Hey The Wire fans, should I stick with the show after season 1?

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  1. Dream Theater

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    I binge watched the fuck out of Season 1 of The Wire on Amazon prime last week and I loved it. Season 2 is not grabbing me the way the first season did. I am 4 episodes into 2. Is it worth sticking with it or did the show blow its load in season 1?
     
  2. Phil McKrakin

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    yes
     
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    Hell yes...
     
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    I'll take the advice of my trusted pal dough! I'll keep on keeping on.
     
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    We couldn't make it past Ep. 1 of Season 1. Maybe on a second viewing, it will grab me.
     
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    I'm in the exact same boat. Season 2 isnt that good so far.
     
  7. Lemmy

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    I don't rank The Wire as high as most on this board do BUT I will say that roughing it through some of it is worth it in the long run. Finish it!
     
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    It gets better
     
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    Season 4 is the best. 2 is probably the weakest, but still ok. 3 is better than 1, and 5 is bad. Overall a great series though.
     
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    Yes, its great. I watched all of the seasons last year and it was fun seeing the old cell phones and whatnot from the early 90's. Great story line too.
     
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    Gay stringer bell sex
     
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    Stick with it. S3 is not so good but 4&5 kick ass
     
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    if dark and gloomy shit is your thing, hang in there.
    i bailed when they started showing little kids living horrible lives and selling dope.

    if i want to be bummed, i'll read the news.
     
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    It was Gay Omar Big Black Negro Sex you buffoon :nojj:
     
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    That's kinda the point. David Simon was a Baltimore beat-reporter for years. He exposes people to the truth, and adds a dash of action for the dimwits.
     
  16. Mark Mayonnaise

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    I saw season 1, and liked it fine, but have no real desire to keep watching :dontknow:

    It's just pretty good
     
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    Stick w/ it, @Dream Theater. It's tits. Every season has a theme; 2 is the waterfront. It's kinda weak to start off, but it picks up. 3-5 are great.

    The true star is Baltimore. Followed by McNulty & The Bunk!

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    i liked the season with the middle school. showed how fucked up the school system is
     
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    Yep.
     
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    i live in a pointless forest because points are pointy. :grad:











































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