Show and Prove
Written by Richard Price & George Pelecanos
Directed by Ernest Dickerson
With his marriage failing, Vincent moves into a seedy Times Square hotel and, fueled by his success drawing customers to a struggling Korean bar, contemplates a tempting offer from mob capo Rudy Pipilo. Meanwhile, Vincent and Frankie's brother-in-law Bobby, a Brooklyn construction foreman, eyes Vincent's new connections as a way to better his own lot.
Reluctantly agreeing to pinch-hit for a friend in a pornographic short, Candy ends up being intrigued by the filmmaking process. C.C. shows Lori the advantages of having a pimp, while Larry is unsettled by Darlene's interest in literature — and by Sandra Washington, a reporter.
Police officers Chris Alston and Danny Flanagan are joined by detectives Grossman and Haddix for a routine hooker round-up, as well as a raid of an adult porn shop whose peep shows cross the line.
The actor discusses her character’s cunning nature, and the joy of working with female directors.