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15 years ago, HBO released a show that nobody was talking about. But then, slowly, everyone started to realise that The Wire might just be the greatest show of all time. We're Dave and Kobi and we're going back to the Baltimore pits to rewatch EVERY EPISODE in our podcast – The Wire: Stripped. We’ll breakdown the lingo - like re-ups, burners and wiretaps.We’ll analyse key scenes too. We talk to key cast members, including Frankie Faison, better known as Deputy Commissioner Burrell, Lance Reddick who played Lieutenant Daniels, And of course, the one, the only… the Bunk. Wendell Pierce. Also listen out for celebrity guests and superfans. So if you're watching for the first time or the ninth time, join us as we revisit one of the greatest shows ever made.

15 years ago, HBO released a show that nobody was talking about. But then, slowly, everyone started to realise that The Wire might just be the greatest show of all time. We're Dave and Kobi and we're going back to the Baltimore pits to rewatch EVERY EPISODE in our podcast – The Wire: Stripped. We’ll breakdown the lingo - like re-ups, burners and wiretaps.We’ll analyse key scenes too. We talk to key cast members, including Frankie Faison, better known as Deputy Commissioner Burrell, Lance Reddick who played Lieutenant Daniels, And of course, the one, the only… the Bunk. Wendell Pierce. Also listen out for celebrity guests and superfans. So if you're watching for the first time or the ninth time, join us as we revisit one of the greatest shows ever made.
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15 years ago, HBO released a show that nobody was talking about. But then, slowly, everyone started to realise that The Wire might just be the greatest show of all time. We're Dave and Kobi and we're going back to the Baltimore pits to rewatch EVERY EPISODE in our podcast – The Wire: Stripped. We’ll breakdown the lingo - like re-ups, burners and wiretaps.We’ll analyse key scenes too. We talk to key cast members, including Frankie Faison, better known as Deputy Commissioner Burrell, Lance Reddick who played Lieutenant Daniels, And of course, the one, the only… the Bunk. Wendell Pierce. Also listen out for celebrity guests and superfans. So if you're watching for the first time or the ninth time, join us as we revisit one of the greatest shows ever made.

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Episodes

S2 Ep3: Hot Shots

10/10/2018
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"What they need is a union." – Russell This episode features the voices of: Thanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these interviews. Get your 100 free minutes of transcription with Sonix using this link https://sonix.ai/invite/stripped Burner Our burner message this week is from Ryan on growing to love season 2! If you want to leave us a 60 seconds or less burner message record using your favourite voice recorder app and email it to burner@theWireStripped or Whatsapp voice memo on...

Duration:00:44:46

S2 Ep2: Collateral Damage

10/3/2018
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"They can chew you up, but they gotta spit you out." – McNulty This episode features the voices of: Thanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these interviews. Get your 100 free minutes of transcription with Sonix using this link https://sonix.ai/invite/stripped Burner Our burner message this week is from Ryan on growing to love season 2! If you want to leave us a 60 seconds or less burner message record using your favourite voice recorder app and email it to burner@theWireStripped or...

Duration:00:44:42

S2 Ep1: Ebb Tide

9/26/2018
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"Ain't never gonna be what it was." - Little Big Roy This episode features the voices of: Shitegeist Thanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these interviews. Get your 100 free minutes of transcription with Sonix using this link https://sonix.ai/invite/stripped Burner Our burner message this week is from Brendan - who was liberal with the "C-bomb" and unsure about the state of his marriage! If you want to leave us a burner message use Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞...

Duration:00:47:46

Clarke Peters Live Q&A Show recorded at London Podcast Festival 2018

9/19/2018
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Welcome to Season 2 of The Wire Stripped! We're starting with a special episode that we are super happy to share with you all. It's the Live Show that we recorded with the amazing Clarke Peters! We recorded this as part of the London Podcast Festival in 2018 in front of a SELL OUT audience. Dave and Kobi chat with Clarke about The Wire helped by questions from the audience. **COMPETITION** To WIN One of the Clarke Peters Signed books "All The Pieces Matter" send a Burner Message using...

