History Heartwarming / TheWire

28th Dec '16 8:53:16 AM dmcreif
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* When Terry D'Agostino tries to pump [=McNulty=] for information about Hamsterdam, Jimmy demonstrates that he's not just a breathing machine for his dick; he refuses to betray his old commander for sex and proudly leaves.

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* When Terry D'Agostino tries to pump [=McNulty=] for information about Hamsterdam, Jimmy [=McNulty=] demonstrates that he's not just a breathing machine for his dick; he refuses to betray his old commander for sex and proudly leaves.




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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BA5za4VsskM Colvin lectures Carver on what it takes to be a proper cop]]. And it's one in hindsight as Carver takes Colvin's words to heart and applies them to his everyday policing.
-->'''Howard "Bunny" Colvin:''' You're a good man, Sergeant. You got good instincts, and as far as I can tell, you're a decent supervisor. But from where I sit you ain't shit when it come to policin'. Don't take it personal, ain't just you. It's all our young police. A whole generation of y'all. Now, you think about it: You been here over a year now, Carver. You got nobody looking out for you, nobody willing to talk to you. That about sum it up? And that's a problem. And I didn't think there was anyway I was ever gonna get my head around it. [[Recap/TheWireS03E02AllDueRespect But then Dozerman gets shot for some bullshit]] and that's when I 'bout reach my limit. And that's when the idea of the free zone of Hamsterdam come to me. Because this drug thing, this ain't police work. No, it ain't. I mean, I can send any fool with a badge and a gun up on those corners and jack a crew and grab vials. But policing? [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything You call something a war, and pretty soon everybody gonna running around acting like warriors. They gonna be runnin' around on a damn crusade stormin' corners, slappin' on cuffs, rackin' up body counts. And when you at war, you need a fuckin' enemy.]] And pretty soon damn near everybody on every corner is your fuckin' enemy and soon the neighborhood that you're supposed to be policing that's just occupied territory. You follow this?
-->'''Ellis Carver:''' I think so.
-->'''Howard "Bunny" Colvin:''' Look, the point I'm makin', Carver, is this soldiering and policing, they ain't the same thing. And before we went and took the wrong turn and started with these war games the cop walked a beat, and he learned that post. And if there were things that happened up on that post whether there be a rape, a robbery, a shooting he had people out there helping him, feeding him information. [[Recap/TheWireS03E05StraightAndTrue But every time I come to you, my D.E.U. sergeant, for information to find out what's going on out there on them streets]], [[Recap/TheWireS03E06Homecoming all that came back was some bullshit. You had your stats, you had your arrests, you had your seizures.]] But don't none of that amount to shit when you talking about protecting a neighborhood now, do it? ''[sighs]'' You know, he worst thing about this, so-called drug war, to my mind...it just, it ruined this job.



* Snoop giving a store clerk 800 dollars, telling him to ring her up and keep the rest for himself, saying that he "earns that shit like motherfucker". Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfFunny.
* As a stone-cold killer, Wee-Bey comes across as generally warm and funny. But there's nothing like the moment where Bey agrees to give up Namond to Colvin.

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* Snoop giving a store clerk 800 dollars, $800, telling him to ring her up and keep the rest for himself, saying that he "earns that shit like motherfucker". Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfFunny.
* As a stone-cold killer, Wee-Bey Brice comes across as generally warm and funny. But there's nothing like the moment where Bey agrees to give up Namond to Colvin.



* When Landsman, the most statistic and career concious cop in Homicide, decides to let Bubbles go, with the words "Fuck the clearance."

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* When Landsman, the most statistic and career concious conscious cop in Homicide, [[LetOffByTheDetective decides to let Bubbles go, with the words go]], saying "Fuck the clearance."



* Even after Bunny's humiliating dismissal, Carver still calls him "boss."


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* Even after Bunny's Colvin's humiliating dismissal, Carver still calls has enough respect to call him "boss."

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28th Dec '16 8:45:51 AM dmcreif
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** Hell, the last one was pretty heartwarming too. Seeing Landsman of all people giving [[spoiler:[=McNulty=]]] a heartfelt (and even tearful) send off was sweet to see.

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** Hell, the last one was pretty heartwarming too. Seeing Landsman of all people giving [[spoiler:[=McNulty=]]] [=McNulty=] [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12Sh5emOl9U a heartfelt (and even tearful) send off off]] was sweet to see.
8th Nov '16 2:12:55 PM TronEladio
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* Cutty hanging Avon's old Golden Gloves picture in his gym, under the words [[CallBack Platinum Club]]

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* Cutty hanging Avon's old Golden Gloves picture in his gym, under the words [[CallBack Platinum Club]]Club]]. Hell, Cutty's entire story arc can be seen as this in contrast with just about every other character. He successfully leaves "the Game" on his own accord and ends up making a positive effect on the community of West Baltimore.
3rd Nov '16 6:20:06 AM TronEladio
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* Although brought about by a [[Torture disturbing situation]], it's clear that Butchie and Omar's relationship is truly genuine in a father-son way. Butchie, with a bullet in his knee AND groin, refuses to give up Omar. Omar, retired from "the Game" and living a utopian life in Puerto Rico, immediately shows anguish and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge returns for one last rampage]] against Marlo upon hearing the news of Butchie's murder.

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* Although brought about by a [[Torture disturbing situation]], situation, it's clear that Butchie and Omar's relationship is truly genuine in a father-son way. Butchie, [[TortureIsIneffective with a bullet in his knee AND groin, refuses to give up Omar.Omar]]. Omar, retired from "the Game" and living a utopian life in Puerto Rico, immediately shows anguish and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge returns for one last rampage]] against Marlo upon hearing the news of Butchie's murder.
3rd Nov '16 6:18:20 AM TronEladio
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* Although brought about by a [[Torture disturbing situation]], it's clear that Butchie and Omar's relationship is truly genuine in a father-son way. Butchie, with a bullet in his knee AND groin, refuses to give up Omar. Omar, retired from "the Game" and living a utopian life in Puerto Rico, immediately shows anguish and [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge returns for one last rampage]] against Marlo upon hearing the news of Butchie's murder.
3rd Nov '16 6:10:46 AM TronEladio
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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also, in the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant.

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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also, in the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant. This is also apparent in Levy's and Marlo's discussion of his gang's legal situation in the series finale.
3rd Nov '16 6:09:14 AM TronEladio
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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also, in the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant. He briefly shows maybe the only legitimately happy smile we see from him as he watches Chris with his family.

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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also, in the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant. He briefly shows maybe the only legitimately happy smile we see from him as he watches Chris with his family.
3rd Nov '16 6:07:59 AM TronEladio
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--> '''Levy:''' Will Chris be okay with that? (taking the murder rap for over 20 homicides)
--> '''Marlo:''' Yea, as long as I take care of his people.
2nd Nov '16 11:53:48 PM TronEladio
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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also, with the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant. He briefly shows maybe the only legitimately happy smile we see from him as he watches Chris with his family.

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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also, with in the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant. He briefly shows maybe the only legitimately happy smile we see from him as he watches Chris with his family.
2nd Nov '16 11:53:16 PM TronEladio
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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also with the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant and cracks maybe his only legitimately happy smile in the entire run.

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* In a dark way there is one between Chris and Marlo in season 5 as Marlo keeps on trying to convince Chris to go on a celebratory holiday to Atlantic City with him. Also Also, with the aforementioned scene of them briefly visiting Chris's family, Marlo shows that he truly does care about his friend and lieutenant and cracks lieutenant. He briefly shows maybe his the only legitimately happy smile in the entire run.we see from him as he watches Chris with his family.
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