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Masters of Sex

In 1956 obstetrician Dr. William Masters hires sexually liberated, single working mother Virginia Johnson to undertake a groundbreaking study of the psychological aspect of the human sexual response.

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    In 1956 obstetrician Dr. William Masters hires sexually liberated, single working mother Virginia Johnson to undertake a groundbreaking study of the psychological aspect of the human sexual response.

  • 1. Pilot

    Noted obstetrician Dr. William Masters (Michael Sheen) teams up with divorced mother Virginia Johnson (Lizzy Caplan) to conduct pioneering research that unleashes the sexual revolution.

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  • 2. Race to Space

    When he’s forced to relocate his study to a St. Louis brothel, Masters has no choice but to rehire Johnson in order to make things work.

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  • 3. Standard Deviation

    As Johnson bristles at the hiring of a new female doctor, Masters worries that conducting their study in a brothel is jeopardizing the results.

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  • 4. Thank You For Coming

    Painful memories of his childhood cause Masters to question his own ability to be a good father. Johnson is surprised by the arrival of her ex-husband.

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  • 5. Catherine

    As Masters is haunted by memories of his childhood traumas, Haas looks to advance his career by dating Scully’s teenage daughter.

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  • 6. Brave New World

    As Masters and Libby struggle with the fallout from her miscarriage, Johnson proposes a study that challenges Freud’s theories of female sexual response.

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  • 7. All Together Now

    When he and Johnson study their own sexual relationship, Masters must deal with the consequences in his marriage.

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  • 8. Love and Marriage

    As Masters and Johnson set out to film their work, the end of her affair leads Margaret closer to the truth about Scully’s secret.

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  • 9. Involuntary

    As Masters and Johnson push the filming of their subjects to a risqué and possibly illegal level, their intimate rapport causes his mother to question the relationship.

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  • 10. Fallout

    As the hospital is preoccupied with a nuclear disaster drill, a study participant’s pregnancy further divides Masters and Johnson. Margaret learns the truth about her husband.

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  • 11. Phallic Victories

    As Masters struggles to carry on without her, Johnson looks to help Dr. DePaul promote her work on women’s health.

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  • 12. Manhigh

    Masters’ presentation of the sex study to his colleagues ignites a firestorm of protest and leaves Johnson struggling with the fallout. Scully tells Margaret the truth about his sexual history.

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