Duration:01:13:19

The Wire: Stripped - Season 2 Trailer

9/17/2018
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The Wire: Stripped Season 2 is here! Starting Wednesday 19th September with the full audio from our LIVE show with Clarke Peters. Then each week, we'll be watching Season 2 of The Wire, episode by episode, featuring all new exclusive interviews with Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka), Al Brown (Valchek), John Doman (Rawls), Michael Kostroff (Maurice Levy), Alexa Fogel (Casting Director) and many more. We also want you to be part of the show - we're looking for new burner messages. Let us know...

Duration:00:02:59

Season 2 Trailer: The Wire Stripped

9/17/2018
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Welcome back to “The Wire: Stripped”! We’ve been working hard on season 2 and produced and hosted our first live show so I hope it’s been worth the wait! Check out the preview to hear just a handful of the voices that will be joining us for season 2. There are plenty more to be announced so subscribe now and tell your friends! On Wednesday 19th we will be releasing the recording from our first ever live show featuring the amazing Clarke “Lester Freamon” Peters. We will be releasing our...

Duration:00:02:59

Announcement: LIVE show with guest Clarke Peters (Lester Freamon)

8/29/2018
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We are hard at work on Season 2, but in the meantime, we’re very excited to announce our first LIVE show, as part of the London Podcast Festival. Join Kobi, Dave, producer Tom and special guest Clarke Peters (Lester Freamon) as they talk all things ‘Cool Lester Smooth’, look back at his career, his time on the show and host a live Q&A with the audience. Tickets available now: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/words/the-wire-stripped-with-special-guest-clarke-peters/

Duration:00:02:10

S1 Ep13: Sentencing

3/22/2018
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This episode features the voices of: Storyline 1: The cops start rounding up all of the guys on the street They pick up 12 or so people and with D’s help manage to catch Wee Bay in Philly. Wee Bay Storyline 2: The streets try to regroup The guys are low on supply. D’angelo has flipped and has to deal with his mother. Storyline3: The cops try to take it to the FBI It's good but doesnt go the way that they want. The feds want to go for the politicians but the detail feel that is not...

Duration:00:50:32

S1 Ep12: Cleaning Up

3/15/2018
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This is me, yo, right here. - Wallace Storyline 1: The Streets start cleaning up The streets are reeling from the main stash being hit. “Any body who could hurt you could be put into play”. They write a list of people and start ticking them off.. including Wallace Storyline 2: The politics people get scared Political candidates start handing back campaign financing as they are scared that it would lead to allegations of corruption. Storyline 3: The police are aware of the clean up They...

Duration:00:43:40

S1 Ep11: The Hunt

3/8/2018
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“Dope on the damn table.” - Daniels This episode features the voices of: Shitegeist Storyline 1: Kima Aftermath - Bubbles gets beat up The Cops band together after Kima gets shot. Freamon is obviously ace/ Bunk and crew chasing the shooters trail. Storyline 2: Bubbs gets beat down Bubbs gets brought in and beat down by a cop that doesn’t know his history with Kima. McNulty turns him loose but doesnt help him out in the same way that Kima was Storyline3: The streets batten down the...

Duration:00:46:27

Congratulations to Producer Tom

3/1/2018
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A quick update from Kobi and Dave to congratulate our producer Tom and his wife Holly on the birth of their first child. We'll be taking a short break, and will be back very soon.

Duration:00:03:01

S1 Ep10: The Cost

2/22/2018
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“And then he dropped the bracelets...” - Greggs or "Cheese Puffs AND Ring Dings?" - Syndor Featuring the voices of: Shitegeist Storyline 1: Orlando Gets Stung Gets stung and sets up the Undercover Buy/Bust and dies. Kima gets shot Despite everyone's better judgement Orlando decides to hook up with his "connect" so that he can buy his own drugs and try and enter The Game more. This immediately backfires as Orlando's connect is an undercover cop unconnected with Daniels' detail. The...

Duration:00:38:57

S1 Ep09: Game Day

2/15/2018
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“Maybe we won.” - Herc. Featuring the voices of: - Scroobius Pip (Distraction Pieces Podcast) on the basketball truce - Micaiah Jones (Little Man on The Wire) on how the basketball game brought the neighbourhood together - Joe Kiely (Dave’s co-host on Shitegeist) on the importance of games in The Wire - Gabriela Jones (podcast producer at The Guardian) on her personal experiences with addiction - Professor David Nutt (psychiatrist and neuropsychopharmacologist) on how governments...

