The Wire
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The Wire

The Wire cast and crew have often collaborated on other projects. The Wire has been referenced in music and in other series. Details of connections to The Wire can be found here.

Television

David Simon

Richard Price

Eric Overmyer

  • Bosch (Amazon, 2015-present)
  • The Man in the High Castle (Amazon, 2015-2019)

HBO

Dramas

Comedies

  • Entourage
  • Flight of the Conchords
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Lucky Louie

Police procedurals

Crime drama

  • Kingpin (NBC, 2003)
  • The Kill Point (Spike, 2007)
  • The Black Donnellys (NBC, 2007)
  • Brotherhood (Showtime, 2006-2008)
  • Hack (CBS, 2002-2004)
  • Justified (FX, 2010-2015)
  • Breaking Bad (AMC, 2008-2013)
  • Boss (Starz, 2011-2012)
  • Longmire (A&E/Netflix, 2012-2017)
  • Peaky Blinders (BBC, 2013-present)
  • Power (Starz, 2014-2020)
    • Power Book II: Ghost (Starz, 2020-present)
  • Bloodline (Netflix, 2015-2017 - Dennis Lehane)
  • Better Call Saul (Netflix, 2015-present)
  • Narcos (Netflix, 2015-2017)
  • Underground (WGN, 2016-2017)
  • Mr. Mercedes (Audience, 2017-2019 - Dennis Lehane)
  • Narcos: Mexico (Netflix, 2018-present)

Legal drama

Other series

Film

Richard Price

Dennis Lehane

  • Mystic River (2003)
  • Gone, Baby, Gone (2007)
  • Shutter Island (2010)
  • The Drop (2014)
  • Live by Night (2016)

HBO Films

Crime Drama

Other films

  • Do The Right Thing (1989)
  • Da 5 Bloods (2020)

Music

billy woods


Books

David Simon

Richard Price

  • Clockers

George Pelecanos

Novels

  • Shoedog (1994)
  • Drama City (2005)
  • The Night Gardener (2006)
  • The Turnaround (2008)
  • The Way Home (May 2009)

Nick Stefanos Series

  • A Firing Offense (1992)
  • Nick's Trip (1993)
  • Down by the River Where the Dead Men Go (1995)

D.C. Quartet Series

  • The Big Blowdown (1996)
  • King Suckerman (1997)
  • The Sweet Forever (1998)
  • Shame the Devil (2000)

Derek Strange and Terry Quinn Series

  • Right as Rain (2001)
  • Hell to Pay (2002)
  • Soul Circus (2003)
  • Hard Revolution (2004)
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