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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 Ep12: Port in a Storm

12/13/2018
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"Business. Always business." – The Greek 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 Kobi and Dave Kobi's other podcast is Flixwatcher Dave's other podcasts are The Cinemile and Shitegeist Burner If you want to leave us a 60 seconds or less burner message, record using your favourite voice recorder app and email it to...

Duration:00:44:06

S2 Ep11: Bad Dreams

12/6/2018
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"I need to get clean." – Sobotka This episode features the voices of: Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka) on whether Ziggy is his actual son Robert Hogan (Louis Sobotka) on acting opposite Chris Bauer Kellie Brown (Kimmy) on being in Omar's Crew Damond Gordon (Production Assistant on The Wire) on working with Serge Jesse Thorn (Maximum Fun Podcast Network) loving Beadie Russell Dave Pickering (The Family Tree Podcast and Getting Better Acquainted) on what working class means in...

Duration:00:53:59

S2 Ep10: Storm Warnings

11/29/2018
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"It pays to go with the union card every time." – Ziggy This episode features the voices of: Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka) on acting opposite James Ransone and Pablo Schreiber Melanie Nicholls King (Cheryl) on being pregnant during the show Al Brown (Major Valchek) on being punched by Prez Jesse Thorn (Maximum Fun Podcast Network) on Ziggy not being a complete idiot Kelly and Bailey (Rewired podcast) on Ziggy's confession James Dyer (Empire Magazine and Pilot TV Podcast) on Ziggy's...

Duration:00:45:12

S2 Ep9: Stray Rounds

11/21/2018
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"The world is a smaller place now." – The Greek This episode features the voices of: · MIchael Kostroff (Maurice Levy) on Season 2's shift of focus · Al Brown (Major Valchek) on finding out Dominic West was British · Deirdre Lovejoy (Rhonda Pearlman) on shooting sex scenes · Hannah (Standard Issue Podcast) on Dominic West's fake British accent · Joe Kiely (Shitegeist podcast) on the significance of the duck for Ziggy · Kelly and Bailey (Rewired podcast) on Ziggy playing the...

Duration:00:39:21

S2 Ep8: Duck and Cover

11/14/2018
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"How come they don't fly away?" – Ziggy This episode features the voices of: · Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka) on the relationship between Ziggy and Frank · Deirdre Lovejoy (Rhonda Pearlman) on auditioning for The Wire · Reign (Frog) on Nick confronting Frog · Kelvin Davis (LaLa) on Ziggy’s fight with Maui · Jill Redding (Delores) on bringing a duck to a bar · Kelly and Bailey (Rewired podcast) on why Ziggy throws away money Thanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these...

Duration:00:46:20

S2 Ep7: Backwash

11/7/2018
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"Don't worry kid, you're still on the clock." – Horseface This episode features the voices of: · Reign (Frog) on Herc and Carver’s tennis ball bug · Kelvin Davis (LaLa) on the dock workers pranking Ziggy · Dave Pickering (Podcaster – The Family Tree) on the aftermath of D’Angelo’s death · Mark Searby (Film Critic) on similarities with The Godfather Thanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all these interviews. Get your 100 free minutes of transcription with Sonix using this link...

Duration:00:42:24

S2 Ep6: All Prologue

10/31/2018
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"It don't matter that some fool say he different..." - D'Angelo This episode features the voices of: · Michael Kostroff (Maurice Levy) on being scared of Omar · Melanie Nicholls-King (Cheryl) on the strip club scene · Damond Gordon (Production Assistant – The Wire) on telling D'Angelo he might die · Joe Kiely (Shitegeist podcast) on D’Angelo being metaphorically suffocated · Hannah and Jen (Standard Issue podcast) on D’Angelo’s death Thanks to Sonix for helping transcribe all...

Duration:00:48:03

S2 Ep5: Undertow

10/24/2018
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"They used to make steel there, no?" – Spiros Vondas 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 Cheri her favourite character! 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...

Duration:00:51:27

S2 Ep4: Hard Cases

10/17/2018
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"If I hear the music, I'm gonna dance." – Greggs 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 Graham from Sydney on ignoring his friend! 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:00:46:57

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