Debbie Does Dallas…Again‘s supervising producer Chris May writes:
Each year, some 10 million Americans fall victim to industrial accidents. Running the gamut from deadly mineshaft cave-ins to disfiguring bandsaw amputations or even simple supermarket slip-and-falls, horrific moments like these will often leave their innocent victims with permanent physical and psychological scars. While some industries are more dangerous than others, no occupation is ever truly free from the lurking threat of an on-the-job disaster. And that includes the adult film industry.
On tonight’s episode of WOW’s new documentary series Debbie Does Dallas…Again, viewers get a bracing glimpse into how an innocent porn set can be transformed from a safe-sex haven for libidinous pleasure into a dangerous, career-ending disaster-zone, where a single careless moment can unleash traumas that will haunt their victims for a lifetime.
The series, which chronicles Vivid Entertainment’s attempt to reinvent the classic ’70s porn film Debbie Does Dallas, follows the various members of the Vivid family through the ups and downs of adult film production. In previous episodes, the Vivid team has struggled to find an appropriate star for the film; one of the company’s most promising starlets has suffered through the dual indignities of a broken heart and a broken promise; and an upstart director has shaken the Vivid establishment with the threat of a competing project. But all that pales in comparison with tonight’s drama.
And just what is the near-disaster that brings director Paul “PT” Thomas’ production to a screeching halt? All we can say here is that it involves a three-way sexual encounter in a kitchen, an open window, and a lot of sweat. If that’s not enough, the episode also features one of Vivid’s biggest stars being benched for unruly behavior, just as the company gears up to start shooting its summer blockbuster. And of course there’s the
usual assortment of bitchiness, back-stabbing, and petty jealousy. The good news is that they finally decide who gets the starring role – providing the aforementioned workplace accident doesn’t derail everything. We just hope OSHA isn’t watching when all the drama kicks off at 11pm tonight on Showtime.
– Chris May