9 Major Reasons It's Never Too Late to Watch The Wire
It's common knowledge that The Wire is one of the greatest television shows of all time. As a result, it's become a mythic tenet of contemporary pop culture that's, well, a little intimidating.
Though I pushed off watching The Wire for years — knowing I'd one day get to it — I finally dove into it last year and I can report back that, yes, the hype is all real. The millennial, Baltimore-set crime drama depicts the lives of detectives, local politicians, drug dealers, and regular civilians, as well as the way they all interact with each other. The show is oftentimes poignantly poetic, while also being quick and thrilling. Its deeply rich characters are also illuminated by the show's smart and true-to-life writing. If you're in need of that final push to just start watching the damn show already, here are some major reasons it's never too late.