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PROPOSITION JOE
I'm doing like one of them marriage counselors. Charge by the hour to tell some fool he need to bring some flowers home. Then charge another hour telling the bitch she oughta suck some cock every little once in a while. You know, keep a marriage strong like that. Speaking of cocksuckers...[Omar walks up]
14
PROPOSITION JOE
[on Marlo] It ain't easy civilizin' this motherfucker.
11
PROPOSITION JOE
For a cold-ass crew of gangstaz, y'all carried it like Republicans and shit.
6
PROPOSITION JOE
I treated you like a son.
MARLO STANFIELD
I wasn't made to play the son.
PROPOSITION JOE
Proposition, then--I just step out the way. You never hear from me again. I just disappear.
MARLO STANFIELD
Joe, you'd be up into mischief in no time. Truth is, you wouldn't be able to change up any more than me.
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AVON BARKSDALE
Ayo what's up playboy? How come you wearin' that suit, B? For real its 85 fuckin' degrees out here and you try'na be like fuckin' Pat Riley
PROPOSITION JOE
Look the part, be the part, motherfucker.
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PROPOSITION JOE
[about Brother Mouzone] You don't think I'm gonna send any of my people up against Brother? Shit, That nigga got more bodies on him than a Chinese cemetery.
4
PHONE CALL
*phone rings* Baltimore City Police Department.
PROPOSITION JOE
Yes, ma'am, this is Sydney Handjerker with Handjerker, Cohen & Bromburg. I'm trying to locate a Sergeant Thomas Hauk in regards to a client I am representing.
PHONE CALL
Hold, please.
PHONE CALL
Mayor's office, Lieutenant Hoskins.
PROPOSITION JOE
Yes, hello. This is Ervin Pepper of Pepper, Pepper & Bayleaf. I'm calling in regards to a Sergeant Thomas Hauk in regards to a...
PHONE CALL
He's no longer on this detail. Hold on for a minute.
PHONE CALL
Major Crimes. May I help you?
PROPOSITION JOE
This is Dr. Jay calling with test results for Thomas Hauk.
PHONE CALL
He's on the street.
PROPOSITION JOE
...*hangs up*
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SERGEI
Family cannot be helped.
PROPOSITION JOE
Who you tellin’? I got motherfuckin’ nephews and in-laws fucking all my shit up all the time and it ain’t like I can pop a cap in their ass and not hear about it Thanksgivin’ time. For real, I’m livin’ life with some burdensome niggers.
NICK
Thanks for bein’ straight on this.
PROPOSITION JOE
Fool, if it wasn’t for Sergei here, you and your cuz' both would be cadaverous motherfuckers.
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PROPOSITION JOE
Business men, such as myself, does not believe in bad blood with a man such as yourself. Disturbs the sleep.
OMAR LITTLE
Oh, I bet it do.
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PROPOSITION JOE
[to Stringer] The feeling is it ain't right for you to be at the head of our table, when you can't call off your dog. Call it a crisis of leadership.