Homecoming - Episode 6

The Wire - s03e06: Homecoming
Episode 6: "Homecoming"
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"Just a gangster, I suppose." -- Avon Barksdale Stringer Bell gets an education in construction management; Bunk uses shoe-leather to catch up with Omar and deliver a searing message; a frustrated Colvin unleashes the troops on the corner boys ignoring his new edict; Avon sends Cutty and Slim Charles against Marlo; Bubbles refocuses the picture for Greggs; Donette receives Brianna's blessing of her hookup with Stringer and lets slip that McNulty visited about Dee. Daniels keeps up the front of marriage to Marla, as she pursues a new career at City Hall; McNulty backdoors Daniels with a visit to Colvin; and Burrell hears from the mayor that he should take Baltimore's rising body count very personally


  • Rating: 7.8 (53 votes)
  • Runtime: 60 minutes
  • Date: 10/31/2004
  • Network: HBO
  • Writers: Rafael Alvarez
  • Director: Leslie Libman

Special Guests

  • Glynn Turman (The Wire)
  • Isiah Whitlock Jr (The Wire)
  • Chad L. Coleman (The Wire)
  • Jamie Hector (The Wire)
  • Maria Broom (The Wire)
  • Michael Hyatt (Snowfall)
  • Delaney Williams (The Wire)
  • Brandy Burre (The Wire)
  • Benjamin Busch (The Wire)
  • Jay Landsman (The Wire)
  • Megan Anderson (The Wire)
  • Shamyl Brown (The Wire)
  • Anwan Glover (The Wire)
  • Kelli R. Brown (The Wire)
  • Richard DeAngelis (The Wire)
  • Michael Salconi (The Wire)
  • Ernest Waddell (The Wire)
  • Mayo (The Wire)


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