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Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution.

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Masters of Sex: Surrogates  Season 3, Episode 8

As Johnson jets away to Las Vegas with Dan Logan, Masters uses her absence to begin his surrogacy program. Meanwhile, Libby comes to terms with her current and past relationships. And Barton considers starting one of his own.
posted by LizBoBiz on Aug 31, 2015 at 3:36 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Monkey Business  Season 3, Episode 7

Masters and Johnson are interviewed by 'Newsweek' as they take on an exotic new patient. Meanwhile, Dan Logan tries to read Virginia. Plus, Libby and Paul deal with the fallout of exposed truths.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 24, 2015 at 8:03 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Two Scents  Season 3, Episode 6

Masters and Johnson take on a famous couple looking to revitalize their sex life; Tessa learns what Virginia's childhood must have been like; Masters tries to connect with Johnny; Libby finds the key to Joy's apartment.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:34 PM - 1 comment

Masters of Sex: Matters of Gravity  Season 3, Episode 5

Virginia's parents arrive unannounced; Libby and Masters discover Johnny has been bullied and look to fix it in their own ways. Masters gives a keynote speech at Washington University; Margaret and Barton reach a turning point.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 9, 2015 at 8:23 PM - 1 comment

Masters of Sex: Undue Influence  Season 3, Episode 4

Masters seeks advice on convincing Johnson to go on a book tour; Margaret Scully and her new partner seek help at the clinic; Virginia is distracted by news of Henry; Libby tries to help Paul and Joy.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 2, 2015 at 8:44 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: The Excitement of Release  Season 3, Episode 3

Masters and Johnson want to capitalize on their burgeoning fame. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 26, 2015 at 8:51 PM - 6 comments

Masters of Sex: Three's A Crowd  Season 3, Episode 2

The book nears its release date; Masters takes on a high-profile fertility patient; Virginia and Libby come to terms with their roles in Bill's life.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 19, 2015 at 8:09 PM - 1 comment

Masters of Sex: Parliament of Owls  Season 3, Episode 1

Masters and Johnson prepare to publish their study; Virginia faces parenting struggles; Libby pulls herself out of a depression.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 12, 2015 at 8:04 PM - 6 comments

Masters of Sex: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised  Season 2, Episode 12

Season Finale [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 28, 2014 at 8:14 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: One for the Money, Two for the Show  Season 2, Episode 11

A television crew arrives to document the work of Masters and Johnson; Masters believes himself an unsuitable television presence; Virginia deals with the fallout of having prioritized her work over her parenting when George argues to take their children on a trip with his new wife.
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 21, 2014 at 8:55 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Below the Belt  Season 2, Episode 10

Masters learns of a rival study; Virginia wants to find a cure for Masters' difficulties; Libby canvases a tenement for a rent strike; Barbara and Lester connect over their shared disfunctions.
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:31 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Story of My Life  Season 2, Episode 9

Virginia continues to impersonate a patient's case history in order to glean advice from a psychiatrist. Betty and Masters' attempt to remedy Lester's impotence by hiring a prostitute rattles him even further. Libby gets the third degree when she offers her eyewitness testimony regarding the beaten man. And Barbara Sanders wrestles with an unsettling diagnosis that exposes a chain of secrets and causes Masters and Johnson to clash over their treatment strategy.
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 7, 2014 at 8:40 PM - 4 comments

Masters of Sex: Mirror, Mirror  Season 2, Episode 8

Masters privately treats a couple for infertility, without revealing his relationship to them. Johnson realizes her work with Masters can be used to help people suffering from sexual dysfunction - but quickly gets in over her head when she attempts to treat Barbara Sanderson on her own. Libby is unnerved after witnessing a hate crime that is then whitewashed by the police.
posted by oh yeah! on Sep 2, 2014 at 7:19 PM - 5 comments

Masters of Sex: Asterion  Season 2, Episode 7

Masters leases office space to continue the study and his fertility practice free of hospital obligations, and hires Lester to resume his videography, and Betty for secretarial & accounting work. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:58 PM - 9 comments

Masters of Sex: Blackbird  Season 2, Episode 6

After Hendricks bans Masters from using black participants in his study, Masters contacts a journalist to promote his efforts, using the debunking of sexual stereotypes as the lure. Johnson is forced to accept DePaul's choice to end her chemotherapy treatments. Gene uncovers the truth about Betty and Helen's relationship.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 18, 2014 at 9:23 PM - 7 comments

Masters of Sex: Giants  Season 2, Episode 5

Masters gynecology practice and supply of study participants dwindles due to racism. Libby is confronted by Robert over her poor treatment of Coral, Betty reunites with her former lover, and Johnson struggles to right her relationship with DePaul - who is newly aware of Johnson's ongoing affair with Masters.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 11, 2014 at 5:33 AM - 3 comments

Masters of Sex: Dirty Jobs  Season 2, Episode 4

Langham observes Masters and Johnson exiting a hotel room and shares his suspicions with DePaul. Meanwhile, Betty attempts to conceal her infertility from Gene; and Masters tries to bring Johnson aboard as his assistant only to be thwarted by the head of the hospital, who takes a prurient interest in Masters' study.
posted by oh yeah! on Aug 4, 2014 at 5:51 AM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Fight  Season 2, Episode 3

Masters delivers a baby with ambiguous genitalia and urges the parents not to surgically assign the child a sex out of fear or convenience. Meeting Virginia at a hotel for a secret rendezvous, the two of them divide their attention between sexual role-play and a championship boxing match, prompting Virginia to unearth the truth of Masters'' troubled childhood.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 28, 2014 at 4:42 PM - 4 comments

