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'Idris Elba should have, like, 10 Emmys': 'The Wire' gets a shout-out during 'Reparation Emmys' skit

'Idris Elba should have, like, 10 Emmys': 'The Wire' gets a shout-out during 'Reparation Emmys' skit

The suggestion was made during Monday’s Emmy awards that Idris Elba should have won, like, a million Emmys for “The Wire.” Of course he should have.

HBO’s Baltimore-set, David Simon-written drama received little Primetime Emmy love during its its five-season run (two nominations for Simon’s writing, no wins), but it continues to cast a long shadow over the television landscape.

Witness Monday night’s Emmys, when co-host Michael Che’s “Reparations Emmys” skit included a shout-out to the groundbreaking series. The pre-taped segment featured Che handing out Emmy trophies (apparently pilfered from Bill...

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