Carver is one several cops and ex-cops taking an extracurricular interest in individual kids on the street.
The quartet of eighth-grade boys at the center of The Wire have their own way of dealing with bad police.
“Change the course” often means more of the same, only more of it.
Even the aging players have a settled sense of place.
Carcetti is keen to meddle, but knows what to leave be.
The cat-and-mouse isn’t much of a contest at this point.
Those who grasp the personal consequences of the election play the angles with greater care.
Allying with rivals to thwart a third party is the cold calculus of the city’s politicians as well.
The dealers know the kids, and the kids know the cops.
Among hardcore Deadwood fans, a discussion of favorite characters could go back and forth for hours.
The story of the Ellsworth/Alma/Bullock love triangle is being told almost entirely in subtle looks and body language.