‘It’s All In The Game’: Remembering Omar’s Code On ‘The Wire’

07.31.15 4 years ago 14 Comments
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One can’t talk about HBO’s The Wire (which you can stream on HBO Now) without bringing up one of its most well-received and violent characters: Omar Little (as played by Michael Kenneth Williams). The Baltimore stick-up man was often reminiscent of a bandit in an old Western movie. Both his reputation and the sound of his whistle preceded him as he wandered through the streets of Baltimore, with a two-barrel shotgun in his hand and a strict code about what was right about his type of wrong.

Here’s a look back at Omar’s code and the character’s most memorable quotes. What I’m trying to say is, “Omar comin’!”

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