The Deuce

  1. Episode 8 My Name Is Ruby
    The Deuce Season Finale Recap: Too Many Teardrops With the sex trade gone mainstream, who benefits and who suffers?
  2. Episode 7 Au Reservoir
    The Deuce Recap: A Changed World It’s spring of 1972 and the tide has officially turned.
  3. Episode 6 Why Me?
    The Deuce Recap: Ain’t in the Holiday Spirit Winter has finally arrived in New York City.
  4. Episode 5 What Kind of Bad?
    The Deuce Recap: Community Standards “What Kind of Bad?” paints the pimps at their worst.
  5. Episode 4 I See Money
    The Deuce Recap: You Like Movies? Maggie Gyllenhaal gives one of her best performances here.
  6. Episode 3 The Principle Is All
    The Deuce Recap: Playing the Long Game The opening of the Hi-Hat finally brings together this show’s loose collection of characters.
  7. Episode 2 Show and Prove
    The Deuce Recap: Ain’t In Duluth No More “Show and Prove” digs into the complexity of Time Square’s pimps and prostitutes.
  8. Episode 1 Pilot
    The Deuce Series-Premiere Recap: If There’s a Hell Below George Pelecanos and David Simon’s new show is a high-wire balancing act.
  1. Episode 9 Inside The Pretend
    The Deuce Season Finale Recap: No Fixing This World In one of the best illustrations of David Simon’s humanist worldview, the triple effects of money, power, and desire conspire to damage and divide.
  2. Episode 8 Nobody Has to Get Hurt
    The Deuce Recap: Moments of Being Lori makes a decision about her career that has ripple effects.
  3. Episode 7 The Feminism Part
    The Deuce Recap: Breaking the Chain Vincent considers a different sort of life while Officer Flanagan makes some awful choices.
  4. Episode 6 We’re All Beasts
    The Deuce Recap: The Beasts Run Wild Candy experiences some of the highs and lows of guerrilla filmmaking as her film directorial career kicks into gear.
  5. Episode 5 All You’ll Be Eating Is Cannibals
    The Deuce Recap: It All Belongs to Him Rebellion and discontent ripples through the female characters throughout the show, while Abby confronts the moral compromises of her arrangement.
  6. Episode 4 What Big Ideas
    The Deuce Recap: Who Lights the Match? An unexpected death leads to some reflection on who’s to blame.
  7. Episode 3 Seven-Fifty
    The Deuce Recap: Proud of Our Perversions Lori goes to L.A. as C.C. starts to realize his control won’t last forever.
  8. Episode 2 There’s an Art to This
    The Deuce Recap: The Protection They Deserve Candy gets ambitious and Lori starts to imagine a life without C.C. in an episode focusing the series’ women.
  9. Episode 1 Our Raison d’Etre
    The Deuce Season Premiere Recap: Bound for Glory The second-season premiere catches up with our cast of characters in the changing New York of 1977.

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