes a point of telling Omar that little kids were playing near the scene of the gunfight and arguing over who got to play Omar in their game. Colvin looks for areas where he can turn a blind eye to drug dealing, unbeknownst to his superiors. A beleaguered Cutty seeks employment outside the drug world. Councilman Gray tells Carcetti he's running for mayor and offers him the council president's slot on his ticket.
He manipulates a colleague into running against the mayor to split the black vote, secures a capable campaign manager, and starts making headlines for himself. Archived from the original on July 20, 2011. Archived from on October 3, 2003. Valchek strikes a deal with —in return for supporting Burrell in his aspirations for promotion, Valchek demands Burrell set up a detail to investigate Sobotka and his union. Sobotka's frustration with the Greeks begins to grow as he is once again denied a meeting with their boss, remaining defiant even when his payment for smuggling each container is tripled.
Cutty gives up his attempts at straight work and joins the Barksdale Organization. Guest stars Regular Recurring Single episode Uncredited actors Appearances Legend Please use this as a key. Bodie's crew are beaten for encroaching on 's territory. McNulty worries about how they can wiretap Bell's disposable phones. Western District Police Officer uncredited.
The new season also introduced a further group of characters working in the Baltimore port area, including , , and. Burrell is incensed and takes the information straight to. Without the knowledge of central command, he sets up areas where drug trade would go unpunished and cracks down on any traffic elsewhere. Carcetti is there to capitalize on the bad publicity for the Mayor. The show features a large ensemble cast; many characters are only featured prominently in a single season. Carver's partner reaches breaking point and calls the press about the tolerant zones. Carcetti reveals his political ambitions and tries to enlist the help of an old acquaintance.