The Best TV of 2017: Sex, Lies and Lots of Spies

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The Best TV of 2017: Sex, Lies and Lots of Spies

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The Deuce (HBO)

Its grim subject notwithstanding, “The Deuce” came barreling along in 2017, spreading light, wit and a humanity that glowed from its darkest places. And there are plenty of those in this series (by David Simon and George Pelecanos) set amid the prostitution and pornography that was thriving in Times Square during the early ’70s.

The story’s eight episodes—exuberant, brutal and moving—follow the daily lives of the hookers and pimps of this place whose streets are filled with trash and, during prime business…

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