After Marlo tells Levy the only people who knew their code were himself, Chris, Cheese and Monk Metcalf (Kwame Patterson), all of whom are in jail, Levy begins to dig into who exactly the police's CI is. Greggs tells Daniels that McNulty and Freamon made up the serial killer, and Daniels in turn tells Carcetti. However, fearing for his campaign for governor, Carcetti orders a cover-up, much to Daniels's disgust. As McNulty tries to talk the homicide department out of throwing more man-hours into the serial killer case, an unanticipated problem presents itself. Elsewhere, Freamon learns who the leak is at the courthouse, and Levy realises the Marlo investigation used an illegal wire, forcing Pearlman to negotiate. At The Sun, when Templeton tries to sneak his biggest fabrication yet into the paper, Haynes decides he has had enough. Meanwhile, Bubbles debates whether to let Fletcher publish his story, the hierarchies at the police department, City Hall and The Sun receive a shake-up, ...
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The episode's title is a snippet of text reporters use to signal the end of their story, particularly if it was moving over a wire service or being filed remotely. See more
[last line of the series
Det. James 'Jimmy' McNulty
Let's go home.
The Bucks of Oranmore
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