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Adam Carlson
February 04, 2013 AT 06:18 PM EST

Last night’s Super Bowl was the fiercest, darkest sporting event of the year.

Also, for a few brief moments, the Bunk-est.

Actor Wendell Pierce took to Twitter to talk about the big game — and tweeted from the perspective of Bunk, the eye-rolling, good-hearted, foul-mouthed detective he played on HBO’s The Wire (the show that made America fascinated and repulsed by Baltimore institutionalism).

The tweets, which mixed quotes with exclamatory ad-libbing, were a welcome reminder of the show, and a shot to the heart of its fans (like me) who are still trying to get our friends to watch it.

Warning: NSFW for Baltimore-approved language

Baltimore Wins The Super Bowl! ” Happy Now, Bitch?” Bunk

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) February 4, 2013

“I’m just a humble morherfu$&er with a big ass Super Bowl dick!” Bunk

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) February 4, 2013

” You know what the plural of pussy is, 2 Super Bowl wins & a night in the French Quarter” Bunk

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) February 4, 2013

Hey SF “It’s a shame how far we dine fell” Bunk

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) February 4, 2013

Jimmmmmmmmmmy We Won!!!!

— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) February 4, 2013

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