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The Deuce Pilot Sets A Sordidly Sexy 70s Table

Who needs a pimp when you have one of the world's first answering machines?

In the 90-minute pilot episode of The Deuce, plot is sacrificed in order to make sure we meet plenty of characters -- and Tim Ehhalt and Eve Batey have thoughts on them all, from who's most pedantically annoying to who has the most period-appropriate body.

Show Notes

1975 ad for the Phone Mate

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