The Wire: The Musical Parody Features the Show’s Real Actors

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<i>The Wire: The Musical</i> Parody Features the Show&#8217;s Real Actors

It’s hard to say if it was an actual love of music or perhaps just boredom that contributed to the appearance of a few of The Wire’s actors in this spoof, but we’ll take it. Funny or Die’s musical parody features four minutes of cameos from Michael K. Williams, Larry Gilliard Jr., Sonja Sohn and even Snoop lookin’ fancy. Fans will recognize notable scenes from the show transformed into songs, such as the catchy number “chess is a metaphor for drug deals!”

Check out the video below. And yes, you will have their catchy songs stuck in your head all week.

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