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Pop Quiz – Season One The Wire

I am having a horrendous case of writer’s block today, so to both amuse myself and get the creative juices following, I have put together this quiz for dorks like me who love The Wire.  I’ll reveal the answers next week.

 

 

Prez cracks the code on the pagers

  1. After being denied entry to a SXSW party
  2. Based on information shared by a C.I.
  3. False – it was Sydnor who cracked the code
  4. And attributes it to word find puzzles and the simplicity of jump the 5

Lester Freamon does not appear until

  1. Late in episode 1
  2. Episode 2
  3. Episode 3
  4. None of the above

Jimmy McNulty and Avon Barksdale first meet

  1. In the courtroom at D’Angelo’s trial
  2. At the Eastside-Westside projects basketball game
  3. In the Levy law offices
  4. Upstairs at Orlando’s strip club

Lester plays a recording from the wire that describes Herc and Carv as

  1. Batman and Robin
  2. Dumb and Dumber
  3. Crockett and Tubbs
  4. Beavis and Butthead

What McNulty says to Stringer Bell when leaving the courtroom in episode one

  1. Catch you later
  2. Nicely played
  3. Wish my American accent was a good as yours
  4. This isn’t over

Avon Barksdale is a former

  1. Basketball player
  2. Cop
  3. Boxer
  4. Rapper

Which of the following does not use profanity

  1. Kima
  2. Stringer
  3. Omar
  4. Rawls

The kind of music McNulty listens to in the car

  1. Jazz
  2. Heavy metal
  3. Oldies
  4. Rap

He tells McNulty that Lester makes more from miniature furniture than McNulty makes as a homicide detective

  1. Daniels
  2. Judge Phelan
  3. Bunk
  4. Burrell

Johnny says this to Bubbs at the Addicts Anonymous meeting

  1. You’re just trying to impress that cop you snitch to
  2. I’ve got to get clean, please help me
  3. We just shoved off this morning
  4. I’m a Viking

The one thing D’Angelo does not have a fondness for

  1. Clothes
  2. Drugs
  3. Chess
  4. Girls

McNulty discovers Daniels may be dirty from

  1. Stringer
  2. FBI Agent
  3. Judge Phelan
  4. Ex-wife

The first time a scene is shot in Orlando’s strip club, this singer’s song is playing

  1. Usher
  2. Bill Withers
  3. Dr. Dre
  4. Lenny Kravitz

Which of the following is not a theme of The Wire

  1. Corruption of institutions
  2. Difficulty of surviving in middle management
  3. Follow the money
  4. Authenticity in Social Media

I might even award modest prizes.  Good luck!

 

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