The Deuce (2017-)  imdb rss

A look at life in New York City during the 1970s and '80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.

The Deuce: My Name Is Ruby  Season 1, Episode 8

Vincent balks at getting in deeper with Rudy, as expansion fever hits Frankie and Bobby. Candy gets a taste of directing, and enjoys the red-carpet perks of a major premiere. Alston finds himself in limbo at his precinct. Abby changes up the Hi-Hat's clientele; Sandra faces editorial and legal hurdles; Barbara and Thunderthighs connect with the wrong sort of clients; Vincent settles a score. C.C. encourages Ace, a onetime pimp, to get back in the game.
posted by rhizome on Oct 30, 2017 at 4:13 PM - 9 comments

The Deuce: Au Reservoir  Season 1, Episode 7

The Deuce's pimps face obsolescence; Candy eyes a higher profile; Vincent confronts Abby's past. [more inside]
posted by rhizome on Oct 22, 2017 at 11:25 PM - 20 comments

The Deuce: Why Me?  Season 1, Episode 6

An end-of-the-year crackdown by police in and around The Deuce sparks Vincent and Bobby. Candy tries to persuade Harvey, her adult-film director, that she can do more than act. Rudy witnesses a pivotal lower-court ruling on obscenity, and enlists Frankie and Big Mike to protect his interests in the peeps. Alston tries to convince Sandra that he's not just a "source."
posted by rhizome on Oct 15, 2017 at 9:47 PM - 4 comments

The Deuce: What Kind of Bad?  Season 1, Episode 5

Both Candy and Paul push forward into their futures in spite of setbacks. Darlene takes a vacation and comes back with a friend. Sandra starts pursuing her connections, Vincent demurs on the cathouse, college life bores Abby, and Bobby is at a crossroads.
posted by rhizome on Oct 10, 2017 at 9:29 AM - 7 comments

The Deuce: I See Money  Season 1, Episode 4

Vincent and the mob continue getting complicated with each other, Candy has a variety of client experiences and considers other options, Paul gets a bit more involved, and so does Sandra. Larry's still a dick.
posted by rhizome on Oct 8, 2017 at 8:43 PM - 4 comments

The Deuce: The Principle Is All  Season 1, Episode 3

Vincent is blindsided by an unexpected partner after putting the finishing touches on his new bar, causing Frankie to blow a gasket. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Sep 28, 2017 at 9:12 AM - 4 comments

The Deuce: Show and Prove  Season 1, Episode 2

The ladies of the Deuce enjoy lobster sauce, Candy falls in love with the silver screen, C.C. proves that pimping ain't easy, and Vincent gets an offer that he can't refuse.
posted by uncleozzy on Sep 26, 2017 at 10:58 AM - 16 comments

The Deuce: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

Twin brothers Vincent and Frankie Martino--one a double-shifting bartender with two kids and a wayward wife in Brooklyn, the second an insouciant gambler with piling mob debts--navigate their way through the rough-and-tumble world of 1971 Times Square. [more inside]
posted by gladly on Sep 11, 2017 at 8:27 AM - 7 comments