Who said you come at the king?

Who said you come at the king?

And Omar’s cool quote might not be super original because essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson had a similar sentiment back in the 19th century when he said, “When you strike at a king, you must kill him.”

When you come for the king best not miss?

The Emerson line has cycled down through the ages, perhaps best known to lovers of Peak TV from Michael K. Williams’ character Omar on The Wire. The newer version goes “you come at the King, you best not miss.”

Who first said you come at the king you best not miss?

The quote comes from the 8th episode of the 1st season, entitled “Lessons” by Omar Little (played by Michael K. Williams). Stinkum and Wee-Bey from the Barksdale Organization plan to kill a drug dealer as part of Stinkum’s promotion/initiation.

How many kids does Jimmy McNulty have?

Jimmy McNulty
Title Detective
Occupation Major Crimes Unit Detective (Seasons 1, 3, 5) Baltimore City Homicide Detective (Seasons 1, 5) Baltimore Marine Unit (Season 2) Western District Patrolman (Season 4)
Spouse Elena McNulty (divorced)
Children Sean McNulty Michael McNulty

Is McNulty an alcoholic?

The parallel between addiction and detection is foregrounded with particular force in The Wire since the cases themselves focus on the drug trade and the central detective character, Jimmy McNulty, is himself an alcoholic.

What did Michael’s dad do to him in The Wire?

Duquan “Dukie” WeemsMichael Lee / Father

What is the bug The Wire?

Johnny reveals to Bubbles that they say he has the Bug: AIDS.

Is Stringer Bell based on a real person?

Stringer Bell’s name is a composite of real Baltimore drug lords Stringer Reed and Roland Bell. His story bears many similarities to the life of Kenneth A. Jackson, including his crossover from the illegal drug trade to legitimate business ownership and political contributions.

What drugs are in The Wire?

The Barksdale Organization is a fictional drug-dealing gang on the television series The Wire.

  • The gang’s criminal activities include heroin and cocaine dealing, homicides (including killing witnesses in criminal cases against the gang), and money laundering.
  • Why did Cheese get shot?

    When his dog lost a fight, Cheese reluctantly shot it rather than seek treatment for its injuries to avoid attention from the law. Cheese’s soldier Tree suggested that his opponent, might have cheated with another dealer named Jelly.