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Watch The Wire Re-Created Using LEGOs

July 19, 2012  |  11:27am
Watch <i>The Wire</i> Re-Created Using LEGOs

The Wire, which ran for five seasons on HBO from 2002 to 2008, is viewed by many as one of the greatest and most under-appreciated dramas of all time. Now, it has been re-created using LEGOs and stop motion animation.

In a four-minute and 16-second video, the entire world of The Wire has been re-created and almost all of the show’s characters, catchphrases and tropes are touched on. The video follows the Baltimore Police Department, which includes an alcoholic McNulty and a model house building Lester Freamon, as they try to track down LEGO drug kingpin Avon Blocksdale. There’s even a breaking news story of bored mayor Tommy Carcetti leaving the show for Game of Thrones.

Check it out the video here:

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