The Best Episodes of The Corner
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2019
Based on the nonfiction book "The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood", by journalists David Simon and Edward Burns, The Corner presents the world of Fayette Street using real names and real events. The Corner tells the true story of men, women and children living amid the open-air drug markets of West Baltimore. It chronicles a year in the lives of 15-year old DeAndre McCullough (Sean Nelson, "THE WOOD"), his mother Fran Boyd (Khandi Alexander), and his father Gary McCullough (T.K. Carter), as well as other addicts and low-level drug dealers caught up in the twin-engine economy of heroin and cocaine.
#1 - Corner Boy Blues
Season 1 - Episode 5
Andre and his friends go about their business of slinging drugs as they try to stay out of jail.
#2 - Everyman's Blues
Season 1 - Episode 6
Everyone's fates are reveal in this must watch final episode. Fran defeates her drug addiction as Gary deals with his. DeAndre deals with his drug selling and the final path it leads him on.
#4 - Dope Fiend Blues
Season 1 - Episode 4
The series focuses more on Andre and his drug dealing lifestyle as he deals with police and the birth of his son.
#5 - DeAndre's Blues
Season 1 - Episode 2
DeAndre is kicked out of the house by Fran for selling drugs, so he moves into the apartment that the family once lived in. He has a party with his friends and sex with Tyreeka as his father continues his habit. Gary even steals drugs from DeAndre as he is having sex with Tyreeka.
#6 - Gary's Blues
Season 1 - Episode 1
Gary McCullough, an entrepreneur in the middle of his four year struggle with drug addiction. We see how he ended up on the road to ruin after being a sucessful businessman. We meet his former wife Fran, who is raising thier two sons and dealing with her own addiction to drugs.