D'Angelo is transferred to "The Pit"; Foerster and Rawls submit their briefings to Burrell, who instructs Daniels to assemble a detail to investigate Avon Barksdale
February 16, 2002
McNulty meets with Fitz; the Barksdale detail assembles; "The Pit" crew assaults Johnny; Bubbles meets with Kima to provide information on Johnny's assailants; D'Angelo and Stringer debate the necessity of Johnny's beating
Bunk investigates the murder of William Gant; Frazier performs Gant's autopsy; the Barksdale Detail arrives at their basement office; Daniels complains to Assistant State's Attorney Rhonda Pearlman about the incompetent Barksdale Detail; Greggs, Herc, and Carver begin taking photographs of Barksdale Organization members; Bunk and McNulty arrest D'Angelo; Daniels meets with Lieutenant Cantrell to request Detective Sydnor; Burrell, Rawls, Foerster, and Daniels discuss Gant's murder; Daniels confronts McNulty; D'Angelo writes an apology letter to Gant's "family" and Maurice Levy retrieves D'Angelo
Sydnor joins the Barksdale Detail; Daniels outlines the detail's organization and goals; Greggs and McNulty show Daniels D'Angelo's letter; Bubbles identifies key Barksdale Organization members for Greggs and McNulty; Avon hosts a community church gathering
March 9, 2002
Prez assaults a fourteen-year-old in an early morning altercation at 771 Franklin; the Sun releases an article about Gant's identity as a state's witness; Daniels provides Prez with a cover story; McNulty confronts Phelan; Marla and Daniels discuss the incident; Daniels discover Prez blinded the boy
March 10, 2002
Burrell, Foerster, Daniels, Southeastern Commander Stanislaus Valchek, and IID Commander and Major Robert "Bobby" Reed discuss the boy's blinding; Bodie, Wallace, and D'Angelo play chess; Santangelo asks Rawls to be transferred back to Homicide; Polk and Mahon pick up a photo of another Avon Barksdale; Freamon stops by Golden Gloves
March 11, 2002
Greggs and McNulty visit Fitzhugh; Omar stakes out the Pit; D'Angelo talks to Shardene;
March 12, 2002
Freamon delivers the Barksdale photo; Bubbles assesses Sydnor's attire and takes him to the low-rises; Daniels informs the detail they're conducting a raid on Wednesday; McNulty asks Pearlman how to clone a pager beeper; Omar robs "The Pit"
March 13, 2002
The Barksdale Detail does search and seizures; Freamon notices a number on the wall; Mahon is injured; Fitzhugh tells McNulty that BPD brought concerns to the FBI concerning Daniels
March 14, 2002
Bodie breaks out of a youth detention center; Landsman gives McNulty the Deidre Kresen case; Bubbles tells Greggs Omar robbed the Barksdales; Omar redistributes heroin to the community; Avon orders a hit on Omar; McNulty takes Bubbles to his son's soccer game
March 15, 2002
Bodie returns home and D'Angelo details Kressen's murder to Bodie, Poot, and Wallace; Phelan informs Burrell that the search and seizures are not sufficient; Herc and Carver look for Bodie at his mother's; Landsman advocates for McNulty to Rawls; Greggs notices Cheryl's cell phone bill (dated Wednesday, March 13, 2002); Burrell mentions Phelan's qualms to Daniels
March 16, 2002
Freamon pages D'Angelo with the number found on the wall in the raid; McNulty and Greggs discuss cloning pagers, cell phone calls, and Omar; Freamon explains the pager system and Daniels agrees to a wiretap affidavit; Bunk and McNulty review Kressen's crime scene; Freamon explains how he ended up in the pawnshop unit and McNulty drunkenly thanks Greggs
Forty days after the wire is approved. ("Lessons")
McNulty requests another twenty days. They've been on Barksdale for three months. ("Game Day")
Thomas Carcetti begins his first term as governor of Maryland.
↑"The Detail" During Pearlman and Daniels' meeting, there is a bulletin board pin-up that reads "Happy Birthday, Michael Jordan! February 17, 2002." This aligns with D'Angelo's later statement in Old Cases that he was in the Baltimore City Detention Center for eight months and the date on William Gant's photo array identification card.
↑"The Detail" At Avon's church gathering, a February 2002 calendar is visible in the background.
↑Primary elections for State and City offices in Maryland were held on the second Tuesday after the first Monday in September in 2006.
↑The general election for mayor of Baltimore is held on the fourth Wednesday of October.
↑The mayor's term of office begins on the first Monday of November following the general election.
↑"-30-" His story is published in Issue 146 of The Baltimore Sun (the 146th day of 2008) which is Sunday, May 25, 2008.
↑According to the Maryland Constitution, the governor's term of office commences on the third Wednesday of January following the election.