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"..." denotes another speaker between the lines. Some quotes have been slightly edited for length.
Most Lines in The Wire: Season 1
So your boy's name is what?
What? ... Hahahaha, no **** way. Did he give you the shooter?
Thank you. Just one question, Mr. Gant. Have you ever seen this young man before the day in question?
Hell no, we deep in there. ... Y'all deep down the courthouse too. I'm sittin' there I ain't know what the **** was gonna happen.
Have a nice day.
Yo, you lookin' for Ronnie Mo, he uptown.
No, I ain't inviting Marcel. ... I don't really give a **** what you do. Actually no, go down there and make that **** pay for his drinks.
It's an armoire. Louis Quatorze.
Sir, I-- ... I was just showing Carv how my trigger pull is light, y'know? I got it so it's real light.
Go, go, go, go, go! The driver's mine! Get the house on the left!
Hey Greggs, what's your bird sayin'?
Yo, ease up. ... Well then gettin' heated ain't gonna help.
We taking the Mercedes?
No, he home now. But I see you pullin' boys out the junior colleges. He from Eastside, went to Dunbar.
Sup? ... Well do it or don't, but I got some place to be.
So what do you need to see me for? ... Yeah. ... Huh? ... I don't know. ... Oh, I'm goin' home.
The canal gets dredged, it means we all work. Your people, my people.
Hold your horses. ... I'mma find it for you, just shut the **** up a minute.
Bullshit, they're not gonna lay off! ... What the **** do you care? You got all the seniority in the world!
Man, you see that? ... Some real raggety ass **** here boy, very sloppy.
Here we go. Close that for me. ... Give it that money feel, so it don't seem so white.
Where the **** have you been all day?
Buy-busts. ... No long surveillances, no Kel recorders, no DNRs. I want to get in and out as quickly as possible.
This corner's dead, man. You still working?
Hmm? ... Oh, my fault, B! Damn!
What up, Nay? ... What you got? ... Yeah, 'cause we was gonna go under the road and catch some fresh birds.
Yo, I ain't done nothing. ... Nah, you don't want Pampers. Put 'em over that mouth you got, catch all the **** you be flushin'.
I was in Washington with Burrell when I heard.
One last question, commissioner. Looking back over the past couple of months, if I read the felony breakdowns correctly, you've been seeing an up-tick in shootings...
It's about time. For real.
I'm on it.
Sit the **** down, detective.
Yeah! That's what I'm talkin' about! It's you daddy! That's right!
Seems to me you all could have had this fight between yourselves before calling in the State's Attorney's office.
Yeah. As a lasher for Big Roy's crew. ... First day they give me in two weeks.
We know we have a month more to go, and we're not gonna let up! We're gonna raise more, spend more, and on election day we'll be out there pushin' the vote on every precinct!
Excuse me, your eminence. You're due at the Baylor-Edison senior center, and I don't wanna be lyin' to a roomful of wrinkled-ass voters 'cause you wanted to talk shop all mornin'.
Hey Frank. ... Just so I can finish my paperwork early, what exactly are your people gonna be stealin' today?
What the **** is that? ... I mean, what is it, a toy?
It was this ****, I saw him. Get the **** up.
Hey, wasn't you in the towers? ... Why they put you down here, yo, you mess with the count or something?
A few moments from now, the Franklin Terrace Towers behind me, which sadly came to represent some of this city's most entrenched problems, will be gone.
What? ... Workin on anything good? ... Briefs, huh? ... **** news town.
Chair, our people gotta stand somewhere, don't they? I mean, all the product in the world don't mean nothin' if you're constantly gettin' your ass whooped...
Yeah. ... Yeah, they were. ... He's right...you don't evacuate people.
Get your ass out that car. Shut up. Where the money at? Check his socks.
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