The Wire

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joseph.lampke
*SPOILERS* Season 3, Episode 2, a dog fighting ring takes place. One of the fighter's dogs loses, and he carries it behind a van and shoots it off camera.
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nicholasnbozek
A Cat is being poured gasoline on by a boy, but the boy gets distracted by his idol and runs after him, leaving the cat soaking wet with gasoline
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Does an animal die?
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rurone
In season 2, Ziggy acquires a pet duck. He teaches it to drink alcohol and it drinks itself to death. Although the death happens off-camera, we see an upset Ziggy holding its empty collar and, shortly thereafter, its body left slumped in a corner of the bar.
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Are there bugs?
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Are there incestuous relationships?
National Sexual Assault Hotline 800.656.4673
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joseph.lampke
Cop cars (cop show), and some party scenes throughout the series.
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GDConnell
In season 2 a character is shown driving drunk, he sideswipes a concrete column. The car is shown to be damaged but the character is unharmed. He then gets back into the car, backs up, and attempts to make the turn a second time. He crashes harder this time, further damaging the car, but is still unharmed. Later in season 4 a careless police officer causes a collision resulting in minor damage and no injuries.
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rurone
In season 1, Oscar's boyfriend is tortured and murdered offscreen in an attempt to get information about Oscar's whereabouts. His body is left displayed in the open.
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GDConnell
The series lacks a traditional ending, many characters are shown to continue on their paths - "the game is the game, always" and many are left worse off than at the beginning of the series. There is little sense of closure and the main antagonist is still active.
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GDConnell
A character is murdered by strangulation and his death is passed off as suicide, this is clear to the audience but the characters believe it was suicide and talk about it as such. Several characters unintentionally overdose. A character unknowingly consumes heroine laced with rat poison and dies as a result. A character attempts to hang himself in a police interrogation room but detectives intervene and he survives unharmed. No characters are shown or discussed successfully committing suicide.
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GDConnell
On two occasions bodies are removed from the Baltimore harbour but both characters are confirmed to have died prior to entering the water.
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George MacLeod
You would be hard-pressed to find at least one episode where drugs aren't used.
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In the first season a character is date-raped off screen while intoxicated, she dies during or just after the assault and the perpetrators show no remorse. In the fourth season a teenage character is strongly implied to have be sexually assaulted by his stepfather.
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joseph.lampke
At least two people's throats are slit in season 2 at the least. One is shown, the other is found post-mortem.
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