Duration:00:42:15

Bonus #04: Jonathan Abrams, author of "All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire"

2/14/2018
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**Spoilers for all 5 seasons of The Wire - proceed with caution** Kobi chats with author Jonathan Abrams to chat about the release of his new book - All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire. Jonathan tells how David Simon gave his approval for the project, how he tracked down the cast, and we get a sneak peek of some of the stories revealed in the book. The book is available to buy now in all good bookstores, or you can purchase from Amazon here. We're giving away five copies...

Duration:00:23:56

S1 Ep08: Lessons

2/8/2018
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"Come at the King, You best not miss." - Omar ... This episode features the voices of: - Frankie Faison (Deputy Commissioner Burrell) on how a city can be ruled by politics - Lance Reddick (Lieutenant Daniels) on Daniels' shady past - Brandon Price (Stinkum) on how difficult it was to film his death scene - Chris Clanton (Savino) on having to leave the party scene because he was underage at the time - Cathy Cullen (Dave's wife and co-host on The Cinemile) on McNulty's bad...

Duration:00:39:49

S1 Ep07: One Arrest

2/1/2018
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"A man must have a code.” - Bunk. This episode contains the voices of: - Micaiah Jones (“Little Man” in The Wire) on Bubbles and the red hat - Huey Morgan (from podcast Huey: Off the Record) on why pagers were a thing - Scroobius Pip (from the Distraction Pieces Podcast) on “When Omar Met Bunk” - Former heroin addict “Paul” on cops trying to blend in - UK Detective “Riggsy” on the realities of surveillance police work Storyline 1 - Catching Bird Bunk and McNulty chase down more leads...

Duration:00:38:58

S1 Ep06: The Wire

1/25/2018
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"...and all the pieces matter." - Freamon This episode contains the voices of: - Lance Reddick on one of his favourite scenes, with a drunken Polk - Huey Morgan on the authenticity of the fashion - Scroobius Pip on D’Angelo’s terrible fashion - Cathy Cullen from The Cinemile on Team Freamon and Prez - Ex-heroin addict “Paul” on the realities of copper-scrounging - Andrew Johnstone on the real-life cameos - Production assistant Damond Gordon on the gory makeup behind Brandon’s...

Duration:00:44:24

S1 Ep05: The Pager

1/18/2018
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"...a little slow, a little late." - Avon Barksdale Leave a Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞 +447534 831 658 This episode contains the voices of: - Scroobius Pip (The Distraction Pieces Podcast) - Gabriela Jones (Podcast Producer at The Guardian) - Professor David Nutt (Psychiatrist and Neuropsychopharmacologist ) - Andrew Johnstone (Maryland native and Academic) - "Paul" (Former heroin addict from Baltimore, Maryland) THE COPS Storyline 1: Prez is no Longer “A...

Duration:00:41:11

S1 Ep04: Old Cases

1/11/2018
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"Thin line ‘tween heaven and here." - Bubbles Leave a Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞 +447534 831 658 This episode contains the voices of: - Wendell Pierce (Bunk Moreland) - Gabriela Jones (Podcast Producer at The Guardian) - Jonathan Abrams (Author: All The Pieces Matter, The True Story of The Wire) - Andrew Johnstone (Maryland Native and Academic) - Iszi Lawrence (BBC Radio 4 Host, Podcaster and Comedian) Storyline 1: Lester Freamon Becomes Even More Badass Kima and...

Duration:00:35:10

Bonus #03: Do you remember the first time?

12/31/2017
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Dave, Kobi and their special guests recount how they first got into "The Wire" in the first place and tips for people who want to get into the show for the first time. Leave a Whatsapp voice memo on our burner phone 📞 +447534 831 658 This episode contains the voices of: - Lance Reddick (Daniels) - Frankie Faison (Burrell) - Gabriela Jones (The Guardian Podcasts) - Jonathan Abrams (Author: All The Pieces Matter, The True Story of The Wire) - Joe Kiely (Shitegiest Podcast) - Andrew...

Duration:00:15:26