“It pays to go with the union card every time.” – Ziggy

This episode features the voices of:

Chris Bauer (Frank Sobotka) on acting opposite James Ransone and Pablo Schreiber

Melanie Nicholls King (Cheryl) on being pregnant during the show

Al Brown (Major Valchek) on being punched by Prez

Jesse Thorn (Maximum Fun Podcast Network) on Ziggy not being a complete idiot

Kelly and Bailey (Rewired podcast) on Ziggy’s confession

James Dyer (Empire Magazine and Pilot TV Podcast) on Ziggy’s Breakdown

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Episode Synopsis

Tension between the white and the black stevedores continues to build over the next union secretary. Frank Sobotka still plans to run contrary to a long-standing gentlemen’s agreement.

Ziggy steals four new cars from the docks and fences three to Glekas who double-crosses Ziggy by halving his original cut. Ziggy, in a rage shoots a young Greek employee and kills Double G. He remains outside the warehouse to turn himself in.

Nick is the first to learn of his cousin’s arrest and after facing the wrath of his uncle, drowns his sorrows in a local park with an old flame.

The detail uses GPS technology to its advantage but meets a setback as Valchek turns over control of the investigation to the FBI.

Bodie is pleased with the new supply of drugs, but unhappy that Proposition Joe’s nephew Cheese is on his turf. Cheese is wounded by Brother Mouzone, further complicating relations between Stringer and Proposition Joe.


Theme tune by Sam and Martin from Song by

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