`The Wire' Watch: Jermaine Crawford

Watching Dukie's hope, intelligence blossom

November 05, 2006

Each Sunday throughout the HBO drama's 13-week season, TV critic David Zurawik will highlight a must-see character or story element appearing in the current episode.

Those viewers looking for something in which to believe amid all the anger and frustration at Edward J. Tilghman Middle School can find it tonight in the quiet story line that starts to emerge of Duquan "Dukie" Weems (Jermaine Crawford) and the computer that now holds a place of honor in the classroom of Roland "Prez" Pryzbylewski (Jim True-Frost).

THE WIRE / / Airs at 10 tonight on HBO

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