Masters of Sex: Kyrie Eleison  Season 2, Episode 2

Masters begins a new job at Memorial Hospital. Johnson, meanwhile, still alienated at Maternity, is torn between pressing Masters to rehire her and staying by DePaul's side. Libby hires a nanny.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 21, 2014 at 5:48 PM - 8 comments

Masters of Sex: Parallax  Season 2, Episode 1

The ramifications of Masters' disastrous presentation continue to ripple beyond Maternity Hospital as Libby, worried about supporting their new baby, pushes him to get another job. Meanwhile, Virginia, still working for Dr. DePaul, must fight off the advances and innuendos stemming from the continued belief that she was the woman in the film. Barton Scully undergoes electro-shock-therapy. Season premiere.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:51 AM - 7 comments

Masters of Sex: Manhigh  Season 1, Episode 12

Masters' work on human sexuality culminates with a hospital-wide presentation of his and Johnson's research findings. But when Masters attempts to push the envelope, the doctors' response is not what he had hoped. Meanwhile, Haas entertains a job offer at another hospital and considers what a move would mean for his relationship with Virginia. Scully pursues electroshock treatment with the hope of curing his homosexuality, but Margaret has second thoughts about the risks involved. Season finale.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 19, 2014 at 5:30 AM - 1 comment

Masters of Sex: Phallic Victories  Season 1, Episode 11

Masters accepts Libby's offer to help compile the study work, but when he sees another doctor's presentation put his colleagues to sleep, he becomes determined to grab their attention - even if it means pushing through provocative, but incomplete, research. Dr. DePaul and Johnson travel to a medical convention and DePaul opens up on why her work on the Pap smear is so important. Virginia's ex-husband George returns to find Ethan Haas playing father to his children.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 17, 2014 at 10:38 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Fallout  Season 1, Episode 10

The hospital takes part in a nationwide civil defense drill, and the heightened atmosphere escalates conflicts among the staff. A former study participant reveals she's pregnant and wants to know the identity of the father, and Masters and Johnson butt heads on whether to maintain study confidentiality. Haas learns he's been denied a future job at the hospital, and Margaret Scully seeks answers about her husband's sexuality from an unlikely source.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 16, 2014 at 6:42 PM - 4 comments

Masters of Sex: Involuntary  Season 1, Episode 9

Masters and Johnson convince Lester and Jane that their filmed footage won't cross the line into pornography. Haas and Vivian's plans for a church wedding get sidetracked when Haas reveals he's Jewish. Libby keeps her pregnancy a secret from Masters while encouraging him to mend his relationship with his mother.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:06 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Love and Marriage  Season 1, Episode 8

Masters and Johnson decide that the best way to record their study findings is to film them, but to do so they have to enlist outside help. Johnson redoubles her efforts to get a college degree, only to find that Dr. DePaul's Basic Anatomy class is a requirement. Haas and Langham visit a jewelry store. Barton Scully takes drastic steps to control his sexual impulses.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 14, 2014 at 5:57 PM - 4 comments

Masters of Sex: All Together Now  Season 1, Episode 7

Virginia and William ramp up their participation in the study. Libby bypasses William and pressures Ethan to resume the treatments. Austin and Margaret ramp up their tryst leading to differing expectations. Ethan decides to commit to Vivian.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 13, 2014 at 6:00 AM - 3 comments

Masters of Sex: Brave New World  Season 1, Episode 6

Libby and Bill travel to Miami for some much needed rest and relaxation, but he is drawn back into his work by a sexually adventurous couple next door. Alone in the hospital, Virginia enlists Jane in an effort to debunk Freud's theory that one kind of female orgasm is better than another. Langham and Margaret Scully see Peyton Place.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:54 PM - 4 comments

Masters of Sex: Catherine  Season 1, Episode 5

When Masters and Johnson expand the study to include couples, they discover that the science of sex is easily complicated by the mystery of attraction. Johnson tries to connect with her son. Masters experiences anxiety about becoming a father. Dr. Haas learns that dating the provost's daughter could impact his career.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:22 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Thank You For Coming  Season 1, Episode 4

Both Bill and Virginia have unexpected and unwelcome visitors at home. With the study back in the hospital, new participants are recruited. Ethan struggles to forget his feelings for Virginia.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 7, 2014 at 8:14 PM - 1 comment

Masters of Sex: Standard Deviation  Season 1, Episode 3

Masters and Johnson continue their study in the brothel but skewed data makes research difficult. At the hospital, Johnson is surprised to learn that a distinguished new doctor on the OB/GYN floor is a woman who has no interest in female solidarity. Meanwhile, Libby struggles to conceive and Dr. Haas gets the case of a lifetime - a woman pregnant with quadruplets.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 6, 2014 at 11:12 AM - 4 comments

Masters of Sex: Race To Space  Season 1, Episode 2

On the heels of Masters' proposal that they participate in the study, Johnson considers the best course of action to keep her job - only to find she no longer has one. The study is forced out of the hospital and Masters believes Johnson is to blame. Masters moves the study to a brothel.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 4, 2014 at 5:55 PM - 2 comments

Masters of Sex: Pilot  Season 1, Episode 1

Dr. William Masters, a successful doctor of obstetrics and gynecology, begins his controversial study of human sexuality. Dr. Masters recruits Virginia Johnson to be his secretary, but she quickly advances to be a valuable associate.
posted by oh yeah! on Jul 3, 2014 at 5:33 PM - 12 comments