According to the book Difficult Men, which chronicles the rise of modern television, one role research ride-along that ended with Seth Gilliam (Ellis Carver) and Domenick Lombardozzi (Herc) ducking gunfire in the backseat of a police car. On another, Wendell Pierce (Bunk Moreland) reported seeing "a guy with a knife still in him" as well as a cop trying to take a man who'd been shot downtown for questioning instead of to a hospital.
Det. William Moreland:
Boy, them Greeks and those twisted-ass names.
Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty: Man, lay off the Greeks. They invented civilization.
Det. William Moreland: Yeah? Ass-fucking, too.
Jimmy McNulty (actor Dominic West) often seems to "forget" that he's from Baltimore, Maryland and lapses into his native Sheffield English accent.
In every episode, after the opening credits a quote appears on the screen that will be spoken by a character in that episode.
English, Greek, Mandarin, Spanish
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