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The Deuce Season 2 Episode 8 Review: Nobody Has to Get Hurt

Alec Bojalad Oct 28, 2018

Another year, another wildly climactic penultimate episode of a David Simon show as The Deuce Season 2 gets real.

This The Deuce review contains spoilers.

The Deuce Season 2 Episode 8

The best show to ever air on HBO (and probably anywhere else for that matter) is The Sopranos. Some of you will undoubtedly argue for The Wire and that’s fine. Just know that you’re wrong. The Sopranos was a lot of things. It was a crime drama that examined the mob through a modern lens. It was surprising, thrilling, and occasionally very, very funny.

The most prominent theme in The Sopranos from my perspective, however, was an exploration of endings. In the show’s first episode Tony tells his new therapist Dr. Melfi that “sometimes I think I came in at the end of all of this.” He’s referring to the mafia, of course, which was

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