04.07 “Unto Others” – Royce and Carcetti make their peace and comtemplate their respective futures. At school, Prez “tricks” his students into learning Math and Namond find that the old rules no longer apply. Following more high-profile appearances, Daniels’s star seems to be on the rise. Bubbles find his rolling business, and relationship with Sherrod, sabotaged by both sides of the law. Greggs uses ‘soft eyes’ at the crime scene to solve the Braddock case.
The episode summary is here.
Themes: the attempt on Omar’s life in jail / Bubbles attempts to get Sherrod to come “home” / Prez uses cards & dice to each math / Omar tries to convince Bunk that he’s being set up by Old Face Andre / Namond gets forced off his corner / Prop Joe advises Marlo to steal the police camera / Bubbles continues to robbed by a crackhead (and Officer Walker) / Cuddy realizes his relations some of the boys’ mothers has hurt this boxing club / the first day in the new “corner kids” classroom / the subjective nature of polygraph tests / Greggs investigates and realizes the Braddock murder (state’s witness) was an accidental shooting / Detective Norris finds it ironic that Carcetti used the Braddock murder to get elected / Carcetti notices Cedric Daniels as a competent police leader /