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I agree that the amount of satire and current events stuff went up, and the amount of goofiness did go down slightly, but the quality stayed high, if not going even higher. I think they do a really top notch job of making it hard to know what side of an issue they really side with, as they lampoon things from every angle.
The wire is brilliant. I read an article on how it was made there murders wile it was being made as its based in Baltimore a murder capital. The makers went out and spoke to drug dealers on the streets of Baltimore an then based the activities of the show on how the dealers showed they operated...GOOD SHOW!!