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Citywide budget cuts hit the police hard; corporate downsizing frustrates the staff of a local newspaper.
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McNulty decides to take matters into his own hands; Marlo takes care of unfinished business.
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Carcetti’s police plans are leaked to the press; Marlo cleans up his cash; McNulty shares his obsession with Freamon.
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The police brass changes; McNulty and Freamon look for bodies; Prop Joe pays his last respects; Marlo delivers a gift.
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Marlo's new alliance gives Freamon and McNulty a fresh lead; the press turns its attention to a breaking story, to Davis' relief.
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Templeton makes headlines; Bunk follows up on old leads; McNulty takes an interest in the homeless.
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An unexpected call puts Templeton and the newspaper back in the spotlight—and gets McNulty some unwanted extra attention.
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Bunk returns a McNulty favor; Carcetti is forced to make political deals; Hayes talks to Templeton about his sources.
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"Freamon's hard work pays off with a promising lead, though McNulty isn't in the mood to celebrate."
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In the series finale, McNulty and Freamon face the consequences of their actions, while Carcetti tries to save face.
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