The Wire - Season 5, Episode 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

More With Less


Episode Info

Cutbacks in the police department and at the Baltimore Sun newspaper send shock waves through their respective, disgruntled staffs. Meanwhile, Marlo shakes up Proposition Joe's discussion of East Side distribution, and a front-page story ties a co-op member to city council.


Dominic West
as Det. Jimmy McNulty
Sonja Sohn
as Det. Shakima Greggs
Wendell Pierce
as Det. William `Bunk' Moreland
Clarke Peters
as Det. Lester Freamon
Lance Reddick
as Col. Cedric Daniels
John Doman
as Maj. William Rawls
Deirdre Lovejoy
as Rhonda Pearlman
Andre Royo
as Bubbles
Seth Gilliam
as Sgt. Ellis Carver
Domenick Lombardozzi
as Thomas R. `Herc' Hauk
Frankie Faison
as Det. Comm. Ervin Burrell
Delaney Williams
as Sgt. Jay Landsman
Amy Ryan
as Off. Beatrice Russell
Aidan Gillen
as Mayor Thomas Carcetti
Tristan Wilds
as Michael Lee
Julito McCullum
as Namond Brice
Jermaine Crawford
as Duquan `Dukie' Weems
Reg E. Cathey
as Norman Wilson
Clark Johnson
as Augustus 'Gus' Haynes
Tom McCarthy
as Scott Templeton
Gbenga Akinnagbe
as Chris Partlow
Jamie Hector
as Marlo Stanfield
Neal Huff
as Michael Steintorf
Corey Parker Robinson
as Det. Leandor Sydnor
Michael Kostroff
as Maurice Levy
Michelle Paress
as Alma Gutierrez
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
as Sen. R. Clayton Davis
Marlyne N. Afflack
as Naresse Campbell
Marlyne Afflack
as Naresse Campbell
Marlyne Barrett
as Naresse Campbell
Robert F. Chew
as Proposition Joe
Anwan Glover
as Slim Charles
David Costabile
as Thomas Klebanow
Sam Freed
as James Whiting
Dion Graham
as D.A. Rupert Bond
Jay Landsman
as Maj. Dennis Mello
Edward Norris
as Det. Ed Norris
Method Man
as Melvin 'Cheese' Wagstaff
Gregory L. Williams
as Det. Crutchfield
Benjamin Busch
as Off. Anthony Colicchio
Rick Otto
as Det. Kenneth Dozerman
Ryan Sands
as Off. Lloyd 'Truck' Garrick
Todd Scofield
as Jeff Price
Gil Deeble
as Hucklebuck
Gene Terinoni
as Lt. Asher
Lee E. Cox
as Off. Aaron Carter
Bobby Brown
as Off. Bobby Brown
Bruce Kirkpatrick
as Roger Twigg
View All

More With Less Photos

Discussion Forum

Discuss The Wire on our TV talk forum!