The Wire and other HBO shows changed TV forever
An illustration of 52 characters from The Wire. Credit to Dennis Culver. http://dennisculver.bigcartel.com/product/all-in-the-game
Jermaine Crawford, Maestro Harrell, Tristan Wilds, and Julito McCullum in The Wire Click image to expand.
The Wire, Season 1. Omar Little may not be the single best thing about this superb show, because there is no one best thing, but he really is the most delightful bad guy ever.
Initiative according to The Wire.
Omar Little from The Wire in Ink and Paint on a 30x16in Canvas
leseanmccoy: best tv show ever
The Wire - The BEST show on TV. Ever.
The Wire - best tv show ever. As one of my TV snob friends said back in the day, "If you have HBO and you're not watching The Wire, you're just foolish."
"Fan Art" the cast is outlined here, arranged in neat rows we see them unlike how they are presented in the show, a typically complex network of relationships.