‘The Wire’ cast members reunite in hilarious musical spoof

June 6th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt  

June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cast members of the critically acclaimed series ‘The Wire’ reunited to take part in the hilarious musical skit.

The show, which lasted five seasons, is regarded by critics as one of the best ever television dramas, even though it always received modest ratings and never won a major television award.

Even though the show, set and produced in Baltimore, provided a realistic view of urban misery and other socio-political themes, the cast members have participated in a very humorous skit that attempted to be a comedic parody of the show.

Each of the series seasons explored a different element of urban life in the Baltimore are, the illegal drug trade, the seaport system, the local authorities, the education system, and the print news media.

Sonja Sohn, Felicia Pearson, Andre Royo and Larry Gillard Jr. Michael K. Williams, dances in the musical spoof. The parody is included in the Funny Or Die website, founded by Hollywood actor and comedian Will Ferrell.

The cult site includes exclusive entertainment content. Comic reunions of cast members of some of the most popular US TV shows are another of the most popular features of the site.

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