Cover image for The wire. The complete first season [DVD] / HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office.
Title:
The wire. The complete first season [DVD] / HBO Original Programming ; producer, Nina Kostroff Noble ; story by David Simon & Edward Burns ; Sriter/creator, David Simon ; writer, George P. Plelcanos ; director, Clark Johnson ; Blown Deadline Productions ; a presentation of Home Box Office.
Title Variants:
Wire, season one

Wire.
Edition:
Full screen.
Publication Information:
[New York, New York] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2013]

Burbank, California : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2013]

©2013
Physical Description:
5 videodiscs (approximately 775 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Title from container.

Created by David Simon.

Originally produced as 13 episodes of the television program The wire in 2002.

Bonus features: audio commentaries with writer/creator David Simon, writer George P. Pelecanos, and director Clark Johnson.
Contents:
Disc 1. The target (62 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The detail (58 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Johnson) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clark Johnson -- The buys (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Peter Medak.

Disc 2. Old cases (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Clement Virgo -- The pager (60 min.) / teleplay by Ed Burns, directed by Clark Johnson.

Disc 3. The wire (59 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Ed Bianchi -- One arrest (59 min.) / teleplay by Rafael Alvarez, directed by Joe Chappelle -- Lessons (56 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Gloria Muzio.

Disc 4. Game day (57 min.) / teleplay by David H. Melnick & Shamit Choksey, directed by Milcho Manchevski -- The cost (55 min.) / teleplay by David Simon, directed by Brad Anderson -- The hunt (56 min.) / teleplay by Joy Lusco, directed by Steve Shill.

Disc 5. Cleaning up (56 min.) (with optional audio commentary by Simon & Pelecanos) / teleplay by George P. Pelecanos, directed by Clement Virgo -- Sentencing (65 min.) / written by David Simon & Ed Burns, directed by Tim Van Patten.
Abstract:
Follows a single sprawling drug and murder investigation in Baltimore. Told from the point of view of both the police and their targets, where easy distinctions between good and evil are challenged at every turn.
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