Prostitution gives way to porn and Candy seems to be trapped in the wrong profession as David Simon’s drama continues to explore Times Square’s illicit underbelly
Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Deuce on Sky Atlantic in the UK. Please do not add spoilers from later episodes.
Chris Alston has a story to tell Sandra, but we viewers might have already been given a sneak peak. In summary, here’s the scoop: the mob are moving to make more money from sex. In conjunction with the police, city hall and their friends in the legal profession, the Mafia are easing obscenity laws and removing prostitutes from the streets. The upshot? The manufacture of porn, which is not a great payer for a prostitute and altogether cuts out the pimp, becomes the biggest show in town.